our    –ācu
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sōkuru     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, your, our grandfather
sōgokuru (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, your, our grandfather
sōkuruza     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, your, our ancestor
mother    (dearly loved) māma w'umukōndo
(my, our) māma, māwe, ma
(your) nyōko (sometimes with negative implication, rude derogative)
(his, her, their) nyina
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ancestor    (my, your, our) sōgokuruza, sōkuruza
(his, their) sēkuruza
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employer    umukoresha
(my, our) dātabuja
(your) shōbuja
(his their) shēbuja
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home    (at ~) i muhira, imuhira
(at the ~ of) kwa
(at our ~) i wācu, iwācu
(at my ~) i wanyu, iwanyu
(at their ~) i wabo, iwabo
(to go ~) gutāha, kuganūka
(to go ~ from work) kugodoka
(to not stay at) guhugūmba
(to return to parent's ~ when angry at husband) kugēnda buje
(to take ~ objects, cows, after being away long time) kugishūra
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iwācu   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
at our place, our home
uncle    (paternal, my, our) dāta wacu
(paternal, your) so wānyu
(paternal, his, her, their) sewābo
(maternal, my, our) mārume
(maternal, your) nyokorume
(maternal, his, her, their) inarume
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father    (my, our) dāta, dāwe, papa, da
(your) so
(his, her, their) se
(~-in-law) sebukwe
(~ of twins) sebabiri
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master    Bwana (Sw.), umukama, umushīngantāhe, nyene
(my, our) dātabuja
(your) shōbuja
(his, her, their) shēbuja
(of an art) umuhīnga
(to be) kugaba
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musāza (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
brother (of girl)
musazanje my brother (girl speaking)
musaza wiwe her brother
musazacu our brother (girls speaking)
musaza wanyu your brother (spoken to girls)
mama wacu (ba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, our maternal aunt
grandfather    (my, your, our) sōgokuru, sōkuru
(his, their) sēkuru
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dāta (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, our father
dāwe (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, our father
mama (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, our mother
sēnge (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, our paternal aunt
nyogosēnge your paternal aunt
-ācu   adj    our, ours
-ne   adj    four
-nyene   adv    1. only, 2. the very one, 3. -self, (with pronoun prefix: myself, yourself, himself, herself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves) 4. exactly
-nyu     adj    your (pl.)
-we     adj    your (sg.)
amaborōgo    5    wailing, mourning (from kuborōga)
amashūha  5    hot spring, thermal source
dāta wacu (ba-)   phr    1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my/our paternal oncle
dātabuja (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my/our master, my/our employer
ennye     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
gucobogora (-cobogoye)     v    1. to become poor after wealth, 2. to be tired and discouraged
gufyikinyura (-fyikinyuye)     v    to scrub, scour
guhaga (-haze)   v    1. to begin to head up (as grain), 2. to fight one bigger than yourself, 3. to blow air into (ball)
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
gukungagurika (-kungaguritse)     v    to fall and skin yourself
gusasa (-shashe)     v    to stay at the king's or a chief's court for a time
inka zishashe amahembe maze of horns
gusēmbēra (-sēmbēreye)     v    to sojourn (esp. in search for place to build)
gusēsera (-sēseye)     v    to pour out at, for
gusēsēsha (-sēsēsheje)     v    to cause to pour out
gusēswa (-sheshwe)     v    to be poured out
gushisha (-shishe)     v    1. to be big, fat, chubby 2. to be flourishing (of growing things, child), 3. to be very dirty, unpleasant, repulsive, 4. to tie beans to hedge to dry
gushīshikaza (-shīshikaje)   v    to encourage, to exhort
gusuka (-sutse)     v    1. to pour into, 2. to deceive, tempt one into something and then leave him
gusukira (-sukiye)     v    to pour at, for
gusukīsha (-sushijwe)     v    to cause to pour, pour by means of
gusukwa (-sutswe)     v    1. to be tempted, 2. to be poured
guswera (-sweye)     v    to have sex, to have intercourse, to fuck (only used of men, rude)
guswerana (-sweranye)   v    1. to have sex with each other, to fuck each other (rude), 2. to have homosexual intercourse (rude)
guswerana nk'imbwa     phr    to make love like dogs, to have homosexual intercourse (derogative)
guswerwa (-swerwe)   v    to have sex, to have intercourse, to be fucked (only used of women, rude)
gutabagura (-tabaguye)     v    1. to rend, 2. to devour, 3. tear in pieces
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
gutona (-tonnye)   v    to be favourite
gutubika (-tubitse)     v    1. to tie together, to tie up hole in sack, 2. to put on tourniquet
ibwāmi   phr    at the king's court, royal court
icigwa (ivy-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
lecture, course
ifu (ama-)     3   5  sg. class 3: i-,in-
pl. class 5: ama-
flour (pl. used for speaking of different kinds)
ifu y'amasaka   phr    sorghum flour
ifu y'ibigori   phr    maize flour
ifu y'ingano   phr    wheat flour
iganūke (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
gift given on return from journey
igikunga (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
squash, gourd
igise (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
ardour, fervour
ikibarara (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. eggshell, 2. broken gourd, 3. fragment
ikibuga (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. courtyard, 2. playground, 3. grounds
ikinyege (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
gourd rattle with several acoustic elements
ikirende (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. gourd (long), 2. person or animal of very nice disposition, no malice
ikizirazira (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
shield of variegated colours
ikurujeti   3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
courgette, zucchini (Fr.)
