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-rengekan'ya1kt-kadiriaestimate, approximate
-rengekan'ya2kt-linganisha, -fananishacompare
-rengerekv-enye kiasi cha kutosha, toshelevuadequate (in amount), sufficient (in amount)Omusubhaati atuheeri obhusye obhurengere, tuteekeri obhukima, turiiri, tweeguta.Dada ametupa unga toshelevu, tumepika ugali, tumekula, tukashiba.The lady had given us enough ugali that we had cooked it, eaten it, and were full.
-rengereran'yakt-kubalianaagree with
-rengereryakt1-patia (kwa akili)understand, grasp (mentally)Atakurengererya amang'ana.Hapatii mambo.He doesn't understand things.2kuwa na uhakikabe certainJooni, orarengererya ega oni ndakora emirimu gyetu bhujomu?John, una uhakika kwamba mimi nafanya kazi zetu vizuri?John, are you certain that I'm doing our work well?3-bashiripredictYeesu akabhuurya omufarisaayo umwi ega: "Rengererya niwi ariija okubharuusya abhantu bha Israeri munyanko?"Yesu akauliza mfarisayo mmoja kwamba: "Bashiri ni nani atakuja kuwatoa watu wa Israeli kwenye shida."Jesus asked a Pharisee this: "Predict who it is that will come to deliver the people of Israel from trouble?"
-rengeryakt-dokezasuggest, hint atRengerya abhantu n-kyego bhakahayire mukiikaro kya reero.Dokeza watu jinsi watakavyoongea kwenye kikao cha leo.Suggest to people how they should speak at today's meeting.
-rengya1kt-simuliagive an account of, narrateJaaji akaamba okurengya amang'ana ga akare n-kyego bhaakoranga.Babu alianza kusimulia mambo ya zamani jinsi walivyokuwa wakifanya.Grandpa started to give an account of how they did things a long time ago.
-rengya2kt-jaributryRengya ogende turore nyoore bhakakutige ohite.Jaribu uende tuone kama watakuacha upite.Try to go and we'll see if they will let you pass.
-rera1kt-learaise (a child), bring up (a child)okurera omwanakulea mtototo raise a child
-rera2kt-tibu (k.m., kidonda, ugonjwa, n.k.)treat (e.g., a wound, an illness, etc.)
-rerekv-changayoung, immatureomwana omureremtoto mchangayoung child
-ri (k.m., ori, turi, n.k.)ktkuwa (mahali fulani)be (at a place)
-ribhakt1-ziba (k.m., bomba)block (e.g., a water pipe), stop up2-zuiaprevent, hinder-ribhira
-ribha amatwikt1-ziba masikiostop listening (lit., block the ears)2kuwa kiziwibe deaf
-ribha emyoyokt-ziba kwa sauti (ya mtu)be unable to make a sound
-ribhirakt-zuiaprevent, hinder, obstruct-ribha
-ribhira omwikakt-zuia pumzihold one's breath
-ribhukv-enye kuzibaclosed-off, blockedEridumu rirya riribhu ritaana omunwa gwa okuhitirya amanji.Dumu lile ambalo limeziba halina mdomo wa kupitishia maji.That closed-off jug doesn't have a hole for water to get through.
-rigan'yakt1-tatanisha (mtu)perplex (someone)2-tatiza (mtu)puzzle (someone)3-changanya (mtu)confuse (someone)
rigetyanmmonjo (aina ya mchezo wa pia kwa watoto)type of spindle game for children
-rigita1kt-tetemekashiver, trembleOmubhiri gwani gurarigita.Mwili wangu unatetemeka.My body is trembling.
-rigita2kt-babaikamumble, stammer
-rihakt-lipapay-riha ekisiyomba
-riha ekisiyombakt-lipiza kisasi, -maliza kisasitake revenge-rihaekisiyomba
-riho (k.m., oriho, turiho, n.k.)ktkuwepo (k.m., upo, tupo, n.k.)be here (e.g., you're here, we're here, etc.)