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kwinkhwa1VDtrPgiven (be)Nabi Muhamed kenkhwa uchume yeye naana miyaka mirongo minne.The prophet Muhammad was given a prophesy when he was forty.2VDtrPpaid (be)3NG8
kwinkhwa tombo1VDtrPnursed (be)Mwana agaluka na hafiya yedi anenkhwa tombo miyaka midi.A child has good health when it's nursed for two years.2VDtrPbreastfed (be)Mwana yuno kenkhwa tombo kwa miyaka mitatu.This child has been breastfed for three years.3NG8
kwinshara1VTneedSiinshara gari dyako dyero.I need your car today.Siinshara chikombe chako.I need your cup.See: inshara.2VTask forHamadi Chitonga ainshara vintru va wantru; kama unalemera chintru icho chabanika.Hamadi Chitonga asks for things from people; if you refuse that thing, it will be ruined.3NG8needing, to need4NG8asking for, to ask for
kwinsharwa1VPneeded (be)Ngoto yangu iinsharwa ni sheje.My sheep is needed by the clairvoyant.2NG8
kwinuira1VBraise (up) for2VBlift up forSimnuira mwanawe yumwenga kwa sabu ana watatu mitani.I lifted up one of her babies because she had triplets.3VBpick up forSimnuira kauchi dyake wau.I picked up grandma's couch for her.4VBstart up (for)Kaninuira idi gari.He started the car for me.5VInraise up with, use to raise upGiriki dino nenuisra magari.This jack, I'm using it to raise up cars.6VInlift up with, use to lift upNiletera giriki ninuire gari dino kulanga!Bring me a jack so I can lift this car up!7VInpick up with, use to pick upSinuira magloviz.I picked it up with gloves.8VInstart up with, use to start upMfungulo uno nenuria gari dyangu.This key, I'm using it to start up my car.9NG8raising up for/with, to raise up for/with10NG8lifting up for/with, to lift up for/with11NG8picking up for/with, to pick up for/with12NG8starting up for/with, to start up for/with
kwinuira mgomo1VInprotest againstSheriya ino watungire nachiinuire mgomo.This law that they composed, we will protest against it.2VInstrike against3NG8protesting against, to protest agains4NG8striking against, to strike against
kwinuira mkono***1wave toSim(wi)nuira mkono.I waved to her.2raise a hand to3waving to, to wave to4raising a hand to, to raise a hand to
kwinuirwa1VBPstarted for (be)Sinuirwa gari dyangu.My car started up for me.2VBPraised up for (be)Sinuirwa gari dyangu.My car was raised up for me.3NG8
kwinuka (inuka)1VIwake upInuka!Wake up!Sinuka.I woke up.Weyao waita, inuka halaka![Your] pals are going, wake up fast!2VIawake3VIariseVimphusemphuse va hondo zino zikwinuka mwe duniya ni dini.The causes of these wars that have arisen in the world are religion.4VIget up/outInuka!Get up!Inuka aho, ni ukazi wa baba yako!Get out of there, it's your grandpa's seat!Nenuka.I'm getting up.Kila mtondo mavulivuli nenuka.Every morning very early I get up.5VIstand up6VIleaveWenuka ini?When are you leaving?Wenuka kuhi?Where are you leaving to?Sunuka na ndege.I left by plane.Nachinukeni!Let's leave!7VIstartGari dyangu yenuka.My car is starting.8NG8waking up, to wake upNaona uzivu kwinuka hano ho usazi.I feel laziness waking up here in the bed.9NG8awaking, to awake10NG8arising, to arise11NG8getting up, to get upMwanangu kazoera kwinuka mtondo mavulivuli.My child has gotten used to getting up early in the morning.Mwaliko ana chisimo cha kwinuka na chiro.Mwaliko has a habit of getting up at night.12NG8standing up, to stand up13NG8leaving, to leave
kwinukanya1VAgwake up together2VAgawake together3VAgleave together4NG8
kwinukika1VI-ablewakeable (be) on one's ownMwana yuno enukika.This child is wakeable (on his/her own).2NG8
kwinukira1VBstand up forSimwinukira baba akeze kwetu.I stood up for grandpa when he came to our place.In Kizigua culture younger people are expected to stand up out of respect when an elderly person comes into the space.2VBget up for/againstMzigula akamwinukira kamtowa niyo akumhereza.When a Kiziguan got up against him, he fought him until he stopped him.3VInleave by/from/on/with, use to leaveSinukira BoiziI left Boise.Sinukira treno.I left by train.4VIndepart (from)5VInwake up with, use to wake up6VInget up with, use to get up7NG8leaving by/from/on/with, to leave...8NG8standing up for, to stand up for9NG8departing by/from, to depart by/from10NG8departureAwenkha ndaga zuwa of kwinukira ni Dyuma. (Arbow: 9)He gave them notice that the day of departure would be Friday.