imbizi (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. tiny stream of water, 2. spring, source
impāmba (im-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
food for a journey
intangāro (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
within the kraal, courtyard
intendēri (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
gourd (used as object of worship)
intirobwa (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
zucchini, courgette
intwāri (in-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
one who has power, goodness, courage
isaha (ama-)     3   5  sg. class 3: i-,in-
pl. class 5: ama-
hour, clock
isōko (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
fountain, spring, source
iwanyu  n    at your home, your home
izina (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
umunsi ur'izina on a certain day
amazina y'inka poetry praising cattle
amazina y'ubuhizi poetry praising courageousness
amazina y'urugamba war poetry
kane   four times (from -ne)
kubīha (-bīshe)     v    1. to be sour, 2. to be bitter
kubīsha (-bīhije)     v    to make bitter, sour
kubūranya (-būranye)   v    1. to defend oneself when accused, 2. to take case to chief or court
kududubiza (-dudubije)     v    to pour forth water (as a spring)
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
kugamba (-gamvye)     v    1. to talk, 2. give a discourse
kuganya (-ganye)     v    1. to be anxious, 2. to be troubled, 3. be in grief, to mourn
kuramiza (-ramije)     v    to pour milk down another's throat
kurāmvura (-rāmvuye)     v    to stretch out arm, to continue one's journey
kuremēsha (-remēsheje)     v    1. to encourage, to strengthen, 2. to create with
kuremēshwa (-remēshejwe)     v    to be encouraged, strengthened
kurīndīsha (-rīndīshije)     v    to entrust to someone to guard, encourage
kurura (-ruze)     v    to be bitter, sour
kururirwa (-ruriwe)     v    to find it sour, bitter
kurya umwana (-riyrīye)   phr    1. to have intercourse, 2. to fornicate
kuryana akameka   phr    to eat together from the bucket (lit.), to have homosexual intercourse (euphem. from prison language)
kuryana inyuma     phr    (Sw.) to have anal intercourse
kuvīra (-vīriye)   v    1. to flow out, 2. to be spilled, 3. to shed, to pour, 4. to leave from
kuvuba (-vuvye)   v    to cause to rain (sorcerer), to pour water on hair before cutting
kuvubika (-vubitse)   v    to pour water on hair before cutting it
kuvura (-vuze)   v    1. to sour (milk), 2. to thicken (vi), 3. to coagulate
kuvurisha (-vurishije)   v    to cause to thicken, sour by
kuzigirizwa (-zigirijwe)   v    to be surrouned, to be at end of one's resources, to be absolutely discouraged in difficulty
kwēnda (-ēnze)     v    1. to receive (from someone's hands), 2. to have sex, to make love, to have intercourse, 3. to fornicate (rude)
kwīheba (-īhevye)     v    1. to be discouraged completely, to despair, to be desperate, 2. to sacrifice oneself to or for
kwīhebūra (-īhebūye)     v    to be discouraged
kwīrūra (-īrūye)     v    1. to comfort, assist one in trouble of grief, 2. to encourage oneself
kwīrūza (-īrūje)     v    to encourage, strengthen
kwītāra (-ītāze)     v    1. to be determined to get what you want, 2. to be presumptous, 3. put yourself above where you belong
kwītomba (-ītomvye)     v    1. to love onself (lit.), 2. to have homosexual intercourse
kwitwarira (-itwariye)   v    1. to accuse, 2. to take to court
kwūgunyuza (-ūgunyuje)   v    1. to scour at pot, 2. to rinse out dirt, 3. to drink all there is in a container
kwūhīra (-ūhīye)   v    1. to pour water on another's hands, 2. to give salt to domestic animals (usually in other food)
marere    n    fourth finger
māwe     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my (our) mother
murisānze   phr    be yourself, make yourself comfortable (said to a visitor)
