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mbei̱zombei̱zonchisel; sharp tool used for shaping a piece of timber or wood6.6.2.7Working with stone6.6.5.3Sculpture6.6.3Working with wood6.7.1Cutting tool
mbenjambenjansyphilis; disease of the sexual organs caught by having sex with an infected person2.6.2.3Sexual immorality2.5.2Disease
mbeerambeeran1circumstance; situation8.3.5.1Nature, character9.1.3.2Situation8.3Quality8States9.6.2.8Condition2appearance8.3.1Shape2.3.1.8Appearance9.4.4.6.3Seem8.3.5.4Pattern, model8States8.3.5.2.2Like, similar3mood8.3.5.1Nature, character3.2.1.1Think about3.1.1Personality3.2.5.6Attitude3.4Emotion
mbeera gya bya nsimbimbeera gya bya nsimbineconomy6.9.5Economicsder. ofnsimbi
mbeera gya kuhyohambeera za kuhyohanhysteria3.4.1.4.1Excitedder. ofkuhyoha
mbeera gya kusemererwambeera za kusemererwanhumour4.2.8Humor3.5.6.4Laughder. ofkusemererwa1
mbeesu̱levar.mbei̱su̱lembeesu̱lentrigger; part on some traps such as the one for a squirrel that an animal or a bird shakes slightly that causes the trap to operate6.4.2Trap
mbibombibongrain, seed stock; that part of a crop that is harvested and latter planted1.5.5Parts of a plant
mbikombikonfuneral gifts; things such as food, firewood collected from clan members to help the bereaved family2.6.6.3Funeral4.4.4.2Show sympathy, support6.8.3.1Give, donate2.6.6.5Bury
mbindombindonpot-like jar made of clay with a neck-like a handle used for storing liquids or used as a drinking utensil for such drinks as water, milk, alcohol, banana juice, etc.5.2.1.4Food storage6.7.7Container
mbirombironathletics, race; games that people compete in, e.g., running around the field, jumping, shot-put, etc.4.2.6.2Sports7.2.1.1.1Run
mbi̱mbambi̱mbanstyle of a building; the way in which s.t. is built9.5.1.3Means9.5.1.4Way, manner6.1.2Method6.5.1Building4.3.9.1Custommbi̱mba gya muntunhuman figure; appearance of s.b.’s body8.3.1Shape2.1Body2Person2.3.1.8.1Beautiful
mbi̱mba gya muntumbi̱mba za bantunhuman figure; appearance of s.b.’s body8.3.1Shape2.1Body2Person2.3.1.8.1Beautifulder. ofmbi̱mba
mbi̱nyambi̱nyandance; movement in a pattern, usually to musical accompaniment4.2.4Dance
mbi̱rombi̱ronsoot; black powder that is deposited on the outside of a pot when cooking using firewood or charcoal5.5.5What fires produce
mbi̱sombi̱sonhidden place, e.g., a cave7.6Hide3.2.4.3Mysterious4.1.6.5Private, public3.2.3.3Secret
mbombonstate of calmness, timidity, coolness, shyness or humility3.4.2.4.3Shy, timid4.3.2.2Humble4.4.4.3Gentle3.4.1.2.2Calm
mboheromboheronnoose; circle that is tied in one end of a rope with a knot that allows the circle to get smaller as the other end of the rope is pulled7.5.4.1Rope, string7.5.4Tie4.7.7.4Execute
mbonekovar.kawonekeerambonekonperiod of time of the new moon; about two to three days1.1.1.1Moon
mbudabambudandunce, fool; dense, stupid, dull person who does or says things without senseSynmadaramudomamu̱pu̱u̱ti̱mwicate3.2.1.4Stupid
mbuga1mbugan1vegetable sp. that is used to make sauce5.2.3.1.3Food from vegetables1.5.3Grass, herb, vine5.2.3.4Prepared food2vegetable sauce made from a plant sp.5.2.3.1.3Food from vegetables5.2.3.4Prepared food
mbuga2mbuganoffice; room or a house where s.b. does his piece of work, esp. sitting at a deskSynofi̱i̱si̱4.6.6Government functions6.1.1Worker6.5.1Building6.9Business organizationmbuga gya biragironcourt; place where legal trials take place and where crimes are judgedSynkooti̱14.7.4Court of law
mbuga gya biragirombuga za biragironcourt; place where legal trials take place and where crimes are judgedSynkooti̱14.7.4Court of lawder. ofmbuga2
mbumbunirambumbuniransmall insect sp. with black and white parts that looks like a spider1.6.1.7Insect