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naconj. 1and[9.2.5.2 - Clause conjunctions], [9.6.3.1 - Markers of transition ], [9.2.5.1 - Phrase conjunctions], [9.2.5.3 - Sentence conjunctions], [9.6.1.1 - And, also], [9.2.5 - Conjunctions] 2with[9.6.1.3 - Association], [9.5.2.2 - With, be with], [9.5.2.1 - Together], [9.5.3.3 - With (a patient)], [9.5.2.3 - With, do with someone], [8.4.5.2.2 - At the same time], [9.6.1.4 - Combinative relation]

kugugunav. gnaw[5.2.2.4 - Manner of eating], [5.2.2.1 - Bite, chew], [1.6.4 - Animal actions]

mwonavar. of mu

nandiconj. then[8.4.5.1 - Order, sequence], [9.6.2.7 - Purpose ], [8.4.5 - Relative time], [9.6.2.6 - Result], [9.6.3.1 - Markers of transition ], [9.2.5.3 - Sentence conjunctions], [8.4.5.2.1 - After]

kizinabizina Runyoro n. hymnSyn:kyembu. [4.2.3.3 - Sing]

mananu1n. truth, truthfulness, fact; s.t. that is true, esp. with proofSyn:mazi̱ma. [3.5.1.3.1 - Tell the truth], [3.5.1.3.5 - Real], [3.6.5 - Correct], [3.5.1.3 - True] 2interj. surely[3.5.1.9 - Promise], [3.2.5.1.1 - Trust], [9.6.3.2 - Markers of emphasis ], [9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely], [9.4.4.2 - Sure], [3.2.5.1 - Believe], [3.4.1.5 - Confident]

munanu(Var. waamananu) bananun. righteous, sincere, trustworthy, dependable, honest personSyn:waamazi̱ma. [4.3.1 - Good, moral], [3.5.1.3.1 - Tell the truth], [3.2.5.1.1 - Trust], [4.3.5 - Honest], [4.3.5.3 - Reliable], [3.2.5.1 - Believe], [3.4.1.5 - Confident], [4.3.5.2 - Faithful]

na gwaadv. around[8.5.1.2.1 - Around]

naani?interrog. who?[9.4.3.3 - Interrogative ], [9.2.3.4 - Question words], [9.2.3.2 - Indefinite pronouns]

b̯unanun. sincerity, integrity; quality of being faithful[3.5.1.3.1 - Tell the truth], [3.2.5.1.1 - Trust], [4.3.5 - Honest], [4.3.5.3 - Reliable], [3.2.5.1 - Believe], [3.4.1.5 - Confident], [4.3.5.2 - Faithful]

geehena Hebrew n. hell[2.6.6.8 - Life after death], [4.9.6 - Heaven, hell]

kulwanav. fight; struggle physically with s.b. or shoot bullets at s.b. [4.8.2 - Fight], [4.8.2.3 - Attack], [4.3.4.3.1 - Compete with], [7.7.1 - Hit], [3.5.1.6.2 - Quarrel], [4.1.6.1 - Unfriendly]

