Lugungu - English


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mbeesu̱le(Var. mbei̱su̱le) mbeesu̱len. trigger; part on some traps such as the one for a squirrel that an animal or a bird shakes slightly that causes the trap to operate[6.4.2 - Trap]
mbibombibon. grain, seed stock; that part of a crop that is harvested and latter planted[1.5.5 - Parts of a plant]
mbikombikon. funeral gifts; things such as food, firewood collected from clan members to help the bereaved family[2.6.6.3 - Funeral], [4.4.4.2 - Show sympathy, support], [6.8.3.1 - Give, donate], [2.6.6.5 - Bury]
mbindombindon. pot-like jar made of clay with a neck-like a handle used for storing liquids or used as a drinking utensil for such drinks as water, milk, alcohol, banana juice, etc.[5.2.1.4 - Food storage], [6.7.7 - Container]
mbirombiron. athletics, race; games that people compete in, e.g., running around the field, jumping, shot-put, etc.[4.2.6.2 - Sports], [7.2.1.1.1 - Run]
mbi̱mbambi̱mban. style of a building; the way in which s.t. is built[9.5.1.3 - Means], [9.5.1.4 - Way, manner], [6.1.2 - Method], [6.5.1 - Building], [4.3.9.1 - Custom]
mbi̱mba gya muntu See main entry: mbi̱mba
mbi̱nyambi̱nyan. dance; movement in a pattern, usually to musical accompaniment[4.2.4 - Dance]
mbi̱rombi̱ron. soot; black powder that is deposited on the outside of a pot when cooking using firewood or charcoal[5.5.5 - What fires produce]
mbi̱sombi̱son. hidden place, e.g., a cave[7.6 - Hide], [3.2.4.3 - Mysterious], [4.1.6.5 - Private, public], [3.2.3.3 - Secret]
mbombon. state of calmness, timidity, coolness, shyness or humility[3.4.2.4.3 - Shy, timid], [4.3.2.2 - Humble], [4.4.4.3 - Gentle], [3.4.1.2.2 - Calm]
mboheromboheron. noose; circle that is tied in one end of a rope with a knot that allows the circle to get smaller as the other end of the rope is pulled[7.5.4.1 - Rope, string], [7.5.4 - Tie], [4.7.7.4 - Execute]
mboneko(Var. kawonekeera) mbonekon. period of time of the new moon; about two to three days[1.1.1.1 - Moon]
mbudabambudan. dunce, fool; dense, stupid, dull person who does or says things without senseSyn:madara, mudoma, mwicate, mu̱pu̱u̱ti̱. [3.2.1.4 - Stupid]
mbuga₁mbugan. 1vegetable sp. that is used to make sauce[5.2.3.1.3 - Food from vegetables], [1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine], [5.2.3.4 - Prepared food] 2vegetable sauce made from a plant sp.[5.2.3.1.3 - Food from vegetables], [5.2.3.4 - Prepared food]
mbuga₂mbugan. office; room or a house where s.b. does his piece of work, esp. sitting at a deskSyn:ofi̱i̱si̱. [4.6.6 - Government functions], [6.1.1 - Worker], [6.5.1 - Building], [6.9 - Business organization]
mbuga gya biragiro See main entry: mbuga₂
mbumbunirambumbuniran. small insect sp. with black and white parts that looks like a spider[1.6.1.7 - Insect]
mbundumbundun. gun; weapon that is used for firing bullets[4.8.3.7 - Weapon, shoot]
mbutetembuteten. grass sp. with a height like that of tropical grass, that has many thin finger like structures at the top in which are seeds and is common in gardens and abandoned fields[1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine]
mbuurambuuran. grass sp. that mostly grows in a garden that has already been dug[1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine]
mbu̱li̱mbu̱li̱n. goat; domestic animal, with short horns, and the male is called a Billy[6.3.1 - Domesticated animal], [1.6.1.1.3 - Hoofed animals], [6.3.1.3 - Goat]
mbwakazi̱mbwakazi̱ Runyoro n. female dog[6.3.1.5 - Dog], [1.6.1.1.2 - Carnivore], [6.3.1 - Domesticated animal]
mbwenembwenen. dog; domestic carnivore having four legs a long tail, strong and sharp teeth trained to protect a home and to hunt wild animals[6.3.1.5 - Dog], [1.6.1.1.2 - Carnivore], [6.3.1 - Domesticated animal]
mbwene gidulu See main entry: mbwene