Verbs

Jita Verb List

Jita verbs ordered by stem.

  • oku-a:jiBu -- punish (S)
  • okw-a:mba -- begin
  • okw-a:ndika -- write (S)
  • okw-a:ngarira -- watch out
  • okw-a:ngu:a -- be quick
  • okw-aca -- light
  • okw-aika -- talk
  • okw-aikana -- talk
  • okw-aikya -- talk
  • okw-ajura -- crawl
  • okw-amini -- trust (S)
  • okw-ana -- scream
  • okw-anika -- spread to dry
  • okw-anikira -- spread to dry
  • okw-ara -- make the bed
  • okw-arama -- mourn
  • okw-asiBwa -- be sick
  • okw-asya -- split with an axe; cut open
  • okw-ata -- break (fragile)
  • okw-atika -- break (of something fragile)
  • oku-Ba -- be; become
  • oku-Ba:ga -- slaughter
  • oku-Ba:mba -- stretch a hide
  • oku-BaBa -- singe
  • oku-BaBuka -- become singed
  • oku-Bagara -- weed with a rake
  • oku-Bara -- count
  • oku-Baruka -- burst
  • oku-Barura -- burst
  • oku-Barura -- slap
  • oku-Bata -- be sticky
  • oku-Be:ja -- carve
  • oku-Be:ya -- lie; tattle
  • oku-Be:yera -- lie; tattle
  • oku-Beja -- break off a piece of ugali
  • oku-BiBa -- sow broadcast
  • oku-BiBana -- border
  • oku-Bii:rirwa -- get angry
  • oku-Bii:rirwanira -- get angry at each other
  • oku-Bii:risya -- anger
  • oku-Bii:risyanya -- anger
  • oku-Bika -- tell s.o. has died
  • oku-Bina -- dance
  • oku-Bira -- foam; bubble
  • oku-Bira -- be warm; get warm
  • oku-Birikira -- call
  • oku-Birima -- run
  • oku-Birimira -- run
  • oku-Birimya -- chase
  • oku-Bisa -- hide
  • oku-Bisya -- warm
  • oku-Biya -- be bad
  • oku-Bo:ja -- find and pick up
  • oku-Bo:nja -- taste alcohol
  • oku-Bona -- see; get
  • oku-Bonana -- see; get
  • oku-Boneka -- eat (very respectful)
  • oku-Bonekana -- happen (good)
  • oku-Bonekana -- have visions
  • oku-Bonera -- get
  • oku-Boo:rora -- untie
  • oku-Boo:rorana -- untie
  • oku-Bora -- rot
  • oku-Boya -- tie
  • okuBoyana -- tie
  • oku-Bu:mba -- mold (clay)
  • oku-Bu:ndura -- shoot (gun)
  • oku-Bu:sya -- ask
  • oku-Bu:sya:nya -- ask
  • oku-Bu:ta -- smother; grow mold on cassava
  • oku-BuBa -- envy
  • oku-Buka -- comb
  • oku-Buma -- hit; beat
  • oku-Bumana -- hit
  • oku-Bumira -- hit
  • oku-Bumirira -- hammer
  • oku-Bumisya -- hit
  • oku-Bura -- get lost
  • oku-Burwa -- be lacking
  • oku-Busya -- lose
  • oku-Butuka -- dock
  • oku-Bwe:gura -- bark
  • oku-Bwi:ra -- tell
  • oku-Bwi:rana -- tell
  • oku-Bwi:rira -- tell
  • oku-Bya:ra -- plant
  • oku-Bya:rira -- transplant
  • oku-ca -- dawn (LJD)
  • oku-ca:nga:nya -- mix
  • oku-ce:ra -- let lie fallow
  • oku-cererwa -- be late (S)
  • oku-cu:ma -- jump
  • oku-cu:nda -- shake fermented milk
  • oku-cuma -- get wealthy
  • oku-curija -- whistle
  • oku-cwa:gura -- cross
  • oku-daka -- grab at s.t. falling
  • oku-di:mura -- dilute
  • okw-e:nda -- like
  • okw-e:ndana -- like
  • okw-enya -- play
  • okw-era -- be white; clean
  • okw-erera -- float (S)
  • okw-erera -- sweep (LJD)
  • okw-ererwa -- understand
  • okw-eresya -- show how
  • okw-eresyanya -- show how
  • oku-erura -- rescue
  • okw-esa -- throw
  • okwesa -- ignore
  • okw-esana -- throw
  • okw-esesya -- throw
  • okw-esya -- clean
  • oku-fo:ra -- plane
  • oku-fogera -- approach
  • oku-fogesesya -- push close
  • oku-fogesya -- push close
  • oku-fu:mbika -- bake in ashes
  • oku-fu:mbika -- swell (of lymph glands)
