Komo - English/Swahili/French


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sɛɛngɔa₁ n star nyota étoile
sɛɛngɔa₂ n mushroom species having the color of a star aina ya uyoga huna rangi ya nyota sorte de champignon qui a la couleur d'une étoile
sɛka v test, check -hakikisha verifier
sɛkaga v joke about physical particularities of the body -chekea vitu vya mwili plaisanter sur les particularités physiques der. kisɛki
sɛkɛ n Gabon duiker aina ya funo céphalophe à ventre blanc Cephalophus leucogaster (Grey)
sɛkisia v increase, continue -ongeza augmenter, continuer Bɔku sɛkisia na bɔku ande nkama. Five added to five is ten.
sɛma v swear -apa jurer Bamɛna-ganja báɔsɛma k'esa á ganja. The circumcision masters swear oaths on the day of circumcision.
sɛmbɛ n form of gambling like throwing dice
sɛmɛaga v curse, invoke, warn apiza faire des invocations Báɔ̌sɛmɛaga baganja ka mombe. One warns the circumcised at their lodge in the forest (to not tell women or non-initiates what they have seen or done)
sɛndɔa v make a jagged cut pasua isio katikati ne pas fendre droitement
sɛnɛka v appear -onekana, -tokea apparaître Bakpa básɛnɛki ka nji. The people are appearing in the village
sɛsa v 1 2chop -changa couper en petits morceaux Bake báɔsɛsa kasa á tongo. The women are chopping sombe. 3tease chekea plaisanter
sɛsɛ n hummingbird ndege mdogo afanyaye uvumi kwa mabawa yake colibri Sɛsɛ ande miki á mbau. The hummingbird is a small animal.
sia₁ v 1 2sway, wag -pembea balancer 3paint paka peindre
sia₂ llcr: basi. v end kwisha finir Ekuma asiande ɔgɔgɔ. The work will end this evening.
sibia v make a nest kufunga fundo faire un noeud
sida v burn -ungua brúler Ciko aosida na nsa. The field is burnt with fire.
sida nyɔng v have an untenable problem kuwa na jambo baya sana avoir une affaire insupportable
sidis v burn -ungusa brúler
sidɔɔ n sawyer mpasua mbao scieur Basidɔɔ báobhoma obaɔ. Sawyers ripsaw planks.
siki llcr: mɔphɛ. n desire, envy, need hamu envie, désir intense Miki aoba na ngobho, áoba na siki á njoko. If a child is sick, he has a desire to play.
sikia₁ v inherit a widow -risi mjana hériter une veuve
sikia₂ v repeat -sikiliza répéter
sikiana v return, return to -rudi retourner, regagner Bake buambo báotoka ka bamunyab. Mbusa báosikiana. Some women leave their husband and afterwards return.
sikianaga v go back, return -rudia rentrer Nesikianigi. I am leaving now. Aoba baniki nabáge k'aphe á njoko báosikianaga mɔtɛ a babɔkɔti abɔ. If the children go playing, they return to their parents.