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amajoliejolindecoration; things added to a place or a thing to make it look more attractive8.3.8Decorated5.4Adornment2.3.1.8Appearance5.1.2Household decoration2.

embaloembalon1tattoo scar; self-inflicted mark on s.b. that makes him appear good before others5.4Adornment5.4.6Ritual scar2character trait; mark on s.b.’s behaviour that makes him appear good or bad before others4.3.9.2Habit3.1.1Personality4.3Behavior

emineŋeomuneŋensharpened piece of wood that used to be used for piercing lips and ears for adornment5.4Adornment7.8.5Make hole, opening5.4.6Ritual scar6.7.1.1Poking tool

enyanja1enyanjantattoo; decorative ritual scars arranged in a pattern of spots on a woman’s arms and/or stomach. This is not a current practiceEnyanja jije sijatubuhiiye.Her ritual scars are not protruding.5.4Adornment5.4.6Ritual scar

esambaesambananklet; metal ankle ring worn by a woman as jewellery at marriage in the olden days. It was not to be removed from the leg5.4Adornment5.3.2Women's clothing5.3.3Traditional clothing2.1.3.2Leg5.4.1Jewelry

esuuluesuulunnose; organ on the head that is used for smelling2.1.1.3Noseohwigala esuuluvhave a blocked nose, due to a cold2.1.1.3Noseomusumaali gwomusuulunnose pin; adornment pin put in a hole drilled in the nostril5.4Adornment2.1.1.3Nose

ohunegenavdecorate, adorn, beautify; make s.t. look goodOhunegena enyumba.Decorate a house.5.4.5Anoint the body8.3.8Decorated5.4Adornment5.4.2Cosmetics5.4.1Jewelry5.1.2Household decoration8.3.7.6Improve

ohuŋundulavpierce; make a hole through an objectGaŋunduuye efumbiro aŋa ngoho jingirira ohuŋenyuha anaŋumaŋo.He made a hole through the wall of the kitchen through which the chickens enter for roosting in his absence.7.8.5Make hole, openingohuŋundula esuuluvpierce the nose for the purpose of wearing ornaments5.4Adornment7.8.5Make hole, opening2.1.1.3Nose6.7.1.1Poking tool

ohuŋundula esuuluvpierce the nose for the purpose of wearing ornaments5.4Adornment7.8.5Make hole, opening2.1.1.3Nose6.7.1.1Poking toolder. ofohuŋundula

ohusalav1cutSala enyama.Cut the meat.Jʼosaaŋe enyaasi hulunya lweefe olusihire.Go and slash the grass on our bushy compound.7.8.3Cut2slaughter6.3.4Butcher, slaughter2.6.6.1Killohusala efiirivcut hair5.4.3.5Cut hairohusala enyanjavdecorate the body by cutting designs on the skin5.4Adornment5.4.6Ritual scarohusala mu mukolovcancel an event8. something6. an eventohusalagav1trim7.8.3Cut2cut into pieces, esp. greens before cooking7.8.3Cut5.2.1.2Steps in food preparation7.8Divide into piecesohusalaho1vdecrease8.1.4.3Decrease9.3.1.4To a smaller degree8.2.1Small8.1.4.1Lessohusalasalavcut into small pieces7.8.3Cut7.8Divide into piecesohusalirav1trim; prune6.2.4Tend a field6.2.4.4Trim plants2Metaphor. be concise; speak little, esp. when giving a speech3.5.3.1Word8.2.2.1Short, not long3. littleohusalirira oluleravtie up and cut the umbilical cord to disconnect the child from the mother7.8.3Cut2.6.3.5Help to give birthohusalisavuse for cutting7.8.3Cut

ohusala enyanjavdecorate the body by cutting designs on the skin5.4Adornment5.4.6Ritual scarder. ofohusala

ohusaama1vshine, glitter; be radiantOmubiri gwʼomuhasi oyo gusaama olwʼohweŋaha amafuta.That woman’s body is shining after smearing herself with Vaseline.5.4.5Anoint the body5.4Adornment8.

omuditiemiditinshaved hairline on the face to beatify it5.4.3.4Hairstyle5.4Adornment5.4.3.6Shave5.4.3.5Cut hair

omuŋoonoabaŋoononneat, tidy, clean, orderly person; s.b. that is attractive5.4.5Anoint the body5.4Adornment5.6.1Clean, dirty4.3.6.2Tidy2.

omusaleemisalentattoo marks; scars of cuts or scratches left when making tattoos5.4Adornment5.4.6Ritual scar
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