  • oku-fu:mbura -- guess a riddle
  • oku-fu:ndikira -- cover with a lid
  • oku-fu:ndukura -- uncover
  • oku-fu:ndura -- uncover
  • oku-fu:nga -- fast (S)
  • oku-fu:ra -- undress
  • oku-fuBura -- spit
  • oku-fuBurira -- spit
  • oku-fuga -- paddle
  • oku-fukuta -- pump bellows
  • oku-fuma -- insult; abuse
  • oku-fumirisya -- curse
  • oku-funa -- break; fracture
  • oku-funika -- be broken
  • oku-fura -- wash clothes
  • oku-furira -- wash clothes
  • oku-furirisya -- place a curse on
  • oku-furuka -- move (residence)
  • oku-fururusya -- nauseate; irritate
  • oku-fuu:ra -- blow (nose)
  • oku-fwa -- die
  • oku-fwa -- leak
  • oku-fwa:fya -- dress
  • oku-fwa:ra -- dress; wear
  • oku-fwe:ra -- die
  • oku-fwi:ma -- hunt
  • oku-fwi:mba -- swell
  • oku-fwi:nda -- butt with the head
  • oku-ga:mba -- say
  • oku-ga:nda -- coagulate
  • oku-gaBa -- distribute
  • oku-gaBana -- share
  • oku-gaBira -- distribute; applic
  • oku-gaga -- spoil; go bad
  • oku-gana -- tell a story
  • oku-ganira -- sympathize
  • oku-ganira -- tell a story
  • oku-garura -- regurgitate
  • oku-ge:nda -- go
  • oku-ge:nderera -- continue
  • oku-gega -- take; carry
  • oku-gera -- flow
  • oku-gesa -- harvest grain; reap; winnow
  • oku-geya -- gossip
  • oku-go:nga -- crash into
  • oku-goBa -- steer
  • oku-gomoka -- become very fat
  • oku-gona -- snore
  • oku-goso:ra -- unweave
  • oku-gosora -- visit; take a walk
  • oku-gosorera -- visit
  • oku-gu:ndisya -- glue (S)
  • oku-gu:ndura -- discover
  • oku-gugura -- jostle
  • oku-gura -- buy
  • oku-guruka -- fly
  • oku-gusisya -- sell
  • oku-gusya -- sell
  • oku-gwa -- fall
  • oku-gwa:ta -- catch; seize; grasp
  • oku-gwa:ta -- touch
  • oku-gwa:tana -- adjoin
  • oku-gwa:tana -- hold hands
  • oku-gwi:sya -- fall
  • oku-i:ga -- find
  • oku-i:ga -- pass exams
  • oku-i:gira -- find
  • oku-i:ka -- load
  • okw-i:mba -- sing
  • oku-i:nda -- wake from a deep sleep
  • oku-i:ndana -- wake from a deep sleep
  • oku-i:nduka -- change one's mind
  • oku-i:nduka -- turn over
  • oku-i:ndura -- turn over
  • okw-i:ngana -- be equal in size; rank
  • okw-i:ngira -- enter
  • oku-i:nja -- change; exchange
  • oku-i:njanya -- change; exchange
  • oku-i:rimbuka -- break out in a rash
  • oku-i:rira -- burn down
  • oku-i:siBwa -- be cooked
  • oku-i:sya -- cook
  • okw-iBa -- steal
  • okw-iBura -- give birth
  • okw-iBusya -- give birth
  • okw-iga -- imitate
  • okw-igana -- imitate
  • okw-igara -- close
  • okw-igara -- lock
  • okw-igere:ra -- bully
  • okw-igirira -- close
  • okw-iguka -- open
  • okw-igura -- open
  • okw-igurura -- open
  • okw-igururira -- open
  • okw-igurusya -- open
  • okw-igusya -- be sated
  • okw-iguta -- be sated
  • oku-igwa -- be tired
  • okw-ii:gira -- learn
  • okw-ii:gisya -- teach
  • okw-ii:gisyanya -- teach
  • okw-ii:ra -- sweat
  • okw-ii:rira -- weed by hand
  • okw-ijira -- come to; for; board
  • okw-ijo:ngo:ra -- to go around in a circle
  • okw-ijura -- fill
  • okw-ijusya -- fill
  • okw-ika -- submerge
  • okw-ikara -- live; dwell
  • okw-ikirisya -- agree
  • okw-ikirisya:nya -- agree
  • okw-ima -- deny
  • okw-ima -- be stingy
  • okw-ima:mya -- lie down
  • okw-imereguru -- stand
  • okw-imuca -- wake
  • okw-imuka -- wake up
  • okw-imurika -- shine
  • okw-inika -- soak
