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-ruguurakt1-shangaabe surprised, be shocked2-staajabube amazed, be astonished3-sikitikabe sad
-rujakt-chota kwa kutumia mapembe (kwa mnyama)buck (for an animal)
-rukakt-fuma, -suka, -sokotaweave, braid, plait
rukorugarukorunmkipanga (aina ya mwewe mdogo)sparrowhawk
-rumakt1-uma (-dhuru mtu au mnyama mwingine)bite, stingHamis hanú ararwana na abharikyaye, mpaka abharume.Hamis anapopigana na wenzake, mpaka awaume.When Hamis fights with his friends, he even bites them.2-uma (-pata maumivu)be painful, hurt (of one's body)Enda yaani, hanú bhuhikiri bhutiku eraruma bhukong'u.Tumbo langu, unapofika usiku linauma sana.When night comes, my stomach hurts a lot.
-rumiirira1kt-umwa tumbohave a stomachache, hurt (of the stomach)Enda yaani erarumiirira.Tumbo langu linaumwa.My stomach is hurting.
-rumiirira2kt-umauma (k.m., chakula)nibble on (e.g., food)
-rumwa endakt-umwa tumbohave a stomachacheenda1-ruma
rumwiklmara mojaonce
rumwigoklmara moja (kwa haraka)suddenly, immediately
-runakt-panda (k.m., meli)board (e.g., a ship)
-rundumakt-nguruma (k.m., simba, mtambo, mbwa, n.k.)roar (e.g., of a lion, machine, dog, etc.)
-rungakt-unga (kiungo kwenye chakula)add (spice to food)
-rungurakt-ungua (mpaka kukosa thamani)be burnt by fire (to the point where an item has lost value)
-runguryakt-unguzasinge, char
-rura1ktkuwa na uchungu (kwa ladha)be bitter (in taste)
-rura2kt1kuwa na ukali (k.m., mtu au mnyama)be severe, be fierce2kuwa na ukali (k.m., pombe)be potent (e.g., alcohol)3kuwa na ukali (k.m., mwanga wa jua)be strong (bright like sunlight)
-ruru1kv-chungubitterObhura m-bururu.Utumbo ni mchungu.Intestines are bitter.
-ruru2kv1-kali (k.m., mtu au mnyama)fierce (e.g., person or animal)2-kali (k.m., pombe)potent (e.g., alcohol)amarwa amarurupombe kalipotent alcohol3-kali (k.m., mwanga wa jua)hot (e.g., mwanga wa sunlight)omubhasu omururujua kalihot sunlight
-ruruta1kt-vuma (kwa nyuki)buzz (of a bee)
-ruruta2kt-nung'unika (bila kikomo)complain (endlessly)
-ruruujakt-tupathrowAbhaana bhararuruuja abhantu amagina kunjira.Watoto wanatupia watu mawe njiani.The children are throwing stones at people on the path.
-ruryakt-piga mluziwhistle (to get someone's attention)
-rutakt1-vutapull2-vuta (maji)draw (water)3-vuta (mshale)draw (an arrow)4-vuta (k.m., sigara, bangi, n.k.)smoke (e.g., cigarettes, marijuana, etc.)
-ruta omwikakt-vuta hewainhale, breathe in (lit., pull breath)