try    kugerageza, kugeza
(on clothes) kwīgera
(over and over in several places and ways) gutarataza
(to get out of work) gushaza
(to hinder from doing wrong) guhōyahōya
(to know something) kugenzūra
(to persuade) gukiranira
(to persuade in underhanded way) kubembeteranya
(repeatedly unseccessfully) kwānkika
(to rule or act in another's place) kurēngera
(to surpass another) guhiga
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kubembeteranya (-bembeteranije)     v    to try to persuade someone in an underhanded way
kurēngera (-rēngeye)     v    to take authority on oneself, to try to rule or act in another's place
gukiranira (-kiraniye)     v    1. to argue about, discuss, 2. to try to persuade
gutarataza (-tarataje)     v    to try over and over in several places and ways
kwōrekēra (-ōrekēreye)     v    1. to try to make someone like what he has refused, 2. to entice, 3. to seduce
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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test    (to test, to try) kugeza
(to ~ oneself) kwīpima
(exam) ikibazo
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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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wrong    (to be ~) kwīhēnda, kwībesha
(to be ~ end to) gucurika
(to be placed ~ end to) gucurama
(to drop out of something because you know you're in the ~) kwōnjorora
(to try to hinder from doing ~) guhōyahōya
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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?)
hinder    kubuza, gutangīra, guteba, gutēsha
(from harming another) kuzina
(from hearing) kubugiriza
(to try to ~ from doing wrong) guhōyahōya
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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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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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kugenzūra (-genzūye)     v    1. to judge weather by sky, 2. to try to know something, 3. seek information, 4. to inspect
kwānkika (-ānkitse)     v    to try repeatedly unsuccessfully
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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guhōyahōya (-hōyahōye)     v    1. to try to hinder from doing wrong, 2. to coax, 3. to reassure
kugerageza (-gerageje)     v    1. to tempt, attempt, 2. to experiment, to try, to try out, 3. to make an effort
kwīyambagura (-īyambaguye)     v    1. to torment oneself with grief, 2. to try to find food for unexpected guests
guhaga amatama (-haze)   phr    to try to give speech but feel restrained
blink    (to ~ often to try to see) guhumaguza
(with eyes) gukubita ingohe
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elope    (go to husband without being properly married) gucīkira, kwigemura
(to try to persuade to elope) gucīkiza
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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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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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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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like    (to ~) gukūnda
(to ~ for a short time) guharara
(to try to make someone ~ what he has refused) kwōrekēra
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speech    imvugo, insiguro
(defect, esp. for s, ch, c) ubureve, e.g. kuvuga ubureve
(to be freed from ~ impediment) kugobōdoka
(to have ~ impediment) kugobwa
(to try to give ~ but feel restrained) guhaga amatama
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gucīkiza (-cīkije)     v    1. to talk with someone to try to persuade her to elope, 2. to take wife without marrying her properly
guhiga (-hize)     v    1. to race, contest, 2. try to surpass another, 3. dispute, 4. threaten
gushaza (-shajije)     v    1. to try to get out of work, appear as working but really doing nothing, 2. to adorn, decorate, dress up
akēbo (utw-)     7  class 7
singular: aka-,aga-
plural: utu-,udu-
1. little basket, 2. basketry, wickerwork
guhaba (-havye)   v    1. to go far away, 2. to leave the country
guhererana (-hereranye)     v    1. to surround (esp. country), 2. to be beside
guhumaguza (-humaguje)     v    to blink a lot in trying to see
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
gutwāra (-twāye)   v    1. to carry, to transport, 2. to take away, 3. to govern (a country), 4. to manage, control
ibicuba  4    pastoral singing, traditional sung poetry in honor of cattle
ibise    4    1. childbirth, travail, 2. giving up after trying several times
igihugu (ibi-)     4  class 4
singular: iki-,ic-
plural: ibi-,ivy-
1. country, 2. nation
ihānga (ama-)     5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
1. nation, 2. foreign country
inkīko (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
boundaries of country
