Search results for "nanga"

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]

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]