Dictionary Entries explained

Mbula entries usually consist of a headword followed by an abbreviation for the grammatical category in italics. Then the English definition is given. An example sentence in Mbula may be included followed by the translation in English.

The following entry is a noun with an example phrase.

The entry below is a noun with two definitions, one general and the other figurative.

In the example below, the headword is immediately followed by a cross reference (cf:). Then the grammatical category is given: V_Tr for transitive verb. Then two closely related definitions are given. There are two example sentences with their English translations. Below the entry are two sub-entries marked by grammatical categories.