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ahafambaobufambanlint; small piece of cotton fibre6.2.5.4Plant product

amasanjaolusanjandry banana leavesAmasanja abaatu bagewihira hu magombe.People cover themselves with banana dry leaves when keeping vigil at the grave.6.2.5.4Plant product5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit6.2.1.4.2Growing bananas1.5.5Parts of a plantohudaanya ahasanjavIdiom. hand over to s.b. else; indicate who is to dance next by throwing them the cloth that is tied around the wait while dancing4.2.4Dance7.4.1Give, hand to

ebitambisiwa mu huluha olusotoehitambsiwa mu huluha olusotonthatch roof materials; items needed when making a thatch roof6.2.5.4Plant product6.5.3Building materials6.5.2.2Roofder. ofolusoto

edaamadanbundles of interlaced twigs tied to secure poles when making walls for a mud and wattle houseEhiteepe hyʼenju ehisinga obuleeŋi hibaaho amada mwenda.There are nine bundles of interlaced sticks for the highest wall.6.5.2Parts of a building6.2.5.4Plant product6.5.2.1Wall6.5Working with buildings6.5.2.2Roof

ehifiifiebifiifinstained cottonFamba fiifi agula bbeyi ya ŋaasi ohusinga saafi.Spoiled cotton costs less than the clean cotton.6.2.5.4Plant product6.6.1Working with cloth6.6.1.1Cloth

ehikaabugoebikaabugonold cotton plant due for uprooting6.2.5.4Plant product1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

ehimeraebimeranplant; stationary growing organisms that make food from sunlightEbimera bya mugaso eri abaatu olwʼohubaholeranga emere ohuŋwa munjase yʼomumwi.Plants are useful to people because they make food for the from the sunlight.1.5Plantehiŋwa mu bimeranplant product6.2.5.4Plant product

ehiŋwa mu bimeraebiŋwa mu bimeranplant product6.2.5.4Plant productder. ofehimera

ehiroodoebiroodonstrand of bark cloth tree that is used in twining ropes6.2.5.4Plant product7.5.4.1Rope, string1.5.5Parts of a plant6.6.1.1Cloth

ehisihiebisihin1stump that remains when a tree is cut1.5.1Tree6.6.3.1Lumbering1.5.5Parts of a plant2log for burning; e.g., logs are burned for many nights during those parts of a funeral where the bereaved sleep outsideAbeŋwa baheja ebisihi ebyʼebihoso omuutu nafuuye.The nephews find logs for the fireplace at the grave when s.b. dies.6.6.3.2Wood6.2.5.4Plant product5.5.6Fuel

emboŋeroemboŋeronbundle of twigs interlaced when building a house wall or roof6.5.2Parts of a building6.2.5.4Plant product6.5.2.1Wall6.5Working with buildings6.5.2.2Roof

fwambavar.fambancottonFwamba wʼomwaha guno anaame luhulu.This year’s cotton will yield well.6.2.5.4Plant product1.5.3Grass, herb, vine

gaamugaamuEnglishn1sap; sticky gum of some trees6.2.5.4Plant product1.5.5Parts of a plant7.5.2.2Stick together2glue, gum; sticky fluid that is used to stick papers together7.5.2Join, attach7.9.4Repair6.7.5Fastening tool7.5.2.1Link, connect7.5.2.2Stick togethermukono gaamunIdiom. miser, stingy, selfish person6.8.3.3Stingy6.8.2.4Frugal4.3.4.4.1Selfish

obudobongum; sticky sap exudation boiled and used in trapping birdsObudobo obutabule omuhoho ko nʼomudodo njʼobusinga obulaŋi ohutegera enyuni.A mixture of the sap of the ficus ovata and ficus glumosa make the best sticky gum for trapping birds.6.2.5.4Plant product6.4.3Hunting birds1.5.5Parts of a plant

