one    -mwe, rimwe
(one solitary thing) urudēnde
(one banana, head of grain, etc.) umuhānyu
(to come ~ by ~) gutororokanya
(~ by ~) isorōsoro
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no one   nta n'umwe, ntanumwe
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-ne   adj    four
kudōnda (-dōnze)     v    1. to narrate, 2. tell events one after another, 3. to relate
connect    guhūza
(to ~ with one another) gufatanya
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come    kūza
(all together suddenly) kurandamuka
(apart) gushānyūka, kudohōka
(to come at) (time) kuzīra
(to do something) guherūka
(to an end) guhenebēra, guhera, kunyika
(be coming to an end) guherengetera
(down) kumanuka, kumanuza, kwūruruka
(from) kwāduka, kwānduruka, gukomoka, guturuka, kuva, kuvuduka
(to greet often when one is in disfavour in hopes of gaining favour) kuneganega
(~ here) ingo, ngo, ngwino
(into sight) kurēnguka
(to light) guhinyuka, kwāndagara
(one by one) gutororokanya, gutēraterana
(out, teeth, hoe handle, etc.) guhongoka
(out, stake) gushingūka
(out of water) kwōgorora
(suddenly) guturūmbuka
(to, after fainting) guhembūka
(to pieces) gusambūka
(to the throne) kwīma ku ngoma
(together, crowd) gukungēra
(unexpectedly) kwubīra
(unsewn) gusonoroka (Sw.)
(untied) kubohōka, gupfunduka
(up of itself) kwimeza
(up out of water) kwiburuka
(up thickly, thus not do well) gusorora
(upon suddenly) kwūbuka
(when called) kurabuka
(with) kuzanana
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long    (to ~ for) gusamāza, gukūmbura
(thing for which one longs) igishika
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love    (to ~) gukūnda, kugomwa
(to cause to ~) gukūndīsha
(deeply and obey) kunogēra
(~ each other) kunogerana, gukūndana
(turn against one you've loved) gucāna
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need    ubukene, ibikenewe
(to be in ~) gukena
(to ~) gukenera
(to be in, having lost one's possessions) gusurura
(to have ~ of) kwōndera
(to help one another in loaning what is needed) gutērēra
(to relieve) gukenura
(supplying of) ubukenuke
(to have one's needs supplied) gukenuka
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kudoda (-doze)     v    to tap, strike, rap, strike one article against another
gukomānya (-komānije)     v    1. to strike one against the other (as knees, etc., in fear or cold), 2. to grit teeth, 3. to put wood on fire
house    inzu
(in ruins) umusaka
(little ~, built for spirit of one who has died) nyabugoro
(of king) ingoro
(temporary) urusāgo, igikāri
(small, cabin) akazu
(with high pointed roof) umushonge, agashūngēre
(place opposite door of ~) umukōndo
(to cause to fall down) gusambūra, gusēnyura, guhenūra
(to chase others out of ~) guturumbura
(to fall down) gusāmbuka, gusēnyuka, guhenuka
(to put roof on) gusakāra
(to repair a) gusanura
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niece    (daughter of sister, if a girl; daughter of brother, if boy) umukōbwacu, umukōbwanyu, umukōbwabo
(daughter of brother, if one is a girl) umusēngezana
(daughter of one's sister if one is a boy) umwīshwa
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prove    kwāgiriza, kwerekana, guhinyuza, kujījūra
(that a drink is not poisoned) kurogoza
(to one that he's wrong) kujīnjibura
(a prove) icemezo
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woman    (lit. one wearing a wrap skirt) umukenyezi
(married ~) umugore
(lady-like, respected) umupfasoni
(elderly, respectful term) umukamakare
(elderly, disrespectful term) umukēcuru
(who has left many husbands and finally goe's to parent's home to build) igisubiramuhira
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gucāna (-cānye)     v    1. to make a fire, to kindle, 2. to turn against one you've loved
gukoba (-kovye)     v    1. to make a litle hole in ground for planting a tree or plant, 2. to dig up sweet potato with fingers, dig as chicken does, 3. to strip one of his clothing
gutāna (-tānye)     v    1. to go separate ways, 2. to bring loss or failure, 3. to be unsuccessful, 4. to be unable to do what one attempts, 5. to lose one another
kumoka (-motse)     v    to call out across the hills (implies scorn of one doing it)
kuzina (-zinye)   v    to hinder one from harming another
kwōkōza (-ōkōje)     v    1. to cause to take from fire, 2. ask cow from one who has received one
confidence    icīzigiro
(fearlessness because one knows he is right) ubushizi bw'amanga
(to have ~ in) kwīzigira
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answer    (to ~) kwīshura
(to ~ at, for) kwītabira
(to ~ on exam) guhīngūra
(~ back lots of words to one who reproves) kuryāgūmba
(delay to) kurēngagiza
(to not give when asked) kwīrengagiza
(quickly without thinking) gusimbagurika
(to superior when called) kurēnguka
(when called) kwītaba
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beyond    (be ~ what one can do) gutamya
(go ~) kurēnga
(on other side) hīrya
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nephew    (son of brother) umuhūngwacu, umusēngezana
(nephew or niece, child of one's sister if one is a boy) umwīshwa
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unable    (to be) kudashobora
(to do what one attempts) gutāna
(to hear well) kwūmva bihurugūshwi
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worker    umukozi
(in metals) umucūzi
(paid) umucāngero
(to hire, line up) kurārika
(to send some to one place, some to another) gutānya
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ingāre (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
one who gets cross easily but who gets over it quickly, one who talks a lot (esp. to tell others what to do)
inyoni (iny-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
bird (small one)
guhofōra (-hofōye)     v    to rub eyes in order to see (esp. one who has been sick with uburire, rheum)
gukāngwa (-kānzwe)     v    1. to be frightened, thunderstruck, 2. to be taken sick suddenly (supposedly from python looking at one)
gusorōra (-sorōye)     v    1. to buy a thing together and then divide it, 2. to add to what one has
gutānya (-tānije)     v    1. to separate, to detach, 2. to divide, 3. to isolate, 4. send workers some to one place and some to another, to cut or split
kujoreza (-joreje)     v    to astound, leave one speechless
go    kugenda, kwigira, kuja
(after) kugīra
(ahead a little) kwūnguruza
(all through a house) kuvōgera
(around) kuzunguruka, gukīkira, gukīkuza, kuzīngūka
(around difficulty) kuzunguruka umutego, gukikuza umutego
(around 'Robinhood's barn') gukingitiranya
(aside with someone to talk privately) kwīkebukana
(astray) kuzimira
(away secretly) kwīdohōra
(back and forth) kunyura
(back on what he said, make one) kurahuruza
(backward) kwītūtānya, kugēnda umugōngo
(backward inadvertently) gufūtānya
(beyond) kurēnga
(by car) kugēnda n'umuduga
(by boat) kugēnda n'ubwato
(by land rather than cross river or lake) guca i musozi
(carefully not knowing path) kwātīra
(elsewhere) kugerēra
(everywhere) gukwiragirana, guhetūra
(far away) kwāmbuka, guhaba
(for food) gusuma
(forward) gutēra imbere
(forward little by little) kwūngururuza, kwūnguruza
(forward steadily) kuramiriza
(for a walk) kugēndagēnda
(from one thing to another) kurārāta
(from place to place) kunyuragiza, kuyugayuga
(gaily) kudayadaya
(here and there, child) kurērēta
(home) gutāha, kuganūka
(home from work) kugodoka
(home, of wife when angry) kugēnda buje
(into danger without regard to oneself) kwīroha
(let's go!) hoji, hogi, tugende
(naked) gufurama, kugēnda amēnya, kugēnda gusa
(on tiptoe) kuyōmbōka
(out, fire, light) kuzima
(out to a certain place) gusokoroka
(outside) gusohoka
(to prepare to go) kwīkora
(quietly) kuyōmbōka
(rapidly) gukinagira
(reluctantly) kwīyumānganya
(right in path, animal) gutōta
(round) gukikuza
(secretly because of fear) kwōmba
(seperate ways) gutāna
(slowly) kugoyagoya
(slowly, of convalescent) kwāndāra
(softly) kuyōmbōka
(steadily forward) kuramiriza
(stealthily) kunyobanyoba, kwiyombayomba, kuyombayomba
(straight forward) gutūmbereza
(through a narrow pass) kunyegētera
(to bed) kuryāma
(to chief or superior for something) kwītwāra, gushengera, gushengerera
(to find food) gusuma
(to help another in his work) gusāsīra
(to meal uninvited) kwigemagema
(to meet) gusanganira, gutegēra
(together to produce food for guests) gutērēra
(together to see, crowd) gukōndōrera
(toward) kurora, kwerekera, kwerekeza
(uncertain of the way) guhushagirika
(uncertainly) kudāguza
(up, as hill) kudūga
(up in smoke) gupfūnduka
(walking, esp. at night) kwīkanya
(to wedding) gutāha ubukwe
(well, to cause to ~) kugēnza
(with) kwāmbukana, kujāna
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inquire    (about someone) kubariritsa
(to ask for particulars or description) kudondōza
(to verify what one has heard by asking many) gushīshōza
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promise    indagano, umuhāngo, iragi, isezerano
(to ~) kuraganira, gusezerana, kuragana
(to fail to keep) gutēzūra
(to fail to give what one has promised) kugaramāngira
(to ~ and then pretend you haven't) kwiyobagiza
(result of failure to keep ~) urudubi
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trouble    icāgo, amaganya, amagōrwa, amarushwa, akaga
(to ~) kugōra
(to be free from ~, when others have it) gucuna
(to help one in ~) kwemānga
(to stir up ~) kugūmūka
(med) uguta umutwe
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umuyobe (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
wicked one, condemned one
ururo     6  class 6
singular: uru-
  
(no pl.) one head of millet
gukūndira (-kūndiye)     v    1. to allow, 2. to love one for something
gutororokanya (-tororokanije)     v    1. to come one by one, to add to little by little, 2. put together, gather up, collect
kunyuruza (-nyuruje)     v    to secretly help someone to escape by taking his things for him (e.g. one who plans to leave steals bit by bit things to take)
kuzanana (-zananye)   v    to come together, bring with one
kwīgenera (-īgeneye)     v    1. to do something of oneself without authority, 2. boast of what one will do, 3. to attribute to oneself
kwōkōra (-ōkōreye)   v    to give back calf to one from whom one received a cow
clothing    umwāmbaro, impūzu, icāmbarwa
(for work) icāmbazo
(of king, esp. animal skins or jewels) inyambarabāmi
(worn underneath outer garments) umugega
(to remove) kwāmbura
(to strip one of his) gukoba
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complain    kugambarara, guhigimānga, kwīdodōmba, kwītōnganiriza, kuniha, gutāta
(continually) kuganyira
(in heart at not having gotten what one wanted) kudundumirwa
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meanness    ubujōra
(of one who rules others) itūntu
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medicine    umuti
(for diarrhea) umufutisho
(to make one to talk freely, to release inhibitions) urudedēmvya
(to make people like one) urusango
(material smeared about kraal to keep away thieves and evil spirits) urugombeka, ururēmbeko
(to ask for ~ to counteract poison) kurogōza
(to put out ~ to keep away thieves and spirits) gutota, kurēmbeka, kugombeka
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question    (to ask) kubaza
(to ~ in sense of examine) gucaca
(to ~ carefully) gucunaguza, gucunaguriza
(to ~ so strongly that one dares not deny again) kujīnjibura
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ntanumwe   phr    nobody, no one
imponnyi (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
last one of family who has no children – thus no heir
integūza (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
one who prepares for another
umucance (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
husband, married man (from ince =hymen, lit. one who broke the hymen)
gufatanya (-fatanije)     v    1. to have fellowship, 2. to connect with one another, 3. to stick together (vt)
guhangana (-hanganye)     v    1. to be facing each other, be directly in front of, 2. stare at one another
gushīshōza (-shīshōje)     v    to verify what one has heard by asking many
gutsīndāza (-tsīndāje)     v    1. to stay in one place permanently, 2. to fill up
kugobōtora (-gobōtoye)     v    1. to take one out of difficulties or hard places, 2. to take out from, 3. to free, to clear
kuneganega (-neganeze)     v    to come to greet often (when one is in disfavor in hopes of gaining favor)
kuvāngūka (-vāngūtse)   v    to separate one from another (vi)
kuvāvānura (-vāvānuye)   v    1. to separate (vi), 2. to forsake one another
God    Imāna, Mungu (Sw.)
(who is all seeing) Indāvyi
(the Creator) Rurema
(the Lord, Eternal One) ūhoraho
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cow    inka
(brownish black) ikirāyi
(gray) uruhīza
(white) igihororo
(~ without horns) imvure
(blood of, to drink) ikiremve
(~ path) umuhōra
(to be at rest) kuvyāgira
(to be many) gusagara
(to be many together) gusasa amahembe
(to ask ~ from one to whom ~ was given) kwōkōza
(to chase flies off) kuzīnga
(to entrust ~s to another and they increase while there) gutongoza
(to get medicine to make ~ like her calf) kwōrokereza
(to lead) kuyobora, gushorera
(to lead to pasture) guturutsa
(to put skin of dead calf before ~ to make her to give milk) kwōrokēra
(to return ~ or calf to one from whom one received a ~) kwōkōra
(to take up hill) kurārūra
(to tie legs while milking) kujīsha
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die    (to) gupfa, gucīkāna, guhwēra, kuranduka
(of king) gutānga
(esp. of one who has been ill for a long time) kudēndūka
(to be about to) kugoyagoya
(suddenly) kweguka, kugaduka
(suddenly and unexpectedly) gukenyuka
(used of person scorned by others) kwijajara
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get    kuronka, guhabwa
(angry, suddenly when one has been talking nicely) kugangabuka
(big, skin in water) kubōmbōka
(close together) kwegerana
(dark, late) kwīra
(dirty) kwāndura
(food for oneself) gutāra
(~ out of the car) kuva mu modoka, gusohoka mu modoka
(~ out of my way!) have! vaho!
(~ out of there) have, vaho
(left behind as you stare at something) kurēngāra
(something in eye) gutosekara
(thin) kugeruka
(thin, very) kugōgōra
(up) guhaguruka, kuvyūka
(up, quickly) kubaduka
(up, to help another ~) kuvyūra
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uncertain    (to be) guhugūmba
(to be, of what to do) kuzāzānirwa
(to be, of what a person is, to go carefully because one does not know the path well) guhwihwisha
(to go ~ of the way) guhushagirika
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somambike  n    intimate friend, one who shares his secrets or last food with you
impongano (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
1. bribe, 2. one who takes place of guilty man
inyakamwe     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
  
person living alone, one by himself
umuvōmezi (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who waters plants
gucurikanya (-curikanye)     v    to speak evil of one another
kudundumirwa (-dundumiwe)     v    1. to be at the end of one's patience, 2. to be discouraged, 3. to complain in heart at not having gotten what one wanted
kujīnjibura (-jīnjibuye)     v    1. to question so strongly that one dares not deny again, 2. to prove to one that he's wrong
kuraramanga (-raramanze)     v    1. to go strolling about when one should be working, 2. to be dissipated
kwīyobagiza (-īyobagije)     v    1. to be unwilling to look one in the face, 2. hide the truth, 3. to promise and then pretend you haven't, pretend it isn't so
kwūmvīkana (-ūmvīkanye)   v    1. to understand one another, 2. to sound well, 3. to be heard plainly, 4. to be clear (understandable), 5. to come to a compromise
accomplice    (one who keeps police accupied while one sought escapes) umurēmberezi
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nta n'umwe   phr    nobody, no one
urudedemvya (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
  
