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-bharajakt-piga tekekick
-bharangiryakt-kwepaavoid
-bharukakt1-nguruma (kwa radi)rumble (of thunder), thunder2-nguruma (k.m., simba)roar (e.g., of a lion)3-toa sauti kubwa (kwa kucheka au kuongea)speak or laugh loudly
bhasiiryanm1kesho kutwaday after tomorrow2juziday before yesterday
bhasiirya guryanm1majuzithree days ago, four days ago2mtondothree days from now3mtondogoofour days from now
-bhasyakt-sokotatwist, braidBharabhasya orugoye.Wanasokota kamba.They are braiding the rope.
-bhata1kt1-kanda (k.m., unga)knead (e.g., dough)2-kanda (k.m., mwili wa mtu)massage (e.g., someone's body)Juma aramubhata ng'inawabho na amanji amabhira.Juma anamkanda mama yake na maji ya vuguvugu.Juma is massaging his mother with warm water.
-bhata2kt-elekeahead (toward)Eging'ombe girabhata mumugunda.Ng'ombe wanaelekea shambani.The cows are heading toward the farm.
-bhaturakt1-nyanyualift (something)2-chukuatake, carry
-bheehakt-sema uongo, -ongopatell a lie, lieNdagamba obhuheene, ntakubheeha.Ninasema ukweli, siongopi.I tell the truth, I don't lie.
-bheehyakt1-sutaconfront (someone with an accusation)2-futa (machozi)wipe away (tears)Waryubha aribheehya ameesori gonsego mumeeso gaabho.Mungu atawafuta machozi yote machoni mwao.God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
bheenyukwninyiyou (pl.)
-bheera1kt-saidiahelp
-bheera2kt-lemaabe lame
bheetukwsisiwe, us
-bhejukakt-teguka (kiungo cha mwili)be sprained, be dislocated (part of the body)
-bherekakt-beba (mgongoni)carry (on one's back)
-bherenjukakt-vunjika (mfupa)be broken (a bone)
-bhihirirwakt1-chukizwa, -kasirishwabe angeredAbharimi bhaabhihirirwa okurora egintyenyi girisirye emigunda gyabho.Wakulima walikashirishwa kuona wanyama wamechunga mashamba yao.The farmers were angered to see the animals had grazed their fields.2-kerwabe annoyed
-bhihirwakt1-chukiahateJohn yaabhihirwa okubhuuribhwa ega atige okugya mumirimu.John alichukia kuambiwa kwamba asiende kazini.John hated to be told not to go to work.2-kasirikabe angry
-bhiibhikv1-bayabadOmuhanda gwa okureka Bhukabhwa okugya Mang'ore m-mubhiibhi.Barabara ya kutoka Bukabwa kwenda Mang'ore ni mbaya.The road from Bukabwa to Mang'ore is bad.2-chafudirtyMwajuma yeebhoheri emyenda emibhiibhi.Mwajuma amevaa nguo chafu.Mwajuma is wearing dirty clothes.3-enye hataridangerousBhararora entyenyi embiibhiWanaona mnyama mwenye hatari.They see a dangerous animal.
-bhiihaktkuwa na ubayabe bad
-bhiika1kt1-tunza (kwa kuangalia mtu au kitu), -angalia (kwa kutunza mtu au kitu)care for (a person or an object), look afterTaata yaang'aana egimbirya mbe ndagibhiika bhujomu.Baba alinipa pesa niwe ninazitunza vizuri.Father gave me the money so that I can be looking after it.2-tunza (kwa kulinda), -hifadhikeep, preserve, store (something)3-weka (ndani ya kitu fulani)put (inside of something else)Juma arareetanga ensimo yaaye, ndaibhiika munyumba yaani.Juma huwa analeta simu yake, ninaiweka ndani ya nyumba yangu.Juma usually brings his phone and I putit in my house.
-bhiika2kt-zikaburyBhaaja okureeta omuku, tukagya okubhiika mukijiji kya Bhukabhwa.Walipoleta maiti, tukaenda kuzika kijijini Bukabwa.When they brought the corpse, we went to bury it in the village of Bukabwa.
-bhiika emongokt-tunza akibasave (for later use)