Lugungu - English


b


bihaga(Var. nyaakihaga; bi̱nyakyei̱haga) n. leprosy; infectious disease that causes painful white areas on the skin and can destroy nerves and fleshSyn:bibembe. [2.5.2.2 - Skin disease]
bihulungakihulungan. chaff; outer covering of grain seeds that is separated from the grain by winnowing before it is eaten.[8.1.7.4 - Remain, remainder], [6.2.6.1 - Winnow grain], [1.5.5 - Parts of a plant]
bijogomeerakijogomeeran. lust; extreme desire for s.t.Syn:lwaga, rwanju, meero, murusi, nyoota, ijani, kihika, mu̱koi̱jo, iroho, bicoko. [3.3.1.8 - Lust], [3.3 - Want], [3.4.1.1 - Like, love], [3.4.1.4 - Interested]
bikakakikakan. clouds; water in form of visible particles, like smoke, that floats in the sky[1.1.3.2 - Cloud]
bilungo Runyoro n. 1spice; anything that is mixed into food to give it good taste or flavour, e.g., onions, tomatoes, etc.[5.2.3.3 - Cooking ingredients], [5.2.3.3.3 - Spice] 2chemical elements[1.2.2.4 - Mineral], [6.6.2.9 - Working with chemicals]
bilwalu bya mulimo See main entry: mulwalu
bindipro. some[8.1.5.1 - Some]
bingahiinterrog. how many?, how much?[9.2.3.4 - Question words]
binyaakukorwakinyaakukorwan. past events; things that happened in the past[3.5.4.5 - History], [8.4.6.2 - Past]
binyaakumalikaadv. ago[8.4.6.2 - Past], [8.4.5.2 - Before], [9.4.1.1 - Tense]
binyoob̯wa(Var. binyoowa) kinyoob̯wan. groundnuts, peanuts; nuts from a plant that grows nuts underground, that are chewed while raw, dry, roasted, cooked and are ground into a fatty paste[5.2.3.1.1 - Food from seeds], [1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine]
biragizon. beer; locally made alcoholic drink fermented from posho and yeast[5.2.3.7 - Alcoholic beverage], [5.2.3.6 - Beverage], [5.2.2.7 - Drink]
biralin. poor eyesight; condition of the eyes that makes s.b. not see properly[2.5.4.2 - Poor eyesight]
birangwakirangwan. beans; seeds from a climbing plant, from which the husks have been removed, that is eaten as sauceSyn:bi̱hi̱mba. [5.2.3.1.1 - Food from seeds], [5.2.3.1.3 - Food from vegetables], [1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine], [6.2.1 - Growing crops], [1.5.5 - Parts of a plant]
biribiriinterj. true, verily; for sure it is true, an interjection expressing agreement with s.b. who is speakingBiribiri ye leka na kuteera mpaka.xe It is true do not even argue. [3.5.1.9 - Promise], [3.2.5.1.1 - Trust], [9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis ], [4.3.5.3 - Reliable], [9.4.6 - Yes], [9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely], [9.4.4.2 - Sure], [3.2.5.1 - Believe], [3.4.1.5 - Confident]
biro byobiadj. recent[8.4.6.2.1 - Recently]
biro na biroadv. forever, eternal, without end; existing or continuing foreverSyn:di̱ na di̱, ku̱ra na ku̱ra. [8.4.2.3 - Forever]
bisan. labour pain; birth pain that a woman feels when a baby is about to be born[2.6.3.4 - Labor and birth pains]
bisansalekisansalen. scattered things; items that are apart[7.5.1.1 - Separate, scatter], [7.5.7 - Multiple things moving]
bisasalakisasalan. honey-comb; structure for bees in which there is honey and eggs[5.2.3.2 - Food from animals], [6.4.4 - Beekeeping]
bisasala bya b̯uhooki See main entry: bisasala
bisasanyalan. slag; remains of smelted metal[6.6.2.3 - Working with metal], [6.6.2.2 - Smelting]
bisasirokisasiron. garbage, trash, rubbish; any waste that you throw awaySyn:bicuucuuke. [8.3.7.8.3 - Garbage]