  • okw-inuka -- stop work for the day
  • okw-irafura -- be black
  • okw-isiga -- depend on
  • okw-isiga -- hope; have faith
  • okw-isu:ma -- crouch
  • okw-iswa:ra -- feel shame
  • okw-isya -- kill
  • okw-isya -- refresh; rest
  • okw-isya -- breathe
  • okw-ita -- kill
  • okw-ita -- kill
  • okw-itege:resya -- be careful
  • okw-itegeka -- filter
  • okw-itika -- spill
  • okw-itira -- kill
  • okw-itira -- pour
  • okw-itirana -- kill
  • okw-itirira -- water (plants)
  • okw-itura -- be settled
  • okw-itwi:ka -- carry off
  • okw-iu:ra -- serve ugali
  • okw-iu:rira -- be cured; feel better
  • okw-iya -- be enough
  • oku-ji:nga -- surround
  • oku-ji:nga -- wind
  • oku-ji:ngira -- surround
  • oku-ji:ngurura -- unwind
  • oku-jiBira -- keep quiet
  • oku-jiga -- cheat
  • oku-jimya -- kid
  • oku-jiya -- swim
  • oku-jo:ngo:ra -- to be driven crazy
  • oku-jugura -- slander
  • oku-juna -- save
  • oku-ka:nda -- press the abdomen
  • oku-ka:nya -- be plenty
  • oku-kaBuka -- become clever
  • oku-kama -- coagulate
  • oku-kama -- milk
  • oku-kama -- reign
  • oku-kamura -- squeeze
  • oku-kara -- dry meat
  • oku-kara:nga -- fry
  • oku-ke:ya -- decrease
  • oku-keBuka -- blink
  • oku-keBukira -- blink at
  • oku-keBura -- blink
  • oku-keneka -- filter for salt
  • oku-kesya -- greet
  • oku-ki:ka -- put across
  • oku-ki:nga -- arrive
  • oku-ki:sya -- change direction
  • oku-kira -- overcome
  • oku-kira -- be spared
  • oku-ko:mba -- scoop
  • oku-ko:ndererwa -- be happy; pleased
  • oku-ko:nderesya -- cause to be happy
  • oku-ko:ndya -- make good
  • oku-ko:nja -- fabricate; construct; put together
  • oku-ko:nja -- repair
  • oku-ko:nyora -- break
  • oku-ko:ra -- be delayed
  • oku-kofya -- pick up
  • oku-kokora -- get old
  • oku-kokorima -- crow
  • oku-kome:ra -- be tough; mature
  • oku-kome:sya -- toughen
  • oku-komera -- slaughter (trad.)
  • oku-komeresya -- confirm
  • oku-komeresya -- tie securely
  • oku-konyora -- break soil
  • oku-kopesya -- loan
  • oku-kora -- do
  • oku-korera -- do
  • oku-koroga -- stir
  • oku-korora -- cough
  • oku-kosya -- do
  • oku-kosyanya -- do
  • oku-kota -- bend into a hook
  • oku-koto:ra -- unbend
  • oku-kotora -- scratch
  • oku-ku:ra -- lift
  • oku-ku:rira -- thin out
  • oku-ku:rira -- weed rice
  • oku-ku:risya -- weed rice
  • oku-ku:ta -- smother
  • oku-kuBa -- fold; wrap up
  • oku-kuga -- happen upon
  • oku-kugutira -- hurry
  • oku-kuja -- recognize good deeds
  • oku-kukumya -- drive fish with nets
  • oku-kuma -- heap
  • oku-kuma -- hm' in surprise
  • oku-kumiBwa -- be astonished
  • oku-kumira -- heap
  • oku-kumu:ka -- be well-known
  • oku-kuna -- grate (S)
  • oku-kunyura -- peel sisal
  • oku-kura -- grow
  • oku-kurira -- grow
  • oku-kutu:ara -- rust
  • oku-kwe:pa -- avoid
  • oku-kwe:sa -- drag
  • oku-la:mba -- do quickly
  • oku-la:mba -- lick; erode
  • oku-la:ngirira -- smell good
  • oku-la:ni -- criticize
  • oku-la:rika -- invite
  • oku-laBira -- pass a place; pass by for
  • oku-laBirwa -- forget
  • oku-laBuja -- taste food
  • oku-laBurira -- taste food
  • oku-laBya -- flash
  • oku-laBya -- bear fruit
  • oku-laga -- promise
  • oku-laga -- take one's leave
  • oku-lagana -- take one's leave
  • oku-lagara -- drop
  • oku-lagasya -- drop
