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-itira emitegokt-tega (sis., -mwaga mitego)set traps (lit., pour out traps)Bhagiiri na obhwato okwitira emitego munyanja.Wameenda na mtumbwi kutega ziwani.They've gone with the canoe to set traps in the lake.
-itirirakt-nyunyizia, -mwagiliziasprinkle (water on something), spray
-itiryakt-mwaga shahawaejaculate
-ititakt-jipaka (mafuta mengi)anoint oneself (with a lot of oil)
-itokakt-bonyeabe concave, be indentedheetokeripamebonyeaa concave place
-itondakt-fahamianaknow each other
-itonda orugandakt-tafuta mahusiano ya karibu (sis., -fahamiana ukoo)search for kinship ties (lit., know each other's clan)
-itongereryakt-nuia (kitu)intend (something), have in mind
-itoorakt-chaguachoose
-itujakt-binukaflip over
-itukumurakt-anguka (kwa kishindo)fall (with a crash)
-itukyakt-toa sauti (ya furaha au ya fujo, k.m., ng'ombe, simba, n.k.)make a sound (either pleased or annoyed, e.g., of a cow, lion, etc.)
-itumakt-fanya bidii, -jitahidimake an effort
-itumbagiryakt-chechemea (k.m., kwa fimbo)limp, hobble (e.g., with a cane)
-itun'yakt-sukumapush
-itundyakt-bembeaswing-tundya
-iturunkan'yakt-geuza kwa kichwa chini miguu juuturn (someone or something) upside down
-iturya1kt-ingia (jichoni)get in (one's eye)
-iturya2kt-poa (kwa jua, yaani saa 9-10 mchana)be late afternoon (3-4 pm)Omubhasu gwituriiriJua limepoa.It's late afternoon.
-ituryan'yakt-jifunguagive birth-tura1
-ituumakt-shuka, -teremkadescend, go down
-ituutakt-jifukizainhale steam (e.g., for medical purposes)Hanú oraarware, wituute eryogo riyo.Utakapougua, ujifukize dawa hiyo.When you get sick, inhale this medicine as steam.-tuuta
-iyagaarakt-fanya (jambo) kwa uhuruact freely
-iyagyakt-jikunascratch oneself
-iyahurakt-jitengaset oneself apart