mushiki (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
sister (of boy)
mushiki wiwe his sister
mushiki wanyu your sister (spoken to boys)
(see also mushikanje, mushikabo)
mwēne so (b-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. your brother, 2. your sister (lit. child of your father)
nyōbuja   1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
your mistress
nyogosēnge (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
sister of your father, your paternal aunt
nyoko (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
your (sing. or pl.) mother (sometimes with negative implication, rude derogative)
nyōkobuja     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
your mistress, employer
nyōkobukwe     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
your mother-in-law
nyokorome (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
(your) maternal uncle
nyokorume (ba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
(your) maternal uncle
nyōkwanyu     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
your maternal aunt
shōbuja (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
your master, employer, boss
(ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
father (of person spoken to)
so wawe your father
so wanyu your paternal uncle
sōgokuruza (ba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my, your, our, ancestor
tega iminwe   phr    hold out your hands
ububangutsi   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
ardour, fervour
ubufu   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
ubuhizi     8  class 8
singular: ubu-
1. handsomeness, 2. praiseworthiness, 3. skill, 4. courage
ubukerebutsi   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
ardour, fervour
umuguma (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
weak place, as scar, on skins or gourds
umuhana (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
1. village, 2. neighbourhood, 3. locality, area around village or dwelling
umuhizi (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. handsome or skilled person, 2. courageous person
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)
umukunga (imi-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
squash, gourd
umukuza (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
long gourd, sack made of skin
umutānga (imi-)     2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
1. middle of lake or river, 2. kind of gourd
umuturanyi (aba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
umwifato (imy-  2  class 2
singular: umu-
plural: imi-
character, behaviour
urubu (im-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
1. turn, 2. yogurt, sour milk (clabbered, unskimmed), 3. sour taste
urugēndo (in-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
urugēndo rwiza   phr    Have a good journey! Safe journey!
urukiko (in-  6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
court, tribunal
urukiramēnde     6  class 6
singular: uru-
any four-sided figure (originally, a place fixed for pole-vaulting)
wītwa nde   phr    what is your name?
ardour    ububangutsi, ubukerebutsi, igise
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aunt    (maternal, my) māma wācu
(maternal, your) nyokwānyu
(maternal, his, her, their) nyinābo
(paternal, my) māsenge
(paternal, your) nyogosenge
(paternal, his, her, their) inasenge
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bitter    (to be) kubīha, gukara, gukariha, kurura
(~ flavour, to taste) kururirwa
(anything ~) ibāmba
(not ~, esp. of manioc) -horo
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black    (colour) umufyīri, agafyīri
(very black) umuvyiro
(to be black) kwīrabura
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blue    (colour) ubururu (Sw.)