  • oku-lagura -- cure
  • oku-lamira -- receive
  • oku-lamura -- decide
  • oku-lamurira -- decide
  • oku-lasa -- throw at
  • oku-lasya -- throw at
  • oku-le:Ba -- graze
  • oku-le:Ba -- tend herd; keep livestock
  • oku-le:ta -- bring
  • oku-le:tera -- bring
  • oku-le:ya -- lengthen
  • oku-lema -- refuse
  • oku-lemara -- become lame; mutilated
  • oku-lemesya -- deny s.t. to someone
  • oku-lera -- raise children
  • oku-li:nda -- protect a field
  • oku-li:nda -- wait
  • oku-li:ndirira -- wait
  • oku-li:sya -- eat
  • oku-li:sya -- herd
  • oku-liBata -- walk; step on
  • oku-liBatira -- walk around
  • oku-lima -- cultivate; farm
  • lingira -- look at; examine
  • oku-linya -- climb
  • oku-lira -- cry
  • oku-lisya -- cry
  • oku-liya -- pay (LJD)
  • oku-liyana -- pay (LJD)
  • oku-lo:ja -- visit a sick person
  • oku-lo:nda -- look for
  • oku-lo:rera -- just look on
  • oku-lo:ta -- dream
  • oku-loBa -- hook (fish)
  • oku-loga -- bewitch
  • oku-loja -- try
  • oku-loma -- talk; speak
  • oku-lomera -- talk
  • okulomerana -- talk
  • oku-lora -- see; be awake
  • oku-lorera -- watch
  • oku-lu:Ba -- fetch
  • oku-lu:Ba -- follow
  • oku-lu:Bana -- follow
  • oku-lu:Birira -- follow in order; all the time
  • oku-lu:nga -- season
  • oku-lu:ngura -- burn dry (food)
  • oku-lu:ngusya -- burn (food)
  • oku-lugu:ra -- have a bad surprise
  • oku-lugu:sya -- give a bad surprise
  • oku-luma -- bite
  • oku-lumika -- suck
  • oku-lumya -- tie tightly
  • oku-lwa:na -- fight
  • oku-lwa:ra -- sicken; be ill; groan
  • oku-lwa:ririrwa -- be sickly
  • oku-lya -- eat
  • oku-lya -- be sharp
  • oku-ma:ma -- sleep; lie down
  • oku-ma:mira -- sleep somewhere
  • oku-mara -- finish; complete; cease
  • oku-mari:sya -- finish up
  • oku-menya -- know
  • oku-menyekana -- be well-known
  • oku-menyerera -- investigate; check on
  • oku-menyesya -- introduce
  • oku-mera -- germinate; grow (of plants)
  • oku-mera -- get jiggers
  • oku-mi:ra -- boil dry
  • oku-mira -- swallow
  • oku-monyoka -- break off
  • oku-mwe:ga -- cut hair
  • oku-mwe:ga -- shave
  • oku-nama -- tell a secret
  • oku-ne:na -- suckle
  • oku-neneya -- fatten
  • oku-noga -- dance rhythmically
  • oku-noga -- pick cotton; gather (flowers; fruit)
  • oku-noga -- pound to flour
  • oku-nura -- be sweet
  • oku-nya -- defecate
  • oku-nyamuka -- destroy
  • oku-nyamura -- destroy; spoil
  • oku-nyasya -- trouble
  • oku-nyiga -- choke
  • oku-nyirira -- cool
  • oku-nyirira -- have very black skin
  • oku-nyirisya -- cool; cure; heal
  • oku-nyu:nga -- meet
  • oku-nyurura -- pull
  • oku-nyururana -- pull
  • oku-nyururira -- pull
  • oku-nyururirana -- pull
  • oku-nyururwa -- be interested in
  • oku-nyurusya -- pull
  • okunyurusya -- pull
  • oku-nywa -- drink
  • oku-nywe:sya -- water (animals)
  • okw-o:nda -- be thin
  • oku-o:nda -- beat to pieces
  • okw-o:nga -- join
  • oku-o:nga -- bribe
  • oku-o:ngera -- sleep
  • oku-o:ngesya -- increase (LJD)
  • okw-oca -- roast (LJD)
  • okw-ocera -- roast
  • okw-oga -- bathe (LJD)
  • okw-onya -- let animals get in crops
  • okw-osera -- follow in age
  • okw-osya -- bathe
  • okw-osyanya -- bathe
  • okw-ota -- warm oneself
  • oku-pa:su:ra -- slap awake
  • oku-pasura -- operate; cut open
  • oku-pi:nda -- hem
  • oku-pima -- examine (S)
