Lunyole - English



eadv1at8.4Time8.5Location9.5.1.6Spatial location of an event8.5.3Be at a place9.2.4Prepositions, postpositions2to9.6.2.7Purpose (of movement), goal7.2.3Move toward something
e masaabaadveast8.5.2Direction8.5.2.8North, south, east, westthe direction of mount Elgon
e masaaba nisalavar.e masaaba nʼesalaadvIdiom. at dawn, at daybreak; time when the sun’s rays begin to appear8. of the day
ebalaamabalan1blotch; mark that spoils the clean appearance of s.b. or s.t.Otambala lugoye oluliho ogubala nuja hu bugole.Don’t put on the cloth with a blotch when going to attend a wedding.7.7.7Mark8. color, marking5.6.1Clean, dirty8. color8.; appearance that s.t. has as a result of reflecting lightEŋombe yange yʼamabala abiri, ehosa nʼeryʼehiyuusi.My cow has two colours, white and grey. of the spectrum8.3.3.3Color
ebalagiebalaginCokes Hartebeest; tan brown animal of the antelope family with horns forming a bracket shapesp. Alcelaphus buselaphus cockii fam Bovidae1. animals
ebandaamabandanBamboo; reed-like plant with a hollow stemAmabanda agahameranga gatambisiwa ngʼeryani nʼabaatu abandi.The bamboo shoots are used as sauce by some people.sp. Arundinaria alpina fam. Gramineae; sp. Bambusa vulgaris fam Bambuseae1.5.2Bush, shrub1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
ebanuamabanunmastitis; disease affecting breasts or udders6.3.8.1Animal diseases2.5.2Disease
ebasa1amabasanblisterAbatalimaho njʼababa nʼamabasa mungalo.Those who rarely dig have blisters on their hands. disease2.5.3Injure
ebasa2ebasanceremony of merry making because of having had twins4.2.2.1Ceremony2.6.3.7Multiple births
ebatirizoebatirizoLugandanbaptismal font4.9.5.4Religious ceremony4.9.5.6Religious purification4.9.8Religious things
ebayeebayen1weed; any grass growing where it should not1.5Plant6.2.4Tend a field2wild millet-like weedEbaye linaba mu muga gwʼobule sibwama.When the wild millet-like weed grows in the millet field, it adversely affects the yield.Ebaye eŋere liba egosi lyʼohwabula hu bule.The young millet-like weed is difficult to distinguish from growing millet.sp. Eleusine indica fam. Bambuseae6.2.5.2Crop failure1.5.3Grass, herb, vine1.5.7Plant diseases
ebaagoebaagonslaughtering place; location where an animal is killed for food or for ritual purposesAli hwibaago.He is at the slaughtering place.6.3.4Butcher, slaughter
ebaajiroebaajironcarpentry workshop; place where furniture and other wooden implements are made6.1.6Made by hand6.6.3Working with wood6.5Working with buildings
ebaaleamabaalen1stone, rock; hard solid material found in the ground that is used in building houses and roadsMba humanya aŋa balihusiiha nahahomireŋo ebaale.If only I knew where you will be buried I would place (plant) a stone there.Ebaale lyʼe Tororo balihamo simiti.Cement is made from a rock at Tororo.Abasomi abediimire baholoŋire abasirikale amabaale.The rioting students threw stones at the policemen. with stone1.2.2.2Rock2cleaning stoneEbaale eriŋirya amaja ritehwa hubaaho ameeno.The stone for cleaning the feet while bathing must be rough.; stone that is used in making the floor of a houseŊaasi wʼenju aŋaba amabaale ŋaba ŋagumu.The floor that is made of stones is very strong.; piece of rock used to lower the fish net into water6.4.5.3Fishing equipmentebaale etendenhard rock that is not easy to crush6.6.2.7Working with stone1.2.2.2Rock8.3.6.2Hard, firm8.3.6.3Stiff, flexible8.3.6.1Strong, brittle
ebaale etendeebaale etendenhard rock that is not easy to crushAmabaale amatende agʼeButunga njʼagabatongolera emyala.The hard stones from Butunga rock are used in building bridges. with stone1.2.2.2Rock8.3.6.2Hard, firm8.3.6.3Stiff, flexible8.3.6.1Strong, brittleder. ofebaale
ebaatiamabaatincorrugated iron sheet for roofingEnyumba yʼebaati sidembya husimbanga buli hiseera.The iron roof house does not need mending the roof quite often. with metal6.5.3Building materials6.5.2.2Roof
ebegaamabeganshoulder; either of the two parts of the body at each side of the neck that join the arms to the bodyOmuutu anasahuluŋa amabega gahotama.When s.b. grows old, the shoulders droop.2.1.2Torso2.1.3.1Armamabegandance; where the dancer wriggles the shoulders4.2.4Dance
ebeereamabeerenbreast; one of the two soft round parts on a woman’s chest that produces milk when she has a babySaata mabeere gage mu haleega.She does not put her breasts in a brassiere. organs2.1.2Torso
ebideteehidetenhusks; remains after winnowing half-threshed millet8.1.7.4Remain, remainder5. shell, skin6.2.6.1Winnow grain1.5.5Parts of a plant8.6.4.1Outer part
ebifaanananset8., kind8.1.3.3Group of things8., similarder. ofehifaanana
ebigesyoehigesyonexercises, for fitness or sports4.2.6.2Sports4.2.6.3Exercise3.6Teach4.5.1Person in authority4.5.3.3Discipline, train6.1.1.1Expert
ebigosi bibiri ohutangalihavMetaphor. be in a dilemma, be divided in thought4.4.2Trouble3.2.1.1Think about6.1.3Difficult, impossible7.5.8Simple, complicated4.4.2.1Problem4.4.2.6Suffer9.4.4.9Impossibleder. ofobugosi
ebiha byʼebiryoehiha hyʼebiryonfood types5.2.3Types of foodder. ofebiryo
ebihangalaehihangalancrop husks; what remains in the field after the harvesting of crops8.1.7.4Remain, remainder5. shell, skin6.2.6.1Winnow grain1.5.5Parts of a plant8.6.4.1Outer part
ebihosesewa mu hwinulaehihosesewa mu hwinulanfishing tools; tools used when getting fish from the water6.4.5Fishing6.4.5.3Fishing equipment