medicine to make one talk freely, release inhibitions
kubisīkanya (-bisīkanije)     v    1. to cross, 2. make place for one another to pass
kunyananyaya (-nyananyaye)   v    to have absolutely all one wants, and to be a bit showy about it
kuramukānya (-ramukānije)     v    1. to greet one another, to exchange greetings, 2. to visit
kuryārukana (-ryārukanye)     v    to abuse one you formerly loved
(amagara yandyarutse – my strength has left me)
Lord    umwāmi, umukama
(the Lord, Eternal One) ūhoraho
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case    (container) urwūbati
(law) ibūrana
(to declare one's case at a trial) gusāmba
(to know the facts of) guhinyura
(to make another lose his) kuzingirikira
(to take ~ to chief) kubūranya
(to take ~ to chief, knowing one is right) gutara
(to win ~) gutsīnda
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corroborate    (to verify what one has heard by asking many) gushīshōza
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evil    ikibi, ububi, inābi
(adj.) –bi
(to speak ~ of) gukana, kunegura
(to speak ~ of one another) gucurikanya
(to speak ~ of a ruler) kuyoba
(to seek out ~ doer, witch doctor) kuragura
(to have witch doctor seek out ~ doer) kuraguza
(to sprinkle 'medicine' around house to protect it from ~) kurēmbeka, gutota
(to chase away ~ spirits) gusēnda
(to succeed in persuading someone to leave his ~ ways) gukōndōra
(speaking ~ of another with whom you work) ikēba
(~ deed) ubuhūmbu
(example) akābarore
(~ language, esp. young girl's) ubweruzi
(~ look) igitsūre
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feel    kwūmva
(around for) gukabakaba
(to begin to ~ better after being ill) gutenzukirwa
(to cause to ~ badly) gusurira
(faint) kuyāmīra
(joy, positive emotions) kuryōherwa
(to make another ~ badly over what he's done) gutēteka
(to not ~ anything) gutimba
(of) gukorakora
(pain) kubabara
(sad) gutunturirwa
(the way) guhwihwisha, kujuragirika, gukāmbakāmba
(the way before one with foot or spear) gukebagiza
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food    indya, ibifungurwa, imfungurwa
(food that needs to be cooked) igitekwa
(baby ~) umusururu
(big portion of) irobe
(and drink of rich man, ruler) igiturire
(for a journey) impāmba
(without salt) ibise
(one in charge of ~ at a feast) umuteretsi
(place where ~ is plentiful) amasumo, ubusumo
(to be burned slightly) kuyēnga
(to become too dry in cooking) kuyēnga
(to burn, vi) kuzigira
(to dish up) kwārura
(to eat, to serve) gufungura
(to get ~ for oneself) gutāra
(to go to find ~) gusuma
(to go together to produce ~ for guests) gutērēra
(to quickly make ~ for one) kuzina
(to serve) gufungura
(to try to find ~ for unexpected guests) kwīyambagura
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give    guha, guhēsha, gutānga
(back) gusubīza
(back cow, calf to one from whom one received a cow) kwōkōra
(birth) kuvyāra
(birth, cow about to ~) kudigiriza
(cow a second time to one who has brought many gifts) guhetera inkoni
(example) kugereraniriza, guha akarorero
(gift to bride so she will talk) guhorōra
(give me...) mpa
(good measure) kunengesēreza
(in to) kurōnsa
(information) kurangīra
(life to) kubēshaho
(more) kwongera, kwongeza
(oneself to) kwīhāmbīra
(oneself to service of Kiranga) kubāndwa, kuvōvōta
(over a possession) kwegura
(penuriously) kuzirukanya
(pledge or security) kugwatiriza
(present) kugabira
(refuse to) kwīma
(refuse to ~ another his own) kugūnga, kwīmana
(sacrifice) gushikana
(someone a hand) gusahiriza
(someone a heavy load) kuremēka
(to) guha, guhēra, guhēreza, kurōnsa, gushikiriza
(to each other) guhāna
(to each other often) guhānahāna
(to one whose house has burned) gusuhūza
(talk) kugamba
(up everything) kwīgura
(warm welcome, one does not say it of himself) gukēra
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have    –fise, kugira, gutūnga
(absolutely all one wants, and to be a bit showy about it) kunyananyaya
(abundance) kudibama, guhīmba
(always) guhorana
(bad habits, having had good) gufūtāna
(diarrhea) gucībwamwo, guhitwa, kudodomwa, kwīruka, gushuruza
(done recently) guherūka
(fellowship) gufatanya
(fellowship with) gucudika
(fever) kurwara inyonko
(for) –fitiye
(friendhsip with) gucudika
(holes from rust) kunyengetērwa
(much, may be even lots of debts or trouble) kuroranirwa
(pain) kubabara
(sex) kuryamana, kwenda, kurongorana, kurya umwana
(sloping sides, like soup dish) gufukūra
(speech impediment) kugobwa
(things in common) kubūngirana
(to ~ to) kurīnda, –kwīye
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head    umutwe
(cold in) agahiri, akamango
(of grain) umuhānyu
(pad, when carrying load) ingata, urugata
(to head up, grain) kubogeka, guhaga, kuyāngika
(to head up, cabbage) gufumbata
(to bow one's) kwūnama
(to carry on) kwīremēka, kwīkorera
(to lift up) kuraramuka
(to lose one's) gucika ivutu, kuzimagirika
(to raise one's) kwūnamūka, kwūnamūra, kurāngamīza
(to remove load from) gutūra
(to shake one's ~ in anger or disgust) kuzūnguza umutwe
(to tip back) kurarama
(to tip to one side) guhengama
(to turn one's) gukebuka
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keep    kugumya
(a fire going) gucānira
(for the night) kurāza
(law) kwītōndera
(things for oneself) kwīgūnga
(too long) gutebana
(not ~ one's wordto do that which one has declared he would not do) kwīrahuruza
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lead    (to) kwōsha, kurōngōra
(a discussion) kuremesha ikiganiro
(esp. cows) gucūra, kuyobora, gushorera
(animals to drink) gushōra
(astray) guhuvya, kuzimiza
(cows to pasture) guturutsa
(to attack) kugomora
(out, to show the way to one who is lost) kuzimurura
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look    (evil) igitsūre
(all about) kuraraguza
(around on all sides) kweraguza, gukebaguza
(at) kurāba, kurereka, kurora, kwirora
(at carefully) guhwēba, kwīhwēza
(at hastily) kurangaguza
(at in wonder) gusamāra
(at intently) kwīhwēza, kwītegereza
(to let look for) gushakisha
(look at me!) kundāba
(at one thing after another, many things) kurābarāba
(at oneself) kwīrāba
(at repeatedly) gukanaguza
(at without paying attention) gusamāra
(at with disapproval) kurāba igitsūre
(behind) gukebuka
(carefully to see if anyone is there) gukengūza
(down, to make another) kwūnamika, kwūnamīsha
(for) kurereka, kurondera
(esp. to feel around) gukabakaba
(for a fault in one another) kugenzanya
(from side to side trying to see everything) kurunguruka
(in the face, to be unwilling to) kwīyobagiza
(like) gushusha
(over, in prospect of buying) kugaragura
(straight up) kurarama
(through) gusesa
(towards) kwerekera, gutūmbēra
(up) gukanura, kurangamiza, kurangamira, kuraramura
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make    kugira, kurema
(afraid) gutēra ubwōba
(a bed) gusāsa
(blunt) gufyīta
(bread) gucūmba
(clean) guhumānura
(clear, cause to understand) gutegereza
(crooked) kugoreka
(drunk) kuborēra
(effort) kwāndāra
(empty) kugaragaza
(equal in length or height) kurēsha
(excuses) kudendekanya, kudendekeranya, kuzāngazānga
(face over something that tastes bad) kunyinyirwa
(a fire) gucāna, gukongereza
(firm) kugumya
(fun of) kunegura
(fun of, esp. someone in trouble) kwīshinyira
(fun of, by recalling the good he has lost) gucurīra
(good) kuryōsha
(hedge) kuzitira
(hard for one who has lost a loved one, by reproaching the dead) kwītāmba ku muvyimba
(known) kwāndagaza, kwātura, kumenyēsha, kwāngāza, kwerura, kurānga, gukwīza, gukwīragiza, kwāmāmaza, guhishūra, guserura
(laugh, one that makes others laugh) akagūgu
(level) gusēna
(narrow) kwāza
(nest) kwārika
(noise, big) kwāsana, gusāma, kubomborana, kubugiriza
(oneself) kwīgīra
(others like you) kwīkūndiriza
(peace) kubangūranya
(perfect) gutūngānya, kwūzuza, kuroraniriza
(place) kubisa
(place for one another to pass) kubisīkanya
(progress) gutēra imbere, kuyoboza
(reparations) guhōnga, guhōngera
(restitution) kuriha
(sacrifice) gushikana
(sign) kugereraniriza
(smooth) gusēna
(straight) kugorōra, kurorānya
(tired) kurusha
(vow) gushīnga
(watering place) kugomera
(white) kwēza
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send    (esp. with message) gutuma
(person rather than message) kurungika
(back) kurekura
(back, esp. cows) gucūra
(back woman to her husband when she's gone home) gucūrira
(forth shoots) gutōha
(from room) gukumīra, gutaramura
(greetings) kuganūka, kuganūtsa
(in a hurry) kwīhanikiriza
(workers, some to one place, some to another) gutānya
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show    kwereka, kwerekana, gufurūra, guserura, kubonēsha
(contempt, by spitting) gucīra inyeri
(off) kwīkakīsha
(oneself) kwibonekeza, kwībūra
(the way) guhubūra, kurangīra, kuyobora
(the way to one who is lost) kuzimurura
(to not ~ one's feelings) kwīrengagiza
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side    (of person) urubavu
(not of person) uruhānde
(on this ~) hīno
(on this ~ of river, valley) hākuno
(on that ~) hīyo
(on the other ~ of something but this ~ of river or valley) hirya
(on the other ~ of river or valley) hākurya
(on the ~ of, beside) iruhānde
(to become right ~ up) kwūburuka
(to lay thing on it's ~) guhēngeka
(to lay someone on his) gukīkira
(to lie on one's ~) gucurama
(to put to one ~) guherereza
(to turn right ~ up) gucurūra, kwūburura
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take    gufata, gucakīra, guhitana
(another's place in watching) kubangūra
(apart what has been stuck together) kumatūra
(authority on oneself) kurēngera
(away) gukūra, gushingūra, gutwāra
(away from) kwāka, kunyaga
(away completely) gukōmbōra, gutōngōra
(away with) kuvāna
(by force) kunyaga
(care of) kubungabunga, kwītwaririka
(care of, very good) kubukabuka
(case to chief or court) kubūranya
(case to chief, knowing one is right) gutara
(child in arms) kurera, gukīkira
(council together) guhūza ināma
(cows uphill) kurārūra
(down) kumanura
(down tent) gupāngūra
(everything for oneself) kwīgūngirako
(far away) kwāmbukana
(firm hold of) kubāngiriza
(from another) kwākīra
(from pocket or other concealed place) kugoborora
(here, take this) enda
(hold of) gufata
(hold of person) gusūmira, gushorerakw amaboko
(home) gutāhāna
(home object or cows after being away long time) kugishūra
(in one's arms) kugūmbīra, gukīkira
(mouthful) gutamira
(oath) kurahīra
(off clothes) kwīyambura
(off lid of basket) kurumūra
(out) gusokōra
(out of) gukūra, gusokorora, kugobōtora
(out of hole in ground what one has put there) kuzīkuruka
(outside) gusohora
(picture) gucapura (Sw.)
(place of another) kwākīra
(quickly) gutebūkana
(someone aside) kwīkebana
(someone to chief for trial or accusation) gushengeza
(something out to an appointed place) gusokorora
(to put away) kwāndūra
(to someone) gushīra
(to someone where he is) gusānza
(turns) kwākīrana, kwākīranwa, kuja imbu, gukūranwa
(up space) gutabarara
(walk) kugēndagēnda
(wife) kwābīra
(wife, without marrying her properly) gucīkiza
(with) kujāna
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tell    (one who tells others of good things, tells them where to go to find something good) umurānzi
(one who refuses to do as told) intābarirwa
(to ~) kubara, kubarira, kubwīra, gukerutsa, kurānga
(all about something) kujōja
(certainly) kujījūra
(dream) kurōtōra
(events) kudōnda
(fairy tales, stories passed down from long ago) gutika, kugana
(how one's affaires are going) kwīrāta
(make one ~ truth) kurahuruza
(publicly) kwerura
(someone that his friend has died) guhebūza
(something in a kind, easy way) kubembetereza
(to, divulge secret) gukerukiriza
(to others what you've heard) kwīgānīra
(what one has done) kwīyagiriza
(what one has heard while eaves-dropping) gutumbūra
(whole truth without hiding a thing) kwātagura
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tree    igiti
(fruit tree) igiti c'ivyamwa
(base of) igitsina, itsina
(trunk) umutūmba
(small ones around big one) umuvyāro
(big spreading) umutagare
(palm) ikigazi
(small, palmlike) igisāndasānda
(of whih bark was used for clothing) umumānda, icōmore, umuvumu, ikivumu
(of which bark is used for rope) umuvūmvu
(to be many) gusagāra
(to climb) kwūrira
(to climb down) kwūruruka
(to cut) gukera, gutema, guca
(to cut off top) gukēmūra
(trees grown very close together) impatane
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turn    urubu
(to take) kuja imbu, kwākīrana, kwākīranwa, gukūranwa
(to have one's) kuramukirwa
(about, vt) kuzūnguza, kuzūnguriza
(against) guhinyura
(against one you've loved) gucāna
(around, vi) guhindukira
(around, vt) guhindukiza
(around several times, vt) kuzungagiza
(away, vt) guhīnda
(back, vt) gukuba
(as fold)
(bad suddenly, e.g. weather, attitude) gufurūngana, gufurāngana
(on side, vt) guhēngeka
(one's head) gukebuka
(over and over, vt) kugaragura
(right side up) gucurūra
(upside down) kwūbika, gucuramika
(upside down or wrong end to) gucurika
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very    cāne
(the ~ one) –nyene
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work    (to ~) gukora
(at several tasks at once) kujuragira
(carelessly wanting to quit) kuregarega
(complainingly) kugimīra
(for king, chief) gusasa ibwāmi
(for oneself) kwīkorera
(hard) gucumukura, gutama
(hard at) kuramiriza
(lazily) kuregarega
(rapidly) gufuruguta
(together) gukorana
(unwillingly, complainingly) kunyinkira, kugimīra
(with earnestness) gushira igikonyo
(with wood) kubāza
(with zeal) gushira igikonyo
(to cease, go home from) kugodoka
(to ~ for another without approval) kuruhira
(to do housework) kugora
(to feign) gushaza
(to put to) kwāhura
(to not keep at the job faithfully) gutenzekanya
(to try to get out of, pretend to work) gushaza
(to have ~ in one place many years) kuzyātira
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umukōbwanyu (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
1. daughter of your sister (if the one spoken to is a girl), 2. daughter of your brother (if the one spoken to is a boy)
uruboga   6  class 6
singular: uru-
  
(no pl.) one vegetable (single plant)
guhaga (-haze)   v    1. to begin to head up (as grain), 2. to fight one bigger than yourself, 3. to blow air into (ball)
guheza (-heje)     v    1. to finish, to complete, to end (vt), 2. to achieve, 3. to conclude, 4. to exhaust
(often used for 'then' when one action is directly followed by another, e.g. Umwigisha ahanura abana, araheza arabasezera = the teacher admonished the children, then he bid them goodbye)
gukurikirana (-kurikiranye)     v    1. to follow one after the other, 2. to pursue, 3. to monitor
kugaramāngira (-garamāngiye)     v    1. to be a tramp, wander about, 2. fail to give what one promised
kuguza (-guze)     v    to trade one article for another
kunyananyana (-nyananyanye)     v    to have absolutely all one wants (no need of any kind) and to be a bit showy about it
kuryōherereza (-ryōherereje)     v    to enforce what one has said, drive it home
fearlessness    (because one knows he is right) ubushizi bw'amanga
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good evening   mwīriwe (used any time during the day or evening when greeting one after first time)
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substantiate    (enforce what one has said, to drive it home) kuryōherereza
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unexpectedly    (to come, to happen, finding one unprepared) kwūbīra
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ikirandamuke (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
one who always disagrees in an 'inama', who says things he shouldn't when with others
umucōkōranyi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
slanderer, one who scorns others
guhindikirana (-hindikiranye)     v    1. to fall down together (usually in fright), 2. to become ill one after another
angry    (to be) kuraka, kurakara, gupfūhagushangashirwa
(to be very) kujīngitwa
(because of accusation) gushungumirwa
(to suddenly get ~, when one has been talking nicely) kugangabuka
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boast    kwīmānya, kwīrāta
(of what one will do) kwigenera
(over another) kudigiriza
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bring    (to ~) kuzana
(back) kugarura
(back from far away) guhabūra
(back wife after she's gone home) gucūra
(down) kumanura
(down bee hive) kwegura
(from dark into light) kwāndagaza
(from hiding) kunyegurura
(greeting) gutāsha
(in passing) guhitana
(into open from hidden place) kwātura
(loss or failure) gutāna
(new kind of seeds or cattle into country) kurondōra
(out of hiding) gufurūra
(quickly) gutebūkana
(things in from sun) kwāmura
(things and put them together to give to someone) gusorōranya
(to pass) gucimbataza
(together) gukoranya, gutēranya
(up child) gukuza, kurera
(water) kudahira, kuvōma
(with one) kuzanana
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drink    (anything to be drunk) ikinyōbwa
(sweet banana) umutobe
(soft ~) ifanta
(to ~) kunywa
(to ~, of king) gukamagura
(animals, go to ~) gushōka
(after a meal) kwīshōza
(all there is in a container) kwūgunyuza
(to cease to ~) guhodoka
(from a reed) gusōma
(from hollow of one's hand) kwīyūhīra
(in) kubōmba
(to lead animals to ~) gushōra
(to make one ~, pour milk down throat) kuramiza
(to refuse to eat and ~ with) kunēna
(to go where others are drinking in hopes of getting some) kuvūmba
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drive    (a car) gutwara, gutwara imodoka
(~ cows) kuyobora
(it home, enforce what one has said) kuryōherereza
(out, esp. evil spirits) guhasha, gusēnda
(stake in ground) gushīnga
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heard    (to be ~ plainly) kwūmvīkana
(to speak so that one is heard but not understood, because of distance) guhwirima, guhihima
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place    (to) gushira
(to ~ here and there) gukwīragiza
(in order) gukirānura, kuringaniza, kurorānya
(facing each other) kurorānya
(objects together in irregular fashion, end for end) gucurikiranya
(obliquely) guhirika, gukīkama
(be placed obliquely) gukīka
(on) gushikiriza
(one thing above another) kugereka, kugerekeranya
(oneself) guherēra
(somewhere) gushiraho
(two things side by side, parallel) kubāngikanya
(to be placed wrong end to) gucurama
(to give place to each other) kubisīkanya
(to hold in) kugumya
(to leave a) gushingūka
(to make) kubisa
(to make for one another to pass) kubisīkanya
(to put a thing in its certain ~) gutereka
(to remain in ~ of another) gusigarira
(to stand in a certain ~ thus making ~ for another) kubisiriza
(to take the ~ of another) kwākīra
(to take the ~ of another watching) kubangūra
(to go from ~ to ~) kuyugayuga
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plant    imbuto, ikimera, ibitērwa
(small) urugāmba
(small trees that start up around big one) umuvyāro
(stunted) ikirūmbirane
(young for transplanting) ingemwe
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sever    (to) guca
(with one blow) gutemura
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speak    (speaking evil of another with whom you work) ikēba
(one who speaks with senseless repititions of words) ikirogorogo
(all speaking together) imvugarimwe
(to ~) kuvuga
(against) guhāririza
(carelessly) gufudika
(clearly) gufobōra, gutobekeranya
(distinctly) gutobora
(distinctly, not having been able to before) gutumbūra
(evil of one another) gucurikanya
(evil of) gukana, kunegura
(evil of the king) kurogota
(evil of a ruler) kuyoba
(fearlessly) kwūbahuka
(foolishly) kudebagura
(hatefully) gucobogoza
(hesitantlyusually used in negative) guhengēshanya
(in a mysterious language) gufobeka
(incoherently) kuvōvōta
(in someone's favor) gutēturura
(lightly) kujajura
(loudly) kurangurura, kurandamuka
(many words, usually quite meaningless ones) guhogōmboka
(sarcastically) kurtyekeza
(the truth) guhinyuza
(thoughtlessly) kurandamuka
(unwisely or rudely) kurofokwa
(very beseechingly) kubobōteza
(when one shouldn't) kuyogora
(where others hear voices but do not understand) guhwirima
(without arriving at point) kurerembuza
(to cause to) kuvuza
(to leave off speaking evil and speak kindly) kwigarura
(to prevent from speaking) guhwāmika
(give gift to bride so she will ~) guhorōra
(refuse to speak till given gift, as bride does) guhorōrwa
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stand    guhagarara
(erect) kwēma, kwemarara
(erect for a long time) gushibama
(in a certain place) kubisiriza
(in another's light) gukīnga
(in line) gutōnda
(on tiptoe) gushīnga amano, gusumburuka
(on tiptoe to get something) gusumburukwa
(up) guhaguruka, kuva hasi
(to have one ~ up) guhagarika, guhagurutsa
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stare    (at) gufyura amāso, guhānga amāso, gukanaguza
(at one another) guhangana
(at without seeing) guturumbura, gutumbagura
(to get left behind as you ~ at something) kurāngāra
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think    kwīyumvīra, gucīra, kugira, kwīkēkāko, kwīrimbūra
(about) kuziga
(over) gutegēra, kuzirikiana
(over whether a thing is right) kurimbūra
(to do quickly without thinking) gusimbagurika
(I think, you don't think, one might think) umēnga, umēngo
(think of that!) pe!
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ulcer    igikomere, igisebe
(pain from tropical ~, one that develops rapidly) igitema
(mouth ~) ibisebe biterwa n'isuna
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white    cēra
(anything ~) igitare
(cow) igihororo
(something spotlessly) umwēru
(person) umwera, umuzūngu (lit. one who aimlessly travels around)
(potato) igihaya, ikiyāra, ikiraya, intofanyi
(to be) kwēra
(to make) kwēza
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kumwe   adv    together with, together as one
Kiranga     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
  
