Komo - English/Swahili/French


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kɔda₂ v pick, benefit from -chuma cueillir, bénéficier de der. kɔdɛaga
kɔdɛaga (der. of kɔda₂) v pluck, delouse, pick -chambua épiler, déparasiter Bake báɔkɔdɛaga tongo. The women are picking sombe.
kɔdɔ-kɔdɔ n bunch of bananas régime de bananes
kɔgbɛga n adulthood uzima état d'adulte Ba á ka kɔgbɛga nna tɔndɔ ba á na bhusu. Being an adult is not only being with white hair.
kɔka v pile up -panga entasser
kɔkɛa v nail -piga clouer Bɛɔkɔkɛa eka ndeasu na baniki á bame. We nail our beds to sticks.
kɔkɔ n chicken kuku poule Kɔkɔ ande mbaú á ka nji. The chicken is a small animal of the village.
kɔkɔa₁ v shrink (cloth), summarize -punguka rétrécir (tissu)
kɔkɔa₂ v hunt into forest, like a dog
kɔkɔbɛ n slavery utumwa esclavage Kɔkɔbɛ nna kema anja. Slavery is not good.
kɔma v give a gift kupa zawadi donner un cadeau llcr: ɛkɔmi.
kɔmbɛa v wipe, wrap -pangusa essuyer Bɛɔ́kɔmbɛa mbusa esokosa. We wipe ourselves off after a bath.
kɔmbɛnjɛ n childhood utoto enfance
kɔmbɔa v gather -okota ramasser
kɔmpɔmbɔ llcr: mokuma; llcr: ama-buku. n womens' healing ritual ibada ya wanamuke ya kuponya une institution rituelle de guérisson détenue par les femmes Bama-kɔmpɔmbɔ báongisa bake ka kɔmpombɔ ka amisa abɔ. The mistresses of kɔmpɔmbɔ enter other women into kɔmpɔmbɔ for their healing.
kɔndɛ n bean maharagwe haricot
kɔnga v wash, clean -ondoa, -oga laver, enlever
kɔngɔ n witch's milk mfugo ya maziwa ndani ya mtoto mdogo présure
kɔngɔa v gather up -okota ramasser
kɔngɔjɛ n species of insect aina ya dudu sorte d'insecte Bakɔngɔjɛ báuuja eea. The kɔngɔjɛ spoils food.
kɔngɔmiaga v carry on joking relationship by means of making gestures of ridicule behind someone's back, tease -chekea plaisanter en ridiculisant Baniki báɔkɔngɔmiaga badhabɔ n'eea. The children are teasing each other with food.
kɔɔa v use as totem -chuma majani kwa sadaka cueillir des feuilles pour une offrande ou pour un signe, représenter d'un totem BaBonji báɔnkɔɔa abanda. The clan, bonji, represents its totem with the sign for the crab, _abanda_.
kɔsɛ n owl-faced monkey aina ya nyani cercopithèque à tête de hibou Cercopithecus hamlyni (Pocock)
kɔsɛa v transgress -kosa faire un défaut, du mal Aoba dhakɔ naɔkɔsɛi, ǒondeketea. If your friend wrongs you, you pardon (him).
kɔsɔ-kɔsɔ adv secretly, in whispers