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na gwaadv. around[8.5.1.2.1 - Around]

ku̱gu̱su̱ka₁v. jump; push yourself upwards and land on s.t. [7.2.1.1.3 - Jump]

ku̱gu̱su̱ka-gu̱su̱kav. 1• jump up and down; keep on pushing yourself up from the ground [7.2.1.1.3 - Jump] 2• Metaphor. wander; walk slowly here and there without any particular sense of purpose or direction esp. due to idleness Syn:kwandaara, kwenjeera, kuhama-hama, kumanga-manga, kupaaraara, kutaabaana, kutaaruuka, kuzengeera. [1.6.4.1 - Animal movement], [9.6.2.7.1 - Without purpose ], [7.2.1.3 - Wander] 3• Metaphor. be sexually promiscuous; be sexually unstable as to go in for one after another Syn:kub̯unga, kukora b̯wenzi̱, kwendye-ndya, kutaaruuka, kuraaya, kurawarawa, kukora ikunzi. [2.6.2.3 - Sexual immorality]
ku̱gu̱su̱ki̱rav. jump for s.t. [7.2.1.1.3 - Jump]

kulimav. dig, plough, cultivate; use land to grow crops [6.6.6 - Working with land], [6.2.2.2 - Plow a field], [6.2.2.1 - Clear a field], [6.2.4 - Tend a field], [6.2.3 - Plant a field], [6.2.1 - Growing crops], [6.2.2 - Land preparation]

kuliimiirav. 1• dig around s.t. [6.6.6 - Working with land], [6.2.2.2 - Plow a field], [6.2.2.1 - Clear a field], [7.8.6 - Dig], [6.2.2 - Land preparation] 2• Metaphor. be determined; seriously aim at getting s.t. from s.b. [3.3.1.6 - Determined], [6.1.2.3.2 - Work hard], [6.1.2.5 - Plan], [3.2.7 - Expect], [6.1.2.3.6 - Ambitious], [3.3.2.4 - Willing], [4.4.3.1 - Brave], [8.4.7 - Continue, persevere], [3.3.1 - Decide, plan], [3.3.1.1 - Purpose, goal]

kuhindulav. 1transfer, remove; get s.t. from somewhere and put it elsewhere[7.3.3.1 - Take something from somewhere], [7.3 - Move something], [7.3.2 - Move something in a direction] 2change; transform into s.t. else[9.1.1.2 - Become, change state], [8.3.5.2.3 - Different], [9.1.2.6 - Change something], [4.3.8 - Change behavior] 3turn around; face or start moving where you had not been facing[7.2.2.6 - Turn] 4turn out; be shown or be found to be as a result in the end[9.6.2.6 - Result], [9.1.2.1 - Happen] 5substitute; use s.t. instead of s.t. else[8.3.5.2.3 - Different], [8.4.5.1.6 - Alternate], [7.5.6 - Substitute], [9.6.1.5.2 - Instead] 6interpret, translate; give the meaning of speech or writing in another different language[3.5.8.1 - Meaning], [3.5.8 - Interpreting messages]

kusikav. 1pull; hold s.t. firmly and use force to move it towards yourself Syn:kujaaka. [7.3 - Move something], [7.3.2.8 - Pull] 2stretch Syn:kunuula. [8.3.1.9 - Stretch] 3fish using a beach seine net [6.4.5 - Fishing] 4Metaphor. recover a girl; when parents retrieve their daughter from a man who had eloped with her [4.4.4.4 - Save from trouble], [2.6.1 - Marriage] 5absorb; take in a liquid from the surface or space around Syn:kwi̱ngi̱i̱rya, kunywa. [7.3.2.7 - Take something out of something], [1.3.3 - Wet]

kwesika₁v. be able to stretch; be able to become longer, wider or looser, e.g. while pulled Syn:kwenuula. [8.3.1.9 - Stretch]

mutimamitiman. 1heart; organ in the body on the left side of the chest that beats supplying blood around the whole body [2.1.8.1 - Heart] 2soul, spirit; inner part of s.b. that feels pain, the centre of human thought where true character resides [3.1 - Soul, spirit], [8.3.5.1 - Nature, character], [4 - Social behavior], [3.1.1 - Personality], [4.3 - Behavior], [4.3.1.4 - Reputation]

kukama mutima(Var. ku̱tati̱i̱rya mutima; kukanya mutima) v. Idiom. be courageous; continue trying to do or achieve s.t. in spite of being in difficulty [4.4.3.1 - Brave]
kukuuta kwa mutimav. have an irregular heartbeat [2.1.8.1 - Heart]
mutima gubiibiadj. bad-hearted [4.7.3 - Break the law], [4.9.9 - Irreligion], [4.3.1.1 - Bad, immoral], [8.3.7.2.1 - Worse], [8.3.7.1 - Bad], [4.5.4.6 - Rebel against authority], [4.3.4.1 - Do evil to]
mutima kukuutamitima kukuutan. rapid heart beat [2.1.8.1 - Heart]

kukwata₁v. 1touch, handle, hold; place a hand on s.t. or to have s.t. in your handsSyn:kugaza. [7.3.4.4 - Hold], [7.3.4 - Handle something], [7.3.4.1 - Touch], [7.2.6.2 - Prevent from moving] 2catch; seize so as to bring under control by tying with a rope[6.4.2 - Trap], [7.3.4.4 - Hold], [7.2.6.1 - Catch, capture], [6.4.6 - Things done to animals], [7.2.6.2 - Prevent from moving] 3catch up with; reach s.b. who has been ahead of you[7.2.1.2 - Move quickly], [7.2.6 - Pursue], [7.2.5.2 - Follow], [7.2.6.1 - Catch, capture], [7.2.3.5 - Move past, over, through] 4arrest; take s.b. into custody due to them committing a crime[4.6.6.1.1 - Arrest], [4.6.6.1 - Police], [7.2.6 - Pursue], [7.2.6.1 - Catch, capture] 5set broken bones; tie a stick around a broken bone or press an injured part of the body using the leaves of a certain tropical tree[7.5.2 - Join, attach], [2.5.7 - Treat disease], [2.5.7.5 - Traditional medicine] 6memorise[3.2.6.3 - Memorize], [3.2.6 - Remember] 7receive; take or accept s.t. that you have been given or have boughtSyn:kufuna, kutunga. [7.4.3 - Get], [7.4.2 - Receive] 8pay a deposit[6.8.4.5 - Pay], [6.8.4.7 - Spend]

kukwata mu ngaluv. shake hands[3.5.1.4.3 - Greet], [3.5.1.4.4 - Say farewell], [3.2.5.4 - Agree with someone]
kukwataganav. be congested; squeezed closely together[7.3.2.9 - Push], [8.3.6.4 - Dense], [7.3.2.6 - Put in], [8.1.8 - Full], [8.2.7.3 - Wedged in, stuck]
ku̱kwati̱syav. cause s.t. or s.b. to get caught[4.6.6.1.1 - Arrest], [4.7.7.3 - Imprison], [6.4.2 - Trap], [7.3.4.4 - Hold], [4.8.3.5 - Prisoner of war], [8.4.6.1.2 - Stop something], [7.2.6.1 - Catch, capture], [6.4.6 - Things done to animals], [7.2.6.2 - Prevent from moving]

lukomera lwa misaalinkomera za misaalin. hedge[4.4.4.5 - Protect], [4.8.2.4 - Defend], [6.5.2.1 - Wall], [1.5.2 - Bush, shrub], [8.5.1.2.1 - Around], [6.5.1.5 - Fence, wall]