(old) umufyīri, agafyīri, umukata
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brother    (my) mwēne data
(your) mwēne so
(his, her, their) mwēne se
(older ~ of boy) mukuru, mukurwanje
(younger ~ of boy) mutoyi, murumuna
(of girl) musāza
(of my mother) mārume
(of your mother) nyokorume
(of his, her, their mother) inarume
(of father, uncle) dāta wacu, dāta wanyu, dāta wabo
(to be ~ and sister, or to be ~s) kuvūkana
(religious, monk) umufrere
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brown    (to ~ food) guhindukiza mu mavuta
(colour) c'inzobe, c'umugina, c'akaga, ibihogo
(light ~) akagājo, umuyēnzi
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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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child    umwāna, umugisye, umukeme, umurerwa
(before he begins to know anything) igitambamboga, igitwengerabarozi
(disobedient) intabarirwa
(first-born) imfura
(healthy, about 4 months) ikibunduguru
(illegitimate) igihūmbu, ikivyārwa
(learning to walk) ikidegedege, intavyi
(male) umuyibigi
(of) mwene
(of mixed marriage) ikivyārwa
(only) ikinege, umwāna w'ikinege
(derogative) umuhimbiri
(small) ikibondo
(starting to know a little) umwankavu
(that doesn't grow properly) imfunya
(unwanted or orphan) intābwa
(up to 8 or 10 years) umugimbi
(weaned) umucūko, umukurira
(youngest or favourite) umuhererezi
(~ care) ubuhinga bwo kurera abana
(~ benefit) imfashanyo y'umuryango
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colour    irāngi
(black) umukata, umufyiri, agafyīri,
(very) umuvyiro
(black mud) urushānga
(blue) ubururu
(brown) ibihogo
(brown, light) akagājo, umuyēnzi
(brownish black cow) ikirāyi
(gray) -vivi, agahīza, akavūzo, uruvūzo
(green) akātsi gatoto
(orange) umutugutu
(red, like mud) agahama
(tan hair, of goats) umufūmbere
(very white) derere
(yellow) umuhōndo, umutugutu
(yellow, dark) ibihogo
(yellow, light, reddish) umugina
(to be black) kwīrabura
(to be white) kwēra
(to become yellow or reddish, in ripening) kubēnja
(to colour) kuraba
(to ~ in) gusiga amabara
(to change ~, fade) kubēnjūka, kubēngūka
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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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continue    kugumiriza, guhora, gukomeza, kubāndānya (vt)
(to ~ to go) kubāndānya
(one's journey) kurāmvura
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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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devour    gutabagura
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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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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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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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fervour    ububangutsi, ubukerebutsi
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fetish    (bark cloth used as a thing of worship) indabe
(gourd used) intendēri
(heathen charm on head) urugori
(spotted barkcloth) indome
(things used in worship of Kiranga, thought to have special powers) ubuzimuzimu
(charm) igiheko
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finger    urutoke
(thumb) urukumu
(index) nkumbaruboko
(middle) nsūmbazōse
(fourth) marere
(little) uruhererezi
(extra) indorerezi
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flour    ifu, ubufu
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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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four    -ne, ennye
(four times) kane
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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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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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hands    (to close together) gufumbata
(to pour water on another's) kwūhīra
(imperatif: ”hold out your ~!”) tega iminwe
(to lay ~ on) kurambikakw ibigānza
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homosexual    (person) umutinganyi, umukonotsi, umuswezi, umubidadi, umugeyi
(to be gay) kunōnōka
(to have ~ intercourse) kwitomba, guswerana, kuryana akameka
(to act as ~, commit ~ acts) gutingana
(to have ~ intercourse, rude) guswerana nk'imbwa
(effeminate traditional priest) ikihindu, ikimaze
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hour    isaha (for various hours of day, see under 'day')
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kingdom    ubwāmi
(at the king's court) ibwāmi, i bwāmi
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milk    amata
(human) amabērebēre
(buttermilk) amaterere
(skimmed) amatererwa
(given to sick) umwērēra
(sour) urubu
(containers, table or shelf for) uruhīmbi
(cup) icānsi
(to have dirt in ~) gutobeka
(to pour ~ down another's throat) kuramiza
(to put skin of dead calf before cow so she will give milk) kwōrokēra
(to remove a foreign body from) gutosōra
(to sour, curdle) kuvura
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mistress    (my) mābuja
(your) nyōbuja
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mother-in-law    (my) mābukwe
(your) nyokobukwe
(his, her, their) inabukwe
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neighbour    umuturanyi, umubānyi
(to be) kumana
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pour    (to ~ into) gusuka