kulwaniira(Var. kulwanirira) v. 1• fight to save s.b./s.t. in danger, e.g., death, pain, loss, etc. [4.8.2.4 - Defend], [4.8.2.2 - Fight against something bad], [4.6.6.3 - Represent], [3.3.3.2 - Advise], [3.3.3.3 - Persuade], [3.2.5.9 - Approve of something], [4.8.2.1 - Fight for something good], [4.7.5.4 - Defend against accusation] 2• Metaphor. advocate, recommend; support s.t. publically Syn:kuhagira, kusemba, kuheega. [4.8.2.4 - Defend], [4.8.2.2 - Fight against something bad], [4.6.6.3 - Represent], [3.3.3.2 - Advise], [3.3.3.1 - Suggest], [3.3.3.3 - Persuade], [3.2.5.9 - Approve of something], [4.7.4.1 - Legal personnel], [4.8.2.1 - Fight for something good], [4.7.5.4 - Defend against accusation]
ku̱lwani̱syav. 1• fight [4.8.2 - Fight], [4.8.2.3 - Attack], [4.3.4.3.1 - Compete with], [7.7.1 - Hit], [3.5.1.6.2 - Quarrel], [4.1.6.1 - Unfriendly] 2• Metaphor. try very hard to do s.t. when it is difficult or when there are a lot of problems Syn:kuwaya-waya, kupatikana, kugada-gada, kwenyamula, kuguuguuza, kupataka, kupoolooka, ku̱ti̱ta, kwesabbula, ku̱ri̱i̱tya, kwekamba, ku̱nyeega. [3.3.1.6 - Determined], [4.4.3.6 - Endure], [6.1.2.1 - Try, attempt], [6.1.2.3.2 - Work hard] 3• Metaphor. take a chance or gamble; try anything possible in the hope of being successful Syn:ku̱yi̱i̱ya. [4.4.4.8 - Risk], [6.1.2.1 - Try, attempt], [4.2.6.4 - Gambling]
kwelwanaho(Var. kwelwananganaho) v. defend yourself; protect yourself from an attack or accusation Syn:kwesobooraho, kwetongonaho. [4.4.4.4 - Save from trouble], [4.4.4.5 - Protect], [9.1.2.2 - React, respond], [4.8.2.4 - Defend], [3.2.5.4.2 - Protest], [4.8.2.2 - Fight against something bad], [4.8.2.1 - Fight for something good], [4.7.5.4 - Defend against accusation]

muzaanabazaanan. female servant[4.5.4.3 - Serve], [4.3.4.5.2 - Care for], [6.1.1 - Worker], [5.2.1.5 - Serve food]

nsusana(Var. nsisana₂) nsusanan. shape; the way in which s.t. is formed[8.3.1 - Shape], [2.3.1.8 - Appearance], [9.4.4.6.3 - Seem], [8.3.5.4 - Pattern, model], [8 - States], [8.3.5.2.2 - Like, similar]

kufundav. be narrow[8.2.3.1 - Thin thing], [8.2.4.1 - Narrow], [8.2.1 - Small]

kutitinav. push together, squeeze stronglySyn:kumiga. [7.7.4 - Press], [8.3.1.5.2 - Twist, wring], [8.2.7.1 - Tight]

kwebbunav. brag; pretend to be s.t. great[4.3.2.4 - Show off], [4.3.2.3 - Proud], [3.5.1.7.3 - Boast]

na kindivar. of kandi

nahaahwoconj. then[8.4.5.1 - Order, sequence], [9.6.2.7 - Purpose ], [8.4.5 - Relative time], [9.6.2.6 - Result], [9.6.3.1 - Markers of transition ], [9.2.5.3 - Sentence conjunctions], [8.4.5.2.1 - After]

nkanaanankanaana Luganda n. dispute; disagreement between two people, groups or countriesSyn:nkayani̱, nsonga. [3.5.1.3.3 - Contradict], [3.2.5.4.1 - Disagree], [4.8.2 - Fight], [4.8.1.1 - Oppose], [4.1.6 - Disunity], [3.5.1.6.2 - Quarrel], [3.5.1.6 - Debate], [4.8 - Conflict]

nsisana₁n. similar thing[8.3.5.2.1 - Same], [8.3.5.2.2 - Like, similar]

b̯u̱fu̱ndu̱n. narrowness[8.2.3.1 - Thin thing], [8.2.4.1 - Narrow], [8.2.1 - Small]

heehi̱ naloc. next to[8.5.1.2 - Beside], [8.5.1.5.1 - Next to]

kuhooyonav. quarrel, using obscene wordsSyn:kukungana, kuzongoba. [3.5.1.3.3 - Contradict], [3.2.5.4.1 - Disagree], [4.8.2 - Fight], [3.5.5.1 - Obscenity], [4.8.1.1 - Oppose], [4.1.6 - Disunity], [3.5.1.6.2 - Quarrel], [3.5.1.6 - Debate], [4.8 - Conflict]

kukaayanav. argue[3.5.1.3.3 - Contradict], [3.2.5.4.1 - Disagree], [4.8.1.1 - Oppose], [4.1.6 - Disunity], [3.5.1.6.2 - Quarrel], [3.5.1.6 - Debate]

kukunganav. quarrel; have an angry argument or disagreementSyn:kuhooyona, kuzongoba. [3.5.1.3.3 - Contradict], [3.2.5.4.1 - Disagree], [4.8.2 - Fight], [4.8.1.1 - Oppose], [4.1.6 - Disunity], [3.5.1.6.2 - Quarrel], [3.5.1.6 - Debate], [4.8 - Conflict]

