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ehibeeŋoebibeeŋonsecond wife who is a relative to the first oneKaidu galetire omuhaana wa mbojo nga ehibeeŋo kuba ye mugumba.She brought her brother’s daughter as a second wife for her husband because she is barren. by marriage4., wife2.6.1Marriage

ehigohe1ebigohenbride wealth; much-reduced bride wealth paid by a widower to his wife’s family if they should send him another girl as a replacement2.6.1.1Arrange a marriage2.6.1Marriage

ehihoowaebihowanbride wealth loan; dowry of a sister that was received when she married is also used by her brother when marrying2.6.1.1Arrange a marriage2.6.1Marriage

ehinaatoebinaatonco-wife; second wife from the family of the elder wifeOmuhasi wange gandeteeye ehinaato ohuŋwa ewaawe.My first wife brought me a second wife from her home. by marriage4., wife2.6.1Marriage

emaaliemaalin1dowry, bride wealth; items paid by s.b. marrying a wifeEfe Abanyole huhwa emaali nyingi.We Banyole give (lit: marry with) plenty of bride wealth. a marriage2.6.1Marriage2riches, wealth; valuable assets that s.b. owns6.8.1.5Possession, property6.8.2Accumulate wealth4.4.1Prosperity6.8.1.2Rich6.8.1Have wealth

embagaembaganfeast, banquet; special meal with very good food, esp. a large meal for many people5.2.2.3Feast4.2.2.1Ceremony4.2.2.3Celebrateembaga yʼobugolenwedding ceremony2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriage

embaga yʼobugoleembaga jʼobugolenwedding ceremony2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriageder. ofembaga

eŋalieŋalinjealousy; rivalry between co-wivesNjiiye huŋali.I have married as a co-wife.4.8.1Hostility3. with2.6.1Marriage

eryaamalyanmarriageOmuhaana wa Hibimba gahagenda amalya mangi.The daughter of Hibimba has so far married many times.2.6.1Marriage

esumbaesumbanfood gift; ritual meal given by a newly married woman to begin a home5.2Food4.2.2.3Celebrate2.6.1Marriage

muŋalihwabaŋalihwanco-wife; woman who shares a husband with another woman. Also used as a term of address for women married to men of the same clan4.1.9.2Related by marriage4., wife2.6.1Marriage

nahembo haliŋonahembo haliŋonpolygamist; man with several wives2.6.1Marriage

ohubaŋiravelope, when a woman leaves her home without formal advance agreement, not telling her parents to get their permission before doing so2.6.1.1Arrange a marriage2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriageohubaŋisavelope; take a wife without formal advance agreement, before seeking her parents’ consent, or before the parents give assent2.6.1.1Arrange a marriage2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriage

ohubaŋisavar.ohubaŋisaniavelope; take a wife without formal advance agreement, before seeking her parents’ consent, or before the parents give assentMaria ni Yozefu behirihise ohubaŋisania.Mary and Joseph agreed to go secretly with each other as an engagement. a marriage2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriageder. ofohubaŋira

ohufumbirwavget marriedNafumbiiye omuhana owedembe.I married a peaceful girl. for a daughter to get married2.6.1.1Arrange a marriage

ohugaatiwavwed, get married in a church2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriageder. ofohugaata

ohugobosahovremarry; marry again2.6.1Marriage

ohuhwav1get married2.6.1.2Wedding2.6.1Marriage2pay dowry or bride wealth in order to marry2.6.1.1Arrange a marriage2.6.1Marriage
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