(high priest of the Burundian traditional supreme god, mediator between the traditional god and man, today associated by Christians with the devil)
ubuzimuzimu fetishes
igihwēba, igishegu one dedicated to service of ~
kuvōvōta to give oneself to ~
kubāndwa to dance in honor of
kubāndwa to be devoted to his service
guterekēra to worship ~
irake (i-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
one hundred thousand
urudēnde     6  class 6
singular: uru-
  
(no pl.) 1. one solitary thing, 2. singular (gram.)
guhetera inkoni (--ye)     phr    to give cow (or other gift) a second time to one who has brought many gifts
gufūha (-fūshe)     v    1. to breathe heavily and noisily, 2. to yearn over, 3. want one thing and that alone, 4. to purpose to revenge
guhama (-hamye)   v    1. to search for, 2. to stay in one place permanently
gusuka (-sutse)     v    1. to pour into, 2. to deceive, tempt one into something and then leave him
kwīrūra (-īrūye)     v    1. to comfort, assist one in trouble of grief, 2. to encourage oneself
under-clothing    (long one piece garment) umugega
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banana    igitōke, igitōki, umuneke
(plantation) urutoke
(one or one hand of) umuhānyu
(ripe) umuhwi, umuneke
(kinds of) ikinyamunyu, igisamunyu
(beer banana) igipaca
(lady-finger) akamaramasenge
(red banana) igisukari
(bark of tree) igihubahuba
(beer) urwārwa
(sweet drink) umutobe
(leaf, green) umutōto
(leaf) ikirere
(leaf, dry) ihuba
(leaves, dry) igihūnda, ibihūndahūnda
(center of leaf) ikigongo-gongo
(leaves, knife for cutting) urugombōzo
(young shoot) umutsīnda
(trunk after stalk is cut) igitumbatumba
(to cut leaves) kugombōra
(to cut from stalk) guhānyura
(to cut stalk) gutūmbūra
(to remove dry leaves) gutūtūra
(to squeeze juice from) kugana, kuvuguta
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called    (to have one called, to be called) guhamagaza
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defend    guhāngāza, gutēturura, kuvuna
(another) gukīmbūka
(oneself, take case to chief) kubūranya, kwīkirānura
(to have 2 methods of defending oeself but use one you hadn't planned on) gutēgekanya
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friend    umugēnzi
(close ~) umukūnzi
(intimate ~, the one you share your last hidden food with) somambike
(most intimate ~, ”you die - I die”) pfampfe
(to visit a ~) kubūngirana
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praise    (to) gushīma, guhīmbāza, gushemagiza, gutāzīra, guhaya, gushīmagiza
(for something received) gushemeza
(highly) kuninahaza
(highly, one of whom you've heard) gusāsira
(often) guhayagiza
(oneself) kwīhaya, kwīshima
(oneself often) kwīhayagiza
(the wealth of another) gukāma
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remain    kuguma
(in one place permanently) guhama
(in place of another) gusigarira
(still, quiet) kwīyorosha
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remind    kwībutsa
(of one who is dead, or of something forgotten) gucūza
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remove    gukūra, gukūraho
(chief) gukōmbōra
(clothing) kwāmbūra
(completely) gutōngōra
(dry leaves from banana trees) gutūtūra
(enchantment) kurogōra
(everything from burning house) gusahura
(foreign body from eye, milk or water) gutosōra
(from cross) kubāmbūra
(from fire or oven) kwōkōra
(from hiding) guhishūra
(from hole in ground, what one has put there) kuzīkuruka
(grass from house) gukākura
(lid of basket) kurumūra
(load from head) gutūra
(skin from drying) kubāmbūra
(sliver for oneself) kwīhāndūra
(taboo) kuzirūra
(things) kuyōra
(things from flesh as witch doctors supposedly do) guhura
(thorn or sliver) guhāndūra
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repeat    gusubīra, kwongera, kugereka, kugerekeranya
(many times) kwiyongeranya
(to tell what one has heard while eavesdropping) gutumbūra
(to ask another to ~ in order to check his veracity) gucaca
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retort    (answer back lots of words to one who reproves) kuryāgūmba
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seeing    (face to face) ubwāmāso, imbonankubone
(~ one indistinctly because he went to fast) rurabwe
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sleepy    (to be) guhunikira, guhūnyiza
(to be so ~ one falls over and stays there) gufurama
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stroll    (about as if one had nothing else to do) kubagabaga
(to ~ about when one should be working) kuraramanga
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verify    guhinyuza
(what one has heard by asking many) gushīshōza
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ku mamina ngohe     phr    noon (when one has to tip head back to see the sun)
umēnga     I think, it seems, one might say, probably
umēngo   I think, it seems, one might say, probably
Uhoraho    n    the Lord (lit. eternal one)
ihūndo (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
sorghum (sing. refers to one grain)
ijānja (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
paw, foot of animal (also used of person carrying something in one hand when it should be two: urafashe mw ijanja)
iremezo     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
  
(no pl.) 1. leader, one to be imitated, 2. beginning, foundation, 3. principle
itūntu (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
1. one who rules others, 2. cheekiness, 3. unwillingness to be told, 4. meanness
imvaho (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
one who's been there, eyewitness (inkuru z'imvaho)
ruciteme   6  class 6
singular: uru-
  
traditional sacred drum "for whom one clears brush", kept at Gishora
umwōbo (imy-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
  
hole (esp. small one like rat hole)
gucūza (-cūjije)     v    to remind (maliciously) of one who is dead, or something forgotten
guhabūra (-habūye)   v    to bring one back from far away
gusuhūza (-suhūje)     v    1. to visit the sick, to visit the family of a deceased person, etc. 2. to go to give things to one whose house has burned
gutamya (-tamije)     v    1. to exhaust, 2. to weary, 3. to be beyond what one can do
gutemura (-temuye)     v    to cut with one blow
gutērēra (-tērēye)     v    1. to put together to produce food for guests, 2. to help one another in loaning what is needed
kudadira (-dadiye)     v    1. to lock one up, 2. to tie firmly
kugerana (-geranye)     v    to defy one another
kuramira (-ramiye)     v    to catch one who starts to fall, to grab
kurārāta (-rārāse)     v    to hurry along (as cows to better pasture, or child stumbling after something he wants), to be unstable, to go from one thing to another
kwemanga (-emanze)     v    1. to witness fearlessly on behalf of another, 2. to help one in trouble
kwīgaba (-īgavye)     v    1. to rule oneself, be independent, 2. to do as one pleases
enforce    (what one has said) kuryōherereza
(the law) gutegeka
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husband    umugabo, umugēnzi
umucance (lit. one who broke the hymen)
(to lose one's ~ by death) gupfākara
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prepare    (to ~) gutegūra, guteganya, kuroraniriza
(food quickly for one) kuzina
(ground for sorghum) guhānda
(oneself to strike) kubangura
(a place for building) gutaba
(place for newborn baby) kubīkīra
(things for a trip) gutēkera
(to fight) gukenyera
(to go) kwīkora
(one who prepares for another) integūza
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relieve    (need) gukenūra
(another, as soldier) kugombōra
(one's own need) kwīkenūra
(to go to give things to one whose house has burned) gusuhūza
(to be relieved of load) kuremurukwa
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swallow    kumira, gutamira
(gluttonously) kumiragura
(to give too much to ~ at one time) kuramagiza
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rurabwe     seeing one indistinctly because he went too fast
intwāri (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
one who has power, goodness, courage
umugezi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
ruler, one who makes commands
umurozi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who bewitches, witch
umurēzi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
1. one who rears child, 2. tutor, 3. adopted father
urunyariro   6  class 6
singular: uru-
  
(no pl.) backyard, behind the backyard (where one went to urinate, from kunyara)
kwītāmba ku muvyimba (-ītāmvye)     phr    1. to make it hard for one who has lost a loved one by reproaching the dead one, 2. to make light of serious things, 3. to gloat over (reference to death) (from gutāmba)
guhengama (-hengamye)     v    1. to tip head to one side, 2. to lean over
gutumbūra (-tumbūye)     v    1. to explain thoroughly, speak distinctly, 2. to tell what one has heard while eavesdropping, 2. to stoop
kudēndūka (-dēndūtse)     v    1. to die, perish (esp. of one who has been ill for a long time), 2. to break completely (bone) (vi)
kuvyūtsa (-vyūkije)   v    to lift up one who is lying down
kuzyātira (-zyātiye)   v    to have lived or to have worked in one place many years, be experienced
kwīsegura (-īseguye)     v    to lie on a pillow, to make a sick person lean on one
kwūbīra (-ūbīriye)   v    1. to come unexpectedly finding one unprepared, 2. to happen suddenly
daughter    umukōbwa
(of my, your, his sister if one is girlof my, your, his brother if one is boy) umukōbwācu, umukōbwānyu, umukōbwābo
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ibirogorogo    4    one who speaks with senseless repetition of words
igihwēba (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
one dedicated to service of Kiranga
ikigoryi (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
one hard to get along with
imperēra (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
last one of anything
imvūmūre (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
one who has lost everything in trial, one who begs earnestly but doesn't get it
umuhānyu (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
  
one banana, one head of grain, etc.
umukōbwa (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
1. girl, 2. daughter (lit. the one to be given a dowery)
umukūnzi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
1. intimate friend, 2. one who loves, lover, 3. fiance, 4. sweetheart, darling
umurānzi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who tells others of good things, tells them where to go to find something good
umuvyāro (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
  
little plant for transplanting, small trees that start up around big one
umuvōmyi (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who carries water
guhamagaza (-hamagaje)   v    to be called, to have one called
guherereza (-herereje)     v    1. to put to one side, 2. to offer at, for, in the name of
gukebagiza (-kebagije)     v    to feel the way before one with foot or spear
gusasagara (-sasagaye)     v    to have many children when one is the last of the family
gusāsira (-sāsiriye)     v    to praise highly one of whom you've heard
gutaramura (-taramuye)     v    1. to send one out of the room, 2. to reach up
kubagabaga (-bagabaze)     v    to stroll about as if one had nothing else to do
kubarīriza (-barīrije)     v    to have one sew for you
kugenzanya (-genzanije)     v    1. to look for a fault in one another, 2. to pursue one another
kujuragira (-juragiye)     v    to be undecided, to not stay in one place, to work at several tasks at once
kurahuruza (-rahuruje)     v    1. to make one tell the truth, 2. to make one go back on what he said
kuzimurura (-zimuruye)   v    to show the way to one who is lost
kuzīkurura (-zīkuruye)   v    to mix up, to put what's on the bottom on top, to take out of a hole in the ground what one has put there
bewitched    (illness of one who acts like crazy) indwāra y'ibitēga
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reinforce    (what one has said) kuryōherereza
(the words of another) kwītsa
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unwilling    (be ~ to commit oneself) kwīyumānganya
(be ~ to look one in the face) kwīyobagiza
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nyabugoro    n    little house built for spirit of one who has died
agahebūza (udu-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
  
one who surpasses all others
isorōsoro (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
one by one
indimanya (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
one who goes about lying and deceiving
umuhanuzi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
1. one who gives counsel, 2. prophet, seer
gutēgekanya (-tēgekanije)     v    1. to hesitate between two actions, 2. to have several plans of what to do so that at least one will please the other people, 3. to have two methods of defending yourself, but use the one you hadn't planned on
kuryāgūmba (-ryāgūmvye)     v    to answer back lots of words to one who reproves you
kurābarāba (-rābarāvye)     v    to look at one thing after another (many things)
kwīyagiriza (-īyagirije)     v    1. to admit one's wrong to avoid being caught, 2. to hide in a corner, 3. to tell what one has done
accumulate    kurūnda
(to add to what one has) gusorōra
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speechless    (to be, in defeat, surprise, misfortune) kwūmirwa
(to be with shame or fear) gutētērwa
(to be with surprise or defeat) kujorerwa, kujumarara
(to leave one ~, astound) kujoreza
(to render) kwūmiza
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injurajuzi (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
foolish one
umuguranyi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
traitor, one who betrays, slave trader
umuteretsi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one in charge of food at a feast
guhagurutsa (-hagurukije)   v    to have one stand up
gutēraterana (-tērateranye)     v    to come one by one till there are many
kwīrengagiza (-īrengagije)     v    1. to procrastinate, 2. put off doing what one should, 3. to act indifferent, 4. to ignore someone, 5. to not give answer when asked, 6. to not show one's feelings, be reserved
marketplace    isoko
(small) akaguriro
(~ for one specific product) iguriro
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barutungaboro     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
1. elders and rulers (esp. in regard to their function of helping the poor), 2. (in sing.) one who helps the poor
intabarirwa (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
1. one who doesn't do as he hears he should, 2. disobedient child
kugerekeranya (-gerekeranije)     v    1. to place one thing above another, 2. repeat, add to
kujujutisha (-jujutishije)     v    to make one lose one's head
indistinctly    (seeing one ~ because he went too fast) rurabwe
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imburabwenge (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
senseless one
umucurarānzi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
harper, one who plays instrument
umurēmberezi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who keeps police occupied while one sought escapes
umusēngezana (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
child of one's brother (if one is a girl)
eavesdropping    (information gained by) igisokoro
(to tell what one has heard while ~) gutumbūra
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inshūmbūshanyo (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
compensation, that which replaces what one has lost
umunyarwāngara (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
careless one
ubushizi bw'amanga     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
  
