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-seserakt-tembea, -endawalk, go
-sibhikakt1-funga kwa kamba (k.m., kwa kamba ili mnyama asitoke)tether, tie up (e.g., so an animal doesn't get away)2-fungashapack upNdakusabha osibhike ebhintu bhyaho bhonsego, wimuke, ogende.Nakuomba ufungashe vitu vyako vyote uamke uende.I'm asking you to pack up all your things, get up and go.
-sibhurakt-fungua (k.m., kamba au fundo)untie (e.g., rope or knot)
-sigiikakt-tegemea (kufanyiwa jambo fulani)expect (to undergo something)
-sigiitakt-chuarub
-sigikakt1-egemezaprop up, lean against (something else)2-zuia (kitu kisisogee)prevent (something from moving)
-siginakt-saga isiyolainika (k.m., kwa karanga)grind into small pieces (e.g., peanuts)
-siigirirya1kt-shawishipersuade
-siigirirya2kt-chonganisha (k.m., magombano), -pambanishainstigate (e.g., an argument), set at odds
-siihyakt-shindwa kuridhikabe dissatisfied
-siikakt-funga (k.m., mlango au dirisha)close
-siikiriryakt-fukiabury, cover (with dirt)
-siikurakt-fungua (k.m., mlango au dirisha)open
-siikyakt1-zuiaprevent2-kingadefend
siimubhasiimunmjina wanaoita wanaume waliooa mji mmojaname given by men to one another when they are both married to wives from the same family
-sikakt1-zamadrown2-furikaflood
-sikanakt-kutanameet together, come togetherAbhantu bhanú bhagiiri ejo bharasikana reero.Watu walioenda jana wanakutana leo.The people who went yesterday are meeting today.
-sikinaktkuwa na kwikwihave the hiccups
-sikirakt-zama (k.m., kwa jua au mwezi)set (e.g., of the sun or moon)Eryubha ryasikira.Jua lilizama.The sun set.
-sikyakt1-zamishaplunge (something into water), drown (someone), immerse (something)2-angamiza, -teketezadestroy, incinerate
-sima1kt1-zima (moto)quench (a fire), extinguish2-zima (taa au mtambo)turn off (a light or a machine)3-zimika (moto)go out (a fire)4-zimika (taa au mtambo)be off (a light or a machine)-simya
-sima2kt-konyezawink (one's eye)
-simbakt-chimbadig
-simbiirakt-tuliacalm down, be peaceful
-simburakt1-chimbuadig up (e.g., yams)2-fukuahollow out, dig out