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-sohyakt-ingizaput into, insert
-somakt1-soma (kitabu)read2-soma (kwa shule)study
-somoorakt-chomoa, -toa, -ondoatake out, extract, remove
-somosyakt-onyesha (kitu kwa kidole)point at (with finger)
-sonakt-shonasew
-sondogorakt-donoapeck
-songorakt-chongacarve
-songororakt-pogoleaprune
-sononkorakt1-chokonoa (kitu)pick at (something)Ndasabha undeetere akanyanki naho nsononkore ebhinyama bhinú bhyangiri mumeeno gaani munu.Naomba uniletee kaunyasi ili nichokonoe vinyama vilivyokatalia kwenye meno yangu humu.Please bring me a small piece of grass so I can pick at the pieces of meat that are stuck in my teeth.2-chokonoa (mtu)prod (someone to get a response)Johnny aransononkora ebhing'ana naho mmukeerye unú yeeta jaaji waaye.Johnny ananichokonoa vimaneno ili nimwambie aliye muuwa babu yake.Johnny prodded me to tell him who killed his father.
-soomereryakt-chungulialook at (briefly), peek at
-soomyakt-chungulialook at (briefly), peek at
-sooranakt1-fuatana, -ongozanaaccompany one another, follow each other around2-sindikizanaescort one another
-sora1kt1-chaguachoose2-chagua (kwa kupiga kura)elect
-sora2kt-chambuahusk, shell
-sora ebhigerakt-chambua madiniprocess minerals (lit., husk minerals)
-soranakt-chambuanapoint out, identify (someone)Omukari yaanyoora ekiriiro kiriirwe, akabhirikira abhaana bhanú bhanga bharahooya hiika owaaye, akabhakeerya ega bhasorane bhanú bhariiri ekiriiro mukibhiga.Mwanamke alikuta mboga imeliwa, akaita watoto ambao walikuwa wakicheza nyumbani kwake, akawambia kwamba wachambuane ambao wamekula mboga chunguni.The woman found that some food had been eaten, so she called together the children who were playing at her house and told them to point out who had eaten the food in the pot.
-soromyakt-kusanya (kitu kidogo kidogo)collect (something a little at a time)
soronkobhwegasoronkobhwenmaina ya ndegetype of bird
-soroorakt-baguadiscriminate againstOmwana huyo arabhasoroora abhaana abharikyaye hanú eribhaga rya ebhyakurya rirahika.Mtoto huyu anabagua watoto wenzake pale muda wa chakula unapofika.That child is discriminating against his friends when meal time arrives.
-sororan'yakt-changianacontribute to each other, make a contribution to each otherJaaji yeenda okukwa, akatukeerya ega tubhe turasororan'ya egihera hanú omurikyetu anyooreri enyanko.Babu alipotaka kufa, akatuambia kwamba tuwe tunachangiana pesa pale mwenzetu anapopata shida.When grandfather was about to die, he told us that we should contribute money to each other whenever one of our relatives is in trouble.
-sororeryakt-changiacontribute, make a contributionSororerya na uuwe, tunyoore ekaaro naho tumuhire omwana musyure.Changia na wewe, tupate ada tumpeleke mtoto shuleni.You contribute too so that we can get the tuition money to take the child to school.
-sororyakt-changisha (pesa)raise (money)Gega ekitabho osororye egihera gya okugura ebhyakurya bha muruku.Chukua daftari uchangishe pesa ya kununua chakula cha msibani.Take the notebook and raise money to buy food for the funeral.
-sorosojyakt-chokozaannoy, provoke
sss ssskimlio (wa nyoka)sound (of a snake's hissing)
-subhakt-fundisha mila na desturi (k.m., unyago, uganga, uchawi, n.k.)teach various customs and traditions (e.g., initiation rites, traditional medicine, witchcraft, etc.)