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-bhimbakt-vimbaswell
-bhinakt-cheza ngoma (ya kiutamaduni)dance (in traditional style)
-bhinabhinakt-chezacheza (kwa jicho)have a sense of foreboding (lit., flutter (of the eye))Omukuru weetu wa ekyaro hanu yeenda okukwa, eriiso ryani rikaamba okubhinabhina.Mkuu wetu wa nchi alipotaka kufa, jicho langu lilianza kuchezacheza.When our country's founding father was about to die, I had a sense of foreboding.
-bhindikakt1-zindikaprotect with a charm2-aguadivine, prophesy
-bhira1kt1-pata jotobe hot2-chemkabe boiling
-bhira2kv-a vuguvugu (k.m., maji)warm (e.g., water)Juma aramubhata ng'inawabho na amanji amabhira.Juma anamkanda mama yake na maji ya vuguvugu.Juma is massaging his mother with warm water.
-bhirikv-wili, -bilitwoabhantu bhabhiriwatu wawilitwo people
-bhirikirakt1-ita jinacall (give a name), name2-ita (kufanya jambo fulani)call (to do something)okubhirikira kukikarokuita kwenye kikaoto call to a meeting
-bhiringisukv-a mviringo (k.m., ya mviringo, cha mviringo, n.k.)cyrindrical, roundekintu ekibhiringisukitu cha mviringoround thing
-bhiringisyakt-viringisharoll, roll over
-bhiririkan'yakt-fululizakeep on (doing something)
-bhiryakt-chemsha (k.m., maji au mboga)boil (e.g, water or vegetables)
-bhisakt-fichahideameembo ganu garabhisa amang'ananyimbo zinazoficha mambosongs that hide things
-bhisikv-bichiunripe, green (e.g., of a fruit)
-bhitakt-choma (k.m., kwa kisu au mkuki)pierce (e.g., with a knife or spear), stabokubhita ekigesokuchoma kisuto stab with a knife
-bhita esindanikt-choma sindanoinject (i.e., give an injection)
-bhitabhitakt-chomachomafeel (a sharp pain)
-bhohakt1-funga (k.m., kwa kamba au nyuzi)tie up2-funga (k.m., gerezani)lock up, imprison3-fungashapack up
-bhoha majoogekt-funga kwa kulegezatie loosely
-bhoha ndindindikt-funga kwa nguvutie tightly
-bhoheererakt-fungashapack up
-bhojakt-cheuaspit up (for a baby)
-bhondorakt-pasua (k.m., mayai na matunda)break open (e.g., eggs, fruit, etc.)Omwana yanga aragenda mukyumba, akataja amagi ga enkoko, akagabhondora.Mtoto alikuwa anaenda chumbani, akakanyaga mayai ya kuku, akayapasua.The child was going to the room, and he stepped on the chicken eggs and broke them open.
-bhonjakt1-kondalose weight2-dhoofikaweaken
-bhoojakt-okotapick up