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-sarya amaragiriryokt-vunja sheria, -haribu maelekezobreak the law
-sarya ameetegeererokt1-haribu mawazoshoot down an idea (lit., destroy thoughts)2-haribu mazungumzogo off on a tangent (in a conversation)-sarya1 1-haribu (kitu)eriitegeerero
-sarya eginsonikt-vunja heshima (kwa mtu)disrespect (someone)
-sarya eriinakt-haribu jinadestroy someone's reputation, ruin someone's reputation
-satukv-tatuthreeabhantu bhasatuwatu watatuthree people
-sebhukakt-chipuka, -chipuasprout, bud
-seejakt-paliliaweed
-seemyakt-andaaprepare
-seetakt1-fuatafollow2-fuata (ili kukamata)pursue, chase after
-segekakt-egemezaprop up, lean against (something else)
-segesakt1-pekecha (moto)produce fire (by twirling one stick in the hole of another)2-tumia nguvu (kwa kufua uchafu)wash off (dirt by rubbing)
-segeserwakt-andaliwa (kwa binti kwenda unyagoni)be prepared (a young girl going for her initiation)
-sekakt-chekalaughTwanga turarya, taata akeetaama, tukaamba okuseka bhugunyi.Tulipokuwa tunakula, baba akajamba, tukaanza kucheka kimya kimya.While we were eating, the man farted, and we started to laugh quietly.-a okusekyaeng'ana ya okusekya
-sekasekakt-chekachekalaugh a lot
-sekeererakt-chekeleaderide, laugh at
-sekyakt-chekesha (mtu)amuse (someone)
-senakt-funua (nguo)lift up (clothing to reveal what is underneath)
-sendakt-swagadrive (animals by herding)
sengabhasenganmshangazipaternal aunt
-sensakt-pembua (nafaka), -peta (nafaka), -pepeta (nafaka)winnow grain
-sensegeryakt1-kimbia kwa kuinama, -tembea haraka kwa kuinamarun while bending over, walk quickly while bending over2-tembea kwa staili ya mbwawalk like a dog
-senserakt-kimbia taratibujog, shuffle (in gait)
senserabhweyeebhisenserabhweyenmjamii ya ndege mswahiliAfrican Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp)
-sereetakt-ezeka, -pauaput up a roof, construct a roof
-serukakt-chemka (kwa kitu cha majimaji)be boiling (for a liquid)Bhoono amanji garaseruka.Sasa maji yanachemka.Now the water is boiling.