Lugungu – English


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dakikamadakikan. minute; period of time equal to sixty seconds[8.4.4 - Telling time], [8.4.1.2.3 - Time of the day], [8.4.1 - Period of time], [8.4 - Time]
dakitaalibadakitaali English n. doctor; s.b. who has been trained in medical science to treat sick or injured peopleSyn:mu̱tambi̱, mu̱janjabi̱. [2.5.7 - Treat disease], [2.5.7.1 - Doctor, nurse]
dakitaali wa bisolo See main entry: dakitaali
dalamadalan. small fish sp. with scales that resembles a flying fish and is tasteless[1.6.1.5 - Fish]
daasitamadaasita English n. duster; item made from wool, cotton, sponge, etc. used for cleaning a chalkboard[5.6.6 - Wipe, erase]
deconj. also[9.6.1.1 - And, also]
debemadeben. tin can; metal container in which such things as cooking oil are packed, also used for fetching water or for storing things[6.7.3 - Carrying tool], [8.2.8 - Measure], [6.7.7 - Container]
deeruadv. today; the day that includes the present moment, not yesterday or tomorrow[8.4.1.2.2 - Yesterday, today, tomorrow], [8.4.6.3.1 - Now], [8.4.6.3 - Present]
deesi̱ki̱deesi̱ki̱ English n. desk; seat with a table and a shelf used esp. by learners to read and write on[5.1.1.1 - Table]
difensibadifensi English n. defender; s.b. who plays defence in a game[4.2.6.2 - Sports], [4.2.6.2.2 - Basketball], [4.8.2.4 - Defend], [4.2.6.2.1 - Football, soccer]
diisikomadiisiko English n. light and sound equipment for a club, party, disco etc. where people dance to recorded music[3.5.9.5 - Recorded music], [3.5.9.6 - Communication devices]
di̱ na di̱adv. forever, eternal, without end; existing or continuing foreverSyn:biro na biro, ku̱ra na ku̱ra. [8.4.2.3 - Forever]
di̱?interrog. when?[8.4.3 - Indefinite time], [9.4.3.3 - Interrogative ], [9.2.3.4 - Question words], [9.2.3.2 - Indefinite pronouns]
di̱ri̱samadi̱ri̱san. window; opening in the middle of a wall, a car, etc. into which is fixed a piece of timber, metal or glass in order to allow in fresh air[6.5.2 - Parts of a building], [6.5.2.5 - Window]
di̱i̱ni̱madi̱i̱ni̱n. religion, theology; one of the systems of faith that are based on the belief in the existence of the supreme God or small gods[4.9.3 - Theology], [4.9 - Religion]
dohedohen. grass sp. that grows very tall, with flowers that are cut for brooms and is not easily broken[1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine]
doladola English n. US dollar; English unit of paper money[6.8.6.1 - Monetary units], [6.8.6 - Money]
dombiadv. cooking slowly, of food[5.2.1 - Food preparation], [8.4.8.2 - Slow], [5.2.1.1 - Cooking methods]
dongi̱adv. instead[9.6.1.5.2 - Instead]
doododoodo Runyoro n. spinach; vegetable with small dark green leaves[5.2.3.1.3 - Food from vegetables], [1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine], [5.2.3.1.4 - Food from leaves]
duraamumaduraamu English n. drum; large round container in which is packed fuel for vehicles, e.g., petrol or diesel, or is used for preparing alcohol or trapping rainwater[6.7.7 - Container]
du̱rodu̱ro English n. drawer[5.1.1.4 - Cabinet]
dweadv. well; effectively[6.1.2.7 - Effective]