Komo - English/Swahili/French


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bɛɛnga-ɛnga n envy, badness
bɛɛnjiaga v despise
bɛi n anger
bɛisa (der. of bɛa) v sadden, discourage -huzunisha désoler, attrister, contrister, décourager Kema sina nde aɔ̌bɛisa baniki. What is saddening the children?
bɛjɔ n windy season
bɛka₁ n species of bean plant aina ya maharagwe légumineuse Bake báodoa bambuka á bɛka bea njoko. The women pound the seeds of bɛka in the same way as with peanuts. Pentacletra macrophylla
bɛka₂ v jump -ruka sauter
Bɛmɔ n Songola Songola Songola
bɛnga v grunt -guna grommeler
bɛnga-ɛnga n mental derangement wazimu trouble mental
bɛnjiaga₁ n ethnic_group
bɛnjiaga₂ v neglect, distrust -acha, -zarau négliger, méfier Bánaɔbɛnjiaga nyɔngɔ naodhondi. One does not neglect the problem that found you.
bɛta v hit, beat -piga battre Babɔkɔkɔti baɔbɛta baniki ndɛabɔ. Parents beat their children.
bɛta ephiphi phrasal v stumble -gonga kukwaa heurter du pied
bɛta manjo phrasal v iron clothes -piga pasa repasser
bɛtɛa ɛbɛ phrasal v curse -sihi conjurer
bɛtɛkana v stumble -kwaa trébucher, chanceler Aoba nootamba nɔkɔ́njia odo, ɔ́ɔbɛtɛkana. If you walk and you do not watch the ground, you stumble.
Bhɛmɔ n ethnic group kabila groupe éthnique Babhɛmɔ bánde phɔtɔ Bakomo. The Bômõ are also Komos.
Bhila n ethnic group, Bira kabila groupe éthnique, les Bira Babhila na Bakomo bánde komunamema. The Bira and the Komo are brothers.
bia n troubles
biangɔlɔ n devine with power to initiate mwenye cheo devin avec pouvoir dànitier
biato n shoes viatu souliers Kpa nde aɔla biato nna obanga ngenge. He who wears shoes does not fear thorns.
bib'iso n tears larmes
bii 1conj as, since kama comme 2adj sort of Aoika bii ungɔ báphɛki endu angbo. He lives sort of there where they built the large house.
biipha n rodent species aina ya panya sorte de muridé