fearlessness (because one knows he is right)
add    kugereka, kugerekeranya, gusukiranya, gutēranya
(little by little) gutororokanya
(to what one has) gusorōra
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aid    imfashanyo
(to ~) gufasha
(to go to give things to one whose house has burned) gusuhūza
(first ~) ugutabāra
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arrival    (premature) igicuri
(to rejoice at ~, of one) gukēra
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blur    (seeing one indistinctly because he went too fast) rurabwe
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call    (to ~) guhamagara
(in sense of name) kwīta
(continuously and persistently) kuvumereza
(for help) kwāmbaza, gutābaza, gutaka, gutakāmba
(from hill to hill) gusemerera
(loudly for help) gutakāmba
(across the hills, implies scorn of one doing it) kumoka
(to one who cannot answer) gucurīra
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cut    (to ~) guca, gutānya, gukata (Sw.)
(to be ~) gucībwa
(banana leaves) kugombōra
(banana stalk) gutūmbūra, guhānyura
(chop with hoe or other instrument) kujema
(crosswise) kugegena
(down trees left after fire has passed over) gutōngōra
(easily) gutemuka
(easily, grass) kwāhirika
(eyes out) kunogora
(grass) gutema, gukera, gukerera
(grass for use) kwāhira
(grass or brush in order to see path or object) guhūnja
(hair) kumwa
(in big chunks) guketagura
(in even lengths) gucacūra
(in many pieces) guhimbagura
(in pieces) gukebagura
(lengthwise) kwōmānza, gusatura
(meat, finger, etc.) gukeba
(neck of animal) gukerera
(off) gukona
(off branches) gukōkōra
(off tail of animal) gukēmūra
(off top of tree) gukēmūra
(tree) gukera, gutema, guca
(trees for building) guhimbura
(up) gukekagura
(up into small pieces) gukeka
(up small as reeds, boards) gutemagura
(trees or sticks) kugegena
(with one blow) gutemura
(with sawing motion) gukerera
(wood in short bits) kunyuramwo
(wool of sheep) gukēmūra
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difficulty    urudubi
(difficulties) amagōrwa
(to be in ~) guhumirwa
(to extricate one from ~) kugobōtora
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drum    ingoma
(sacred royal ~) karyenda
(sacred ~ ”for whom one ploughs”) murimirwa
(sacred ~ ”for whom one clears brush”) ruciteme
(sacred ~ accompanying the king) rukinzo
(sacred ~ ”dispenser of peace”) nyabuhoro
(sacred ~ ”lady of the land”) inakigabiro
(to beat ~) kuvuza
(to beat continuously, thus setting time for others beating) gusāsīra
(stick for beating ~) umurisho, umukembe
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fail    gucumukura
(another) guhemukira
(to accomplish what one started) kugaburura
(to do what one intended) kudehūra
(to find) kubura, guhusha
(to give what one promised) kugaramāngira
(to keep one's word) guhemuka, kwīrahuruza, gutēzūra
(to return) kugīrīra
(in on'e task) gusibanganya
(to be unable to do what one attempts) gutāna
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family    indimwe, umuryāngo
(last one of family who has no children) imponnyi
(members of) abavandimwe
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fault    agasūzuguro
(to find ~ with) gusūzugura, gusūzuguza
(to look for a ~ in one another) kugenzanya
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hard    (to be) kuguma, guhāmbāra, gukara, gukomera, kudadarara, gukomāntara
(to be, earth) gutūta
(to be difficult) kugōra, gukomera
(to have a ~ life) kunamba
(to make ~ for one who has lost a loved one by reproaching the dead) kwītāmba ku muvyimba
(to make ~, hearted) gukomāntaza
(to take out of ~ places) kugobōtora
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harm    (because of revenge) kuziza
(in order to avenge) guhōra
(to desire to ~ another without reason) gukānkamwa
(to prevent one from harming another) kuzina
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hurt    (vi) kubabara, gutonekara
(vt) kubabaza
(another's feelings) gusesereza
(to be ~ by what one says, or in injury) gusesērwa
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ill    (to be) kurwāra, kuyōka
(often) kurwāragurika, kubūnga
(to become ~ one after another) guhindikirana
(to lie around ~ long time) kuvūnda
(see also under 'sick')
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kraal    urugo
(entrance to king's) ikirīmba
(head of) sēnaka
(owner of) umutūngwa, nyene
(with many houses of members of one family) ikigwati
(within the kraal) intangāro
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pad    (worn on head when carrying load) ingata
(big one for beer pots) urugata
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put    gushira
(away) kubīka, gushingūra
(away the harvest) kwīmbura
(away beans for a year) guhitiza
(away for a year, to be ~) guhitira
(away, for several years) guhitikirana, guhitirana
(away, to take to) kwāndūra
(back) gusubīza
(bees in new hive) kwātira
(down) guhwāmika
(down roughly) gusekura
(forth new leaves) kurēmba
(hand to face in gesture of surprise) kujorerwa
(handle on) gukwikira
(higher) gukiriza
(in certain place) kugabānyānya
(in order) kurorānya
(into water) kurobeza
(near fire to dry) gutara
(on clothes) kwāmbara, kwīyambika
(on nice smelling stuff) kwōsa
(off doing what one should) kwīrengagiza
(oneself above where he belongs) kwītāra
(out fire, light) kuzimya
(out great branches) gusagarara
(out in sun) kwānikira
(outside) gusohora
(right) gutūngānya
(skin of dead calf before cow to make her give milk) kwōrokēra
(something cool on burn) gupfuvya
(somewhere) gushiraho
(things together) kurementanya, gusorōranya
(to bed) kuryāmika
(together) kwegeraniriza, guhūza, gutororokanya, kwegeranya
(to one side) guherereza
(to sleep) gusinziriza
(to work) kwāhura
(up, e.g. arms) gutarika
(up bee hive) kwegeka
(wood on fire) gukomānya
(yeast in beer) kubetera
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rub    gusīga
(bump so it doesn't swell) kunyīngisha, gushiringitira
(clothes) kunyukura
(eyes in order to see, esp. one who has conjunctivities) guhofōra
(grain to take off chaff) kuvūngura
(off dirt) guhungura
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sick    (person) umurwāyi
(child) uruzingo
(to be) kurwāra, kuyōka
(to be often) kurwāragurika, kubūnga
(i.e. indwara irambūngamwo)
(to assist ~ person in walking) kwāndāza
(to make) kurwāza
(to be taken ~ suddenly, supposedly from python looking at one) gukāngwa
(to visit the ~) gusuhūza
(to take care of the ~) kurwāza
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start    kwānzika, gutangura
(by) kubānza
(early in the morning) kuzinduka
(fire) gucāna
(job before finishing the previous one) kubāngikanya
(the day) kuramuka
(something) gutangīza
(up from ground, e.g.g locusts) guharara
(up in one's sleep) kurandamuka
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stay    kuguma
(at king's court) gusasa
(away frequently from home) guhīmbira
(for a time) gusībira
(in one place permanently) guhama, gutsīndāza
(to cause to) kugumya
(to not ~ at home) guhugūmba
(to not ~ in place) kujuragira, gucambagirana
(one who does not ~ home) igihūmbu
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talk    kuyāga, gusakuza, kugānīra
(foolishly, or act) gusaragurika
(give discourse) kugamba
(in one's sleep) kurāzirana
(lightly) kujajura
(loudly) guhogora
(a lot) kuregeteza
(nonsense when drunk) kuvōvōta
(over) gutegēranya
(slanderously) kuvōvōta
(together in whispers) kunwengurana, kwītōnganya
(to oneself) kwītonganya
(unkindly to each other) kurandagurana
(when one shouldn't) kuyogora
(with someone to try to persuade her to elope) gucīkiza
(to sit together talking for a long time) gutūrika
(one who talks a lot, esp. tells others what to do) ingāre
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tip    isōnga, igisōnga
(payment) impēmbo, agashirukabute
(to ~ head back) kurarama
(to ~ head to one side) guhengama
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truth    ukuri, impamo
(to hide the ~) kwīyobagiza
(to make one tell the ~) kurahuruza
(to speak the ~) guhinyuza
(to tell the whole ~, without hiding a thing) kwātagura
(someone speaking the ~) imvugakuri
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visit    kugēndera, kugēndagēndera, kurāba, gutēmbēra (Sw.), gusēmbēra, guterabiri, kuyāga
(a friend) kubūngirana
(the sick, to go to help one whose house has burned) gusuhūza
(someone important) gushengera, gushengerera
(to retun from visiting chief) gushengurūka
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way    inzira
(to feel the way before one with foot or spear) gukebagiza, guhwihwisha
(to find one's way after being lost) guhubūka
(to go seperate ways) gutāna
(to show the ~, put on right path) guhubūra, kurangīra
(by the way) hārya
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agakūra     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
  
(no pl.) one who surpasses all others
akagugu (utu-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
  
1. one who makes others laugh, 2. one who knows more than is expected of him
iraki (i-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
one hundred thousand
ibirashi    4    (no sing.) stuff in eyes when one wakes up, 'sand'
igihururu (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
one who can't keep a secret or says inappropriate things
igihūmbu (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
1. illegitimate child, 2. dishonest person, 3. untrustworthy, unwise, 4. one who won't stay home, vagabond, gadabout
igishika (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
thing which one longs for, strong desire
ikidāmbidāmbi (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
one who deliberately misunderstands
ikigwati (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
kraal with many houses of members of one family
ikirarashamba (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
one that likes to go by himself rather than with others
murimirwa   2  class 2
singular: umu-
  
traditional sacred drum "for whom one ploughs", kept at Gishora
umuhāmvyi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who helps to bury, pallbearer
umukumirizi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who keeps the crowd back
umuraguzi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who bewitches or divines
umusabisabi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
beggar, one who is always asking for things
umushibamyi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who stands erect, on guard
umusigūzi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
exhorter, preacher, one who explains
umusābisābi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
one who keeps dropping things here and there
umuvūzi (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
doctor, one who treats illness
umwīshwa (ab-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
child of one's sister (if one is a boy) or woman's brother's son
 one : polite imperative of...
kwōna (-ōnnye)     v    1. to eat garden plants, 2. destroy garden (of goats, etc.)
nōne     adv    now, now then
ubwībone     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
  
(no pl.) pride
inkone (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
eunuch, castrated male
kwōnesha (-ōnesheje)     v    to allow or cause goat to destroy garden
gute none   phr    What's up? How is it? (informal greeting among friends)
itelefone (i-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
telephone
iterefone (i-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
telephone
imbonankubone (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
face to face, vision
-mwe   adj    1. one, single, 2. some (with pl. prefix), 3. same, (see hamwe, kumwe, kimwe, rimwe, rimwe na rimwe)
-nyene   adv    1. only, 2. the very one, 3. -self, (with pronoun prefix: myself, yourself, himself, herself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves) 4. exactly
-sa   adj    alone, merely, only
agasendabageni (udu-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
  
just below eye, cheekbone
agatirigōngo (udu-  7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
  
backbone, vertebral column
akabuyē (utu-  7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
  
pebble, little stone
akabuyēnge (utu-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
  
small round stone
amavūka  5    years of one's life
amazūku  5    brimstone, sulphur
bambe     1. excuse me (e.g. I said a wrong word, misspoke myself), 2. but rather (when correcting oneself)
Burundi     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
  
Urundi, Burundi, (litt. 'the other one', in reference to Rwanda)
gucānira (-cāniye)     v    1. to keep a fire going, 2. to make fire for (for someone or cows etc.)
gucīka ivutu (-cītse)   phr    1. to lose one's head, 2. to be terrified
gucīkiza (-cīkije)     v    1. to talk with someone to try to persuade her to elope, 2. to take wife without marrying her properly
gucūra (-cūye)     v    1. to marry a widow and go to her kraal, 2. to bring a wife back that's gone home, 3. to lead or send back (esp. cows), 4. to address the people (used only of king or other authority)
gucurama (-curamye)     v    1. to bow down, 2. to lie on one's side, 3. to be placed wrong end to
gucūrira (-cūriye)     v    to send woman back to her husband when she's gone home
gucurīra (-curīriye)     v    1. to call to someone that cannot answer, 2. to make fun of someone by recalling the good he has lost
guhahamira (-hahamiye)   v    to set one's heart on
guhahamuka (-hahamutse)   v    to jump, stir or walk in one's sleep
guhāmbana (-hāmbanye)   v    to bury with (someone)
guhāngūra (-hāngūye)     v    to ask someone for what he's promised
guhānjagira (--nje)     v    to compel someone to do something against his will
guhasha (--hije)     v    1. to receive something as a gift or loan but return reluctantly and late, 2. to chase out quickly, 3. to refuse to go on helping someone
guhāta (-hāse)     v    to compel someone to do something against his will
guhebūza (-hebūje)     v    1. to tell someone that his friend has died, 2. to be perfect, complete, absolutely wonderful, 3. to surpass all others either good or bad, 4. to deny emphatically, 5. to discourage
guhēmba (-hēmvye)     v    to pay (esp. for work done)
guhemuka (-hemutse)     v    1. to fail to keep one's word, 2. to disappoint, 3. to betray a secret
guheranira (-heraniye)     v    1. to refuse to pay loan, 2. be dishonest
guherēra (-herēreye)     v    to place oneself, to be located
guherūka (-herūtse)     v    1. to be last (previous), 2. to have done recently, 3. to have been at, 4. to come to do something
guhinyagara (-hinyagaye)     v    1. to sprain, 2. dislocate a bone, 3. to twist one's foot
guhitanira (-hitaniye)     v    to take for someone in passing
guhitaniza (-hitanije)     v    to give something to someone, to take in passing
guhodoka (-hodotse)     v    to quench one's thirst, to cease to drink (esp. cows)
guhogōmboka (-hogōmbotse)     v    to speak many words (usually quite meaningless ones)
guhorōrwa (-horōwe)     v    to refuse to speak (bride) until given money
guhubūka (-hubūtse)     v    1. to find one's way (after being lost), 2. to understand
guhumiriza (-humirije)     v    to close one's eyes
gukāmbakāmba (-kāmbakāmvye)     v    1. to crawl, 2. feel one's way
gukanda (-kanze)     v    to tell chief that someone sends greetings ('bwakeye')
gukāndagira (-kāndagiye)     v    1. to trample on, 2. to stamp one's feet
gukaraba (-karavye)     v    to wash one's hand
gukebuka (-kebutse)     v    1. to see that someone wishes to see you alone, 2. to turn one's head, look behind
gukebura (-kebuye)     v    to signal to someone
gukengūza (-kengūje)     v    1. to look carefully to see if anyone is there, 2. observe carefully
gukenuka (-kenutse)     v    1. to have one's needs supplied, 2. to have an abundance
gukenyukirwa (-kenyukiriwe)     v    to be exhausted, attempt something beyond one's strength
gukēra (-kēreye)     v    1. to rejoice at arrival of someone, 2. give warm welcome (one does not say it of himself)
gukīkira (-kīkiye)     v    1. to pass by, go around, 2. to lay someone on his side, 3. to take in one's arms (baby), to hug
gukīmbūka (-kīmbūtse)     v    to express one's thoughts, to stick up for another
gukinanga (-kinanze)     v    to waste one's time
gukōmba (-kōmvye)     v    1. to use up, finish food (vt), 2. to clean up one's plate completely
gukōndōka (-kōndōtse)     v    1. to separate (vi), 2. to stop a thing because someone has repeatedly warned or advised you
gukōndōra (-kōndōye)     v    1. to succeed in persuading someone to leave his evil ways, 2. to pick squash or corn from stalk
gukorera (-koreye)     v    to work at, to work for (someone)
gukorēsha (-korēsheje)     v    1. to use, 2. to employ, 3. to cause to work, 4. to keep (someone) busy
gukorogoshora (-korogoshoye)     v    1. to chip stone, 2. make holes in stone, 3. to hollow out
gukubirana (-kubiranye)     v    to retrace one's step
gukūmbura (-kūmbuye)     v    to be lonesome for, to long for, to miss
gukūmbuza (-kūmbuje)     v    to make lonesome for
gupfākara (-pfākaye)     v    to lose one's husband or wife by death
gupfūsha (-pfūshije)     v    to lose one's child (by death)
gusahiriza (-sahirije)     v    to cooperate in getting a job done quickly, to give someone a hand
gusāmba (-sāmvye)     v    1. to be in agony, to writhe, 2. to have spasms, 3. to declare one's case at a trial
gusambūrwa (-sambūwe)     v    1. to be torn down, 2. to be undone
gusānza (-sānje)     v    to take to someone where he is
gusebana (-sebanye)     v    1. to tattle (in order to advance oneself), 2. to gossip
gusesērwa (-sesēwe)     v    1. to have something penetrate the skin, 2. to be hurt by what someone says, 3. to be hurt (as injury)
gushengera (-shengeye)     v    1. to go to chief with trouble, complaint, 2. to visit someone important, 3. to pay homage to
gushengerera (-shengereye)   v    1. to go to chief with trouble, complaint, 2. to visit someone important, 3. to pay homage to
gushengeza (-shengeje)     v    to take someone to chief (or other), esp. for trial or accusation
gushimika (-shimitse)   v    1. to do one's duty, 2. to persist, to persevere, 3. to hold strongly
gushinyanga (-shinyanze)     v    to grit one's teeth to avoid showing pain
gushinyiriza (-shinyirije)     v    1. to endure, 2. to grit one's teeth to avoid crying out in pain
gushīra (-shīriye)     v    to take to someone
gushīrīra (-shīrīye)     v    to run out bit by bit till all gone
gushiruka amazinda (-shirutse)   phr    to not have doubt, be sure of oneself
gusibanganya (-sibanganije)     v    1. to blot out, dig up, plough badly, 2. to fail to do one's task, 3. to neglect one's work
gusiturwa (-situwe)     v    1. to cause to be absent, 2. to make late, 3. to postpone, 4. to destroy the work of another
gusīvya (-sībije)   v    1. to postpone, 2. to cause to be late, 3. to cause to be absent, 4. to destroy the work of another
gusorōranya (-sorōranije)     v    1. to gather up, 2. to bring things and put them together to give to someone
gusuhūka (-suhūtse)     v    to emigrate, leave one's country because of famine
gusuhūkuruka (-suhūkurutse)     v    to return to one's country after famine is over
gusurura (-suruye)     v    to be in need (having lost one's possessions)
gutara (-taze)     v    1. to be late (of rains), to not fall, 2. to put near fire to dry, scorch or roast, 3. to put beer in a warm place, 4. to argue and swear that you're right, 5. to take one's case to chief knowing you're right
gutāra (-tāye)     v    to get food for oneself
gutegereza (-tegereje)     v    1. to understand after thinking over, 2. to cause to understand, 3. to wait for someone expected
gutēteka (-tētetse)     v    to make another feel badly over something he's done, to be easily deceived or mocked
gutēturura (-tēturuye)     v    to speak in someone's favor, to defend
gutēzūra (-tēzūye)     v    to fail to keep one's promise, to let go of what you've started to take or do, to lose interest
gutīra (-tīze)     v    to borrow (money or a thing which will itself be returned)
gutoroka (-torotse)     v    to escape (e.g. as prisoner)
gutsītāra (-tsītāye)     v    to stumble, stub one's toe
ibisingosingo  4    frown, showing disapproval on one's face
ibitsingotsingo    4    frown, showing disapproval on one's face
ibuye (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
stone
icīru (ivy-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
reparations, gift to make up for offending someone
ifarānga (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
franc, money
igihūme (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
spirit, superhuman thing, a one-armed and one-legged ghost with grass growing out of its ears that lives in the valley (used as a serious insult)
igisubiramuhira (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
woman who has left many husbands and gone home and finally builds at parent's home (same for a man)
igitāndara (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
big stone
igitema (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
the pain from tropical ulcer (one that develops rapidly)
igiturire (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
1. food and drink of rich man (ruler), (esp. honey), 2. corruption
igufa (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
bone
ihera (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
money, currency (from German Heller)
ijīsho     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
  
eye; (pl. amaso) face
mu maso hiwe in his face
kuba maso to watch, to be alert, to be on guard
urw'amaso before others but not in private (e.g. being nice to someone)
ikembe (i-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
lamellophone composed of a hollowed-out box on which are fixed strips of metal or bamboo of various lengths
ikinjanja (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
piece of metal placed on stones over fire to set pot on
ikirogorogo (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
  
someone speaking with senseless repetition of words
ikoma (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
framework of branches on which smaller ones are interlaced in building a house
imbohe (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
prisoner
impatane (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
1. stocks (for prisoner), 2. trees grown very close together, 3. teeth very close together
imvugakuri (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
someone speaking the truth, an honest person
imvune (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
1. long garment (trails on ground), 2. break (as bone), fracture
indonongo (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
rare monochord fiddle, played against the collarbone, the open mouth serving as a second sounding board
ingōbāne (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
tiny cell for prisoner
ingoma (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
1. drum, 2. royalty, reign, kingship
kwima ku ngoma to come to the throne
inguru (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
little stones taken from bottom of stream and offered to spirits in a little house
ingwa yo guhoma   phr    limestone
inkūmbu (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
lonesomeness
intābwa (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
  
