Lugungu - English


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ngabi̱ngabi̱n. bushbuck; wild animal with twisted horns that are found on males onlyTragelaphus spekei [1.6.1.1.3 - Hoofed animals]
ngab̯ungab̯un. 1shield; piece of wood, leather or metal used by the people in the past to protect their bodies in war[4.4.4.5 - Protect], [4.8.2.4 - Defend], [4.8.3.7 - Weapon, shoot] 2shield trophy[4.2.6.2 - Sports]
ngab̯wan. representative, councillor; s.b. who has been chosen or elected to speak or vote for s.b. else or on behalf of a groupSyn:mu̱ku̱rati̱. [4.6.6.3 - Represent], [4.6.1.2 - Government official], [4.6.6.2 - Diplomacy], [4.5.3.4 - Appoint, delegate]
ngahi̱ngahi̱n. short oar, paddle; piece of wood carved in form of a spear used for rowing a boat[7.2.4.2.1 - Boat]
ngalingalin. traditional marriage feast that is celebrated on the first day when the bride starts doing her domestic chores in the family[2.6.1.2 - Wedding], [2.6.1 - Marriage]
ngalungalun. hand; body part at the end of an arm including the palm and the fingers [2.1.3.1 - Arm]
ngalu gimosongalu zimoson. left hand; hand that does not normally do such work as eating, writing, etc. [8.5.2.3 - Right, left], [2.1.3.1 - Arm]
wa ngalu gitatiroba ngalu zitatiron. Idiom. mean, stingy person Syn:mulimiriirwa, i̱syoko, mwi̱mi̱, mukodo, mupu, mutatiro. [6.8.3.3 - Stingy], [6.8.2.4 - Frugal], [4.3.4.4.1 - Selfish], [4.1.6.1 - Unfriendly]
ngalu gidyo See main entry: ngalu
ngalu gimoso See main entry: ngalu
ngamirangamiran. donkey; domestic animal that resembles a camel, with short legs, ears used for moving on or for carrying loadsEquus asinus [6.3.1 - Domesticated animal], [1.6.1.1.3 - Hoofed animals], [6.3.1.7 - Beast of burden]
nganunganun. wheat; plant that resembles grass, bears grain seeds at the top from which is ground flour for bread, cakes, etc.[5.2.3.1.1 - Food from seeds], [1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine]
nganya₁nganyan. fish sp. with scales and protruding pointed teeth, that looks like a fish called “ngasya” except that it is bigger than ngasya[1.6.1.5 - Fish]
nganya₂banganyan. mindless, careless, reckless, senseless, irresponsible person; s.b. who does not give enough attention and thought to what he does, esp. to his lifestyle and behaviourSyn:mwegu̱mi̱si̱ri̱zi̱, ntabiganye, mpunguule, mutafayo. [3.2.1.4 - Stupid], [4.3.1.3.1 - Immature in behavior], [3.4.1.4.5 - Indifferent], [6.1.2.4.1 - Careless, irresponsible], [4.3.5.4 - Unreliable], [3.1.2.4 - Ignore], [4.3.6.3 - Untidy], [4.4.3.4 - Caution], [4.3.3.2 - Not care], [3.3.1.7 - Stubborn]
nganyenganyen. grief, sorrow, sad feeling as a result of having lost s.b.Syn:muhito. [3.4.2.1 - Sad], [3.4.2.1.6 - Upset], [2.6.6.4 - Mourn]
nganyirainterj. excuse me; sorry[3.3.4 - Ask permission], [3.3.4.1 - Give permission], [9.6.3.3 - Prompters of attention ], [3.4.2.2 - Sorry]
ngarangara Alur n. fish sp. with white scales with a split yellowish or greyish tail fin and greyish eggsSyn:nki̱hoi̱. [1.6.1.5 - Fish]
ngaramangaraman. arm span; measurement equal to the width of both arms stretched including the chest[2.1.3.1 - Arm], [8.2.8 - Measure]
ngasyangasyan. fish sp. with white scales, with sharp teeth and with many thin bones in its flesh[1.6.1.5 - Fish]
ngaabingaabin. long drum; musical instrument made from a round hollow piece of wood about one metre long on which is stretched a monitor lizard’s skin on one end[4.2.3.5 - Musical instrument]
ngaaran. draw, tie; finish of a contest in which the score is equal and the winner is undecided[4.2.6.2 - Sports], [4.8.2 - Fight], [4.2.6.1 - Game], [8.3.5.2.1 - Same]
ngaasingaasin. orange cooking oil which is produced from coconuts[6.2.1.7.1 - Growing coconuts], [5.2.3.3.5 - Cooking oil]
ngei̱si̱ngei̱si̱n. surcharge; amount of money charged to s.b. as a fine for not paying tax on time[6.8.8 - Tax], [4.7.7.2 - Fine]
ngei̱tebangei̱ten. cruel person; s.b. who behaves in a way that shows no respect for others, often talking rudely[4.8.1 - Hostility], [3.4.2.3 - Angry], [4.8.2 - Fight], [4.3.3.1 - Hate, ill will], [4.8.2.3 - Attack], [4.3.4.9 - Cruel], [4.8.2.8 - Violent], [4.3.1.5.2 - Bad-tempered], [4.7.9.6 - Oppress], [4.7.9.5 - Act harshly], [3.3.3.8 - Threaten], [4.1.6.1 - Unfriendly], [4.8 - Conflict]
ngemi̱ngemi̱n. large maggot, greenish or with black, white and brown stripes, with or without hairs[1.6.1.9 - Small animals], [1.6.3 - Animal life cycle], [1.6.1.7 - Insect]
ngesungesun. personality, habits, behaviour, conduct, discipline; the way s.b. livesSyn:nzicala, nyeetwala, kikorwa. [3.2.8 - Tendency], [8.3.5.1 - Nature, character], [4 - Social behavior], [4.3.9.2 - Habit], [3.1.1 - Personality], [4.3 - Behavior], [4.3.1.4 - Reputation], [4.3.9.1 - Custom]
ngeyengeyen. Colobus monkey; small primate with black and white spots that is very agile jumping through treesColobus guereza, colobus angolensis [1.6.1.1.1 - Primate]