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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heard    (to be ~ plainly) kwūmvīkana
(to speak so that one is heard but not understood, because of distance) guhwirima, guhihima
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gufobeka (-fobetse)     v    1. to hide, 2. speak in a mysterious language, 3. explain poorly
kunegura (-neguye)     v    1. to denounce, 2. to blame, 3. speak evil of, 4. to make fun of, 5. to criticize,
kurogota (-rogose)     v    1. to speak evil of the king, 2. to blaspheme
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
gufudika (-fuditse)     v    1. to reverse syllables in word, 2. to speak carelessly, 3. to be careless
kuvugīsha (-vugīshije)   v    to cause to speak
kwūbahuka (-ūbahutse)   v    1. to lack respect, be disrespectful, 2. to be insolent, 3. to dare, to be bold, 4. to speak fearlessly
unwisely    (to speak) kurofokwa
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gutēturura (-tēturuye)     v    to speak in someone's favor, to defend
kubobōteza (-bobōteje)     v    to speak very beseechingly
kudebagura (-debaguye)     v    1. to speak foolishly, 2. to be unintelligent, 3. to be ignorant (used in NT for barbarous)
kurtyekeza (-rtyekeje)     v    to speak sarcastically, ironically
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
kurerembuza (-rerembuje)     v    to glance at, to speak without arriving at the point
guhogōmboka (-hogōmbotse)     v    to speak many words (usually quite meaningless ones)
sit    kwīcara
(to ~ fidgeting, or to go from place to place to ~ because others speak evil of you) kuyugayuga
(of kings or rulers) kuvyāgira
(together talking for a long time) gutūrika
(to fix up nice place to ~) gusēzera
(place to ~) icīcaro, umusēzero
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guhengēshanya (-hengēshanije)     v    to speak hesitantly (usually used with negative)
gutobekeranya (-tobekeranije)     v    to pierce through, to speak clearly, distinctly, understandably
kurandamukira (-randamukiye)     v    to speak loudly to
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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king    umwāmi
(entrance to king's kraal) ikirīmba
(house of) ingoro
(pronouncements or commands sent out to chiefs) amatēka
(to become) kwīma
(to die) gutānga
(to make) kwīmika
(to sit) kuvyāgira
(to speak evil of ~) kurogota
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sarcastically    (to speak) kurtyekeza
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kuvuga ubureve (-vuze)   phr    to speak with a speech defect
gukana (-kannye)     v    1. to smooth out, stretch out (vt) (as skin for drum), 2. to speak evil of, 3. to threaten
kuyoba (-yovye)   v    1. to get lost, 2. to err in counting or in speaking, 3. to make a mistake, 4. to speak evil of ruler, 5. to break the law
bride    umugeni
(to give gift to ~, so she will talk) guhorōra
(to refuse to speak till given gift, ~) guhorōrwa
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rudely    (to speak ~) kurofokwa
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unkind    (to speak unkindly to each other) kurandagurana
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gufobōra (-fobōye)     v    1. to reveal, 2. explain, 3. speak clearly
guhihima (-hihimye)     v    to speak where others hear voice but cannot distinguish words
guhorōrwa (-horōwe)     v    to refuse to speak (bride) until given money
gutobora (-toboye)     v    1. to pierce, make a hole, 2. to speak distinctly, 3. to be straight-forward, to have nothing to hide, 4. to hear well, 5. to complete a thing
guhinyuza (-hinyuje)     v    1. to check over a thing, 2. to prove, give proof, 3. to convince, 4. to verify, 5. to condemn, 6. to disgrace, 7. to speak truth, 8. to divine
guhwirima (-hwirimye)     v    to speak where others hear voice but cannot distinguish words
gutumbūra (-tumbūye)     v    1. to explain thoroughly, speak distinctly, 2. to tell what one has heard while eavesdropping, 2. to stoop
kurofokwa (-rofokwe)     v    to speak unwisely or rudely
kwīgarura (-īgaruye)     v    1. to leave off speaking evil and speak kindly, 2. be converted
language    ururimi
(evil, esp. of young girl) ubweruzi
(to speak in a mysterious ~) gufobeka
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gucobogoza (-cobogoje)     v    1. to wear out (vt), 2. to exhaust, 3. to exaggerate, 4. to speak hatefully to another, 5. to tarnish, besmirch, smirch
guhāririza (-hāririje)     v    1. to speak against, 2. to scold vehemently, 3. to cause to argue
kuyugayuga (-yugayuze)   v    to go from place to place to sit (because of fear, or because others speak evil of you), sit fidgeting
foolishly    (to act) kwīfūtanya, gusaragurika
(to act ~ in fun) kudāyāngwa, gupfyina
(to speak ~) kudebagura, gusaragurika