1. orphan, 2. unwanted child, 3. abandoned wife
inyankamugayo     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
  
(no pl.) 1. honesty, 2. righteousness, 3. blamelessness, 4. integrity
irtyazo (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
grinding stone
irungu (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
loneliness, solitude
ishiga (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
(usually used in pl., amashiga) three stones of traditional fireplace
itama (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
cheek
kwitangira itama put one's face in one's hands in deep thought
itorero (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
list of chosen ones, church roll
ivutu   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
  
(no pl.) 1. terror, 2. horror
gucika ivutu 1. to lose one's head, 2. to be terrified
iyakīriro (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
place to receive money, or other things
izīko (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
  
1. traditional fireplace, consisting of three stones (see amashiga), 2. stove, cooker
kubāngikanya (-bāngikanije)     v    1. to start a job before finishing the previous one, 2. do two things at once, 3. to place two things parallel, or side by side
kubanguka (-bangutse)     v    1. to be easily done, to be quickly done, 2. to do in a hurry, 3. to be active, 4. to be direct, 5. to be skillful
kubangura (-banguye)     v    1. to grasp in peparation to strike, 2. to prepare oneself to strike
kubangurira (-banguriye)     v    to raise one's arm to strike or to pull a bow
kubariritsa (-baririkije)     v    to seek information about someone
kubembeteranya (-bembeteranije)     v    to try to persuade someone in an underhanded way
kubembetereza (-bembetereje)     v    to tell someone something indirectly in order not to hurt him
kubika (-bitse)     v    1. to announce the death of someone, 2. to crow
kubikira (-bikiye)   v    to announce to someone about a death
kubītsa (-bīkije)     v    to entrust, leave something with someone (from kubika)
kubūndabūnda (-būndabūnze)     v    1. to hide oneself, 2. sneak along, 3. to go along stooped over
kubūranya (-būranije)     v    to defend oneself, take case to chief
kubūranya (-būranye)   v    1. to defend oneself when accused, 2. to take case to chief or court
kudadarara (-dadaraye)     v    1. to be rigid, straight, hard, 2. to refuse to acknowledge one's wrong
kudāga (-dāze)     v    1. to be amused (child), 2. to enjoy oneself
kudehūra (-dehūye)     v    1. to lose one's zeal or enthusiasm, 2. to fail to do what you intended
kudendekeranya (-dendekeranije)     v    1. to make excuses, to exonerate oneself, 2. to lie, 3. to deceive
kugabanuka (-gabanutse)     v    1. to diminish, to reduce, 2. to be weak, 3. to separate oneself
kugāmbāna (-gāmbānye)     v    to hate one's master
kugangarara (-gangaraye)     v    to lie about waiting on someone
kuganūka (-ganūtse)     v    1. to send greetings, 2. to go home (often used in farewell to one's superior: ndaganutse)
kugāzagāza (-gāzagāje)     v    1. to make very happy, untroubled, 2. enjoy oneself
kugēnda n'ubwato (-giye)   phr    to go by boat (not steering it oneself)
kugēnda n'umuduga (-giye)   phr    to go by car (not driving it oneself)
kugirwa (-gizwe)     v    to be done
kugōberwa (-gōberewe)     v    to be thin (bones show due to hunger)
kuguguna (-gugunye)     v    to bite from cob or bone
kugūmbīra (-gūmbīye)     v    to hug, to take in one's arm
kugūnga (-gūnze)     v    1. to be dishonest, 2. to cheat, deceive, 3. refuse to give another his own
kugurāna (-gurānye)     v    1. to exchange, 2. to lend, 3. borrow (money, or that for which you'll return equivalent rather than that very article), 4. to swap
kujanirana (-janiranye)     v    1. to accept a decision in spite of oneself, 2. to lack opportunity to say what you intended
kujaniranwa (-janiraniwe)   v    1. to accept a decision in spite of oneself, 2. to lack opportunity to say what you intended
kujegeza (-jegeje)     v    1. to silence one's opponent by speaking the truth, 2. to astound, astonish, 3. to roll about (vt), 4. throw down, 5. to surprise
kujīsha (-jīshe)     v    1. to weave, knit, tie cow's legs while milking, 2. to make wax for honey (bees), 3. to close doors (used only in speaking of royal palace)
kujōnjōra (-jōnjōye)     v    1. to move to new location, 2. to leave group and go by oneself
kujorerwa (-jorerewe)     v    1. to be speechless (with surprise or defeat), be dumbfounded, be surprised, be stunned, 2. gesture of putting one's hand to his face
kujuragirika (-juragiritse)     v    1. to hesitate, 2. to feel one's way
kujurajura (-jurajuye)     v    to be lost, seek one's way (idea of emphasis, or often)
kunywāguka (-nywāgutse)     v    to fall and hurt oneself, to be sore in one's muscles
kuragana (-raganye)     v    1. to take marriage vows, promise each other, 2. to commit oneself
kuramata (-ramase)     v    to seige, attach oneself to
kurambarara (-rambaraye)     v    to stretch oneself out on ground
kuramukirwa (-ramukiwe)     v    to have one's turn
kuramutsa (-ramukije)     v    1. to greet (oneself, not sent by another), 2. to greet in letter, 3. to visit, 4. to stand at door and cough or call 'muraduha'
kurāmvura (-rāmvuye)     v    to stretch out arm, to continue one's journey
kurandamuka (-randamutse)     v    1. to speak thoughtlessly, loudly, 2. to walk in one's sleep, to start up in one's sleep, 3. to come all together at call of trouble
kurārīrwa (-rārīwe)     v    to keep someone for the night
kurāzirana (-rāziranye)     v    to talk in one's sleep
kuregūra (-regūye)     v    to excuse, acquit, exhonerate
kurekurirwa (-rekuriwe)     v    to be pardoned, to be forgiven
kurekurwa (-rekuwe)     v    to be released, pardoned
kuremara (-remaye)     v    1. to be crooked (e.g. broken bone which has healed wrongly), 2. to be paralyzed
kuremēka (-remētse)     v    to give someone a heavy load
kurēngera (-rēngeye)     v    to take authority on oneself, to try to rule or act in another's place
kurēnguka (-rēngutse)     v    1. to approach, come into sight, 2. to introduce oneself, 3. to answer to a superior when called, to come running
kurimānganya (-rimānganije)     v    to deceive another in order to make him give you money
kurīndīsha (-rīndīshije)     v    to entrust to someone to guard, encourage
kurobeza (-robeje)     v    to put into water, to be caught and unable to extricate oneself
kurogoza (-rogoje)     v    1. to ask for medicine to counteract bewitchment, 2. take a drink proving it is not poisoned
kuvōgera (-vōgeye)   v    to walk in water, to go all through one's house, to know one's thoughts completely
kuvōvōta (-vōvōse)   v    1. to talk nonsense when drunk, to say a lot of slanderous talk, 2. to speak incoherently, 3. to rain early in morning or for a long time, 4. to give oneself to the service of Kiranga (also kubāndwa), 5. to divine
kuvugīsha ukuri (-vugīshije)   phr    to be honest, to cause to speak the truth
kuvuna (-vunnye)   v    1. to break (vt) (bone, or any slender thing), 2. to defend, help, assist, 3. to forbid
kuvunika (-vunitse)   v    to break (vi) any slender thing, as bone
kuvūnja (-vūnje)   v    to change money
kuvunjira (-vunjiye)   v    to change money at, for
kuvunwa (-vunywe)   v    to be broken (bone, etc.)
kuzigirizwa (-zigirijwe)   v    to be surrouned, to be at end of one's resources, to be absolutely discouraged in difficulty
kuzimagirika (-zimagiritse)   v    1. to get really lost and wander about, to err, 2. to lose one's head
kuzimuruka (-zimurutse)   v    to find one's way
kuzira (-zize)   v    1. to be forbidden, taboo, to refuse to eat, to despise, 2. to be punished for someone else's wrong doing, to suffer or be punished because of a certain thing, 3. to avenge wrong done to one's family
kuzūnguruka (-zūngurutse)   v    to go around, to cycle (the stem 'zungu' is also the origin of umuzungu, which does not mean 'white person' but rather 'someone going around', describing the first European explorers)
kuzūnguza umutwe (-zūnguje)   phr    to shake one's head in anger or disgust
kwāga hasi (-āze)   phr    to humiliate oneself
kwāmbara (-āmbaye)     v    to wear, to put on (clothes), to dress oneself
kwātīra (-ātīye)   v    to gulp down water, to gorge oneself
kwegukira (-egukiye)     v    1. to possess, be sole owner, 2. to be one's task (e.g. negukiye kwīgīsha)
kwēnda (-ēnze)     v    1. to receive (from someone's hands), 2. to have sex, to make love, to have intercourse, 3. to fornicate (rude)
kwībabaza (-ībabaje)     v    to cause oneself to suffer, to agonize
kwībāna (-ībānye)     v    to live alone, by oneself
kwībarīrira (-ībarīriye)     v    to sew for oneself
kwībaza (-ībajije)     v    1. to ask oneself, 2. to wonder
kwībesha (-ībeshe)     v    1. to err, to be wrong, 2. to deceive oneself
kwībibira (-ībibiye)     v    to plant for oneself
kwībikira (-ībikiye)     v    to put away for oneself
kwīboha (-īboshe)     v    to tie oneself
kwībonekeza (-ībonekeje)     v    to show oneself
kwībonesha (-ībonesheje)     v    to show oneself
kwībūra (-ībūye)     v    1. to reveal oneself, 2. announce oneself
kwībūranya (-ībūranije)     v    to reason within oneself
kwībuza (-ībujije)     v    1. to hinder oneself, 2. deprive oneself
kwībwīra (-ībwīye)     v    1. to tell oneself, 2. to conjecture, suppose
kwīca inyōta (-īshe)   phr    to quench one's thirst
kwīcunguza (-īcunguje)     v    to redeem oneself
kwīfasha (-īfashije)     v    to help oneself
kwīfata (-īfashe)     v    1. to treat oneself, conduct oneself, have a certain bearing, 2. to control onself
kwīfuba (-īfuvye)     v    to clothe oneself
kwīfubika (-īfubitse)     v    1. to clothe oneself, 2. to wrap
kwīfyikinyura (-īfyikinyuye)     v    to wash oneself in lots of water
kwīgamba (-īgamvye)   v    to brag (about oneself)
kwīganza (-īganje)     v    1. to rule oneself, 2. to be independent, 3. to be emancipated
kwīgaragura (-īgaraguye)     v    1. to toss and thresh about, 2. to kill oneself
kwīgaramangira (-īgaramangiye)     v    1. to be idle, 2. neglect one's work
kwīgarukana (-īgarukanye)     v    to return of one's will
kwīgaya (-īgaye)     v    1. to hate oneself, 2. to regret
kwīgera (-īgeze)     v    1. to try on clothes, 2. to have done, 3. to arrive at (e.g. har'aho wigeze kumubona? – have you ever seen him?)
kwīgereranya (-īgereranye)     v    1. to make oneself equal to another, 2. to compare oneself with another
kwīgereza (-īgereje)     v    to help oneself (even if you don't know how to do the thing)
kwīgīra (-īgīye)     v    1. to go, 2. to depart, 3. make oneself to go, to depart
kwīgirira (-īgiriye)     v    to do to, for oneself
kwīgora (-īgoye)     v    to make it hard for oneself
kwigorora (-igoroye)     v    to straighten oneself, to stretch oneself
kwīgūnga (-īgūnze)     v    1. to be selfish, keep things for oneself, 2. to do something alone
kwīgūngirako (--yeko)     v    to be selfish, take everything for oneself
kwīha (--haye)     v    1. to give to oneself, get for oneself, 2. to steal
kwīhahiriza (-īhahirije)     v    to guard oneself
kwīhamba (-īhamvye)     v    to bury oneself
kwīhāmbīra (-īhāmbīye)     v    1. to give oneself to, 2. to tie or attach oneself to
kwīhamburura (-īhamburuye)     v    to untie oneself
kwīhana (-īhannye)     v    1. to confess, 2. to correct oneself, to discipline oneself, be converted, 3. to repent
kwīhanagura (-īhanaguye)     v    to wipe oneself
kwīhanaguza (-īhanaguje)     v    to wipe oneself with
kwīhandūra (-īhandūye)     v    to take out sliver for oneself
kwīhariza (-īharije)   v    to have a thing by oneself
kwīharūra (-īharūye)     v    to count oneself
kwīhata (-īhase)     v    to force oneself
kwīhaya (-īhaye)     v    to praise oneself
kwīhayagiza (-īhayagije)     v    to praise oneself often
kwīheba (-īhevye)     v    1. to be discouraged completely, to despair, to be desperate, 2. to sacrifice oneself to or for
kwīhēnda (-īhēnze)   v    1. to be wrong, to err, 2. to deceive oneself
kwīhēra (-īhēreye)     v    to give of one's own accord
kwīherēra (-īherēreye)     v    to be alone
kwīhererana (-īhereranye)     v    to be alone with
kwīhereza (-īhereje)     v    1. to offer oneself, 2. to consecrate oneself
kwīherezo   v    to be at the end, to be at ones end
kwīhindukiza (-īhindukije)     v    to turn oneself about
kwīhindura (-īhinduye)     v    to change, transform oneself
kwīhisha (-īhishije)     v    to hide oneself
kwīhonda (-īhonze)     v    to strike oneself (as with hammer)
kwīhonga (-īhonze)     v    to pay bribe to win one's case
kwīhumanya (-īhumanije)     v    to defile oneself
kwīhumūra (-īhumūye)     v    to wash in one's eyes, rub sleepers from one's eyes
kwīkakīsha (-īkakīshije)     v    to be proud, show off, puff oneself up
kwīkebana (-īkebanye)     v    to take someone aside
kwīkebukana (-īkebukanye)     v    to go aside with someone to talk privately
kwīkēkako (--tseko)     v    to think, to doubt oneself
kwīkenura (-īkenuye)     v    to relieve one's own need
kwīkingīra (-īkingīriye)     v    to be in one's own light
kwīkingiriza (-īkingirije)     v    to shelter oneself behind
kwīkirānura (-īkirānuye)     v    to defend oneself
kwīkiza (-īkijije)     v    to save oneself
kwīkomeretsa (-īkomerekeje)     v    to hurt oneself
kwīkora (-īkoze)     v    1. to prepare to go, 2. to touch oneself
kwīkorakora (-īkorakoye)     v    to feel of oneself
kwīkorera (-īkoreye)     v    1. to carry (esp. on head), 2. to work for oneself
kwīkoroza (-īkoroje)     v    to make oneself cough
kwīkubita (-īkubise)     v    to strike oneself
kwīkumīra (-īkumīriye)     v    to withdraw oneself, to separate from others
kwīkūnda (-īkūnze)     v    to love oneself, be selfish, to be egoistic
kwīkūra (-īkūye)     v    1. to take oneself away, 2. to free oneself
kwīkwega (-īkweze)     v    to drag oneself along, go with difficulty
kwīma (-īmye)     v    1. to deny, to refuse to give, to withhold, 2. to become king, to ascend to the throne, 3. to go to male, to copulate (only of female animals)
kwīma ku ngoma   phr    to come to the throne
kwīmanika (-īmanitse)     v    to hang oneself
kwīmenya (-īmenye)     v    to know oneself
kwīmika (-īmitse)     v    to make king, place on throne, to enthrone
kwīmikwa (-īmitswe)     v    to be made king, to be enthroned
kwīmosha (-īmosheje)     v    to have one's hair cut
kwīmyīra (-īmyīriye)     v    to blow one's nose, to wipe one's nose
kwīnegura (-īneguye)     v    renounce oneself
kwīnezereza (-īnezereje)     v    to please oneself
kwīniga (-īnize)     v    to strangle oneself, hang oneself
kwīnyegeza (-īnyegeje)     v    to hide oneself
kwīpfuka (-īpfutse)     v    to cover oneself
kwīpfukurura (-īpfukuruye)     v    to uncover oneself
kwīpfutsa (-īpfukije)     v    to cool oneself
kwīpima (-īpimye)   v    to test oneself
kwīraba (-īravye)     v    to paint oneself
kwīrāba (-īrāvye)     v    to look at oneself
kwīramvura (-īramvuye)     v    1. to finish completely (vt or vi), 2. to stretch out (vi), 3. to devote oneself to task in order to finish it
kwīrasa (-īrashe)     v    to shoot at oneself
kwīrāta (-īrāse)     v    to glory in, to boast, to tell how one's affairs are going
kwīrāza (-īrāje)   v    to spend the night alone
kwīrega (-īreze)     v    1. to accuse oneself, 2. to confess
kwīregūra (-īregūye)     v    1. to excuse oneself, 2. justify oneself, 3. to apologize
kwīrekera (-īrekeye)     v    to stop of one's own accord
kwīrimbūra (-īrimbūye)     v    1. to think, to consider, to weigh pros and cons, 2. to acknowledge to oneself one's guilt
kwīrinda (-īrinze)     v    1. to be careful, 2. to protect oneself
kwīririra (-īririye)     v    1. to weep for oneself, 2. to be worried
kwīriza (-īrijije)     v    to cause oneself to weep, weep without reason
kwīroha (-īroshe)     v    1. to go into danger without regard to oneself, 2. to put into the water (river)
kwīrokora (-īrokoye)     v    to save oneself
kwīsabira (-īsabiye)     v    to pray for oneself
kwīshimagiza (-īshimagije)     v    to praise oneself
kwīshinyira (-īshinyiye)     v    1. to laugh at, 2. make fun of (esp. of someone in trouble)
kwīshishītira (-īshishītiriye)     v    to strike oneself in amazement
kwīshōra (-īshōye)     v    to go oneself to drink
kwīshōza (-īshōje)     v    1. to quench one's thirst, 2. drink after a meal
kwīsīga (-īsīze)     v    1. to rub, 2. anoint oneself
kwīsogota (-īsogose)     v    to pierce oneself
kwīsokoza (-īsokoje)     v    to comb one's hair
kwīsomōra (-īsomōye)     v    to dress a wound for oneself (euphemistically used for to commit adultery in speaking of a married man)
kwīsukura (-sukuye)   v    to wash, cleanse, purify oneself
kwīsusurutsa (-īsusurukije)     v    to warm oneself
kwīsuzuma (-īsuzumye)     v    to examine oneself
kwītako (-ītayeko)     v    to do with vigor, to devote oneself to a task
kwītanga (-ītanze)     v    1. to offer oneself, 2. to consecrate oneself, to dedicate oneself, 3. to volunteer
kwītangira itama (-ītangiye)   phr    to put one's face in one's hands in deep thought
kwītara (-ītaye)     v    to warm oneself by the fire (lit., roast oneself)
kwītaragura (-ītaraguye)     v    to warm oneself by the fire
kwītegūra (-ītegūye)     v    to prepare oneself
kwītesha (-ītesheje)     v    to abstain from, hinder oneself
kwītobora (-ītoboye)     v    to pierce oneself
kwītōndera (-ītōndeye)     v    1. to obey, keep (law), 2. to take pains with, 3. apply oneself to, 3. to pay attention
kwītōnganya (-ītōnganije)     v    1. to talk together in whispers, 2. to talk to oneself
kwītorera (-ītoreye)     v    to choose, pick up for oneself
kwītosora (-ītosoye)     v    to take something out of one's own eye
kwītsa (-īkije)     v    1. to reiterate, 2. reinforce the words of another, 3. to ask oneself
kwītura (-ītuye)     v    to take load off one's own head
kwīvuga (-īvuze)     v    1. to talk of oneself, 2. to be proud
kwīvura (-īvuye)     v    to treat oneself
kwīvyura (-īvyuye)     v    to get oneself up
kwīyāga (-īyāze)     v    to scratch oneself
kwīyambagura (-īyambaguye)     v    1. to torment oneself with grief, 2. to try to find food for unexpected guests
kwīyambika (-īyambitse)     v    to clothe oneself, put on (clothes)
kwīyambura (-īyambuye)     v    to undress oneself, take off
kwīyandikīsha (-īyandikīshije)     v    1. to enroll oneself, 2. to subscribe
kwīyereka (-īyeretse)     v    1. to show oneself, 2. to parade, dance as traditional warriors did displaying their weapons
kwīyica (-īyishe)     v    to kill oneself
kwīyigīsha (-īyigīshije)     v    to teach oneself
kwīyoberanya (-īyoberanije)     v    to disguise oneself
kwīyobeza (-īyobeje)     v    to lead oneself into error
kwīyondēsha (-īyondēsheje)     v    to let oneself get thin
kwīyonona (-īyononye)     v    to harm oneself
kwīyōra (-īyōye)     v    to vomit, make oneself vomit
kwīyōrwa (-īyōwe)     v    to vomit, make oneself vomit
kwīyoza (--geje)   v    to bath oneself
kwīyūbahuka (-īyūbahutse)     v    to not fear to hurt oneself
kwīyuhagira (-īyuhagiye)     v    1. to bathe oneself (formerly a ceremonial cleansing, but now bathing in general), 2. to shower
kwīyūhīra (-iyūhīye)   v    to drink from the hollow of one's hand
kwīyumānganya (-īyumānganije)     v    1. to be reserved, 2. be unwilling to commit oneself, 3. suffer pain without complaint, be stoical, 4. to go or do reluctantly
kwīzungagiza (-īzungagije)     v    to balance oneself
kwīzūra (-īzūye)     v    to resurrect oneself, to rise from the dead
kwōga (-ōze)     v    1. to swim, go in water, 2. to wash oneself, 3. to shower, to bath
kwōrekēra (-ōrekēreye)     v    1. to try to make someone like what he has refused, 2. to entice, 3. to seduce
kwōrokereza (-ōrokereje)     v    1. to get medicine to make cow like her calf, 2. to stand up for someone you trust
kwōta (-ōse)     v    to warm oneself by fire
kwōtesha (-ōtesheje)     v    to invite to or allow to warm oneself
kwōteshwa (-ōteshejwe)     v    to be invited to warm oneself
kwūbika inda (-ūbitse)   phr    to lie on one's face, to lie face down, to be in prone position
kwūnama (-ūnamye)   v    to stoop over, bend down, to bow one's head
kwūnamuka (-ūnamutse)   v    to raise one's head, to raise up (vt)
nāka (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
so-and-so, what's his name (male)
banaka those ones (unnamed people)
nta     (with high tone) 1. no, 2. none, 3. there is no
nta na kimwe   phr    neither, none
sebukwe (ba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
father-in-law (of someone else)
ubugūnge     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
  