kunanuka₂v. surrender; admit defeatSyn:ku̱byokya mikono. [4.2.6.2 - Sports], [4.8.3.3 - Lose a fight], [4.8.3.1 - Defeat], [4.8.3.4 - Surrender], [4.8.3.2 - Win]

kusiraanav. be disadvantaged, unlucky; have no opportunity[4.4.2 - Trouble], [4.4.2.1 - Problem], [6.1.3.4 - Advantage], [4.4.2.6 - Suffer], [8.3.7.1 - Bad], [4.4.5.2 - Unlucky]

kwehakana Runyoro v. deny, contradict; refuse to admit s.t. you know or that you didSyn:kwehooga, kwepampagula, kwegaana. [3.5.1.3.3 - Contradict], [3.2.5.4.1 - Disagree], [9.4.6.1 - No, not], [3.3.5.2 - Reject], [3.5.2.4 - Admit], [4.8.1.1 - Oppose]

nawoodede(Var. nawoode) conj. nevertheless; even then[9.6.2.9 - Concession], [9.6.1.5 - But], [9.6.3.1 - Markers of transition ], [9.6.3 - Discourse markers], [9.6.2.8 - Condition], [9.2.5 - Conjunctions]

ntontogoli̱ntontogoli̱n. dictionary[6.8.2.6 - Collect], [3.5.3.1 - Word], [3.5.3 - Language], [7.5.1 - Gather], [8.1.3.3 - Group of things]

kuwonawonav. suffer; be in pain, sickness, injury, sadness, loss, wars, poverty, etc.Syn:kugooleekwa. [4.4.2 - Trouble], [2.5.6.1 - Pain], [4.4.2.6 - Suffer], [4.4.5.2 - Unlucky]

ku̱wonawonesyav. 1• mistreat; cause s.b. pain, sadness, loss and many other difficulties[4.8.4.1 - Rebuke], [2.5.6.1 - Pain], [3.5.1.8.2 - Insult], [4.4.2.6 - Suffer], [2.5.3 - Injure], [4.3.4.4.2 - Use a person], [3.5.1.8 - Criticize], [4.6.5 - Subjugate] 2• torture; cause s.b. severe pain in order to punish him or make him confess s.t.[4.7.7 - Punish], [2.5.6.1 - Pain], [4.3.4.9 - Cruel], [4.4.2.6 - Suffer], [2.5.3 - Injure], [4.3.4.4.2 - Use a person], [4.7.9.6 - Oppress], [4.7.9.5 - Act harshly], [4.6.5 - Subjugate] 3• persecute; treat s.b. in a cruel waySyn:kuhiganiza, ku̱leba-lebya, kutuntuza. [4.8.1 - Hostility], [3.4.2.3 - Angry], [4.3.3.1 - Hate, ill will], [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]

kwozohav. 1be heavy[8.2.9.1 - Heavy] 2be pregnant[2.6.3.1 - Pregnancy]

mponderana(Var. mponderagana) mponderanan. sequence[8.4.5.1.1 - Series], [8.4.5.1 - Order, sequence], [8.3.1.2 - Line], [7.5 - Arrange], [8.3.1.3 - Straight], [7.5.5 - Organize], [8.1.1 - Number]

kilinakubba(Var. kinakubba) adv. must, be required[9.4.2.3 - Necessary ], [9.4.3.1 - Imperative ], [9.4.4.1 - Certainly, definitely], [9.4.3.2 - Hortative]

kuharanganav. 1be stubbornSyn:kurawarawa. [3.3.1.7 - Stubborn] 2be tyrannical[4.8.1 - Hostility], [4.5.3 - Exercise authority], [4.3.3.1 - Hate, ill will], [4.5.1 - Person in authority], [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], [3.3.3.6 - Control], [4.1.6.1 - Unfriendly], [4.5.3.1 - Lead], [4.8 - Conflict], [4.6.4 - Rule]

ku̱harangani̱av. persecute; rule or exercise power over s.b in a cruel and autocratic manner[4.8.1 - Hostility], [3.4.2.3 - Angry], [4.3.3.1 - Hate, ill will], [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]