  • oku-pu:nguja -- reduce
  • oku-pu:nguka -- reduce
  • oku-sa:Bura -- bail out (water from a canoe)
  • oku-sa:kura -- grab from
  • oku-sa:mba -- harass
  • i:n-sa:mbu -- land holdings
  • oku-sa:mburura -- scatter
  • oku-sa:na -- be friendly
  • oku-sa:nda -- propose marriage
  • oku-sa:ndaBya -- hook many fish with one cast
  • oku-sa:nga -- meet
  • oku-sa:ngamara -- be sour
  • oku-sa:ngana -- meet
  • oku-sa:ngira -- join forces
  • oku-sa:njaga -- pulverize
  • oku-sa:ra -- circumcize
  • oku-sa:rira -- be bitter
  • oku-sa:sira -- forgive
  • oku-saBa -- request
  • oku-saBika -- submerge
  • oku-saBura -- dish out
  • oku-sagaruka -- be active
  • oku-saka -- look for food
  • oku-saka:ra -- roof
  • oku-sakira -- help
  • oku-sakirana -- help
  • oku-sakura -- spear fish
  • oku-sana -- hurt with a hoe
  • oku-sara -- cut fine
  • oku-sara -- go mad
  • oku-sararuka -- split
  • oku-sarira -- prune
  • oku-sasa -- get sick (polite)
  • oku-se:gura -- tease
  • oku-se:ja -- weed with a tool
  • oku-se:kana -- shout
  • oku-seka -- laugh
  • oku-sekera -- laugh at
  • oku-senya -- collect firewood
  • oku-sera -- boil
  • oku-sereka -- hide
  • oku-sesya -- boil
  • oku-si:Ba -- go without eating
  • oku-si:ka -- bury
  • oku-si:kura -- disinter
  • oku-si:ma -- thank
  • oku-si:mba -- dig
  • oku-si:mba -- harvest root crops
  • oku-si:mbira -- harvest root crops
  • oku-si:nda -- roar
  • oku-si:nda -- use a secret language
  • oku-si:ndika -- push
  • oku-si:ndikana -- push
  • oku-si:ndikira -- push
  • oku-si:nga -- rub
  • oku-si:nga -- win; pass
  • oku-si:tara -- doubt
  • oku-si:tara -- halt development
  • oku-siBa -- block
  • oku-siBika -- tether
  • oku-siBura -- untether
  • oku-siga -- leave; let go
  • oku-sikitika -- be sad (S)
  • oku-sima -- extinguish
  • oku-simura -- converse
  • oku-simya -- extinguish (a fire)
  • oku-sira -- send
  • oku-siriBa -- smooth
  • oku-sirira -- burn down; burn dry
  • oku-sirira -- send
  • oku-sirisya -- burn (food)
  • oku-siro:ra -- urinate
  • oku-sisya -- accompany; cause to send
  • oku-sitaka -- accuse (S)
  • oku-siyana -- play
  • oku-so:ka -- come from
  • oku-so:ka -- hate
  • oku-so:mbokerwa -- understand a problem
  • oku-so:mbora -- explain
  • oku-so:mborera -- explain
  • oku-soBa -- tangle
  • oku-soBora -- untangle
  • oku-soma -- read; pray (S)
  • oku-soma -- stab; thrust into
  • oku-some:resya -- point to
  • oku-somo:ra -- pull out
  • oku-somo:sya -- pull out;
  • oku-somo:syanya -- pull out
  • oku-sona -- sew
  • okusonera -- sew
  • oku-sora -- choose
  • oku-sosora -- peel
  • oku-sosya -- remove
  • oku-su:ra -- visit a sick person
  • oku-su:rira -- check on
  • oku-suBa -- return
  • oku-suBisya -- return to
  • oku-suBya -- return to
  • oku-suka -- weave; plait
  • oku-sukura -- uncover (cloth)
  • oku-suru:mbara -- be sad
  • oku-suru:mbasya -- sadden
  • oku-susana -- be similar; resemble (very closely)
  • oku-swe:ja -- filter alcohol
  • oku-swi:kira -- roof
  • oku-sya -- grind
  • oku-sya:na -- play
  • oku-sye:ra -- grind
  • oku-ta -- put
  • oku-ta:mba -- perform trad. rites
  • oku-ta:mbucanya -- cross
  • oku-taBa -- smear
  • oku-tagasya -- boil
  • oku-taja -- step on
  • oku-tama -- fail
  • oku-tami:ra -- be drunk
  • oku-tamira -- eat (respectful)
