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mahehunfresh air1.1.2Air8.4.6.5.3New
mahembe ga gaaliihembe lya gaalinbicycle handlebars7.2.4.1.1Vehicleder. ofihembe
mahiiranimmature brew of alcohol that tastes sweet because it has not yet reached its final preparation stage5.2.3.7.1Alcohol preparation
mahi̱gai̱hi̱gancooking stones onto which is placed a cooking pan or any other thing while cooking1.2.2.2Rock5.2.1Food preparation5.5.7Fireplace5.2.1.3Cooking utensili̱hi̱ga lya ndagali̱nhailstone; frozen water like snow that drops down while it is raining1.1.3.4Snow, ice
mahombookaadvEaster; remembrance of the death and the resurrection of Jesus4.9.7.2Christianity8.4.1.8Special days8.4.1.1Calendar
mahu̱u̱reRunyoronnews; new information that has just happened on s.t. or what is happening around the worldSynmakuru 23.5.3.2Information3.5.2.1Report3.5.2.2News, messagekikwatu kya mahu̱u̱rencommunication device3.5.9.6Communication deviceslupapura lwa mahu̱u̱rennewspaper; daily or weekly publication to inform people what is happening around the world3.5.9.3Newspaper3.5.9Mass communication3.5.2.2News, messagewaamahu̱u̱renannouncer, reporter; s.b. who has the responsibility of spreading newsSynmu̱rangi̱waamakuru3.5.1.2.1Announce3.5.9.3Newspaper3.5.9Mass communication3.5.2.2News, message
majaanintea; cash crop whose leaves are dried and crushed for making into a hot drink5.2.3.6Beverage1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
makalaikalancharcoal5.5.6Fuel5.5.5What fires produce
makanikabamakanikaEnglishnmechanic, engineer; s.b. whose job is repairing machines6.6.8Working with machines
makaasinscissors; tool that is like a pair of pliers used for cutting6.7.1Cutting tool
makekeadjexcellent, extremely good; used to show that you are very pleased about s.t. or that you approve of s.t.8.3.7.2Better8.3.7Good
makenulendomestic household seat made out of timber and nails with four legs, a leaning part and not found in an office5.1.1.2Chair
makongi̱i̱kongi̱ncommercial sisal; plant used as a fibre in building and that is spun for weaving ropes6.2.5.4Plant product6.6.1Working with cloth1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
Makundunname of a person9.7.1.1Personal names
makuruikurun1matters; situations or events that are thought about, discussed etc.3.5.1.2.9Be about, subject3.2.1.1Think about3.5.1.2Talk about a subject2news; new information that has just happened on s.t. or what is happening around the worldSynmahu̱u̱re3.5.3.2Information3.5.2.1Report3.5.2.2News, messagemakuru gamali̱ku̱nsentence in grammar9Grammar9.1General wordsmu̱cwa makurunrumour-monger; s.b. who says words that are not true about s.b. who is not present3.5.1.8.4Gossipwaamakurunreporter; s.b. who has the responsibility of spreading newsSynmu̱rangi̱waamahu̱u̱re3.5.1.2.1Announce3.5.9.3Newspaper3.5.9.1Radio, television3.5.2.2News, message
makuru gamali̱ku̱nsentence in grammar9Grammar9.1General wordsder. ofmakuru
makutanoil, fat, cream, butter; general name for oils and creams5.4.5Anoint the body5.2.3.2Food from animals6.6.2Working with minerals5.2.3.3Cooking ingredients5.4.2Cosmetics6.6.2.9Working with chemicals1.2.3.2Oil5.5.6Fuel5.2.3.3.5Cooking oil5.2.3.2.2Milk productsmakuta ga kudyancooking oil5.2.3.3.5Cooking oilmakuta ga kwesi̱i̱gancosmetics; thick sticky oil used for smoothening and softening the skin5.4.5Anoint the body5.4.2Cosmetics1.2.3.2Oilmakuta ga taarankerosene, paraffin; energy in liquid form used in a lamp or stove to give heat and light1.2.3.2Oil5.5.6Fuel
makuta ga kudyancooking oil5.2.3.3.5Cooking oilder. ofmakuta
makuta ga kwesi̱i̱gancosmetics; thick sticky oil used for smoothening and softening the skin5.4.5Anoint the body5.4.2Cosmetics1.2.3.2Oilder. ofmakuta
makuta ga taarankerosene, paraffin; energy in liquid form used in a lamp or stove to give heat and light1.2.3.2Oil5.5.6Fuelder. ofmakuta
maku̱mi̱ gabirinumtwenty8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
maku̱mi̱ ganeinumforty8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
maku̱mi̱ gasatunumthirty8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
maku̱mi̱ gataanunumfifty8.1.1.1Cardinal numbers
maku̱ni̱nhospitality; friendly, caring, generous, kind behaviour towards othersSynb̯u̱manzi̱b̯wenda4.2.1.4.2Show hospitality4.3.1Good, moral6.8.3.2Generous4.4.4.1Mercy4.3.4Do good to4.4.4.2Show sympathy, support4.3.4.4Altruistic, selflesswaamaku̱ni̱ngenerous, hospitable person; s.b. who is always willing to give freelySynmu̱manzi̱mwenda14.2.1.4.2Show hospitality4.3.1Good, moral6.8.3.2Generous4.4.4.1Mercy4.3.4Do good to4.4.4.2Show sympathy, support4.3.4.4Altruistic, selfless