kukwatikanav. be accessible[6.1.2.2.3 - Available], [6.1.2.2 - Use]

kucwankanahov. go away and leave s.b. alone[7.2.3.3 - Leave], [7.2.3.2 - Go], [7.2.3.1 - Move away]

kwengeretenav. glitter; shine brightly with little flashes of lightSyn:ku̱mengereseni̱a, kumeremeta. [8.3.3.1.2 - Bright], [8.3.3 - Light], [8.3.3.1 - Shine], [8.3.3.4 - Shiny], [1.1.1.2 - Star], [1.1.1 - Sun]

kujungurutanav. become ruined[7.9.2 - Tear down], [4.3.4.6.1 - Spoil], [8.3.7.8 - Decay], [8.3.7.2.1 - Worse], [8.3.7.8.1 - Rust], [8.4.6.5.4 - Old, not new], [7.9.3 - Destroy], [7.9.1 - Damage], [7.9 - Break, wear out]

nab̯uhaakabbaconj. although[9.6.2.9 - Concession], [9.6.1.5 - But]

nsimbinsimbin. money; finance Syn:sente. [6.8 - Finance], [6.8.6 - Money]

kudya nsimbi(Var. kwi̱ba nsimbi) v. Idiom.embezzle money [4.3.5.1 - Dishonest], [6.8.9 - Dishonest financial practices], [4.3.5.4 - Unreliable], [3.5.1.3.2 - Tell a lie], [4.3.5.5 - Deceive], [6.8.9.2 - Cheat], [6.8.9.1 - Steal]
kutamwo nsimbi hab̯wa magobav. invest finance [6.8 - Finance], [6.8.1.4 - Store wealth], [6.8.5.1 - Lend]
kutunga nsimbiv. earn [6.8.2.7 - Earn]
mukwata nsimbibakwata nsimbin. treasurer; s.b. responsible for the items that belong to a club or organisation, e.g., the books of account Syn:mu̱bi̱i̱ki̱, mukeeto, mukwata nsahu. [6.8 - Finance], [6.8.7 - Accounting]
nsimbi zikusasulwansimbi zikusasulwan. bill; financial account [6.8.7 - Accounting]

kudya₁v. eat; put food in the mouth, chew it and swallow it [5.2.2 - Eat]

kudiiranav. share meals; give food to s.b. with whom you are working or staying [6.8.3 - Share wealth], [4.3.4.5 - Share with], [5.2.1.5 - Serve food]
kudya mu̱nanghu̱v. eat poorly; eat and remain unsatisfied [5.2.2 - Eat], [5.2.2.6 - Satiated, full], [2.5.2.1 - Malnutrition, starvation]
ku̱di̱i̱syav. feed; give s.b. food to eat or to help him to eat [5.2.2 - Eat], [6.3.2 - Tend herds in fields], [6.3 - Animal husbandry], [2.6.4.1.1 - Care for a baby]
ku̱di̱i̱sya mu̱twev. Idiom. be a problem to s.b. because you either hardly understand or hardly respond to what you have been asked to do [6.1.2.4.2 - Lazy], [4.5.4.2 - Disobey], [4.8.2 - Fight], [4.8.1.1 - Oppose], [4.5.4.6 - Rebel against authority], [3.2.4.1 - Misunderstand]

kurabanganamwov. intersect; go through[6.5.4.1 - Road], [7.5.2.1 - Link, connect], [7.2.3.4 - Move in]

kitakunanukirwaadv. uncertain[3.2.5.2 - Disbelief], [9.4.4.6 - Unsure], [3.2.5.3 - Doubt], [9.4.4.8 - Don\'t think so, doubt it], [9.4.4.5 - Uncertain]

kutoora₂v. use occasionally[6.1.2.2 - Use], [8.4.6.6.2 - Sometimes], [8.3.5.3.2 - Unusual]

mugongo₁migongon. 1waist, back; part in the middle of the body between the ribs and the hips Syn:mancwendu. [8.5.1.1.1 - Behind], [8.5.2.2 - Backward], [2.1.2 - Torso], [1.6.2.1 - Parts of a bird], [8.6.1.1 - Back], [1.6.2 - Parts of an animal] 2type of dance [4.2.4 - Dance]