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gucurikanya (-curikanye)     v    to speak evil of one another
kurangurura (-ranguruye)     v    to speak loudly, to raise the voice
beseechingly    (to speak very) kubobōteza
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incoherently    (to speak ~) kuvōvōta
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thoughtlessly    (to speak) kurandamuka
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ironic    (to be ~) guhema
(to speak ironically) kurtyekeza
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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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guhwāmika (-hwāmitse)     v    1. to put down, 2. prevent from speaking, 3. to calm, appease
gusubira (-subiye)     v    to return, to go back (other than where the speaker is)
ibirogorogo    4    one who speaks with senseless repetition of words
ifu (ama-)     3   5  sg. class 3: i-,in-
pl. class 5: ama-
flour (pl. used for speaking of different kinds)
ikēba    n    1. jealously (esp. between wives of same husband), 2. speaking evil of another with whom you share work
ikirogorogo (ibi-  4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
someone speaking with senseless repetition of words
imvugakuri (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
someone speaking the truth, an honest person
imvugarimwe (im-  3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
all speaking together
kugaruka (-garutse)     v    to return (vi) to place where speaker is
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)
kuvuga (-vuze)   v    1. to speak, to say, 2. to discuss, 3. to claim
kuvuza (-vugije)   v    1. to cause to speak, 2. to play instrument, 3. to beat drum
kwishongora (-ishongoye)   v    speaking or chanting of a lyrical poem characterized by long phrases (where emphasis is on the lyrical text, not accompanied by dancing)
kwīsomōra (-īsomōye)     v    to dress a wound for oneself (euphemistically used for to commit adultery in speaking of a married man)
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)
mushikanje (ba-  1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
my brother (boy speaking)
umukōbwācu (aba-)     1  class 1
singular: umu-
plural: aba-
1. daughter of my sister (when girl speaking), 2. daughter of my brother (when boy speaking)
err    (to be wrong, to ~) kwīhēnda, kwībesha
(to ~ in counting or speaking) kuyoba
(to ~, be on wrong path) kuzimagirika
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misspeak    (err in speaking) kuyoba
('excuse me, I said a wrong word, misspoke myself') bambe
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mistake    ikosa (Sw.), ifuti
(to make a ~) gukosha
(to make a ~ in counting or speaking) kuyoba
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prevent    kubuza, gutururuza
(from speaking) guhwāmika
(one from harming another) kuzina
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repetition    (one who speaks with senseless repetition of words) ikirogorogo
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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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senseless    (one) imburabwēnge
(one who speaks with ~ repetition of words) ikirogorogo
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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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together    hamwe
(all) icārimwe
(living) umubāno
(all speaking) imvugarimwe
(with) kumwe
(sticking) akaramata
(trees grown very close ~) impatane
(to be) kumana
(to bring) gukoranya, gutēranya
(to come, as crowd) gukungēra
(to come all ~, suddenly, as at call of trouble) kurandamuka
(to crowd ~) kwegerana
(to get close) kwegerana
(to go ~ to see something, of many people) gukōndōrera
(to live) kubāna
(to live, be always) kwāmana
(to meet) gukorana, gutērana
(to cause to meet) gukoranya, gutēranya, guhūza
(to put) kwegeraniriza, guhūza
(to put things or people close ~) kwegeranya
(to spend time) kumarana
(to stick, vi) gufatana, kumata
(to stick, vt) gufatanya, kumatanya
(to strive and crowd) kuvurungana
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word    ijāmbo, amajāmbo, amagambo
(root or stem) itsina
(one who speaks with senseless repititions of ~) ikirogorogo
(to not keep one's ~, or to do that which you declared you wouldn't) kwīrahuruza
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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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 speak found in: Kirundi I (Study lessons)
lesson 29   Future Tense
lesson 44   Some verbs
lesson 48   Personal Pronouns
lesson 120   Miscellaneous Expressions
 speak found in: Kirundi II (Grammar)
chapter 2   Compound Future Tenses, Compound Conditional
chapter 19   Strong Negative Imperatives
chapter 23   Future and Negative Infinitives