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b̯ugolenmarriage party, ceremony; part of a marriage that is arranged on the wedding day2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriage

b̯u̱fu̱mbonmarriage; relationship between a husband and wife2.6.1Marriage

ikunzin1adultery; sexual relationship with a woman or a man outside of marriage2.6.2.3Sexual immorality2cohabitation, de facto relationship; sexual relationship between a woman and a man who live together but are not officially married2.6.2.3Sexual immorality2.6.1Marriagekukora ikunzivar. ofkukora b̯wenzi̱vMetaphor. be sexually promiscuous; be sexually unstable as to go in for one after anotherSynkub̯unga 2ku̱gu̱su̱ka-gu̱su̱ka 3kukora b̯wenzi̱kuraayakurawarawa 2kutaaruuka 2kwendye-ndya2.6.2.3Sexual immorality

kiboneirembobiboneirembongoat that is given to the go-between (matchmaker) after a girl and a boy have got married1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animals6.3.1.3Goat2.6.1Marriage

kubandulavelope; when a man takes a woman in order to marry her before a formal introduction to the girl’s parents2.6.1.1Arrange a marriage2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriage

kugab̯uravget married; act of a man officially taking the bride after the introduction and the dowry2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriage

kugwerav1fall down onto s.t.7.2.2.5Move down7.2.2.5.1Fall2Idiom. kidnap; take a girl by force in order to marry herSynkuhamba 34.3.4.8Kidnap2.6.1Marriageder. ofku̱gwa

kuhamburavengage in the immoral and socially unacceptable act of taking s.b.’s wife in order to marry her2.6.2.3Sexual immorality2.6.1Marriage

kusikav1pull; hold s.t. firmly and use force to move it towards yourselfSynkujaaka 17.3Move something7.3.2.8Pull2stretchSynkunuula8.3.1.9Stretch3fish using a beach seine net6.4.5Fishing4Metaphor. recover a girl; when parents retrieve their daughter from a man who had eloped with her4.4.4.4Save from trouble2.6.1Marriage5absorb; take in a liquid from the surface or space aroundSynkunywa 2kwi̱ngi̱i̱rya 37.3.2.7Take something out of something1.3.3Wetkusika meezi̱vdrain; empty a liquid1.3.2Movement of water6.6.7.1Plumber7.3.2.7Take something out of something6.6.7Working with water5.6Cleaning8.1.8.1Emptykwesika1vbe able to stretch; be able to become longer, wider or looser, e.g. while pulledSynkwenuula8.3.1.9Stretch

kusiib̯wa mpitavar.kubboha mpitavMetaphor. wed; perform a Christian ceremony that binds a bride and bridegroom together that is performed in a church2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriageder. ofmpita1

kusweravmarry; become the husband or wife of s.b.2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriagekuswerwavbe married2.6.1Marriage

kuswerwavbe married2.6.1Marriageder. ofkuswera

kutangav1stop; make s.t. or s.b. no longer continue moving8.4.6.1.2Stop something3.3.4.4Prevent7.2.7.1Stop moving6.1.2.3.5Complete, finish8.4.6.1.3End2refuse permission for a wife to go back to her family in order to force her husband to pay the remaining part of a dowry that is owed3.3.2.2Refuse to do something3.3.4.2Refuse permission2.6.1Marriage

kutunganganavar.kutungaganavget married to each other; become the husband or wife of s.b.2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriage

ku̱gwav1fall, move through the air from higher ground to lower ground7.2.2.5.1Fall2fail, not pass a test or an exam4.3.1.2.1Below standard3.6.7Test6.1.3.3Fail3lose an election4.6.6.4Electionkugwerav1fall down onto s.t.7.2.2.5Move down7.2.2.5.1Fall2Idiom. kidnap; take a girl by force in order to marry herSynkuhamba 34.3.4.8Kidnap2.6.1Marriageku̱gwa rwovflop down; lie down tired, esp. due to fatigue, excessive sleep, hunger, etc.Synkweku̱lu̱ngu̱la7.1.3Lie down7.2.2.5.1Fall

ku̱hi̱gi̱kavcause a newly married couple to depend on themselves, esp. in feeding and other basic necessities of life rather than depending on their parents. This involves giving the new wife her own kitchen4.2.2.1Ceremony2.6.1Marriage

mawiinontraditional beads made from a giraffe tail that a bride wears5.4.1Jewelry2.6.1Marriage

mpita1mpita1nring; circular band of precious metal that a married couple put on their fingers8.3.1.6Round5.4.1Jewelry2vMetaphor. wed; get married2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriagekusiib̯wa mpitavMetaphor. wed; perform a Christian ceremony that binds a bride and bridegroom together that is performed in a church2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriage

mugolebagolennewlywed; s.b. who has just been married2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriagemugole mudulunbridegroom2.6.1.2Weddingmugole mu̱kali̱nbride2.6.1.2Wedding

mukaaga1mikaagandowry, bride price; property or money that the parents of the boy give the parents of the girl for getting engaged with her in marriage2.6.1.1Arrange a marriage2.6.1Marriage

mu̱fu̱mbobafu̱mbonmarried person; s.b. who has a husband or wife2.6.1Marriage

ngalingalintraditional marriage feast that is celebrated on the first day when the bride starts doing her domestic chores in the family2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriage