Komo - English/Swahili/French


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ikitana (der. of ikita) v coil up -jiviringisha s'arrondir Mbɔa aoda, aǒikitana. The dog sleeps coiled up.
ikoko n yam species aina ya bihama sorte d'igname comestible
ikɔ n port, ford fasi ya kivuka, bandari port, passage d'une rivière
ikɔmbɛ n palm species aina ya mnazi sorte de palme
ikpa n species of larva aina ya funza sorte de larve
ilii inf. var. of iii
ima₁ (inf. var. lima₁) v jump, somersault, be startled -shtuka tressaillir, sursauter Ooga k'osaa, aoba nɔmɔ̌ni njɔka, ǒoima. When you go to the forest, if you see a snake, you jump.
ima₂ (inf. var. lima₂) v extinguish, erase -zima éteindre, effacer Ibo aoima nsa. Water extinguishes fire. der. imisia
imba₁ n flying, stinging insect aina ya mdudu mwenye uma insecte volant et vénimeux Baimba báotoa bakpa. The baimba sting people.
imba₂ (inf. var. limba) v be big, fat -nenepa, -nona être gros Ngɔmbɛ aoimba bea njae. The cow is fat like a buffalo.
imbiɔ n shade of a tree
imbodo n gangrene gangrène
imisia (inf. var. limisia) (der. of ima₂) v forbid, hinder -kataza défendre, empêcher Babɔkɔti báoimisia banabɔ gea bákanoɛ mɔnɔ ibo ajede. Parents forbid their children that they not drink bad water.
imoti llcr: moti. adj single -a kwanza premier, seul, unique Njaga imoti nnaósokosa. A single hand cannot wash itself.
imɔna n wealth utajiri richesse Nkpa bhuakɛ nna na imɔna. A person by him/herself is not rich.
ina á bosaso n nickname of childhood jina la kijana cha kila siku nom d'appel de l'enfance
ina á koganda n name of given self after circumcision jina wanalojiita nyuma ya kumbi nom d'adullte, se donner après être circoncisé
ina á koniki á ganja n name given after one's order in a group being circumcised jina la daraja ya kumbi nom donné d'après l'ordre d'être circoncisé
ina á mbuti n name given to baby by the grandfather jina la kuzaliwa nom donné au bébé par le grand-père
ina₁ v despise
ina₂ v tip over, upset.physical, capsize
ina₃ n name jina nom Nkpa nnakobeekea k'ina nde nna ndɛakɛ. A person does not respond to a name that is not his or her own.
inda v blacken kuwa nyeusi noircir Ngɔmbɛ aoba na nkiki phɛlɛ, áoinda. Clothing with much grime blackens. der. indisa
indisa (der. of inda) v blacken, soil fanya nyeusi noircir Baniki báoindisa ngɔmbɛ. Children soil their clothes.
ingia n nest fundo noeud