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hukumuNG51political powerMze Mwagiro agombera kupata hukumu, ili ahukume Somaliya.Mr. Mwagiro is running to get political power, so he'll govern Somalia.See: kuhukuma.2authorityWatumishi wa mwe di dyeshi wana hukumu nkhali.Commanders in the military have absolute authority.Hukumu nna nayo miye.I have the authority with me.3leadershipHukumu ya grupo ino ina ani?Who has the leadership of this group?Nna hukumu.I have the leadership.Ni raisi, hukumu nna nayo miye.I'm president; the leadership, I'm the one who has it.4governanceHukumu ya Somaliya haina nguvu.Governance in Somalia doesn't have strength.5judgement(s)Unakoma mtru, hukumu yake ni kali.If you kill someone, the judgement is fierce.See: kuhukuma.6decree(s)"Trump" kalekera hukumu ya kurheba Wairaki, Wasomali, Wayemen na Wasuldani.Trump gave out a decree of prohibiting Iraqis, Somalis, Yemenis and Sudanese [from entering the country].
humaniNG5reparation(s)Chikudyereka humani alfu mbiri kwa kumtuka mzehe yuno.We have assessed you reparations of two thousand [shillings] for abusing this elder.
humbiziNG51fight(s)Chimphusemphuse che humbizi ino ni mbwani?What is the cause of this fight?Sihazisa humbizi mwe kaya ino.I've broken up a lot of fights in this town.See alternate pronunciation: nkhumbizi.2argument(s)Kati ya weye na miye, humbizi yaletwa ni mbwani?Between you and me, what is the argument brought on by?3dispute(s)Humbizi yetu isuluhishwa ni Luhizo.Our dispute has been resolved by Luhizo.Wazehe wasuluhishisa humbizi za ndowa nyingi mwe kaya.Elders resolve marriage disputes a lot in town.
humbu (mahumbu)NG31testicleKaza humbu dyake dimwenga mwe hondo.He lost one testicle in the war.Vulata dino humbu dyake dimwenga dina iliki.One testicle of this billy-goat has a sign of damage.2ball
hunda (mahunda)NG3bead braceletHunda ni chidanga cha usalu chavalwa mo mkono sanasana ni wana chiche."Hunda" is a bracelet of beads worn on the wrist mostly by girls.
hundeNG51beansHunde za honde ino zinyala.The beans on this farm have dried up.Hunde zerekesa mwaka uno.The beans are producing a lot this year.Hunde na nyama zina vitamina.Beans and meat have protein.See alternate pronunciation: nkhunde.See: kunde, ukunde.2green beansIsnina ni msambuladyi wedi wa hunde.Isnina is a good sheller of green beans.
hundo (mahundo)NG3pillar
hundu (chihundu, dihundu, ihundu, mhundu, uhundu, yahundu, zihundu)Adj1redSitogola tunda dino dihundu. NG3I like this red fruit.Katogola bantri dino dihundu.She likes that red door.Tundu dino dihundu.This fruit is red.Sitogola madege yano yahundu.I like these red birds.Madege yadya i hundu ye halaka.Those birds that are red are fast.Chikombe chino chi hundu. NG4This cup is red.Sitogola meza ino ihundu. NG5I like this red table.Kutogola fururu zino zihundu?Do you like these red earings?Kwi hundu.It's red (outside in the sunset).Aunga kuloweka nguwo zake mwe rangi ihundu.She wants to soak her clothes in red dye.nkhunde zihundured beans2pinkNi mhundu.I'm pink.Chilaka changu chihundu.The back of my throat is pink.
hungo (mahungo)NG3leaf
huriNG5sweatNalawa huri.I'm sweating (lit.: I'm coming out with sweat).Netika huri.I'm sweating (lit.: I pouring sweat).See: kulava huri, kwitika huri.
hurumaNG51sympathy2empathyMame ana huruma kwa mwanawe.A mother has empathy for her child.3mercy4compassion5pity
HuseniNPropHuseinHuseni ana chiduva.Husein has a hunchback.
husiNG5memorial feast(s)Madyirani yangu wadula machingo yakununkha kwa sabu nawa husi.My neighbors threw out skins that stink because they had a memorial feast.Shabani ni mmamuli wa husi ino.Shabani is host of this memorial feast.Husi zamamuliswa kukaya.Memorial feasts are hosted a lot back home.This is a feast held once a year on the death date of close relative, e.g., parent or grandparent. Usually one or more animals are slaughtered, cooked and eaten.
hutubaNG51speech(es)Silava hutuba kwe skulu yangu.I gave a speech at my school.Raisi kalava hutuba mwe di bunge.The president gave a speech in congress.See: mta hutuba, kuhutubiya.2talk(s)Nechiro silava hutuba kwe kazi yangu kuhusu kukonga kuwandika buku tuhu.Last night I gave a talk at my work regarding starting to write another book.3lecture(s)Hutuba ya Mze Mwagiro ichidyamanya chifurahike.Mr Mwagiro's lecture made us (be) happy.4presentation(s)5sermon(s)Imamu wa ko msigiti wetu alava hutuba kila Dyuma.The imam at our mosque gives a sermon every Friday.
huzuniNG5griefWantru wengi waona huzuni kuhusu wantru wafire mwe di duka idi kulu dya Kenya.A lot of people feel grief regarding the people who died in the mall in Kenya.See: kuhuzunika.
hwenjeNG51wound(s)Mdyereke facha he hwenje yake!Put a badaid on her wound!See alternate pronunciation: nkhwenje.2sore(s)
hyaAdjnewNna wanafunzi wáhya.I have new students.The primary stress is on the vowel of the preceding prefix.See: íhya.