Lugungu - English


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luhulungumpulungun. lake pebble; small round stone with a rough surface that is common in the lake or at the shores[1.2.2.2 - Rock]
luhundampundan. lake fly; type of insect, larger and less common than ‘kajuuru’, that is common in the evening and has some sort of a sticky substance[1.6.1.7 - Insect]
lujunjunjunjun. cane, whip, lash; long thin piece of wood, metal, or leather used for punishing people or making animals move, or the act of using such a punishment toolSyn:kibbooko, kijwatu. [6.3.2 - Tend herds in fields], [6.2.2.2 - Plow a field], [4.7.7 - Punish], [4.8.3.7 - Weapon, shoot], [4.5.3.3 - Discipline, train]
lujwengenjwengen. silk, part of a fruit of a plant like maize, that resembles s.b.’s hair and grows out to show that the fruit is about to mature[6.2.1.1.3 - Growing maize], [1.5.5 - Parts of a plant]
lukakabinkakabin. termite; biting insect that stays in an ant hill, without wings, resembles a white ant whose wings have fallen off and eats dry grass and dead wood[1.6.1.7 - Insect]
lukalunkalun. heap of firewood that s.b. assembles in a safe place, esp. in order to guard against bad weather[5.5.6 - Fuel]
lukaahinkaahin. leaf mat; broken twig with leaves that is inserted in water being carried to prevent the water from spilling, and also used to spread on the ground to act as mat[1.5.5 - Parts of a plant]
lukaarankaaran. 1verse, line; small section of a song or of a chapter in a bible[8.3.1.2 - Line], [4.2.3.3 - Sing], [4.9.3.1 - Sacred writings], [3.5.4.4 - Poetry] 2series; things done one after the other[8.4.5.1.1 - Series], [8.4.5.1 - Order, sequence], [8.1.1 - Number]
lukaara lwa hakati̱ See main entry: lukaara
lukekeenwankekeenwan. shard of broken pottery[8.1.6.2 - Piece], [6.6.2.4 - Working with clay]
lukerenkeren. large seashell; found on the shores that people used to use as a bowl, e.g., for taking porridge[1.6.2.5 - Parts of small animals], [5.2.2.8 - Eating utensil]
lukimbankimban. basket; bowl-like household container that is woven from thin sticks used for holding items, esp. in the garden[6.6.4.2 - Weaving baskets and mats], [6.7.3 - Carrying tool], [5.1 - Household equipment], [6.7.7 - Container]
lukinkinkinkin. handful; unit of measure equal to what can be held in one hand[8.2.8 - Measure]
lukobonkobon. language; system of sounds and words used to communicateSyn:lulimi. [3.5.3 - Language]
lukobbankobban. 1tape measure; device used by the tailors and carpenters to measure the length or width of s.t.[6.6.1 - Working with cloth], [8.2.8 - Measure] 2rubber band, bungee; strap that is stretched and is used for tying things, e.g., on a bicycle[6.7.5 - Fastening tool], [7.5.4.1 - Rope, string], [7.5.4 - Tie]
lukomankoman. wild natural sisal; plant that is used for rope, gathered from the bush[7.5.4.1 - Rope, string], [1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine]
lukomerankomera Runyoro n. fence; barrier made of barbed wire, bricks, or wire netting surrounding a house, garden or playing fieldSyn:kisigaati. [4.4.4.5 - Protect], [4.8.2.4 - Defend], [6.5.2.1 - Wall], [8.5.1.2.1 - Around], [6.5.1.5 - Fence, wall]
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]
lukomera lwa misaali See main entry: lukomera
lukoodinkoodin. drying rack; frame made for drying simsim[1.3.3.1 - Dry], [6.2.6 - Process harvest]
lukookoobonkookoobon. rake; garden tool with a long handle and a row of metal points used for gathering grassSyn:reeki̱. [6.2.8 - Agricultural tool], [5.6.5 - Sweep, rake]
lukubankuban. thunder; very loud noise that is heard after a flash of lightning, esp. when it is raining[1.1.3.6 - Lightning, thunder], [2.3.2.4 - Loud], [2.3.2.3 - Types of sounds]
lukuba lunkuuteinterj. Idiom.‘I swear’, used when taking an oath to make a serious promise to do s.t., to show that you mean what you are saying and to promise that you are telling the truth [3.5.1.3.1 - Tell the truth], [3.5.1.9 - Promise], [4.7.5.7 - Take oath], [4.7.8.1 - Covenant], [3.3.2.1 - Agree to do something], [4.7.8 - Legal contract], [3.2.5.4 - Agree with someone]
lukuhi₁nkuhin. eyelash; hair that is on the eye[2.1.1.1 - Eye]
lukuratunkuratun. meeting; gathering of people together to discuss or decide s.t.[4.2.1.5 - Meeting, assembly], [4.2.1 - Come together, form a group], [4.2.1.3 - Meet together], [3.5.1.4 - Speak with others]