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-riibhwakt1-liwa (na mtu au mnyama)be eaten (by a person or animal)2-liwa (k.m., na udongo au kutu), -haribiwabe eaten away (e.g., by dirt or rust), be damaged
riikonmchumbaniin the roomriiko hanenechumbani pakubwain the large roommuriiko 2chumbani
-riinakt1-panda (k.m., mlima)ascend, go up2-panda (k.m., gari, farasi, n.k.)get in (e.g., a car), get on (e.g., a horse)3-panda (k.m., bei au thamani)increase (e.g., in price or value)
-riina egurukt-panda juu, -paaclimb up, ascend, go up
-riinanakt-pandana (kwa wanyama)mate (for animals)
-riiraktkula (pamoja na kitoweo)eat (with a side dish)
-riisyakt1-lishafeed2-chunga (kwa wanyama)herd (animals)
-rikyaye (k.m., omurikyaye, ekirikyaye, n.k.)kw.mi-enzakeaccompanying (person or thing)Bhakareeta ekiraatu ekirikyaye, bhakaamba okubhihunkan'ya.Wakaleta kiatu chenzake, wakaanza kuvifananisha.They brought the accompanying shoe and began to compare the two.
-rimakt-limacultivate, farm
-rimaan'yakt1-potoshalead astray, mislead, pervert2-pumbaza (mtu), -fanyia (mtu) kiini machofool (someone), trick (someone)Omuntu wa amajingaombwe akaamba okubharimaan'ya abhantu bhanú bhanga bhagiiri okumaahirira bhakaamba okutema ekituri na okukenya bhuyaga bhuyaga.Mtu wa mazingaombwe akaanza kuwapumbaza watu waliokuwa wameenda kuangalia, wakaanza kupiga kelele na kukimbia ovyo ovyo.The magician began to trick the people who had gone to look, and they started to make noise and run around wildly.
-rimbiryakt-tandaspread out, extendHanú oruuji amasaaru garimbirye, omanye embura ereenda okutwa.Unapoona mawingu yametanda, ujue mvua inataka kunyesha.When you see the clouds spreading out, you know it's about to rain.
rimburumburugamburumburunmpaka mwituwild cat
-rimirisyaktkumpa (mtu) kazi nyingiwork (someone) hard
rimuseamamusenmaina ya mdudu mweusi mwenye mabawatype of black-winged insect
-rinda1kt-lindaguard, protectAbharindi bhanú bhararinda musyure yeetu bhakwiri kwa okuraswa na embunde.Walinzi wanaolinda shuleni kwetu wamekufa kwa kupigwa na bunduki.The guards who protected our school have died from being shot with a gun.
-rinda2kt-winga (ndege)chase away (birds)Maayi akabhuurya Jainabhu agende arinde ebhinyonyi mumugunda, bhitige okurya obhubhere.Mama akamwambia Zainabu aende awinge ndege shambani, wasile uwele.Mother told Zainabu to go chase the birds away from the field so they don't eat the millet.
-rindimakt-nguruma mara kwa mara (kwa radi)thunder frequently
-ring'aan'yakt-linganishacompare (two or more things)
-ring'aanakt1-linganabe equal, be comparable2-lingana (k.m., kwa nchi)be flat, be level (e.g., of land)
-ring'aanirakt-toshelezabe adequate, satisfy, be sufficient
-ring'aaniriryakt1-linganishacompare, equate, correlate2-sawazishajustify, equalize, level (something)
-ringakt1-kunjafold2-viringawrap up3-katacut
-ringa (k.m., bharinga, bhiringa, n.k.)kw-ngapi (k.m., wangapi, vingapi, n.k.), kiasi ganihow many, how muchOriiri ehera eringa?Umetumia hela ya kiasi gani?How much money did you spend?
-ringi (k.m., garingi, bhiringi, n.k.)kt-po (k.m., yapo, vipo, n.k.), -ko (k.m., yako, viko, n.k.)be here, be there (in a place)
-ringisiriryakt1-viringishatie up, put aroundRoobhi araringisirirya orugoye kumuti.Robi anaviringisha kamba kwenye mti.Robi is putting the rope around the tree.2-sokota (k.m., kamba)braid (e.g., a rope)3-zungushawrap