(no pl.) 1. dishonesty, 2. deceitfulness, 3. selfishness
ubūki   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
  
(no pl.) honey
uburyarya     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
  
(no pl.) itching, making others think you've done a miracle when it's only a deception
ubusaro     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
  
(no pl.) beads (esp. big ones)
umugāso (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
  
tiny cell for prisoner
umukenyezi (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
woman, female (lit. someone wearing a wrap skirt)
umuntu kanaka (aba-)   phr    1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
1. a certain person, 2. someone, somebody
umunūni (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
  
bird that sucks honey (some black with red throat, others metallic green)
umunyororo (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
prisoner
umurambararo (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
  
length, anything in prone position
umushikiranganji (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
cabinet minister (lit. someone who has attained authority)
umusokōro (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
  
marrow in bone
umutimbo (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
traditional drummer "one who hits hard"
umutundiro (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
  
stones, nails, etc., which witch doctor pretends to take from swollen place on body
umuyoborwa (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
employee, someone instructed to work, someone overseen at work
umuziro (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
  
1. prohibition, 2. wrong done deserving punishment
umuzūngu (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
white person (lit. 'someone going around', referring to the first European explorers, from kuzunguruka)
umwōnōnyi (ab-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
  
spoiler, someone destroying things
uruhuni     6  class 6
singular: uru-
  
(no pl.) forgetting one's skill or errand
urunāna (i-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
  
rolling stone
urusyo (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
  
grinding stone
urutāndara (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
  
big stone
uruti rw'umugongo   phr    backbone
urutirigōngo (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
  