lusaali lwa mugongonsaali za mugongon. spine; row of bones at the back, in the middle of the body, that runs from the neck to the beginning of the buttocks [2.1.6 - Bone, joint], [8.5.1.1.1 - Behind], [8.5.2.2 - Backward], [2.1.2 - Torso], [1.6.2.1 - Parts of a bird], [8.6.1.1 - Back], [1.6.2 - Parts of an animal]

nni̱ndo na mu̱nwaadv. Idiom.near [8.2.6.2 - Near]

mu̱sobyabasobyan. wrongdoer; criminal[4.6.6.1.1 - Arrest], [4.7.6.2 - Condemn, find guilty], [4.7.7.3 - Imprison], [4.7.3 - Break the law], [4.8.3.5 - Prisoner of war], [4.3.1.1 - Bad, immoral]

kukwata mu̱sobyav. arrest a criminal[4.6.6.1.1 - Arrest], [4.6.6.1 - Police], [7.2.6 - Pursue], [7.2.6.1 - Catch, capture]

kuholav. 1cool down, become cold [8.3.4.1 - Cold] 2Metaphor. calm down; keep quiet and give up making an argument Syn:kweti̱keera, kwinyama. [4.8.4 - Peace], [4.8.3.4 - Surrender], [3.4.1.2.2 - Calm], [4.8.4.5 - Renounce claim, concede], [6.1.2.4.3 - Give up], [2.3.2.5 - Quiet], [3.5.1.1.5 - Say nothing] 3Metaphor. settle; stay in a place with a settled mind or without worrying about anything [4.8.4 - Peace], [7.2.7.1 - Stop moving], [3.4.1.2.2 - Calm], [5.9 - Live, stay]

ku̱holyav. 1• cool; reduce the hotness of s.t. Syn:kwi̱nyamya. [8.3.4.1 - Cold] 2• Metaphor. silence s.t.; make s.b. stop speaking, making a noise or complaining Syn:kweti̱kereerya, kwi̱nyamya. [4.8.4.1 - Rebuke], [3.3.3.8 - Threaten], [2.3.2.5 - Quiet], [3.5.1.1.5 - Say nothing]

kunenav. bite; use the teeth to tear off s.t. or make it feel pain Syn:kukeca, kuluma. [5.2.2.1 - Bite, chew], [2.5.3 - Injure], [1.6.4 - Animal actions]

kunenanganav. Metaphor. be in conflict; disunity that makes s.b. keep on backbiting s.b. with whom he is working or staying [4.8.1 - Hostility], [4.8.2 - Fight], [4.3.3.1 - Hate, ill will], [4.3.1.5.2 - Bad-tempered], [4.8.3 - War], [4.1.6 - Disunity], [3.5.1.6.2 - Quarrel], [4.1.6.1 - Unfriendly], [4.8 - Conflict]

kukorav. 1do; perform an activity or a task[9.1.2 - Do] 2work[6.9.2 - Work for someone], [6.6 - Occupation], [6.1 - Work]

kukolirahov. act instantlySyn:kubyokeramu. [8.4.6.4.4 - Immediately], [8.4.8.1 - Quick]
kukoramwov. reproduce[8.3.5.6 - Copy], [2.6.3 - Birth], [2.6.3.8 - Fertile, infertile], [1.6.3 - Animal life cycle]

mubiibibabiibin. 1ugly, unattractive person[2.3.1.8.2 - Ugly] 2bad, nasty person[4.9.9 - Irreligion], [4.3.1.1 - Bad, immoral], [8.3.7.2.1 - Worse], [8.3.7.1 - Bad], [4.3.4.1 - Do evil to]

ki̱hodobi̱hodon. 1Taboo.opening of the vagina [2.1.8.4 - Female organs], [2.6.2 - Sexual relations] 2space inbetween a bicycle frame [7.2.4.1.1 - Vehicle]

kicwekabicwekan. portion, part, half, bit, section; a piece of s.t.[8.1.6.2 - Piece], [8.1.1.6 - Fraction], [8.6 - Parts of things], [8.1.6.1 - Part], [8.1.5.1 - Some]

munyinghinyiminyinghinyi1n. wingless white ant [8.3.3.3.1 - White], [1.6.1.7 - Insect] 2adj. Metaphor. naked; not wearing clothes Syn:b̯usa. [5.3.8 - Naked]