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-bhaabhaatakt1-tomasacaress2-papasagrope around, feel one's way around
-bhaabhahirakt1kuwa na wasiwasibe worried2-zubaabe confused
-bhaajakt-chongasharpen
bhaariinanmsomonamesakeNaaja okugya muruku, nkasikana na bhaariina waani ariho muruku hayo.Nilipoenda msibani, tukakutana na somo langu yupo msibani hapo.When I went to the funeral, I met my namesake there.
-bhaarukakt1-pasuka (k.m., ardhi katika mtetemeko)burst, be split open (e.g., the ground in an earthquake)2-chanikabe torn
-bhaarurakt-pasua, -chanja (k.m., kuni)cut open, split (e.g., firewood)
-bhaasakt-piga kofislap
-bhabha1kt-babua (k.m., ngozi ya mnyama)strip off (e.g., the skin of an animal)Bhabha amabhuri ga eriseero rya emburi.Babua manyoya ya ngozi ya mbuzi.Strip off the hair from the goat's skin.
-bhabha2kt-washa (kwenye ngozi)itch
-bhagakt-karabatirenew, renovateJuma akagya okubhaga enyumba inu yaaringa ehaanyukiri orubhaara orumwi.Juma akaenda kukarabati nyumba iliyokuwa imebomoka upande mmoja.Juma went to renovate the house that was torn down on one side.
-bhagabhagakt-zuia (mtu kufanya jambo au kusema neno)prevent (someone from doing or saying something)Yaaja okwimirira okuhaira, bhakaamba okumubhagabhaga kimwi akeekara.Aliposimama kuzungumza, wakaanza kumzuia hadi akakaa.When he stood up to speak, they began to prevent him until he sat down.
-bhagatyakt-tafutasearch
-bhajakt1-ganda (kwa maji)freeze2-ganda (kwa damu)coagulate3-ganda (kwa maziwa)curdle
-bhajukaktkufa ghafladie (suddenly), fall dead
-bhakirakt-ungulia (k.m., mboga ulioachwa kwenye moto)burn (e.g., food left on the fire), smoke (food)
-bhambakt1-wamba (kwa ngoma)stretch out (a skin to cover a drum head)2-wamba (kwa tumbo)have tightness (in the stomach)
-bhambarekv-bapaflatekintu ekibhambarekitu kibapaflat objectkwa obhubhambare
-bhambukakt1-sema (kwa sauti)speak (loudly)2-amka (kwa kushtuka)wake up (suddenly)
-bhanakt1-rembaadorn, decorate2-chorachorascribble
-bhandiriryakt1-kaza, -bana (kitu)fasten, tighten, tie upBhaarora Mwajuma arabhandirirya eginkwi kwa orugoye.Waliona Mwajuma anakaza kuni kwa kamba.They saw Mwajuma tying up the firewood with a rope.2-bananishasqueeze, pack in tightlyBhaabhandirirya eginsahaani mwikanga, gikabhaaruka.Walibananisha sahani kwenye tenga, zikapasuka.They squeezed the plates into the basket and they broke.3-gandamizapress, compactDaudi arabhandirirya obhukima kukitangura.Daudi anagandamiza ugali kwenye meza.David is pressing the ugali on the table.4-kandamiza, -nyima (uhuru wa mtu), -gandamiza (mtu)suppress, oppress, restrict freedomAbhantu abhakuru bharabhandirirya abhaana abhake.Watu wakubwa wanakandamiza watoto wadogo.The adults are oppressing the small children.
-bhara1kt-hesabucountOmwihigirya areehigirya abhaana okubhara ebhijiiji.Mwalimu anafundisha watoto kuhesabu vizibo.The teacher is teaching children to count bottle caps.
-bhara2kt-waka (k.m., jua, mwezi, nyota, n.k.)shine (e.g., sun, moon, stars etc.)Omweri gubhariri kibhara.Mwezi umewaka nje.The moon is shining outside.
-bharaatakt-paua (-weka kenchi na papi)construct a roofOmuyaga omuhari gukaruusya-ko orusara rya enyumba, omukonji akaamba okubharaata kweki.Upepo mkali ukaezua paa la nyumba, fundi akaanza kupaua tena.A strong wind blew the roof off the house, and the repairman began to construct it again.
-bharabhasyakt-ongea (mambo mengi bila mpangilio)talk (senselessly)Omujuuru akaaja mukikaro, akabharabhasya amang'ana amaaru mpaka kikanyaragana.Kichaa alikuja kwenye kikao, akaongea mambo mengi mpaka kikitawanyika.The crazy man came to the meeting and talked senselessly until it ended.
-bharagatanakt-nguruma (kwa radi)rumble (of thunder), thunder