backbone, vertebral column (from uruti rw'umugōngo)
urw'amaso   phr    before others but not in private (e.g. being nice to someone)
abuse    (to ~ verbally) gushinyagurira
(one formerly loved) kuryārukana
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accept    kwemera
(to cause to) kwemeza
(a decision in spite of oneself) kujanirana, kujaniranwa
(not accept helpful suggestions) gutagara
(not accept judgement rendered) kudadika, gutagara
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acknowledge    kwemera
(refuse to ~ one's wrong) kudadarara
(to oneself one's guilt) kwīrimbūra
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admit    kwemera
(to cause to) kwemeza
(one's wrong to avoid being caught) kwīyagiriza
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alone    -sa
(to be) kwīherēra
(to do) kwīgūnga
(to spend the night ~) kwīrāza
(I am lonely) mfise irungu
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announce    kubūrira, kubūra, kurānga
(oneself) kwībūra
(to stand at door and call greeting) kuramutsa
(the death of someone) kubika, kubikira
(everywhere) gukwīragiza, gukwīza
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appear    kuboneka, guseruka, guturuka
(out of ground) gututuza
(suddenly) kwāduka, guturūmbuka
(suddenly, as sun) kubāndūra
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appearance    ububoneke, akarānga
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apply    (oneself to) kwītōndera
(on) kwōmeka, kwōmekara
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arm    ukuboko, ukuboke
(upper) ikizigira
(left ~) ukuboko kw'ibubamfu, ukubamfu
(right ~) ukuboko kw'iburyo, ukuryo
(to raise one's ~, to strike, to pull a bow) kubangurira
(to stretch out) kurāmvura
(to take a child in ~) kurera, gukīkira
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aside    (to go aside with someone to talk privately) kwīkebukana
(to take someone ~) kwīkebana
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ask    (another to repeat to check his veracity) gucaca
(each other) kubazānya
(each other to explain) gusiguzānya
(each other riddles) gusōkōrānya
(for) gusaba
(for daily) kubōbōtereza
(frequently) gusabiriza
(many in order to verify) gushīshōza
(many questions) kubazagiza
(of someone that which he has promised) guhāngūra
(oneself) kwībaza, kwītsa
(over and over again) kubaririkiza
(persistently, though refused) gucuna
(question) kubaza
(a riddle) gusōkōza
(stupid questions) kudedēmvya
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asking    (earnestly persist in ~ for something) kuzigiriza
(one who is always ~ for things) umusabisabi
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assemble    kurementanya
(people) gukoranya
(things to give to someone) gusorōranya
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assist    gufasha
(one in trouble of grief) kwīrūra
(a sick person in walking) kwāndāza
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assume    (authority on oneself) kurēngera
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attach    (oneself to) kwīhāmbira, kuramata
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attempt    kugerageza, kugeza
(something beyond one's strength) gukenyukirwa
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authority    ububwīriza, ubugabe, ubugabo, ingānji, ubutwāre
(to have, esp. kings or revered person) guhāngama
(to rebel against) kumēnja
(to take on oneself) kurēngera
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avenge    guhōra
(wrong done to one's family) kuzira
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backbone    urutirigōngo, uruti rw'umugōngo, agatirigōngo
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bathe    (vt) kwūhagira
(esp. legs) kwiyoga
(oneself) kwīyuhagira, kwīyoza, kwōga
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beads    ubudede, akadede
(esp. big ones) ubusaro
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beggar    umusēzi, umusabisabi
(one who begs earnestly but doesn't get it) imvūmūre
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betray    kugambanira
(a secret) guhemuka
(one who) umuguranyi
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bewitch    kuragura, kuroga, kuvōvōta
(to have witchdoctor ~ another) kuraguza
(one who bewitches) umuraguzi, umurozi
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bird    ikiguruka
(little ones) inyoni
(crane, golden-crested) umusāmbi
(crow) igikōna
(dove) intunguru, inuma
(duck) imbati
(eagle) inkona, inkukuma, ikinyakabaka, impūngu
(goose, wild) igisafu
(hawk) igisiga
(kite) ikinyakabaka
(parrot) gasuku
(partridge) inkwāre
(robin, African) inyōmvyi
(that sucks honey, black with red throat, or metallic green) umunūni
(wagtail) inyamanza
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bit    (not a ~) n'intete
(to run out ~ by ~ till all is gone) gushīrīra
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blow    (vt) guhūha, guhūngabanya
(vi) guhūngabana
(air into ball) guhaga
(along) guheha
(be blown up) kuboboka
(hard) guhūhūta
(in wind) kuzūnga, kuzūngazūnga
(one's nose) kwīmyīra
(out chaff) kugosōra
(the fire) kwātsa
(up) gupfunereza
(with bellows) kuvuguta
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bone    igufa
(to break, vt) kuvuna
(to break, vi) kuvunika
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borrow    (money, or that for which you'll return equivalent rather than that very thing) kugurāna
(a thing to be returned) gutīra
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bow    (arch) umuheto
(without cord) ikiramvu
(to stretch, to draw) gufōra
(to raise one's arm to pull) kubangurira
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break    (vi) gucīka, kumeneka, kumānyuruka
(vt) guca
(and scatter, vt) gusāvya
(any slender thing, vi) kuvunika
(any slender thing, vt) kuvuna
(completely, vi) kudēndūka, gufyonyoka, kuvunagura
(in two) gusāba
(the law) kurēnga, kuyoba
(object with flat surface, vt) kumena
(off by burning, tree, etc.) gutemuka
(off a piece, bread) kubega
(out, as rash) guhurira, guturika
(rope, chain) kuvutagura
(suddenly, unexpectedly) gukenyuka
(a taboo) kurēngwa, kuzirūra, kugōka
(to bits, vi) kumenagurika, gusatagurika, kuvunagura, kumānyagura
(to bits, vt) gucagagura, kumenagura, gusatagura, kuvunaguza
(up, vi) kumānyagurika, kumānyuka
(up, vt) kujānjagura
(a break, as bone) imvune
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bribe    ikibuguro, igihōngo, impongano
(to ~) guhōnga, guhōngera
(to pay ~ to win one's case) kwīhōnga
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brimstone    amazūku
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bury    guhāmba
(a person) kuzika
(one's face in one's hans in deep thought) kwītangira itama
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capital    (money) umutahe
(city) umurwa mukuru
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careless    (one) umunyarwāngara
(to be) gufudika
(to be ~ with) kwānjānjwa, kwāndārika
(to do quickly and carelessly) kuraha
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castrate    (to) gukona, gushāhura
(castrated male) inkone
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catch    gufata, gucakīra
(ball, anything thrown) gusama
(a disease from another) kwāndura
(from falling) gusama
(one who starts to fall) kuramira
(swarming bees) gutururuza
(up with) guhāmvya
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caught    (to be ~ and unable to extricate oneself) kurobeza
(to be ~ stealing) gusūmirwa
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cell    (tiny for prisoner) umugāso, ingōbāne
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change    (vi) guhinduka
(vt) guhindura
(esp. colour) kubēngūka, kubēnjūka
(mind) guhindura
(money) kuvūnja
(often) guhindagura
(opinion often) kugaragurika
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cheekbone    agasendabageni
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chief    (great) umuganwa
(sub) umutwāre
(to go to with trouble, complaint) gushengera, gushengerera
(to remove) gukōmbōra
(to take someone to for trial or accusation) gushengeza
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chip    ibāngo
(of wood) ubuvunguka, utuvunguka
(to ~ stone) gukorogoshora
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choose    kugena, kurobānura, gutōra, gutōranya
(esp. in action) guhitamwo
(at random from group) kudōmbagiza
(leaders) kwātira
(one to sell a thing) gutōza
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clean    -īza
(to be) guca
(to become) guhumānuka
(to make) gusukura, guhumānura
(out ear wax) gukurugutura
(out path) gusibūra
(sweep) gukubūra
(up) kwēnzūra
(up a field) gukāngaza
(up a place) gukēsha
(up one's plate completely) gukōmba inkono
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cleanse    kwēza, gukēmūra
(~ house ceremoniously after death) kwīkōmvōmvora
(oneself) kwīsukura
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clear    (as water) umusarara
(to be ~, transparent) kubonerana
(to be ~, understandable) kwūmvīkana
(to ~, vt) kuzibūra
(to ~ suddenly, vi) kuzibūka
(off) kuyōra
(off, as table) gupāngūra (Sw.)
(up) kuvāngūra
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close    (to) gufunga (Sw.), gukīnga, gukīngiriza, kurumya, kwūgara
(doors of royal place) kujīsha
(entrance with branches) guhāngāza
(hands together) gufumbata
(one's eyes) guhumiriza
(path) gutangīra
(to make another to ~ his eyes) kwūnamika
(up completely) guhindira
(to get close together) kwegerana
(to put things or people ~ together) kwegeranya
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clothe    kwāmbika
(oneself) kwāmbara, kwīfubika, kwīyambika
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command    ibwīrizwa, itegeko, itegekoicāgezwe, amatēka
(one who gives commands) umugezi
(to ~) kubwīriza, kugera, gutegeka
(a person to do what he doesn't want to) kuzingirikira
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commit    (adultery) gusāmbana
(a crime) gucumura
(be unwilling to ~ oneself) kwīyumānganya
(oneself) kuragana
(suicide) kwīgaragura, kwīyahura, kwīyica
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compare    kugereranya, gushushānya
(oneself with another) kwīgereranya
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compel    (to) kugōbēra, guhāmbīra, guhāta
(someone against his will) guhānjagira
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conduct    (oneself) kwīfata
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confess    kwātura, kwīhana, kwīrega, kwemerana
(one is wrong to avoid being caught) kwīyagiriza
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continue    kugumiriza, guhora, gukomeza, kubāndānya (vt)
(to ~ to go) kubāndānya
(one's journey) kurāmvura
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convicted    (to be, acknowledge to oneself one's guilt) kwīrimbūra
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cooperate    (in getting job done quickly) gusahiriza
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correct    (to) guca itēka
(to be ~) ikwiye, nzīza
(to ~ mistake) gukosōra, gukoshōra (Sw.)
(to ~ oneself) kwīhana
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counsel    ināma, ingīngo
(one who gives) umuhanūzi
(to reject) gusaragurika
(to take) guhūza ināma
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country    igihugu, intāra
(foreign) ihānga
(to leave one's ~ because of famine) gusuhūka
(to return after famine) gusuhūkuruka
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crooked    (to be) kugorama
(malunion of bone) kuremara
(to make) kugoreka
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crowd    urugāmba, ishengero
(esp. people running) igugu
(mixed ~ of people) amakūngu
(one who keeps ~ back) umukumirizi
(to ~) kubānda, kubāndana
(to go together to see something) gushwabāduka
(out: to not grow because of too many seeds) kuzīnga
(together) kurūndāna, kwegerana, kuvurungana
(together, people sitting) gusegenya, gusegenyeza
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curtain    irido
(net ~) ugushira iharire mu mpuzu ibonerana
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danger    akāga, irīnde
(to go into without regard to oneself) kwīroha
(to warn of) kubūrira
(to watch out for) guhwebutsa
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death    urupfu, impfīro
(point of) impfīro
(to announce ~ of someone) kubika
(to be near ~) gutāmbūra
(to bleed to ~) gutetera
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deceive    kudendekeranya, kugūnga, guhēnda, guhūmba, guhumbūra, gukēkeza, kurema, kurementaniriza, guhemukira, gusuka
(~ another to make him give money) kurimānganya
(to ~ each other, be skillful at ~) guhēndana
(habitually) gusukasuka
(in light joking way) guhēndahēnda
(oneself) kwīhēnda, kwībesha
(making others think you've done a miracle when it's only a deception) uburyi
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deceiver    umuhumbūzi, umuhūmvyi, umusukanyi
(one who goes about lying) indimanya
(to be a skillful) guhēndana
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decision    (final) ingīngo
(to accept a decision in spite of oneself) kujanirana, kujaniranwa
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declare    guhamya
(one's case at a trial) gusāmba
(strongly) kwihanukira
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dedicate    kwātira, guhezagiza,
(to ~ oneself) kwītanga
(to lay hands on) kurambikakw ibigānza
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defense    (to make one's ~ at a trial) gusāmba
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defile    (to ~) guhumānya
(to ~ oneself) kwīhumanya
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defy    (one another) kugerana
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destruction    amahonero, ubwōnōnyi
(place of) ubushiriro
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deteriorate    gufūtāna, gusērūka, kwōnōnekara, gushānyūka, gupfāpfāna, kubora
(to cause to) gusērūra
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devote    (oneself to task) kwītako
(oneself to task in order to finish it) kwirāmvura
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disapprove    (to look at another with disapproval) kurāba igitsūre
(showing disapproval on one's face) ibitsongotsingo, or, ibisingosingo
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disagree    (to) guhāzāna, kuvuguruza, guhīngāna, gutāta
(one who always disagrees in a council meeting) ikirandamuke
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disguise    gutwikīra
(oneself) kwīyoberanya
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dislocate    (a bone) guhinyagara
(part of body, or things, vi) gutirigana
(vt) gutiriganya
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divine    guhinyuza, gupfīndūra, kuragura, kuvōvōta
(to have a witch doctor divine) kuraguza
(one who divines) umuraguzi
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divorce    (vi) kwāhukāna,
(vt) kwāhukānya
(changing wife or husband frequently) ubumāka
(one who frequently ~) ikimāka
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do    (to) kugira, gukora
(again) kwongera
(always) kwāma, guhora
(anyhow, in spite of) gupfa
(continually) kwāma, guhora
(the dishes) kwoza ivyombo
(even more) kurushiriza
(first) kubānza, gushūza
(forcefully) kwīhanukīra
(habitually) kumēnyera
(have too much to ~) kurēngerana
(the impossible) gufyidikīra
(~-it-yourself) ukugira utugenegene
(housework) kugora
(one's duty) gushimika
(quickly) gukwākwānya, gushōka, gusobaganya, gusūriranya, gutebūtsa
(quickly and carelessly) kuraha
(quickly without thinking) gusimbagurika
(~ not) -ōye (verb without infinitive)
(reluctantly) kwīyumānganya
(a sloppy job) kurēngagiza
(something alone) kwīgūnga
(something by oneself without authority) kwigenera
(something that causes pleasure or amazement) gusamāza
(that which you declared you would not ~) kwīrahuruza
(two things at once) kubāngikanya
(unwillingly) kugoyagoya
(unwillingly and complainingly) kunyinkira
(the washing up) kwoza ivyombo
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done    (to be easily or quickly) kubanguka
(to have ~) kwīgera
(to have ~ recently) guherūka
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dress    ikānzu (Sw.)
(to ~) kwāmbara
(oneself) kwīyambika, kwāmbara
(up) gushaza
(to be dressed becomingly) kubērwa
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drop    (of liquid) ima, itōnyānga, igitōnyānga
(to ~) gusekura
(to ~ fruit, tree) guhunguruka
(in water or food, vi) kudibuka
(to let fall ~ by ~) gutōnyāngiriza
(to let go of what you've started to take or do) gutēzūra, gutēnzūra
(~ out of something because you know you're in the wrong) kwōnjorora
(one who keeps dropping things here and there) umusābisābi
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duty    umurimo
(to do one's) gushimika
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easily    (to be done) kubanguka
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employee    (paid worker) umucāngero
(workman) umukozi
(someone instructed to work or overseen at work) umuyoborwa
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encourage    (to) kwīrūza, kuremēsha, kurindīsha
(oneself) kwīrūra
(to ~ to make an effort) gushīshikaza
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end    iherezo, umuhero, ihero, ubuherūka, impera, imperuka, itahīriro
(~ of boat) umukōndo
(at the ~ of every year) uk'umwāka utāshe
(to be the ~) kugwa mahera
(to be at an ~ of one's resources) kuzigirizwa
(to be at the ~) kwīherezo
(to be at an ~ of one's patience) kudundumirwa
(to be coming to an ~) guherengetera
(to come to an ~) guhenebēra, guhera, kunyika
(to ~ a conversation) kwīkebanura
(to finish) guheza
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enjoy    (oneself) kugāzagāza, kudāga (child)
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enroll    (to) kwāndikīsha
(oneself) kwīyandikīsha
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enthusiasm    umwēte
(to lose one's) kudehūra, gutenzekanya, gutēzūra
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equal    (to be) kungana, kuringanira
(in length, height) kurēha
(to make ~) kuringaniza, kunganya, kurēhēsha
(to not be ~ in length, height or ability) gusūmbana
(to make ~ in length, height) kurēsha
(to make oneself ~ to another) kwīgereranya
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erect    (to stand) kwēma, kwemarara
(for a long time) gushibama
(one who stands ~) umushibamyi
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escape    (narrow) agahēngekezo
(to ~) kudohōka, gucīka, gutoroka, kuzibukīra
(to barely ~ an accident) guhakwa, kwēnda
(the memory) kuzīnda
(to secretly help someone to ~ by taking his things for him) kunyuruza
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eunuch    inkone
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exonerate    (to) kuregūra
(oneself) kudendekeranya
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expedite    (to cooperate in getting a job done quickly) gusahiriza
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explain    gufobōra, kugenekereza, gusigūra, gusobanura
(fully till all understand) kurangūra
(poorly) gufobeka
(thoroughly) gutumbūra
(a dream) kurōtōra
(one who ~) umusigūzi
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express    (one's thoughts) gukīmbūka
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eye    ijīsho
(to close one's eyes) guhumiriza
(to cut ~ out) kunogora
(to fall into, or hurt) gutosekaza
(to get something in) gutosekara
(to make another close his) kwūnamika
(top open) gukanura
(to open ~ of another) guhumūra
(to remove foreign body from ~) gutosōra
(to wash in one's ~) kwīhumūra
(foreign body in) igitotsi
(matter in) ibikaragāshi
('sand', esp. a certain type of conjunctivitis) uburire
('sand' on awakening) ibirashi
(tiny insect in) akanyarira jisho
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eye pupil   imbonero, imboni
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face    amaso, mu maso
(in his face) mu maso hiwe
(to be facing each other) guhangana
(to make a ~ over something that tastes bad) kunyinyirwa
(to put one's ~ in one's hands in deep thought) kwitangira itama
(~ to ~) ubwāmāso, imbonankubone
(showing disapproval on one's ~) ibitsingotsingo
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fall    kugwa, gutēmba
(accidentally on spear and be injured) gushōka
(and hurt oneself) kunywāguka
(and skin oneself) gukungagurika
(before) kwikubita imbere
(down) kwikubita hasi, kwītēmbagaza
(down, as branches blown down) gukoragurika
(down, as house) guhenuka, guhomyoka, gusambūka, gusēnyuka, gusituka
(down continually or in abundance) gukoragurika
(down together, usually in fright) guhindikirana
(down from above) kweguka, gukoroka, gushunguruka, gutibuka
(from high above) guhanantuka
(from stalk) guhūnguka
(heavily, rain) kuzibiranya
(in cascade) gushunguruka, gusūma
(in, cause to) gusitura
(in love) kubēnguka
(into water or food) kudibuka
(not fall, rain) gutara
(to the ground) guhūndagara
(with) gukorokana
(with a din) guhongoroka
(to cause to fall) kugwisha, gukungagura, gutēmvya
(to cause to fall down) guhenura, gusēnyura, gukorora
(let fall drop by drop) gutōnyāngiriza
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famine    ikigoyi, amapfa, ikiza, inzara
(to leave one's country because of) gusuhūka
(to return after) gusuhūruka
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feast    amazimāno, inzimāno
(to give a ~ to) kuzimāna
(one who is in charge of food at) umuteretsi
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feelings    (hard) umwīkomo, ikinūbwe
(to hold hard ~) kwīdōga
(to hurt another's ~) gusesereza
(to not show one's ~) kwīrengagiza
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find    kurōnka, gusānga
(fault with everything) kunēbagura
(new building site) kugerēra
(one's way after being lost) guhubūka, kuzimuruka
(to be able to be found when looked for) kurondereka
(to fail to ~) kubura, guhusha
(something you ~) ikinobano
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fireplace    izīko (three stones placed for ~ , see amashiga), ifuro
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follow    kugendanira, guherekeza, gukurikira, gukwirikira
(after) kunyurana
(closely) kwōma
(a fad) guharara
(old customs) kuzīrōra
(one after the other) gukurikirana
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force    (to) kugōbēra, guhadikiriza, kuzingirikira
(someone to do something against his will) guhāta
(to obey) kugandūra
(to lose original ~) gutītūra
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forerunner    (one who prepares for another) integūza
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forgetting    (one's skill) uruhuni
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forsake    guheba, guhuma
(one another) kuvāvānura
(to succeed in persuading someone to ~ his evil ways) gukōndōra
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fracture    (bone) imvune
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framework    (of house) urukānka
(of branches on which smaller ones are interlaced) ikoma
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make fun   (to ~ of) kunegura, guhema
(to ~ of by recalling good he has lost) gucurīra
(to ~ of, esp. someone in trouble) kwīshinyira
(to be made fun of) gutētērwa
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gadabout    (one who doesn't stay home) igihūmbu
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gesture    (to put one's hand to his face in surprise) kujorerwa
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gift    ingabano, ingabire, ishikanwa, itūro, ingemu, ikado
(of appreciation or thanks) ishīmwe, igishīmo
(given on return from journey) iganūke
(nothing expected in return) impāno
(to chief to get something from him) ingororano
(to make up for offending someone) icīru
(to offer ~) gutereka, gutūra
(to pass out ~, distribute) kugaba
(to present, with something expected in return) kugemura
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good morning   (greeting) bwakeye, mwaramutse
(to tell chief or superior that someone sends in 'bwakeye') gukānda
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goodness    (one who has) intwāri
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grave-digger    (one who helps bury) umuhāmvyi
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greet    gusanganira
(by oneself in person or in letter) kuramutsa
(for) gutahiriza
(for another) gutāsha
(one another) kuramūkanya
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grief    umubabaro, amaganya, agahīnda
(to be in) kuganya, kuganyira
(to torment oneself with) kwīyambagura
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grinding    insya
(stone) urusyo, irtyazo
(of teeth) insya z'amēnyo
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guard    umurīzi, umurīnzi, umunyezamo, umuzamu (Sw.)
(esp. daytime) umusānzi
(one who stands on ~) umushibamyi
(to ~) kuzigama, kurinda
(to be on ~) kuba māso, kugaba
(oneself) kwihahiriza
(watch over carefully) kugendeza
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guardian    (one who rears child) umurēzi
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guilt    (to acknowledge to oneself one's ~) kwīrimbūra
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hair    (of baby) imvanda
(bit on top of head) isūnzu
(of human head) umushatsi
(except of human head) ubwōya
(one) urwōya
(pubic) inzya
(hair line) amasoso
(long with mud in it) ubusage
(tan in color, goats) umufumbēre
(white from old age) imvi, uruvi
(to cut) kumwa
(to dampen before cutting) kuvubika
(to have long) guhīmbira
(to have shaved off) kwīkemūra
(to let grow long) gutongoza
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hate    kwānka, kugaya, gukēngēra, gutītūra, guhama
(cause people to hate that which they had liked) gutītūra
(everything) kunebagura
(one's master) kugāmbāna
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heart    umutima, umushaha
(pure, kind) umutima ukeye
(broken) umutima umenetse
(to jump with fear) guhahama
(to pound) kugurugūmba, gusimbagurika, kudidagizwa
(to set one's ~ on) guhahamira
(to beat) gutera indihaguzi
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hello    (morning) bwakeye
(afternoon) mwīriwe
(informal) yambu, bite, amaho, gute, gute none, vyifashe gute
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help    gufasha
(another get up) kuvyūra
(exclamation: help please!) ntabāra
