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-ogikv-kali (k.m., kwa kisu, mshale, n.k.), -enye makalisharp (e.g., of a knife, arrow, etc.), pointedorusonga orwogincha kalisharp point
-ogihyaktkuwa na makalibe sharp
ogutareamatarenmmwamba mkubwalarge rock
-ogyakt1-osha (k.m., vyombo)wash (e.g., dishes)2-safisha (k.m., kidonda)clean out (e.g., a wound)-oga
ohooyeriktumeshindaje (sis., umecheza)how was your day (lit., have you played)
ojomeryektasante, shukranithank you, thanks-jomerye (k.m., ojomerye, bhajomerye)
-okakt1-waka (taa au mtambo)be on (of a light or a machine)2-waka (moto)catch fire, be burning
okubhakt1kuwabe, become2-kamilikabe completeN-kya hanu ribheeri.Ni kama limekamilika.Looks like it's complete.
okubha bhwaheenekt1kuwa sawa, kuwa vizuribe alright, be well2-pata nafuuget better, recover (from an illness)
okubha hamwikt1kuwa pamojabe together2kuwa na afya nzuri (kwa mwili)be healthy (of the body)Hanú omubhiri gwani guraabhe hamwi, ndagya munyangi ya ensaaro.Mwili wangu utakapokuwa na afya nzuri, nitakwenda kwenye sherehe ya tohara.When my body is healthy, I will go to the circumcision celebration.
okubha kumweriktkuwa kwenye hedhi (sis., kuwa kwenye mwezi)have one's period (lit., be at the month)Omukari aribha kumweri.Mwanamke atakuwa kwenye hedhi.The woman will have her period.
okubha mumagihanm-pikwa (sis., kuwa mwenye mafiga)be cooking (lit., be on the cooking stones)
okubha na1ktkuwa nahave, be with
okubha na2khpamoja naalong with, together with
okubha na eginguruktkuwa na nguvube strong (physically)Aribhana eginguru.Atakuwana nguvu.He will be strong.
okubha na ekihindoktkuwa na amribe in command
okubha na embehoktkuwa baridi, -pata baridibe cold, get cold
okubha na enambaktkuwa na tamaa (ya kimwili)desire, lust after
okubha na enkoroktkuwa na hasirabe angry
okubha na enkubhi1kt1kuwa na woga, -ogopabe afraid, fear2kuwa na wasiwasibe worried
okubha na enkubhi2kt-dunda (kwa moyo)beat (of the heart)
okubha na erigandiktkuwa na ganzibe numb
okubha na ering'anaktkuwa na nenohave something to say (lit., have a word)
okubha na obhuheenekt1kuwa na ukweliknow the truth (lit., have the truth)2kuwa na uhakikabe certain
okubha na obhumwiktkuwa na umojabe united