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kwonkyavsuckle, breastfeed; feed an infant breast milk or for an animal to suckle its young5.2.2.7Drink1.6.4.2Animal eating2.6.4.1.1Care for a baby1.6.3Animal life cycleder. ofkwonka

kyamundavar.kyenda2byamundanfoetus; young baby that is still in its mother’s womb2.6.3.2Fetus

kyapabyapan1sign, signpost; words or pictures on a piece of paper, wood or metal in order to direct people6.5.4.1Road7.2.4.8Map3.5.6Sign, symbol3.5.8.4Show, indicate2stain, mark; irregular-shaped small area of dirt, a spot or a cut on a surface that spoils its appearanceSynkibbaati7.7.7Mark8.3.3.3.5Animal color, marking5.6.1Clean, dirty8.3.3.3.7Multicolored8.3.3.3.6Change color8.3.7.8.2Blemish3brand, logo, label; picture for a given brand or a written or printed symbol that is used as a sign of s.t., e.g., the quality of s.t. or who made or owns it etc.7.7.7Mark3.5.6Sign, symbol4scar; recognisable cut on the skin that spoils its appearance, but that can be used as an identifying markSynlaama 28.3.3.3.5Animal color, marking5.4.6Ritual scar2.5.3Injure2.1.4Skin

kyesikiirabyesikiirancreeper; plant that grows along the ground, up walls, etc. often winding itself around other plants, e.g., a pumpkin water melon, etc.7.5.4.1Rope, string1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

laamalaamaKiswahilin1brand; written or printed symbol that is used as a sign of s.t.Synnsura7.7.7Mark3.5.6Sign, symbol2scar; recognisable cut on the skin that spoils its appearance, but that can be used as an identifying markSynkyapa 48.3.3.3.5Animal color, marking5.4.6Ritual scar2.5.3Injure2.1.4Skin

lu̱hagi̱mpagi̱n1main central pole, post of wood inside a hut that supports the roof6.5.2Parts of a building6.5.3Building materials7.3.4.6Support6.5.2.2Roof2spoke; radial piece that joins a wheel hub to its rim7.2.4.1.1Vehicle

lukuukunkuukuncowpea; plant that grows tall, bears fruit up on the plant, and its seeds resemble that of peas5.2.3.1.1Food from seeds1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

mahiiranimmature brew of alcohol that tastes sweet because it has not yet reached its final preparation stage5.2.3.7.1Alcohol preparation

matenmilk; drink that comes out of the breast or udder of a mammal as food for its young one6.3.3Milkmate ga lu̱koni̱nsap; gum that oozes from a ‘lu̱koni̱’ plant when you have cut it or broken it6.2.5.4Plant product1.5.5Parts of a plant7.5.2.2Stick togethermate ga mutomansap; white gum like milk, that oozes from the bark of a ‘mutoma’ tree when you have cut it or broken it6.2.5.4Plant product1.5.5Parts of a plant7.5.2.2Stick togethermate ga mu̱zoloi̱nsap; white gum like milk that oozes out of a ‘mu̱zoloi̱’ tree when you have cut it or broken it6.2.5.4Plant product1.5.5Parts of a plant7.5.2.2Stick together

mpirimpirinsnake; thin long animal that crawls on its belly, sheds its skin and lays eggs1.6.1.3.1Snakempiri gintemeinterjIdiom. ‘I swear’, used when making a serious promise to do s.t. showing intention and a promise of telling the truth3.5.1.3.1Tell the truth3.5.1.9Promise4.7.5.7Take oath4.7.8.1Covenant3.3.2.1Agree to do something4.7.8Legal contract3.2.5.4Agree with someonempiri gya kisubi kyomunStripped skaapsteker; small pale brown docile snake, with fairly strong venom and with the teeth not designed for tearing or chewing but of catching s.t. so that it swallowsPsammophylax tritaeniatus1.6.1.3.1Snakempiri gya lukomanGreen mamba; slender green snake with large eyes, undersides yellowish and rarely bites except for self defenceDendroaspis angusticeps1.6.1.3.1Snakempiri gya mu kitabbunMetaphor. hypocrite; betrayer4.8.2.7Betray4.3.5.1Dishonest4.3.5.6Hypocrite3.5.1.3.2Tell a lie4.3.5.5Deceive

mu̱bazi̱1mi̱bazi̱n1drug, medicine; drink, tablet, etc. that is given to a living thing, esp. man or animals, in order to cure an illness or terminate its life2.5.7Treat disease2.5.7.5Traditional medicine2.5.7.2Medicine2.5.7.3Medicinal plants2poison; drink, tablet, etc. that is given to a living thing, esp. man or animals, in order to terminate its lifeSynb̯utwa6.6.2.9Working with chemicals2.5.3.2Poison2.6.6.1Kill

mugab̯umigab̯un1share; any of the units of equal value that are divided between two or more people esp. in a group, organization or company6.8Finance6.8.3Share wealth7.4.4Distribute2inheritance; share of property that s.b. gets after their parent’s death.2.6.6.7Inherit

mu̱kodohi̱mi̱kodohi̱ntropical tree sp. that bears fruits that are somehow similar in size to an orange fruit but with a harder outer part1.5.1Treelu̱kodohi̱nfruit of a tropical tree sp. that is somehow similar in size to an orange fruit but with a harder outer part5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit1.5.5Parts of a plant

mukondomikondonnavel; scar on the stomach, from a tube of tissue that connected a baby to its mother and which was cut at the moment of birth2.1.2Torso

mukwakwamikwakwantropical tree sp. with small hard leaves, that bears small fruits and provides rafters for building small huts1.5Plant6.5.3Building materials

mu̱li̱ki̱mi̱li̱ki̱nray; rib-like reinforcement of bone or cartilage in a fish’s fin that it uses to defend itself in case of danger; one of the bones of the dorsal fin of a Tilapia, Nile perch, etc.1.6.2.3Parts of a fish

mu̱nsi̱nyi̱emi̱nsi̱nyi̱enhen; female chicken that has not yet produced but is about to make a sound showing its readiness to lay eggs1.6.1.2Bird6.3.6Poultry raising6.3.6.1Chicken

mu̱sengi̱basengi̱nbabysitter, childminder; s.b. who takes care of a baby when its mother is at work or has gone somewhere2.6.4.1.1Care for a baby

muteetemiteetenbig tree sp. with thorns that does not shed all its leaves, and with fruit that are mostly eaten by goats1.5.1Treeluteetenfruit of a certain tropical tree sp. known as ‘muteete’5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit1.5.5Parts of a plant

mu̱ti̱i̱rami̱ti̱i̱ranwild tree sp. that does not grow very big, with thorns on its branches that can be propagated from stem cuttings, used esp. as fences around kraals because it develops short roots very fast1.5.1Tree

mutomamitomanbig tree sp. that sheds all its leaves for a period, oozes gum and whose bark is used for making bark cloth1.5.1Tree

muziro2mizirontaboo; cultural or religious belief that prohibits s.b. from doing or saying s.t.4.9.5.6.1Taboo

ndemesandemesanBambara nuts; food crop that is cooked fresh, roasted, eaten as sauce and bears its fruit underground5.2.3.1.1Food from seeds1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

ngasyangasyanfish sp. with white scales, with sharp teeth and with many thin bones in its flesh1.6.1.5Fish

ngi̱ri̱ngi̱ri̱nwarthog; wild animal resembling a pig that has some of its teeth exposed outside the mouthphacochoerusgiri1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animals