obulimbonsticky exudate of sap from trees, processed for trapping birdsAmasando gʼomuhoho ko na gʼomudodo gaŋwamo obulimbo obulaŋi.The exudate of the sap the ficus ovata and ficus glumosa make good sticky stuff for bird trapping.6.2.5.4Plant product1.5.5Parts of a plant7.5.2.2Stick together

olubaawoembaawon1board, plank; piece of wood prepared to be used in building or carpentry6.6.3.2Wood6.6.3.1Lumbering6.2.5.4Plant product6.5.3Building materials6.6.3Working with wood2desk; table-like structure where students sit in the classroom5.1.1.1Table3blackboard; structure constructed from wood and painted black on which writing is done with chalk when teaching3.6.2School3.5.7Reading and writing

oluhohooli1amahohoolin1Sisal; woody herb with a whorl of spiny leaves at the ground level. Its flowering stem reaches a height of 6 m. Inside its fleshy leaves are threads that are used for making twine and ropessp. Agave sisalana fam. Amaryllidaceae1.5.3Grass, herb, vine2sisal strands that remain after removing the palisade parenchyma tissues of the sisal leaves, that are used when twining ropes6.2.5.4Plant product6.6.1Working with cloth7.5.4.1Rope, stringoluhohooli2nsisal thread6.6.1Working with cloth7.5.4.1Rope, string

oluhoolaamahoolan1leaf; flat thin, usually green, parts of plants that make food for the plants with the assistance of sunlight, and that are joined to the stem and branchesAmahoola magalamu ko nʼamatu njʼebitambisiwa mu hufunihira emere.Broad leaves and banana leaves are the ones used to cover food for steaming.1.5.5Parts of a plant2dry parts of banana stems that are often used for tying thing, esp. the poles of a wall and for wrapping thingsAmahoola gatambisiwa mu huluha emigoye.Banana fibres are used for weaving ropes.Amahoola gaba mangi ohwʼomumwi kuba gwomya epandu.There is an abundance of banana fibres during the dry season because the sunshine dries the banana plants.Oŋosa amahoola ko wagaluhira ehiteepe; oba mbʼohiiri gakapuha.You damp the banana fibres when fixing the wall of a house; otherwise they snap.Omugoye gwʼamahoola si mugumu hyʼogwʼamahohooli.A rope made from banana fibres is not as strong as the one made from sisal.6.2.5.4Plant product7.5.4.1Rope, string6.2.1.4.2Growing bananas1.5.5Parts of a plant

olusotoesotonroof; structure above the wall6.5.2Parts of a building6.5.2.2Roofebitambisiwa mu huluha olusotonthatch roof materials; items needed when making a thatch roof6.2.5.4Plant product6.5.3Building materials6.5.2.2Roof

omugayireemigayiren1Bark-cloth fig; tree that grows up to 20m tall, and whose bark is processed into bark cloth for wearing or for wrapping corpsesOmugayire gulimo ehiŋolu hyʼepandu ehiraŋi.The bark cloth tree provides very good shade for banana trees.sp. Ficus natalensis fam. Moraceae1.5.1Tree2sheet beaten out of the bark of a bark cloth treeHalehale abasinde bambalanga emigayire ni baja ohuhyala.Long ago men used to wear bark cloths when going to visit.6.2.5.4Plant product5.3.3Traditional clothing5.3.4Clothes for special occasions1.5.5Parts of a plant6.6.1.1Cloth3robes of bark cloth or a figurative term for clothingEngubo yʼomusinde enpibwa mu mugayire.Man’s clothing sewn from a bark-cloth.6.2.5.4Plant product5.3.3Traditional clothing5.3.4Clothes for special occasions1.5.5Parts of a plant6.6.1.1Cloth4burial gift; condolence money collected at a funeralBafunire esiringi emitwalo ebiri ejʼemigayire.They obtained 20,000 shillings as burial fees.2.6.6.3Funeral4.4.4.2Show sympathy, support6.8.3.1Give, donate2.6.6.5Bury