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mbundumbundungun; weapon that is used for firing bullets4.8.3.7Weapon, shoot
mbutetembutetengrass sp. with a height like that of tropical grass, that has many thin finger like structures at the top in which are seeds and is common in gardens and abandoned fields1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
mbuurambuurangrass sp. that mostly grows in a garden that has already been dug1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
mbu̱li̱mbu̱li̱ngoat; domestic animal, with short horns, and the male is called a Billy6.3.1Domesticated animal1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animals6.3.1.3Goat
mbwakazi̱mbwakazi̱Runyoronfemale dog6.3.1.5Dog1.6.1.1.2Carnivore6.3.1Domesticated animal
mbwenembwenendog; domestic carnivore having four legs a long tail, strong and sharp teeth trained to protect a home and to hunt wild animals6.3.1.5Dog1.6.1.1.2Carnivore6.3.1Domesticated animalmbwene gidulunmale dog6.3.1.5Dog1.6.1.1.2Carnivore6.3.1Domesticated animal
mbwene gidulumbwene zidulunmale dog6.3.1.5Dog1.6.1.1.2Carnivore6.3.1Domesticated animalder. ofmbwene
mbwi̱lu̱bbwi̱n1greyish hair that normally comes during old age2.1.5Hair2mould; greyish or black substance like fur that grows on fermenting or old food such as cassava, etc. or on objects that are left in warm wet air8.3.7.8Decay1.5.4Moss, fungus, algae
mbyabamumbyabamundeck chair; seat in a house made of timber with a woven net or a piece of tarpaulin that leans right back making the one sitting appear as if he is lying5.1.1.2Chair
meipokopobameipokoponmole; very small piece of flesh inside an ear like a pimple that is hairy2.1.1.2Ear8.3.7.8.2Blemish2.1.4Skin
mei̱hanjealousy, malice because s.b. you love, e.g., a husband, is showing love interest towards s.b. else3.4.2.1.8Jealous4.3.3.1Hate, ill will4.1.6.1Unfriendly
mei̱janbad smell from a living person or animal2.3.4Smell
mei̱romei̱roEnglishnmile; measurement of length8.2.2Long8.2.8Measure
mei̱so ga ntaamanIdiom. sexual attraction towards s.b.2.6.2.2Attract sexually2.6.2Sexual relationsder. ofli̱i̱so
mei̱so kulema ha kuwonavIdiom. feel ashamed3.4.2.2.1Ashamed3.4.2.2.2Embarrassedder. ofli̱i̱so
mengi̱mengi̱nTaboo. cervix; opening of the uterus where the baby presses when labour is about to begin2.1.8.4Female organs
meeri̱mameeri̱nship; large boat made like a house that is demarcated into rooms depending on people’s economic statusSynki̱dyeri̱7.2.4.2.1Boat
meeronlust; strong physical desire for s.t. esp. due to having spent a long time without having or seeing that particular thingSynbicokobijogomeeraijaniiroho 1kihikalwagamu̱koi̱jomurusinyoota 1rwanju3.3.1.8Lust3.3Want3.4.1.1Like, love3.4.1.4Interested
meezameezaPortugesentable; furniture with legs, flat on top, put in a house or office5.1.1.1Table
meezi̱nwater; liquid without colour, smell, not sweet or sour, falls as rain and forms lakes, rivers and swamps1.3Waterkumala meezi̱ ku mubirivIdiom. damage, spoil, tarnish the good opinion people have of s.b.3.4.2.2.1Ashamed4.3.4.6.1Spoil4.3.1.4Reputationmeezi̱ gakwekuutanwaterfall1.3.1.3River
meezi̱ gakwekuutanwaterfall1.3.1.3Riverder. ofmeezi̱
mibalirenmultiple; mathematical quantity that contains another quantity an exact number of times, e.g., 14, 21 and 28 are all multiples of 78.1.1.4Multiples8.1.1.3Number of times
micungwavar.micungwondrink made from oranges to which sugar has been added5.2.3.6Beverage5.2.3.1.2Food from fruitder. ofmucungwa
Mihandanname of a person9.7.1.1Personal names
mimidemthese ones9.2.3.5Demonstrative pronouns