  • oku-tamwa -- fail
  • oku-tanaka -- vomit
  • oku-taya -- draw liquid
  • oku-tayarisya -- prepare (S)
  • oku-te:ka -- capture
  • oku-te:ka -- cook
  • oku-te:kana -- capture
  • oku-te:kana -- compel
  • oku-te:kera -- cook
  • oku-te:ma -- cut
  • oku-te:mera -- cut
  • oku-te:merana -- cut
  • oku-te:mesya -- cut; use to cut
  • oku-te:muka -- tear easily
  • oku-te:mura -- tear easily
  • oku-te:musya -- tear easily
  • oku-te:ngeja -- support
  • oku-te:sya -- grab; take away
  • oku-tega -- trap; trick
  • oku-tegera -- shirk
  • oku-tegera -- trap; trick
  • oku-tegeresya -- listen
  • oku-temisya -- break
  • oku-temya -- break
  • oku-tera -- put
  • oku-terera -- put
  • oku-terera -- slip
  • oku-tesya -- take away
  • oku-timya -- doubt
  • oku-timyatimya -- be doubtful
  • oku-tirimya -- spin
  • oku-tisya -- borrow
  • oku-to:ngora -- pick fruit
  • oku-to:nya -- drip
  • oku-toga -- name
  • oku-tonesya -- hurt a sore
  • oku-tu:ka -- descend
  • oku-tu:nga -- compose
  • oku-tu:nga -- tame
  • oku-tu:ra -- land
  • oku-tu:ra -- put down; place; set
  • oku-tu:ra -- reside
  • oku-tura -- be able to
  • oku-tura -- pass by
  • oku-turira -- pass by
  • oku-twa:nga -- pound
  • oku-twa:ngira -- pound
  • oku-twa:ra -- marry (of a man)
  • oku-twa:rwa -- marry (of a woman)
  • oku-u:a -- blow away (LJD)
  • oku-u:Bai:sya -- frighten
  • oku-u:Baya -- fear
  • oku-u:Bayana -- fear
  • ok -u:mbaka -- build (LJD)
  • ok-u:mbakira -- build
  • oku-u:mbika -- get thousands
  • oku-u:mura -- rest
  • oku-u:musya -- calm
  • oku-u:ngura -- compete in drumming; dancing
  • oku-u:nguruka -- tall (of leaves; fruit)
  • oku-u:ngurura -- to fall (of leaves; fruit)
  • oku-u:ngurura -- shell corn
  • oku-u:ngwa -- hear; feel
  • oku-u:ngwa:na -- get along
  • oku-u:ngwa:na -- hear; feel
  • oku-u:nya -- smell (bad)
  • oku-u:ra -- thresh
  • oku-u:su -- concern (S)
  • oku-u:ta:ra -- be hurt
  • oku-u:ta:sya -- hurt
  • oku-u:tuBa -- give a speech (S)
  • okuuja -- come
  • ok -uma -- dry (LJD)
  • ok -umya -- dry
  • oku-wa -- be used up; finished
  • oku-wejekana -- be possible (S)
  • oku-wesya -- stop bearing fruit; milk
  • oku-wewe:ta -- whisper
  • oku-wewe:tera -- whisper; applic
  • oku-ya -- burn
  • oku-ya -- ripen; be ripe
  • oku-ya:mba -- sow
  • oku-ya:na -- give
  • oku-ya:nana -- give
  • oku-ya:nja -- sit
  • oku-yaga -- scratch
  • oku-yaka:na -- argue
  • oku-yakura -- harvest honey
  • oku-yana -- discipline
  • oku-yarara -- shiver; tremble; shake
  • oku-yata -- feud with
  • oku-yata -- get stuck
  • oku-yata -- tangle
  • oku-yatika -- put in a small space
  • oku-ye:ka -- carry on the back; hip
  • oku-ye:mba -- start a fire
  • oku-ye:mba -- blow (on; up; away; TLS)
  • oku-ye:nda -- fracture
  • oku-yesa -- forge
  • oku-yo:mba -- quarrel
  • oku-yo:ra -- clear away
  • oku-yo:ra -- sharpen
  • oku-yu:nga -- sift (LJD)
  • okwama -- look after; care for
  • (oku)ba na masiiri -- be owed by
  • (oku)bagajura -- open (=set ajar) a door
  • (oku)bamba -- apply by stretching; spread ov
  • (oku)bambaga -- spread; smear on
  • (oku)banika -- roast
  • (oku)baraga -- grind coarsely
  • okubarera -- sew
  • (oku)barira -- sew; weave; knit
  • (oku)baya -- be afraid (TLS)
  • (oku)Beyeresya -- slander (cause to tell lies?)
