Komo - English/Swahili/French


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*dha poss friend rafiki, mwenz- ami Bánaosana na dhakɔ. One does not quarrel with your friend. der. kodhani
da v sleep, live at -lala, -kaa dormir, habiter, vivre Kipha beoda ka nyɔngɔ á umbia. During the night we sleep in order to rest. der. desa
daa v crawl -tambaa ramper Bampapha báodaa ka odo. Insects crawl on the earth. syn: bonda.
dada n insect species aina ya dudu sorte d'insect
daka llcr: phatia; llcr: bumba. v dam, block, veil -fungiza couvrir, arrêter le passage, barrer Aoba bake nabáge k'aphe éphenga, báodaka ibo. If the women go fishing, the dam a stream.
dakaga v tolerate, overlook
dakat neg stick
dakatea v walk together -ambatana marcher ensemble
dakateana v be intimate with, walk with moko ndɔ, báodakateana na nkakɛ that man is (too) intimate with his wife (= he's effeminate)
danga adv far mbali loin Neotamba danga. I am travelling far. der. danga-danga , der. dangamana
danga-danga (der. of danga) adj various mbalimbali varieux Nege osomba kema danga-danga. I am going to buy various things.
dangamana (der. of danga) v be far away kuwa mbali sana être loin Amiika adangamani phɛlɛ na Zaire. America is very far from Zaire.
dapha v climb, ascend -panda grimper, monter Bakpa buambo bánauubha dapha á ka mbia. Certain people do not know how to climb a palm.
deketa v leave be, abandon -acha laisser Ambe deketa bojede. It is necessary to abandon evil. der. deketea
deketea (der. of deketa) v forgive, excuse, let be -samehe pardonner Nkpa aokogea ajede, ambe deketea. Someone who wrongs you it is necessary to forgive (him).
denga v budge tikita bouger der. denga-denga
denga-denga (der. of denga) v oscillate -liotikisika remuer
dengemisaga v ask -omba supplier, prier Aoba nokondi mɛma á nkpa kema, ǒondengemisaga. If you want to borrow something from someone, you are begging.
dengisa v tikisa faire bouger
desa (der. of da) v put to sleep lalisha coucher Bama-niki báodesa baniki k'endu. Mothers put children to sleep in the house.
dɛda v wither, shrink
dɛdɛ n amarynth
dɛdiɛ n insect species aina ya dudu sorte d'insecte
dɛtɛa v stamp, step on -kanyaga écraser avec les pieds Aoba nɔndɛti mboka, áokua. If you stamp on millipede, it dies.
dia v lick, lap -lamba lécher, laper Bambɔa báodia ɔphɛphɛ. The dogs like the plates.