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kagoma (wagoma)2NG7drum (little)Kagoma kadodo kafaya chapua na goma kulu dyafaya msondo.A little drum is good as a djembe and a big drum is good as a bass.
kagoma msindo (wagoma msindo)NG7noisy sparrowKagoma msindo ni kadodo zaidi; kadaha kugaluka funda i mwenga tú.The noisy sparrow is very small; it can only be one bite.
kagosi (wagosi)NG71little manSono unigambe kagosi; miye ni mgosi!Don't call me a little man; I am a man!Waunga kuona kagosi kamwenga au wagosi waidi?Do you want to see one little man or two little men?See: mgosi.This term normally refers to an adult who is quite small for his age, but sometimes it is used to talk to a little boy affectionately.2little guy
kaguku (waguku)NG7chickWaguku mirongo chenda kila kaguku sikagula kwa dala i mwenga.I bought ninety chicks for one dollar each (chick).See: nguku.
kaguwo (waguwo)NG71clothKaguwo kano kasuntrirwa meza.This cloth has been used to clean the table.See: nguwo.2washclothKaguwo kano kangala kuliko weyawe.This washcloth is whiter than the others.
kahagiro (wahagiro)NG7brush (little)Chahakira wanda kahagiro kano.We're applying masacara with this little brush.
kahande (wahande)NG7little pieceSibesuirwa kahande ka roti ni wau.I was broken off a little piece of bread by grandma.
kahi (wahi)IntrrgNG7which (one)?Ni kabuga kahi?Which rabbit is it?See: -hi.
kahotiNG51refugee camp(s)Kwe kahoti "UN" alava mabhusto mo u mwaka mara umwenga.At the refugee camp the UN gives out wool blankets once a year.Kwe di kahoti sihamalisa madyuniya; kazi yangu nani kuhamala.At the regugee camp I hefted gunny sacks a lot; my job was hefting.2refuge (place(s))Watunisiya wengera kahoti mwe Ijipt.Tunisians enter Egypt as a refuge.
kahudyi (wahudyi)NG7bird (very small, gray with yellow breast)
kahungo (wahungo)NG7leaf (little)Kenulwa ni kahungo kamdaire mwe di gutwi yeye agonire.He was awakened by a little leaf that touched him on the ear while he was sleeping.
kaidi (-idi, mbiri)1Notwomosi kaidi katatu kanne, shano...one two three four five...Kaidi is used in counting and ordinals, mbiri is an irregular form used to modify NG5 and NG6 nouns, otherwise an agreement prefix +-idi is used to modify nouns in other genders.2NosecondSidya wa kaidi.I ate the second one (i.e., rabbit).Sidyera marsha ya kaidi.I shifted into second.mtru wa kaidisecond personmwana wa kaidisecond childMwezi wa Kaidisecond month = Februarymara ya kaidisecond timenkhondo i nkulu ya kaidi mwo ulimwengusecond great war in the world = World War IItalaka ya kaidisecond stage of divorce3NotwiceEza kusagulwa kaidi.He comes to be elected twice.4AdvagainNaunga i ngoma ivuze kaidi.I want the drum music to return again.
kaisi (waisi)NG7small countryJabuti ni kaisi kadodo dyirani na Somaliya.Djibouti is a small country neighboring Somalia.
kakamshi (wakamshi)NG7spoon (little)Kakamshi kano nalisiza mwanangu usafu.This little spoon I'm using it to feed my baby mush.See: mkamshi.
kakaraka (wakaraka)NG7patch (little)See: karaka.
kakauchi (wakauchi)NG7little couchKatogola kwikala mwa kakauchi kano.She likes to sit in this little couch.
kakaya (wakaya)NG7villageChi Zumo ni kakaya ke mndani mwe di Gosha.Chi Zumo is a village that is in Goshaland.Kakaya ketu nakakaishi famili kumi na washano.In our village live fifteen familis.
kake (-ake)PossPrnNG71his2her3its
kako (-ako)PossPrnNG7your (thy)
kakomba (wakomba)NG7bottle (little)Kakomba ka sakame katagwa mbokoko mbiri dala.A little bottle of blood is sold for two hundred dollars.
kakombe (wakombe)NG71fingernail (little)Chereko chaluma; mwanangu kafunywa kakombe.Childbirth hurts; my baby has been pinched with a little fingernail. (This example is a line in a song from the Zumo ritual.)See: kombe.2toenail (little)3claw (little)
kakonde (wakonde)NG7gardenKakonde kangu siwarabiirwa ni dyirani ywangu.My garden has been watered for me by my neighbor.Sihanda nkhunde mwa kakonde kangu.I planted beans in my garden.Kakonde kangu kahota michicha mingi.My garden has grown a lot of amaranth plants.Michicha mingi ihota mwa kakonde kangu.A lot of amaranth plants have grown in my garden.See: honde.
Kakuma1NG9Kakuma (refugee camp in Kenya)Kakuma kwazuka lumbi zaidi.In Kakuma dust blows a lot.Mhina kazigira Kakuma.Mhina has stayed behind in Kakuma.Kakuma kutimkanwa.Kakuma has been abandoned. Nalawa kwe Nkhambe ya Kakuma.I'm from Camp Kakuma.2NG5Kakuma itamphirwa ni Wazigula.Kakuma was gone to by Kiziguas.Kakuma itimkanwa.Kakuma has been abandoned.
kakunde (wakunde)NG7bean (little)Kakunde kano kahota mwe di bha'a.This little bean germinated in the bag.
kala (makala)1NG31vicious animalKala dya mwe mbago hadidahe kufugika mwe kaya.A vicous animal from the jungle can not be tamed in town.See: mkala.2vicious beastDyenga weye, dyenga weye, idi kala dyenga weye.Like you, like you, like the vicious beast that you [are].3monster