  • (oku)bisya -- boil
  • bitimya -- start off; send away (TLS)
  • bogoma -- boil up
  • (oku)Bonekana -- be prominent; visible; appear
  • boya amwi -- pack; tie together
  • boyerera -- wind up (thread)
  • (oku)bumba -- become round
  • (oku)burabura -- fade; disappear
  • burera -- kite??
  • butura -- cut; break; snap
  • (oku)buuta -- be high (of meat)
  • chinja -- slaughter
  • fua -- give away (present)
  • fumbata -- grasp; hold in arm
  • (oku)fumbatira -- embrace
  • (oku)fumbika -- turn upside down; turn over
  • fwafya -- clothe
  • gabanya -- divide; distribute
  • (oku)gandaruka -- spread; scatter
  • garama -- lie on one's back
  • (oku)geruka -- diminish; grow less
  • (oku)goma -- bend; twist
  • gondosya -- come on suddenly
  • gumya -- seize
  • ia -- be properly flavoured
  • (okw)ibaja -- coagulate
  • (okw)ibatika -- squeeze oneself up against wal
  • ibururira -- dance (of men; to show courage
  • ibururira -- strut proudly
  • (okw)iburwa -- be born
  • (okw)ichuka -- remember
  • ifukama -- kneel
  • (okw)ifuma -- swear
  • (okw)ifunya -- squeeze oneself up against wal
  • iga -- overcome; win; vanquish
  • (okw)igana -- deny
  • (okw)iganirisya -- think; imagine
  • (okw)igorora -- stretch oneself
  • (okw)igumirisya -- suffer; bear patiently
  • (okw)igwaura -- yawn
  • (okw)ijunga -- jump; leap
  • (okw)ijura -- become full
  • (okw)ijura jabijabi -- abound
  • (okw)ikaajuka -- avoid
  • (okw)ikora -- act
  • ikosya -- get intoxicated
  • ikumya -- boast; brag; praise oneself
  • ikurura -- crawl; creep
  • (okw)imita -- be pregnant
  • (okw)imusya -- lift up; pick up
  • inama -- lean; bend down; slope
  • indura -- alter; change
  • (okw)ingana -- match; harmonise
  • (okw)inganya -- put together for comparison
  • (okw)ingira -- go in; come in
  • (okw)isijana -- be adjacent; border
  • (okw)isinesya -- wash oneself (after evacuating
  • isingura -- surround
  • isingusya -- go round; turn round
  • (kw)isukura -- grunt; grumble
  • okwitaama -- break wind
  • (okw)itabwa -- answer a call
  • (okw)itemeka -- bring to light
  • (okw)itemusya -- sneeze
  • (okw)itindikira -- fall short
  • (okw)itiringa -- be round
  • itirira -- pour (TLS)
  • (okw)itukama -- squat (on the haunches)
  • (okw)iya -- please; satisfy
  • (okw)iyaga -- scratch; grate
  • iyekeka -- be leaning
  • iyima -- abstain
  • (oku:)ja -- come (TLS)
  • (oku)jaja -- get wet
  • jibirira -- be quiet
  • (oku)jira -- bring; fetch
  • (oku)joroboka -- be loose; faint; weak
  • (oku)kanda -- knead
  • kanganya -- startle; jerk
  • (ku)kara -- sweep up; collect in a heap (r
  • (ku)karambuka -- step over
  • (oku)kena -- want; need; wish
  • (oku)kinga -- protect by charm
  • (oku)komba -- hollow out
  • (oku)konderwa -- become cheerful
  • (oku)kononyara -- be stunted; spoilt
  • okukorana -- have sexual intercourse with
  • kujura -- stumble
  • (oku)kumanya -- store up; collect; stack; pile up
  • kumira -- pile up; pile loads on head
  • kura -- push
  • kurabira -- befit; suit
  • kurubura -- grate
  • (oku)kurura -- pull; drag
  • -kuya -- be fully grown
  • (oku)laba -- taste
  • (oku)lagirira -- order; direct
  • lamburura -- make straight
  • (oku)legeja -- try
  • (oku)legeja -- examine; measure; test
  • limirira -- hem; make a border
  • (oku)linda -- chase (away)
  • lingiralingira -- look around
  • lipa -- pay (TLS)
  • (oku)lisya masiri -- lend; borrow
  • loba -- fish up; pull out
  • (oku)loberesya -- copy a pattern
  • lorerera -- lean on; rely on
  • luka -- weave; knit
  • lunga -- mix (ingredients)
  • (oku)lya masiiri -- borrow
  • (oku)miga -- wring; squeeze out; press out (oil seed; sugar can
  • miriija -- cook in water or fat
  • (oku)mirika -- give light to
  • (oku)moga -- mould (pottery)
