Lugungu - English



b̯untwarwa(Var. b̯unteekwa) n. unprincipled behaviour; conduct of s.b. who does not have strong beliefs about what is right and wrong, who is swept along by the views of anyoneSyn:b̯weteekeri̱, b̯u̱matamaataari̱. [3.2.1.4 - Stupid]
b̯unwanwakanwanwan. foot-itching disease; illness that is as a result of moving in dew or dirty water that commonly attacks the feet, esp. the toes and keeps on itching[2.5.2.2 - Skin disease], [2.5.1 - Sick], [2.5.2 - Disease]
b̯unyamaanin. 1strength, stamina, toughness; state of having much energy in the bodySyn:raati̱ri̱, rutwangu, rutege. [2.4.3 - Energetic], [2.4.1 - Strong] 2hardness; stiffnessSyn:b̯u̱kangabalu̱, b̯utatiro, b̯womeresenu̱. [8.3.6.2 - Hard, firm], [8.3.6.3 - Stiff, flexible], [8.3.6.1 - Strong, brittle] 3difficulty; state or quality of being hard to do or to understandSyn:b̯utatiro, b̯uzub̯u. [6.1.3 - Difficult, impossible], [7.5.8 - Simple, complicated], [4.4.2.1 - Problem], [9.4.4.9 - Impossible]
b̯unyankomon. imprisonment; be put in prison and not to be free to decide what you want to do[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]
b̯unyanzigwan. enmity; hatred[4.8.1 - Hostility], [3.4.2.3 - Angry], [4.3.3.1 - Hate, ill will], [4.3.1.5.2 - Bad-tempered], [3.4.2.1.2 - Hate, detest], [4.3.2.1 - Despise someone], [4.1.6.1 - Unfriendly], [4.8 - Conflict]
b̯urawarawan. 1instability; e.g., not being able to make a firm decision[9.4.4.6 - Unsure], [3.2.5.8 - Change your mind] 2prostitution; state of s.b. having multiple sexual partnersSyn:b̯u̱b̯u̱ngi̱, b̯wenzi̱, b̯umalaaya, kagulu, b̯u̱taaru̱u̱ki̱. [2.6.2.3 - Sexual immorality]
b̯urumaaman. courageousness[4.4.3.1 - Brave]
b̯urundun. smallpox; infectious disease that is like measles, makes s.b. develop a rash and brings a severe fever that can cause death[2.5.2.2 - Skin disease]
b̯urungin. 1goodness, niceness; state of high quality that is acceptable and not bad[8.3.7.2 - Better], [8.3.7 - Good], [8.3 - Quality] 2beauty; attractiveness[2.6.2.2 - Attract sexually], [2.3.1.8.1 - Beautiful] 3state of valuableness, preciousness[8.3.7.5 - Important], [8.3.7.9 - Value] 4state of high efficiency[6.1.2.8 - Efficient] 5advantage; benefit that s.t. gives that is helpful and useful[6.1.3.4 - Advantage]
b̯urwarwatubirwarwatun. small rash formed after shaving[2.5.2.2 - Skin disease], [2.5.6 - Symptom of disease]
b̯uryeki Alur n. shrewdness; knowledge of how to cheat or con s.b.[3.2.1.3 - Intelligent], [4.3.5.1 - Dishonest], [4.3.5.5 - Deceive]
b̯usaadv. 1without[8.5.3.1 - Absent], [7.4.6 - Not have] 2only, nothing except[9.2.3.2 - Indefinite pronouns], [8.1.5.7 - Only] 3naked; not wearing clothesSyn:munyinghinyi. [5.3.8 - Naked]
b̯usayo See main entry: b̯usa
b̯usaahan. expertise, skilfulness; vast experience and knowledge in doing s.t.Syn:b̯u̱ku̱gu̱, b̯umanye. [3.2.3 - Know], [3.2.1.3 - Intelligent], [6.1.8 - Experienced], [6.1.1.1 - Expert]
b̯useikisein. dung[2.2.8 - Defecate, feces]
b̯usembekasemben. splint; sticks that are tied around a broken bone[2.5.7 - Treat disease], [2.1.6 - Bone, joint], [2.5.3 - Injure]
b̯usira₁n. porridge; food that s.b. makes by mixing flour in water[5.2.3.4 - Prepared food]
b̯usira₂n. things like food, firewood, etc. that are taken to a woman who has just given birth or a feast to celebrate a birth[5.2.2.3 - Feast], [2.6.3.9 - Birth ceremony], [4.2.1.4 - Visit], [6.8.3.1 - Give, donate], [4.2.2.3 - Celebrate], [4.2.2 - Social event]
b̯usirikalen. military, defence force, security personnel that are trained to fight for the defence of the territorial integrity of their country, e.g., army, navy, police etc.[4.4.4.5 - Protect], [4.8.2.4 - Defend], [4.8.3.6.2 - Navy], [4.8.3.6.1 - Army], [4.8.3.6.3 - Air force], [4.8.3.6 - Military organization], [4.8.3.6.4 - Soldier]
b̯usiton. Taboo.semen; white liquid containing sperm that a man releases during sex [2.1.8.3 - Male organs], [2.6.2 - Sexual relations]
b̯usungu Luganda n. fierceness, anger, bitterness; feeling of s.b. who is angry or violent[4.8.1 - Hostility], [3.4.2.3 - Angry], [4.3.3.1 - Hate, ill will], [4.8.2.8 - Violent], [4.3.1.5.2 - Bad-tempered], [4.7.9.5 - Act harshly], [4.1.6.1 - Unfriendly]
b̯utan. bow; weapon made out of a curved piece of wood on which is stretched a tight string joining its ends, used for shooting arrows[4.8.3.7 - Weapon, shoot]
b̯utabarwa ru̱ku̱mi̱ See main entry: katabarwa
b̯utafayon. carelessness, irresponsibility; trait of lacking a sense of responsibility and not feeling accountable for your actionsSyn:b̯ugwagwa, b̯u̱hab̯u̱, b̯utaganya. [3.4.1.4.5 - Indifferent], [6.1.2.4.1 - Careless, irresponsible], [4.3.5.4 - Unreliable], [3.1.2.4 - Ignore], [4.3.3.2 - Not care], [4.5.5.2 - Lack respect]