Lugungu – English



b̯ubin. harshness, hostility; state of not being calmKibba kyangu b̯utatunga bagenyi̱ hab̯wa b̯ubi.xe It is easy never to get visitors due to harshness. [4.8.1 - Hostility], [3.4.2.3 - Angry], [4.8.2 - Fight], [4.3.3.1 - Hate, ill will], [4.8.2.3 - Attack], [4.3.4.9 - Cruel], [4.8.2.8 - Violent], [4.3.1.5.2 - Bad-tempered], [4.7.9.6 - Oppress], [4.7.9.5 - Act harshly], [3.3.3.8 - Threaten], [4.1.6.1 - Unfriendly], [4.8 - Conflict]
b̯ubiriadj. Metaphor.little, less quantity; not much [9.3.1.2 - To a small degree], [8.1.3.2 - Few, little], [8.1.4.1 - Less]
b̯ubyalasanwan. 1kinship[4.1.9.1 - Related by birth], [4.1.9.8 - Family, clan], [4.1.9 - Kinship] 2race; genealogy from which clan, tribe, nationality s.b. comes[4.1.9.1.2 - Father, mother], [4.1.9.1 - Related by birth], [4.1.9.8 - Family, clan], [4.1.9.1.1 - Grandfather, grandmother], [4.1.9 - Kinship] 3biography[3.5.4 - Story], [9.5.1.6.4 - Origin (of a person)]
b̯ub̯udem. these ones[9.2.3.5 - Demonstrative pronouns]
b̯ubbeebben. thinness[8.2.3.1 - Thin thing]
b̯ubbiilin. straightness; state of not being in a curve or at an angle, but in a straight line, or being in an upright positionSyn:b̯u̱terekereeru̱. [7.1.7 - Straight posture], [8.3.1.3 - Straight], [8.3.1.4.1 - Vertical]
b̯ucaafun. dirt; uncleanliness of s.t. in form of dust, sweat, mud, etc.Syn:b̯u̱rofu̱. [5.6.1 - Clean, dirty]
b̯uceken. weakness, lack of strength; not having energy in the bodySyn:b̯uhuuru. [8.2.3.3 - Thin person], [2.4.2 - Weak], [2.4.4 - Tired], [2.4 - Body condition]
b̯ucolocolon. drizzles; long lasting little rains[1.1.3.3 - Rain]
b̯ucoomen. messiness; untidiness[8.4.5.1 - Order, sequence], [7.5.1.1 - Separate, scatter], [7.5.5.1 - Disorganized], [7.5.4.2 - Tangle], [4.3.6.3 - Untidy], [7.5.7 - Multiple things moving]
b̯ucwekacwekakacwekacwekan. dropletsSyn:b̯ulagalika, b̯u̱pampati̱ka. [1.3.2.3 - Drip], [1.1.3.3 - Rain]
b̯udaaten. space underneath a bedSyn:b̯u̱lu̱ngu̱lu̱ngu̱. [8.5.4.4 - Interval, space], [8.5.1.3.2 - Under, below], [5.1.1.3 - Bed], [8.5.4.3 - Space, room]
b̯udembun. starch glue; sticky substance produced by some types of trees or produced by fermenting a starchy substance that can be used as a type of glue for sticking things together[7.5.2 - Join, attach]
b̯udeeten. space under the bed[8.5.1.3.2 - Under, below], [5.1.1.3 - Bed]
b̯udokan. epiglottis; thin piece of tissue at the back of the throat that prevents food or drink from entering the lungs[2.1.8 - Internal organs]
b̯udoman. 1stupidity; behaviour that shows a lack of thought or good judgement[3.2.1.4 - Stupid] 2dumbness; quality of being slow to learn, not clever or intelligentSyn:b̯umbuda, b̯u̱pu̱u̱ti̱, b̯u̱si̱ru̱, b̯umadara. [3.2.1.4 - Stupid]
b̯udulun. 1maleness[2.6.5.1 - Man], [2.6.5 - Male, female], [1.6.7 - Male and female animals] 2male genitals, private parts of the body of the male person[2.1.8.3 - Male organs]
b̯udyoadj. right, righthand; the opposite of left[8.5.2.3 - Right, left]
b̯ufun. selfishness; not willing to give up s.t. to another, esp. foodSyn:b̯wi̱mi̱. [6.8.3.3 - Stingy], [6.8.2.4 - Frugal], [4.3.4.4.1 - Selfish]
b̯ufugwan. governance; how s.b., or an organization, etc. decides how s.t. must be doneSyn:b̯ukama, b̯u̱lemi̱. [4.5.3 - Exercise authority], [4.5.1 - Person in authority], [4.6 - Government], [4.5 - Authority], [4.5.2 - Have authority], [4.6.5 - Subjugate], [4.5.3.1 - Lead], [4.6.4 - Rule]
b̯ugaben. freedom; ability to do or say what you want without anyone stopping you[3.3.4.5 - Free to do what you want]
b̯ugalin. width, diameter; extent of s.t. from side to sideSyn:b̯wemi̱. [8.2.8 - Measure], [8.2.4 - Wide]
b̯ugali b̯wa kintu kyeb̯u̱lu̱ngu̱su̱ See main entry: b̯ugali
b̯ugare Runyoro n. laziness; showing very little interest in work or being unwilling to workSyn:b̯wolo. [6.1.2.4.2 - Lazy]