guha (maguha)NG3spearNna tátika ya kurheba guha nikakoshana na mtru.I have a method to stop a spear when I'm fighting with someone.Waunga guha ulongozeze machirichiri.You need a spear to chase away warthogs.Hata shingo ya chibonkho yatungika gula.Even a hippo skin is stabbable with a spear.
guloNG3yesterdayUlimi wangu uluma gulo.My tongue hurt yesterday.Gulo sitika sakame.Yesterday, I bled.Gulo saga.Yesterday I got lost.Gulo (na)siza kwako.Yesterday, I came to your place.Nakwi chiza gulo.It was dark yesterday.Gulo chihulula tani mfungate ya mayembe.Yesterday we made seven tons of mangoes cascade down.Wadyeni wa gulo siwahudumiya miye.I was the one who served yesterday's guests.This noun is normally used in adverbial function. It has no plural form. See: aho gulo.
gulu (magulu)NG31atticMtama wangu siuhareya kulanga kwe di gulu.My corn, I've stored it up in the attic.2loftSina nafasi nyingi male kwa sababu naishi kwe di gulu.I don't have enough space at all because I live in the loft.
gumbo (magumbo)NG31droughtMwaka uno nauna gumbo (mwe) Somaliya.This year there was a drought in Somalia.Watuhu wenulwa ni gumbo, haswa wengi wenulwa ni nkhondo nyingi. (Arbow: 5)Others were displaced by drought, many especially were displaced by a lot of wars.2famineNiyo kwazuka gumbo dya miyaka mfungate. (Arbow)And then it began, a seven year famime.Dyatowa Afrika yose nidyo Wazigula wakuditanga "Gumbo dya Mwalimu." (Arbow)It beat up all of Africa; it's the one Kiziguans call "Teacher's Famine."
gumuNG31everybodyEro akabule kwao, mche kagaluka ywa gumu. (Arbow)Then when he came to their home, the wife became everybody's [to play with].There is no plural for this singular noun, probably because it's notionally plural already.2people (all)Gumu dyose dya mwe kaya dikomwa ni chifuwa.All the people in town have been killed by the cough.
gunda (magunda)NG3conch (horn)Mviko ama msezigo wa zumo ni vedi ugaluke na gunda.For the ritual or game of "zumo" it's better to have a conch horn.Gunda dya Ghiyama dinaira, duniya hakusigaire mtru.When the conch horn of the Last Day sounds, in the world there won't be anybody left.Mwe kaya ino sikaula gunda, sikosha.In this town, I've looked for conch, but I haven't found any.
gunda (migunda)NG2wikiupThis is a house with a stick frame covered with leaves and grass.
guniya (maguniya)NG3gunny sackGuniya dye izi nkhunde siditenkhula miye.The gunny sack of beans, I was the one who reduced it [in volume].See alternate pronunciation: dyuniya
GuraniNG5QuranSisoma Gurani.I study the Quran.Nasoma Gurani.I'm reading the Quran.Nahinya Gurani.I'm learning the Quran.Gurani ni chindedi.The Quran is true.Mashetani yagulika na Gurani.Demons are exorcisable with the Quran.
gutwi (magutwi)NG3earGutwi dyake dyaluma.His ear aches.Gutwi dyangu dyaluma.My ear aches.Gutwi dyangu diponkholwa.My ear has been pierced.Shabani mwanawe ni chamgutwi; ana gutwi kama dya ntrembo.Shabani's child is a big-eared one; he has an ear like an elephant.gutwi kuluma / gutwi dikulmahurting ear / ear that hurts = ear achegutwi dya kulumeear on right = right eargutwi dye kumoso / dimosoear on the left = left earSee: chamgutwi.
guwo (maguwo)NG31cloth (large)Kafani yake igaluseni ni guwo dihundu.His burial shroud, make it with a large red cloth.Nachifunge guwo dititu hano ili kamera itoze vedi.We'll tie a large black cloth here so the camera captures [images] well.2clothes (dirty, ugly)Keza yeye egubikire guwo kama homlesi.He came covering himself with dirty, ugly clothes like a homeless person.See: nguwo.In this sense the word is cursing.
gwaduAdjsourNdimu ino i gwadu.This lemon is sour.Kwazu di gwadu.Tamarind is sour.Mere ye gwadu.The milk is sour.Mere ye gwadu yetangwa "susa" kwa Chisomali.Sour milk is called "susa" in Somali.Chungwa dino di gwadu.This orange is sour.Yembe dino di gwadu.This mango is sour.Simwenya yembe di gwadu.I bit into a mango that's sour.
gwaha (magwaha)NG3armpit(s)Si rahisi kwangu kumoga gwaha dyangu.It's not easy for me to shave my armpit(s).Kwanunkha gwaha.It smells like armpit [in here].Gwaha dyako dyaunga kumogwa.Your armpits need to be shaved.This singular noun often refers to both armpits of a single person; the plural form usually refers to the armpits of more than one person.