(in battle) gutabāra
(in trouble or grief) kwīrūra
(one another) gufatanya
(one another in loaning what is needed) gutērēra
(one in trouble) kwēmanga
(oneself even if you do not know how to do the thing) kwīgereza
(oneself, relieve one's own need) kwīkenūra
(overcome an enemy) gukōndōrera
(secretly someone to escape by taking his things for him) kunyuruza
(sick person walk) kwāndāza
(to call for ~) kwāmbaza, gutabāza
(~ to carry) gutwāza
(to cry out for) kuborōga
(to go to ~ another in his work) gusāsira
(without expectation of reward) gutabāra
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hide    (vi) gufuba, kwinyegeza, kwīhisha, kunyegera
(vt) guhisha, kunyegeza, kuzimanganya
(and wait for hunter, of animal) kuguba
(behind) kwīkīnga
(in a corner) kwīyagiriza
(oneself) kubūndabūnda
(one's thoughts) gufobeka
(the truth) kwiyobagiza
(to have nothing to ~) gutobora
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hit    (to) gukubita
(repeatedly but gently with fist, mother with child) gutumagura
(a sore place) gutoneka
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hole    (deep ~ in ground in grassy place) igihuma
(for planting beans) ibāngo
(in paper, cloth, container) intoboro, icehere
(in ground) ikuzimu, i kuzimu, ikinogo, icōbo, urwōbo, igishimu
(small ones like rats make) umwōbo, umwēnge
(to get a ~ in) gutoboka
(to ahve ~ from insects) kunyengetērwa
(to make ~) kunyengetēra
(to make ~ in stone) gukorogoshora
(to make a small ~ for setting out tree or plant) gukoba
(to tear a big ~, vi) kumānyuka
(to tie up ~ in sack) gutubika
(to pierce a ~) gutobora
(thing with ~ in it) umwēnge
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humiliate    kumāramāza, gutetereza
(to ~ oneself) kwāga hasi
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imitate    (to ~) kwīgāna
(one to be imitated) iremezo
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indict    (to take someone to chief for trial or accusation) gushengeza
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information    inkenuzo
(gained by eavesdropping) igisokoro
(to give) kurangīra
(to seek) kugenzūra
(to seek about someone) kubariritsa
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instrument    igikoresho
(musical, zither or harp) inānga
(monochord instrument) umuduri, indonongo
(musical, lamellophone) ikembe
(musical, with string) agahugūgu
(large bow-like instrument) idono, indono
(sharp) inkazi
(to play) kuvuza, gucurarānga
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jump    (to) gusīmba, gusimbagurika
(about) gukinagira
(from above) gushunguruka
(in one's sleep) guhahamuka, kurandamuka
(in surpise) guhahabuka
(in surprise or when awakened) kuzanzamuka, gukanguka
(up and run quickly) kwūbuka
(when stung or bitten) gushikurwa
(with fear, heart) guhahama
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justify    gutsīndanīshiriza
(oneself) kwīregūra
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kill    (to) kwīca, kwongeranya
(because of revenge) kuziza
(oneself) kwīyīca, kwīgaragura, kwīyahura
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know    kumenya, -zi, kuzirikana
(another's thoughts completely) kuvōgera
(facts of a case) guhinyura
(for certain) kujījūka
(to not ~) kuyobera, kuyoberwa
(to not ~ what to do) mwījījānya, kurīgānirwa
(to try to ~ something) kugenzūra
(one who knows more than is expected of him) akagūgu
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last    imperūka
(one of anything) imperēra
(one of family who has no children) imponnyi
(at ~) ubuherūka, aho rēro
(to be ~, previous) guherūka
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laugh    gutwēnga, gusekaseka
(at) kwīshinyira, gushinyira, gutwēnga
(at secretly) gutwēngera mwijigo
(for nothing) gushinyagura
(to make others ~) guswāganya, gutwēnza, gutwēngēsha
(one who makes others laugh) akagūgu
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lay    (a thing on its side) guhēngeka
(down, vt) kuryāmika
(down a burden) gutūra
(eggs) guta amagi
(hands on, dedicate) kurambikakw ibigānza
(on the ground) kurambika
(someone on his side) gukīkira
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leave    (to) guheba, kujījūka, kureka, gusiga, kugēnda, kuvaho, gutāha
(at, for) kurekera, gusigira
(abruptly) kwōnjorora
(behind) gusiga
(country) kwāmbuka, guhaba
(country because of famine) gusuhūka
(grass and stuff growing in kraal) gutongoza
(group and go by oneself) kujōnjōra
(inheritance) kuraga
(intention or place) gucungūra
(open) kurāngāza
(out) guhaza
(over) gusigaza
(place) gushingūka
(something with someone) kubītsa
(with) gusigarana
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lend    (that for which equivalent will be returned) kugurāna
(that which will itself be returned) gutīza
(something and not get it back soon) gutongoza
(money) kugurana, gukopesha amahera
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liar    umubēshi, umusukanyi
(one who goes about lying) indimanya
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life    ubugīngo, ubuzima, ukubaho
(years of one's) amavūka
(to give ~ to) kubēshaho
(to regain) guhembūka
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lift up   gukiriza, guterura
(from ground) kurārūra
(one who is lying down) kuvyūtsa
(the head) kuraramuka
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lighting    ugucana, ukudomeka, ugufatisha, ukubonesha
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like    bēne, nka
(conj.) nk'uko
(like that) -rtyo
(like this) -rtya
(to be like) gusa
(to look like) gushusha
(to like) gukūnda
(for a short time) guharara
(to try to make someone ~ what he has refused) kwōrekēra
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limestone    ingwa yo guhoma
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list    urutonde
(of chosen ones) itorero
(to ~) gutōndeka, gutōndēsha
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load    umutwāro, umuzigo
(to cause another to put down) gutūza
(to give someone a heavy ~) kuremēka
(to lighten) kuremurura
(to remove ~ from head) gutūra, gutūnda
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lose    guhōmba, guta, gutakaza
(by death) gupfīsha
(by death, one's child) gupfusha
(interest) gutenzēkanya, gutezēkanya, gutēzūra
(one another) gutāna
(one's head) gucika ivutu, kuzimagirika
(one's husband or wife by death) gupfākara
(one's zeal or enthusiasm) kudehūra
(original force) gutītūra
(to cause to) gutēsha
(to ~ elections) gutindwa amatora
(to ~ reason) gusara
(to make another ~ his case) kuzingirikira
(one who has lost everything in trial) imvumure
(weight) kugōgōra
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love    urukūndo
(strong, everlasting) akaramata
(end of loving another) agahararo
(one who loves) umukūnzi
(to fall in ~) kubēnguka
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lying    ububēshi
(one who goes about lying) indimanya
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maintain    kugumya, kugumiriza
(one's position, argue and swear that you're right) gutara
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marrow    (in bone) umusokōro
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millet    uburo
(one head) ururo
(harvest of) igenya, igesa
(harvester) umugenyi
(to harvest) kugenya, kugesa
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millstone    urusyo, irtyazo
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miracle    igitangāza, akūmiza
(not by God's power) amarēba
(making others think you've done a ~ when it's only a deception) uburyi
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miss    gusība
(aim and) guhusha
(be lonesome for) gukūmbura
(each other on path) kunyuranwa
(fail to find) kubura
(pass by but not meet) guhubana
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misunderstands    (one who deliberately) ikidāmbidāmbi
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neglect    kwānjānjwa
(one's work) kwigaramangira, gusibānganya
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net curtain   ugushira iharire mu mpuzu ibonerana
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night    ijoro
(to be) kwīra
(to be almost over) gushīra
(e.g. ijoro rishīra ubuca)
(to lodge for the) kurāza
(to spend the ~) kurāra
(to spend the ~ alone) kwīrāza
(to spend the ~ at) kurārīra
(to watch, as watchman) kurārīra
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none    nta, ata (in dependent clause)
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now    nōne, ubu, ubuho
(right now) ubu nyene, non'aha
(now then) nōne
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pain    igisigo, umubabaro, ububabare
(sharp) umusōnga
(to get relief from) kwōroherwa
(to grit one's teeth to avoid showing) gushinyanga, gushinyiriza
(to have) kubabara
(to have severe) kurībwa
(to suffer) gucumukura
(to suffer without complaint) kwīyumānganya
(to take pains with) kwītōndera
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paint    (to) kuraba
(to ~ oneself) kwīraba
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patience    urwīhāngāne
(to be at the end of one's) kudundumirwa
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persuade    (in underhanded way) kubembeteranya
(to succeed to ~ someone to leave his evil ways) gukōndōra
(to talk with someone to try to ~ her to elope) gucīkiza
(to try to ~) gukiranira
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pillow    umusego
(to ~ one's head) gusegura
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place    ikibānza, ahantu
(around trees where nothing else grows) impehemyi
(damp) ikinyōta
(for spreading out grain) imbuga
(meeting ~) ihūriro
(of another) igishīngo, icīto
(prepared to put anything) igitereko
(smelting) urugānda
(to offer to the gods) igitabo
(to receive money or other things) iyakīriro
(to sit) umusēzero
(uninhabited) agahīnga
(very narrow, tight) imbōmbāne
(where food is plentiful) ubusumo
(where water has flooded) isēsero
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plate    isahāni, isahāne
(to ~ as with silver) kumadika
(to clean up one's ~ completely) gukōmba
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postpone    gusīvya
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power    ububāsha, ingānji, ubushobozi, imbaraga, ubutegetsi
(one who has) intwāri
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prevent    kubuza, gutururuza
(from speaking) guhwāmika
(one from harming another) kuzina
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pride    ubwībone, ubwīshime, amanyama
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protect    (to) kubūngabūnga, guhāngāza, gukīnga, gutūnga, kuzigama
(oneself) kwīrinda
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public    (being nice to someone in ~ but not in private) urw'amaso
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punished    (to be ~ because of a certain thing, or for someone else's wrong) kuzira
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purify    kwēza, guhumānura
(oneself) kwīsukura
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pursue    (go after) kugīra, guhamana
(one another) kugenzanya
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quench    (one's thirst) guhodoka, kwīshōza, kwīca inyōta
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reason    inyānduruko, inkomānzi, impāmvu, imvo, igituma
(to ~ with someone to try to persuade her to elope) gucīkiza
(to ~ within oneself) kwībūranya
(to be tired without ~) kudendebukirwa
(to lose ~) gusara
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receive    (to) kwābīra, kwākīra, kurōnka
(back security) kugwatūra
(from someone's hands) kwēnda
(in one's hands) kwābīra
(loan and then not pay back) guherana
(more) kurushiriza
(physically) gutēga
(presents) gushikirwa
(something as a gift or loan and repay reluctantly and late) guhasha
(place to receive money or other things) iyakīriro
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refuse    kwānka, kugāmbāna, guhakana, kunana
(absolutely) guta agati, kuziririza
(esp. girl to marry a certain man) kubēnga
(strongly) gukankamira
(to acknowledge one's wrong) kudadarara
(to eat) kuzira
(to eat or drink with) kunēna
(to eat what you've always eaten) guhura
(to give) kwīma
(to give to another) kwīmana
(to give another his own) kugūnga
(to go on helping someone) guhasha
(to listen, almost as crazy) gutaragurika
(to listen to authority) kugarariza
(to obey) kugaranya
(to repay loan) guheranira
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regard    (without) utwininga, irarīrari
(to go into danger without ~ to oneself) kwīroha
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rejoice    kunēzērwa
(at arrival of someone) gukēra
(in another's troubles) gukēkeza
(in coming of another) kwigina, gusāsīrira
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remember    kwībuka
(to be easy to) kuzīndūka
(maliciously of someone dead or something forgotten) gucūza
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reminisce    (to remind of someone who is dead) gucūza
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remorse    (to make another feel badly over something he's done) gutēteka
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renounce    (oneself) kwīnegura
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reparation    (gift to make up for offending someone) icīru
(to make) guhōnga, guhōngera, kuriha
(to pay to make up for wrong doing) kwīcungura
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repetition    (one who speaks with senseless repetition of words) ikirogorogo
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reproach    (bringing ~ on others) ububwa
(~ a dead person thus making it hard for loved ones) kwītāmba ku muvyimba
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resources    (money) inkomoko y'ibintu
(to be at end of one's) kuzigirizwa
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respect    isoni, icūbahiro
(that which is respected) igitīnyiro
(to ~) gusona, gusonera, kwūbaha
(to lack) kwūbahuka
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retrace    (one's steps) gukubirana
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return    (to where speaker is) kugaruka
(other than where speaker is) gusubira
(vt) kugarukana, gusubiza
(from far away) guhabūka
(from hunting) guhīgūka
(from running away) guhīngūra
(from war) gutabāruka
(home, of wife when angry at husband) kugēnda buje
(to) gushikiriza
(to cause to) kugarura, gukubiranya, gusubiza
(to fail to) kugīrīra
(to have to ~ home because of bad news) gukuba
(to one's country after famine is over) gusuhūkuruka
(with) kugarukana
(person who goes never to return) akagīrīre
(an investment ~) umwimbu
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reveal    kwāndagara, kwātura, kwerekana, gufobōra, gufurūra, kugaragara, kugaragaza, kugoborora, guhishūra, kunyegurura, gusokorora
(oneself) kwibonekeza, kwībūra
(what is false) guhūmuriza
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revere    gusona, gusonera, kwūbaha
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rolling stone   urunāna
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run    kwīruka
(as water) gutēmba
(down hill) gukoragurika
(to jump up and run quickly) kwūbuka
(like a little child) kudiririmba
(out bit by bit till all is gone) gushīrīra
(out to see something, usually of a crowd) gushwabāduka
(over) gusēsekara
(very fast) kwīrukānga, gushīnga amano
(to lean forward preparing to run) gutuna
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say    kubara, kugira, gukerutsa, kurānga, kuvuga, kubarira, –ti
(no infinitive)
(to say no) guhakana
(he says) ngo, ati
(nothing) kunuma
(not ~ directly) gukingitiranya
(mean things to provoke another) kwīyandagaza
(things to make others laugh) guswāganya
(say!) erega
(you don't say!) itu
(slanderous talk) kuvōvōta
(one who says things he shouldn't when with others) ikirandamuke
(one who says inappropriate things) igihururu
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scorn    umugayo, akagayo, agasūzuguro
(one who scorns others) umucōkōranyi
(spit spurted from between teeth as indication of) inyeri
(to ~) guhinyura, kunēma, kugaya, gukēngēra
(to show ~ by spitting out) gucīra inyeri
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scratch    umukwābu
(to ~) gukūba
(as wood, slate, etc.) guharura, guharagura
(oneself) kwīyāga
(with fingernails) kwāga
(with a nail) guhānda
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search    kwīhwēza, gusesa
(carefully) gusūra
(for) guhama, kurondera
(for a buyer) kubūnga
(carefully to see if anyone is there) gukengūza
(to make ~ for) gushakisha
(in vain) kujarajara
(research) gusesangura
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seclude    (one who likes to go by himself rather than with others) ikirarashamba
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secret    ibānga
(to betray) kumena ibānga, guhemuka
(one who can't keep) igihururu
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see    kubona
(after being blind) guhumūka
(see here!) erega
(that someone wishes to see you alone) gukebuka
(through deceit) guhinyura
(with comprehension) kurabukwa
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seek    kurondera
(advice) kugīsha
(assistance to overcome) kugomorera
(doer of evil, as witch doctor does) kuragura
(food) gusuma
(information) kugenzūra
(information about someone) kubariritsa
(one's way) kujurajura
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seem    kuboneka
(it seems) umēnga, umēngo
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senseless    (one) imburabwēnge
(one who speaks with ~ repetition of words) ikirogorogo
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separate    (vi) gukōndōka, kuvāna, gutandukāna, kuvāvānura, kubanduka, gutēranuka
(vt) kwāhukānya, gukumīra, gusobanura, gutānya, kumatūra, gutandukānya, gutēranūra, kuvangūra
(chain, vi) kudohōka
(sense of divorce) kwāhukāna
(fighters) kubangūranya, gutātūra
(go ~ ways) gutāna
(one from another) kuvāngūka
(oneself) kugabanuka
(shake down to ~ from dirt) gukebanya
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set    (of sun) kurēnga
(down, to carry and ~ down frequently) gusegenyeza
(example) guha akarorero
(fire to) guturira
(fixed time) kugerereza
(free) kudādura
(one's heart on) guhahamira
(the table) gupānga ameza
(time: to do something at a ~ time) guhēnga
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severe    (person) umuhāmbāzi
(one who is great, severe, wise) akaranda
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shake    (vi) kudēgedwa, kudēgemwa, guhīnda agashitsi, kunyoganyoga
(vt) gukunkumura
(as earth) kunyiganyiga, gutigita
(down to seperate from dirt) gukebanya
(down as when measuring) kunyīngisha
(hands) guhānayāmbo
(hands with) gukorana mu minwe na
(in the wind) guhuzēnwa
(one's head in anger or disgust) kuzūnguza umutwe
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sharpening stone   irytāzo
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shelter    (from rain, crude) umutāra
(for animals) uruhongore
(for cows) irāro
(to ~) gukīnga
(to ~ oneself behind) kwīkingiriza
(to take ~ in rain) kwūgama
(to give ~) kwūgamīsha
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signal    (to ~ to come) kwākura
(to someone) gukebura
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silence    agacerere
(to ~) gucereza, kuzibiza, guhoza, kuzibiranya
(by motion of the hand) kumama
(one's opponent by speaking the truth) kujegeza
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single    (one) -mwe, umwe, rumwe etc.
(one banana, head of grain, etc.) umuhānyu
(single object) urudēnde
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skin    uruhu, urukoba, urusāto
(for carrying baby) ingovyi
(worn by king or great chief) inyambarabāmi
(scaly) ibikaragāshi
(to ~) kumyōra, gukungura
(to fall and ~ oneself) gukungagura, gukunguka
(to remove ~ from drying) kubāmbūra
(to stretch out to dry by pegging) kubāmba
(to have something penetrate the) gusesērwa
(crack in foot) ikivutu
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skip    (along) kunonera
(over) kurēngānya
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sleep    itiro
(to sleep, to lie down and ~) kuryama
(to fall asleep) gusinzīra
(to jump in one's ~, to walk in one's ~) guhahamuka, kurandamuka
(to nod in sleeping) gutūringiga
(to put to, cause to) gusinziriza
(sitting up) gutūringiga
(to talk in one's) kurāzirana
(to walk in one's) kurandamuka
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sore    igikomere
(little) akarōnda
(to be) gutonekara
(in one's muscles) kunywāguka
(to hit a ~ place) gutoneka
(to have running sores) kujējēta
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spend    (all day) kwīrirwa
(all night without sleeping) gukēsha
(the night) kurāra
(the night alone) kwīrāza
(time) kumara
(time together) kumarana
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spoiled    (to be) kwōnōnekara
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stamp    (article used to ~ spot) ikidomēsho
(to ~) kudoma
(on) guhonyanga, guhonyagura, gusiribānga
(to ~ one's feet, trample) gukāndagira
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stir    gucucuma, kuvānga, kuvāngavānga, kuvurūnga
(around) gucambagirana
(in one's sleep) guhahamuka
(porridge) gushigisha
(up trouble) kugūmūka
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stocks    (for prisoner) impatane
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stone    ibuye
(big) igitāndara, urutāndara
(grinding) urusyo
(rolling) urunāna
(sharpening) irtyāzo
(small, round) akabuyēnge
(three, placed for fireplace) amashiga, izīko
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stop    (vi) guhagarara, kureka, gusigaho
(vt) guhagarika, gutururuza, kubuza
(diarrhea) gufutīsha
(quarrel and make like each other) kwūnga
(~ talking abruptly though others continue) kwōnjorora
(a thing because someone has repeatedly warned and advised) gukōndōka
(up) kuzibiza
(working) kugodoka
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stretch    (vi) kwāguka, kweguka
(vt) kwāgura
(oneself) kwīgorōra
(oneself out on ground) kurambarara
(a bow) gufōra
(out, vi) kwirāmvura
(out, as skin for drum) gukana
(out arm) kurāmvura
(out skin to dry by pegging) kubāmba
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strike    kubomboranya, gukoma, gukubita, kudoda
(against in order to knock down) gusita
(down and almost kill) kurabika
(one against the other, knees) gukomānya
(oneself) kwīkubita
(oneself in amazement) kwīshishītira
(sore place) gutomeka
(together) kubomborana
(thunder, lightning) guhūndagaza
(prepare oneself to, grasp in preparation to) kubangura
(to raise one's arm to) kubangurira
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strip    (leaves from tree or stick) gukōkōra
(one of his clothing) gukoba, gukākagura
(cloth) igitabu c'impuzu
(paper) umuzingo
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stub    (one's toe) gutsītāra
(cause to) gutsītāza
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substitute    (one who takes place of guilty man) impongano
(for another) kwākīra
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supply    (to) gutānga
(to have one's needs supplied) gukenuka
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surpass    (one who surpasses all others) agahebūza, agakūra
(thing that surpasses everything of its kind) akaminūza, akarēnzo
(to ~) kurēnga, kurusha, kurushiriza, kuruta, gusūmba
(all others, good or bad) guhebūza, kunengesēra
(to try to ~) guhiga
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takings    (money) icinjiye
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task    igikorwa, akazi, umurimo
(assigned) ibāngo
(to begin ~) kwāhuka
(to be one's) kwegukirae.g. negukiye kwigisha
(to cause to work at several ~ at once) kujuragiza
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tattle    (in order to advance oneself) gusebana, kuregetereza, kuregeteranya
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teeth    amēnyo (see also tooth)
(grinding of) insya z'amēnyo
(very close together) impatane
(to brush the) kwīnyugunura, kwīyugunyura
(to get the first) kwēra
(to grit) gukomānya, kuzyēgenya
(to grit one's ~ to avoid showing pain) gushinyanga, gushinyiriza
(to notch) guhongora
(to pull) guhongora
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tempt    kugerageza, kugeza, kwōsha
(one into something then leave him) gusuka
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test    (to test, to try) kugeza
(to ~ oneself) kwīpima
(exam) ikibazo
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thin    -to, -tō-to, -toya, -tonya
(person who gets ~ gradually) umunywera
(to be, from hunger, bones show) kugōberwa
(to become) kudohōka, kugeruka, kunohoka, kwōnda, kuyōka, kwīfūtānya
(to become from work or worry) kunohorwa, kugōgōra
(to get very) kugōgōra
(to ~ out plants) kwānkanya
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thirst    inyōta
(excessive) ishārara, isari
(to quench one's) guhodoka, kwīshōza
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thought    icīyumvīro
(to put one's face in one's hands in deep ~) kwītangira itama
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thoughts    (to express one's) gukīmbūka
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throne    intebe
(to come to) kwīma, kungoma
(to place on) kwīmika
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tie    (to ~) kuboha, guhāmbīra
(beans on hedge to dry) gushisha
(clothes at waist) gukenyeza
(cow's legs while milking) kujīsha
(firmly) kudādira
(neck of sack) kuniga
(oneself to) kwīhābīra
(rope) kudādira
(securely) kudaga
(together) gutubika, gupfundikanya
(up a bundle) gutēkera
(with knot) gupfundika
(as goat in pasture) kuzirika
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time    umwānya, ikibariro, igihe, amango
(another ~) ubundi
(a short time) akanya
(the very last) ubuherūka
(of finishing or attaining something) ikirīngo
(God's time) igihe c'imana
(for planting small grain) ibiba
(to set a ~, to do something at a ~) guhēnga
(to set, measure, await a fixed ~) kugerereza
(to spend ~ together) kumarana
(to waste one's ~) gukinanga
(how many ~) kangahe?
(many times) kēnshi
(no time) nta umwanya, ntamwanya
(number of times) ibihetangabo, e.g. seven times – ibihetangabo ndwi
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toe    ino
(extra) indorerezi
(to stub one's) gutsītāra
(to cause to stub) gutsītāza
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