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dakiikadakiikanminute; one of the sixty parts into which an hour is divided, or sixty seconds8.4.4Telling time8.4.1.2.3Time of the day8.4.1Period of time8.4Time
dakiika waayiadvwithin no time; quickly; promptly; immediatelyNenda hutandiha ohwaga ŋano, naye dakiika waayi nabe kenire.I would like to start weeding here, but within no time I shall have finished.8.4.6.4.4Immediately7.2.1.2Move quickly8.4.8.1Quick8.4.5.3.2On time8.4.8Speed
dalavar.daladalainterjtrue, certainly, indeed; indicating emphasis, acceptance, or confirmationDaladala semwana gafuuye, naye ehyo sihimuŋa bbeetu ohwiiba!Indeed his father died, but that is no excuse for him to steal.9.6.3.2Markers of emphasis 9.4.6Yes3.5.1.3True9.4.4.1Certainly, definitely
dayimandadayimandaEnglishndiamond; extremely hard stone from which jewellery may be madeOmugole gambaaye epeta ya dayimanda hu lwala lulwe.The bride wore a diamond ring on her finger.1.2.2.5Jewel
dengedengeadvsingly; s.t. appears singly when it appears one by oneBamusaaye dengedenge atyo.He is the only child of his parents.8.1.1.1.1One4.1.6.3Alone4.4.2.5Separate, alone9.2.3.6Personally8.1.5.7Only
deraŋombederaŋombenweed sp. growing up to a half a metre that is sometimes used as sauceDeraŋombe asinga ohuŋooma ni bamuŋuuliyemo maido.The ‘deraŋombe’ sauce is best when mixed with groundnuts.1.5Plant6.2.4Tend a field
dezeroEnglishndiesel; heavier fuel than petrol that is used in enginesAmafuta ga desero gaduha pola ohusinga petololi.Diesel is slower in burning than petrol.6.6.2.9Working with chemicals5.5.6Fuel
deerwaabadeerwanonly child; s.b. without a brother or sister8.1.1.1.1One4.1.6.3Alone2.6.4.2Child4.4.2.5Separate, alone9.2.3.6Personally8.1.5.7Only
disipensaledisipensaleEnglishndispensary2.5.7.4Hospital6.5.1Building
dolodondodolodondonplant growing up to 2m in swamps that has thorns. The filtrate of its ashes is used as salt and, in a form of fumigation. It is also traditionally used in treating corneal ulcersAmahoola ga dolodondo goosi gaganga omutwe.The leaves of the ‘hygrophila’ shrub are also used for treating headaches.sp. Hygrophila auriculata (Asteracantha longifolia) fam. Acanthaceae1.5.2Bush, shrub2.5.7.3Medicinal plants
dondoloadjcheap, inexpensive; being worth more than the price paidEbiitu mu Uganda biri dondolo; omuutu asobola ohulisa amago nʼedola oludaalo, ehitaŋangiha e Bulaya.Things in Uganda are cheap; s.b. can feed a family on a dollar a day, that is not possible in Europe.6.8.4.3.2Cheapehya dondoloncheap, inexpensive thing6.8.4.3.2Cheap
dudumyadudumyanpoisonous tuberous root of a wild creeping yam-like vine1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
dulamadulamaEnglishndrama4.2.5Drama
dulengedulengenRed-billed Hornbill; bird 45 cm long with a red curved beak. Its under parts and the tail are white, while the back is black. The rest of the body is grey with white spotssp. Tockus erythrorhynchus fam. Bucerotidae1.6.1.2Bird
duludulunpeeling bark; dry piece of bark from a tree that peels off from the trunk1.5.5Parts of a plant
dumbaniadumbanianMimosa herb; plant of the Mimosa family that grows up to 30 cm and that bears seeds in pods1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2.5.7.3Medicinal plants
dundumyadundumyan1poison6.6.2.9Working with chemicals2.5.3.2Poison2.6.6.1Kill2poisonous plant6.2.5.4Plant product2.5.3.2Poison
duuduuduadvfull to the brim8.1.6Whole, complete8.1.8Full9.3.2Completely
dyedyedyedyedyedyenWhite-browed Scrub-Robin; small bird measuring 15 cm that is found in scrub and bushes and is pale brown with white eyebrowssp. Cecotrichas leucophrys fam. Erythropygia1.6.1.2Bird
dyogoadjjet-black colour; s.t. very black8.3.3.3.4Colors of the spectrum8.3.3.3Color8.3.3.3.2Black