(to shed) kuvīra
(to ~ out) gusēsa
(~ forth water, as spring) kududubiza
(~ milk down another's throat) kuramiza
(~ water on another's hands) kwūhīra
(~ water on hair before cutting it) kuvuba
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rain    imvura
(light, fine) urunyanyāga
(main rain season) itumba
(season of early rains) agatāsi
(very heavy) isegenya
(very heavy, sweeps away crops on hillside) inkukūra
(wind and rain, storm) inkūbi
(path of water in heavy rain) umuvo
(to ~) kugwa
(with imvura, i.e. imvura iragwa)
(to begin to ~ after dry season) gutāsura
(to cause to, sorcerer) kuvuba
(early in morning or for a long time) kuvōvōta
(heavily) guhonoka
(a long time without stopping) kujobanya
(on) kuvubira
(softly) kunyanyāga
(to threaten to) gukuba
(to fall continuously) gushāna
(to fall heavily) kuzibiranya
(to go for shelter in) kwūgama
(to be soaked by downpour) kujōbeka
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scar    inkovu
(from medical cutting) ururāsago, indāsago
(left by person scratching or biting another) inkogote
(on gourd or skin) umuguma
(of plant) ibango
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scour    gufyikinyura
(pot) kwūgunyuza
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sister    mwēne data, mwēne se, mwēne nyina
(older ~ of girl) mukuru, mukurwanje
(of boy) mushiki
(younger ~ of girl) mutoyi, murumuna
(of my father) māsenge
(of your father) nyogosenge
(of his, her, their father) inasenge
(of man's sister or woman's brother) mwishwa
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soaked    (to be) kujōba
(by downpour of rain) kujōbeka
(in house) kuvīrwa
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sour    (milk, taste) urubu
(to ~, milk) kuvura
(to be ~) kubīha, kurura
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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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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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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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tired    (to be) kudendebukirwa, kunanirwa, kuruha
(and discouraged) gucobogora
(for no reason, e.g. in morning) kugoherwa
(to make) kurusha
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water    amazi
(rapidly flowing) umupfūnda
(anything that falls in) ikirohe
(dirt in) ikirohe
(large deep place of) icōgo
(thing for drawing) ikivōmesho
(to ~ plants) gusukira, kuvōmera
(to draw, go for) kuvōma
(to be covered with) kurengerwa
(to be in) kubōmbeka
(to filter ~) kuyōra amazi
(to flow softly, quietly) kuyōmbekēra
(to go in, swim) kwōga
(to have dirt in) gutobeka
(to pour on another's hands) kwūhīra
(to put into) kurobeza
(to remove foreign article) gutosōra
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weak    (person) umugoyigoyi
(~ and faltering person) urudēndevu
(place, as scar, on skins or gourds) umuguma
(something that appears to be strong but is ~) igihōmbe
(to be ~) kudendebukirwa, kugabanuka, kugira intege, kugoyagoya, kumugara
(to be ~ and floppy) kuregarega
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your    (sing.) -we, –āwe
(pl.) -nyu, –ānyu
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character    (behaviour) imyitwarire, umwifato, imico
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sex    (to have ~, to lie down together) kuryamana
(to marry, to have ~, only used of men) kurongora
(to be married, to have ~, only of women) kurongorwa
(to have ~ without being married) kurongorana
(to have ~, only used of men, rude) guswera
(to have ~, only used of women, rude) guswerwa
(to have ~, to fornicate) kwenda, kurya umwana
(to have homosexual intercourse) kwitomba, guswerana, kuryana akameka, kuryana inyuma
(to make love like dogs, to have homosexual intercourse, derogative) guswerana nk'imbwa
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anal    mu nyo
(to have anal intercourse) kuryana inyuma (Sw.)
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comfortable    (to be) kunōnōka
(make yourself ~!) murisānze
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person    umuntu
(bad) umubi
(Black or African) umwirabura
(cross) ibāmba
(courageous) intwāri
(dedicated to Kiranga) igihwēba, igishegu
(dishonest) igihūmbu
(elderly) umusāza
(fearful) igihumura
(from far away) umunyankīko
(good, kind, just, holy, righteous) umwerānda
(grammar, ~ of verb) umuvugwa
(handsome) umuhizi
(hard to get along with) ikigoryi
(harsh) umuhāmbāzi
(honest, speaking truth) imvugakuri, umunyakuri
(honorable) umupfāsoni, umwūbahwa, nyakubahwa
(intelligent, skilled, eloquent) umuhānga
(kind and charitable) umukūndanyi
(lovable) umunyagikūndiro
(malformed) ikirema
(mean and quarrelsome) ikijōra
(meek) umugwanēza
(merciful) umunyembabazi
(miserable) umugōrwa
(of high rank, noble character) umupfāsoni
(of nice disposition) ikirende
(one by himself) inyakamwe
(sharp) inkazi
(skillful) umuntu w'inkuba, umugesera
(strong) umunyenkomezi
(stubborn) intakonywa, intābwīrwa
(tall, fat) ikigwīnyīra
(weak) umugoyigoyi, urudēndevu
(white) umuzungu, umwera
(who is great, severe, wise) akaranda
(with many children) umurēngera
(worthy of praise or love) umunyagikūndiro
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worship    amasengēsho
(catholic) imisa
(gourd used as object of) indendēri
(objects used in ~ of Kiranga) ubuzimuzimu
(object of) ikigirwamāna
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