kwinukirwa1VBPstood up for (be)Sinukirwa ni mwezikulu ywangu.I was stood up for by my grandchild.In Kizigua culture younger people are expected to stand up out of respect when an elderly person comes into the space.2NG8
kwinukisa1VIExwake up too muchMwanangu nachiro enukisa.My child at night wakes up too much.2VIExleave too much3NG8waking up too much, to wake up too much
kwinula (inula)1VTend a funeral or wakeFire dya baba chinula dyero.Grandpa's wake we ended today.2NG8ending of a funeral or wake, to end...3NG8last day of a wakeDyero ni kwinula fire ya Mwaliko.Today is the last day of Mwaliko's wake.
kwinula (inula)11VTlift upInula!Lift (it) up!Mwinule!Lift him up!Mo msigiti wantru wenula mikano yao kulanga wakadyera fataha.In the mosque people lift up their hands when they pray.See: mwinula(dyi).2VTraise upDinule! / Inule!Raise it (N5) up! / Raise it (N3) up!3VTput upMapolisi yaniamrisha ninule mikono kulanga.The police ordered me to put up my hands.4VTpick upSiinula. / Siyenula.I picked it (N5) up. / I picked them (N3) up.Sinula buku.I picked a book up.See: mta kwinula.5VTstart (up)Dinule!Start it up (i.e., car)!Sinula idi gari.I started the car.Gari dino dinule! -- Naunga nidinule vihi?This car, pick (= start) it up! -- How could I pick it up? [pun or joke based on dual meaning]Mwe zi ngalawa Wazigula wenula njogomo nkulu waunga wavuzwe kwao Zigula. (Arbow: 8)On the ships, the Kiziguans started a great clamor that they wanted to be returned to their home, Zigula.6VTremove7VTdisplace8NG8lifting (up), to lift (up)Vyuma va mazowezi ni vedi va kwinula mara ntratu mo wiki.Weights are good to lift three times a week.Nna minyama mingi kwa sababu ya kwinula machuma.I have lots of muscles because of lifting weights.9NG8raising up, to raise up10NG8picking up, to pick upNatatamala kwinula meza ino.I'm straining picking up this table.11NG8starting, to start12NG8removing, to remove13NG8displacing, to displace
kwinula (inula)21VTwake upMwinule!Wake him/her up!Simwinula.I woke him/her up.Wenule!Wake them up!Siwenula.I woke them up.2VTget upWenule!Get them up!3VTawaken4NG8waking up, to wake up5NG8awakening, to awaken
kwinula mgogoro / migogoro1VTraise hellSono mwinule mgogoro!Don't raise hell!Ni miye atumire a wanafunzi wenule mgogoro.I am the one who ordered the students to raise hell.Wanafunzi wa mwe Kenya wenula migogoro mwe zi skulu.Students in Kenya raised hell in the schools.Walimu mwe kaya yetu luvi nawenule mgogoro / migogoro.Teachers in our town tomorrow will raise hell.The plural form, migogoro, is only used when the raising hell is in different events in different towns or times.2NG8raising hell, to raise hell
kwinula mgomo1VTprotestChenula mgomo.We are protesting.Dyero wavere wenula mgomo kwa Mahakama a Makulu.Today women protested at the Supreme Court.2VTstrike, go on strikeInulani mgomo!Go on strike!Wantru wadya wenula mgomo.Those people went on strike.3NG8protesting, to protest4NG8striking, to (go on) strike
kwinula mkono (inula mkono)1VTwaveSinula mkono.I waved.2VTraise a handInula mkono kama una swali.Raise a hand if you have a question.3NG8waving, to wave4NG8raising the hand, to raise the hand
kwinula nda (inula nda)1VTconceiveMkazangu kenula nda mwezi udya.My wife conceived last month.2NG8conceiving, to conceive
kwinula nkhumbizi1VTstart a fightKwinula weye nkhumbizi ino?Did you start this fight?2VTinstigate a fight3NG8instigating a fight
kwinulana (inulanani)11VRraise each other upInulanani!Raise each other up!2VRlift each other upChinulana.We lifted each other up.3NG8
kwinulana (inulanani)21VRwake each other upChinulana.We woke each other up.kwinulanani!Wake each other up!2NG8
kwinulika (inulika)1VI-ablewakeable (be)Nenulika.I'm wakeable.Mwana yuno enulika.This child is wakeable.2NG8