  • muruguru -- dawn (TLS)
  • (oku)nara -- get accustomed
  • (oku)nengesya -- spoil
  • -ng'oroota -- snore; snort
  • (oku)nyegera -- itch
  • nyiga -- become jammed
  • nyunya -- suck
  • okunywerera -- melt
  • (oku)o:ngerera -- close (eyes; mouth)
  • (oku)ona -- escape; recover
  • (oku)ora -- escape; recover
  • okuotufya -- spoil; blind
  • (oku)ra:nda -- be spread abroad; become gener
  • runduma -- ramble
  • sabwa -- request
  • (oku)sabya -- dip
  • saga -- increase
  • (oku)sagasya -- stir
  • sagirira -- become long
  • sambara -- palpitate
  • (oku)sang'arara -- ferment; turn sour
  • sangasya -- stir; mix by stirring
  • (oku)saraga -- protect by charm
  • saraganya -- imitate
  • sasya -- mix; put together
  • (oku)senya -- cut firewood
  • (oku)siba -- stop up; fill a hole
  • sigana -- separate; leave each other
  • okusigara -- remain; stay; be left over
  • (oku)sigasya -- leave over
  • sika -- sink
  • sindirira -- pack; press together
  • singa -- go round; turn round
  • (oku)sirigisya -- obstruct
  • (oku)siriika -- be settled; be in good order
  • siringisya -- turn round
  • (oku)siririsya -- polish
  • (oku)soeresya -- incite
  • okusombora -- arrange; put in order
  • (oku)someka -- set up; appoint
  • song'ora -- cut to shape; sharpen to a poi
  • (oku)sorosya -- assemble; collect
  • (oku)sosya -- put forth; produce; display
  • (oku)subya -- answer
  • sukurura -- dig up; dig out
  • surura -- revive
  • okususa -- resemble
  • (oku)susubura -- take the skin off; bruise
  • -ta -- come to an end
  • taka -- catch unawares; startle
  • takirisya -- catch unawares; startle
  • -tama -- rest heavily on; be burdensome
  • tanya -- separate; set apart
  • (oku)tasya -- sharpen
  • -tigira -- be lame
  • (oku)tija -- pinch; make narrow
  • okuto:mbana -- have sexual intercourse with
  • tobora -- bore a hole
  • (oku)tubira -- sink; be drowned
  • okutuma -- blow bellows
  • tuma -- send
  • (oku)tundikira -- cover (up)
  • tunya -- bend
  • (oku)tunyatunya -- crumple
  • (oku)tura -- penetrate
  • (oku)tuuta -- exorcise; drive out a devil
  • (oku)twarisya -- give in marriage (of parents;
  • (oku)twika -- tangle
  • twika -- take up a heavy load
  • (oku)uma -- move away; migrate
  • (oku)unyirisya -- smell out; sniff
  • (oku)ura -- strip off (e.g. grains of corn
  • (oku)urura -- leak; ooze out; glide; trickle
  • (oku)woya -- spend time
  • (oku)yabayaba -- flap the wings wildly; flutter
  • (oku)yabayaba -- shiver; shudder
  • yaika -- pronounce; speak (TLS)
  • yaka -- burn (TLS)
  • (oku)yama -- get fat (of animals)
  • (oku)yamba -- plant; sow
  • (oku)yambanya -- put together; compose
  • yambuka -- pass; surpass
  • yambuka -- cross (a river)
  • yangarira -- pay attention; take care (TLS)
  • (oku)yanika -- hang in mid-air
  • yanikira -- set out to dry (TLS)
  • yanja -- spread
  • yanura -- drop; throw down
  • okuyara -- scrape
  • yasama -- open the mouth wide
  • yasya -- twist
  • ye:mba -- roar; rumble
  • ye:mberera -- fan; wave
  • (oku)ye:nda -- twist
  • ye:nda -- love; want (TLS)
  • (oku)ye:nja -- search for
  • (oku)ye:njeresya -- search diligently; spy out
  • okuyerera -- sweep (TLS)
  • yeresya -- explain (TLS)
  • yeya -- wipe
  • yia -- pull up; root up
  • yima -- withhold from
  • yo:mba -- shout
  • yo:nda -- become lean; grow thin
  • yo:ngesya -- increase; make greater (TLS)
  • yocha -- roast (TLS)
  • yoga -- wash; take a bath (TLS)
  • yoroba -- be listless
  • yosya -- wash (TLS)
  • yu:mbaka -- build (TLS)
  • (oku)yu:ngwa -- hear (TLS)
  • (oku)yu:ngya -- sift (TLS); filter; strain
  • yubaisya -- threaten (TLS)
  • yuma -- dry up; become dry (TLS)
  • (oku)yutuka -- faint; lose consciousness
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