intāra (in-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
country, region, province
inyāmo (iny-)     3  class 3
singular: i-,in-
plural: i-,in-
1. race, 2. ancestry, 3. origin
isambusa (ama-  5  class 5
singular: i-,iri-
plural: ama-
samosa (fried pastry of Indian origin)
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
kugeza (-gejeje)     v    1. to try, test, attempt, make an effort, 2. tempt, 3. to cause to arrive, to escort to a determined point
kunyura (-nyuze)     v    1. to go back and forth, 2. to come across, 3. to pass between, 4. travel through a country, 5. to undergo, go through
kurondōra (-rondōye)     v    to bring new kinds of seeds or cattle into the country, to multiply
kurunguruka (-rungurutse)     v    to look from side to side trying to see everything
kwāmbuka (-āmbutse)     v    1. to cross (road, river), 2. to travel, 3. go far away, 4. to leave the country
kwātīra (-ātīriye)     v    1. to go down the middle (e.g. of path or country), 2. to crack (vi, vt)
kwīyandagaza (-īyandagaje)     v    to say mean things in trying to provoke another
ubuhinguriro   8  class 8
singular: ubu-
urwāmfu (inz-)     6  class 6
singular: uru-
plural: in-
weeds (of a certain sort, used in basketry)
ancestry    inyāmo
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boundary    urubibe, akarīmbi, ikirīmbi
(of country) inkīko
(to make a) kuzitira
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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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carpenter    umubāji, umunyamatanga, umufundi amanika inzu
(to do carpentry) kubāza
(~ bee) ifundēri
(~ shoo) ibarizo, isaramara
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conquest    ugufata
(~ of a country) ukwigarurira igihugu
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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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craft industry   uguhingura utugenegene, ubuhinguzi, iyigiro ry'imyuga
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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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foreign country   ihānga
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giving up   (after trying several times) ibise, (rare word)
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govern    (to) kugānza, kurōngōra
(a country) gutwāra
(in name of) gutwārira
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import    (to) kurangura mu mahanga
(to bring new kind of seeds or cattle into country) kurondōra
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investigate    (carefully a wrong) gutenyēnya
(try to know something, seek information) kugenzūra
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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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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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mean    (to be ~ to) guhama
(to say ~ things in trying to provoke another) kwīyandagaza
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middle    amacāmbwa
(in the ~) hagati
(in the ~ of day) amashōka
(in the ~ of lake, river) idāmba, umutānga
(of lake, see, jungle) igezi
(to go down the ~ of path or country) kwātīra
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new    -sha, -shasha
(to be, as new teaching) kwāduka
(to bring new seeds or cattle into country) kurondōra
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pediatry    ubuvuzi bw'indwara z'abana
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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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rule    (to) kugera, kugaba, kugānza, guhahaza
(kindly) kwengēnga
(try to in another's place) kurēngera
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singing    ururirimbo, indirīmbo
(dancing with ~) uruvyino
(pastoral ~, sung poetry) ibicuba
(sung legend) igitito
(post-drinking song) amayaya
(pastoral ~) umuvovoto
(sentimental evening ~) ikilito
(~ for the hunt) gukokeza
(to lead in ~) kuririmbisha
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surround    kujiguza, gukīkiza, gukīkuza, gusagaza, gusugereza, kuzīngūka, kuzūnguriza, kuziguza
(esp. country) guhererana
(animal or person hunted) kuzigiriza
(with a wall) kuzitira
(wrap around) gukenyeza
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travel    kwāmbuka
(through a country) kunyura
(around) gutēmbēra
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unsuccessful    (to be) gutāna
(try repeatedly unseccessfully) kwānkika
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industry    ubuhinguriro
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poetry    (sung ~ in honor of cattle) ibicuba
(sung legend) igitito
(to recitate lyrical ~) kwishongora
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basketry    akēbo
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