Komo - English/Swahili/French


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tikim v rub in hand frotter
timba v tour, go around, surround -zunguka contourner Báotimba ciko na oba ka nyɔngɔ á kegea banyama a k'osaa. One walks around the enclosure of a field in order to hinder wild animals (from entering).
timbikanaga v prowl, wander -zungukazunguka errer, parcourir, ròder Ɔgɔgɔ, baniki báotimbikanaga ka mpɛphɛ á babɔkɔti abɔ. Evenings, children wander around their parents.
timbikisa v surround -zunguza contourner Báotimbikisa endu na oba. One surrounds a house with a fence.
tina₁ v -yumbayumba oscillate
tina₂ n stem, root shina racine Tina á mbia nnakongia phɛlɛ subi á odo. The root of a palm is not profoundly deep in the soil.
tinda v exterminate, massacre -teketeza exterminer
tinga v 1step over -vuka enjamber 2ignore -toangalia négliger Bánaotinga ɛsɔ á ngbɛga. One does not ignore the counsels of the elder man.
tinganag v differ -tofautishwa se différencier Mema á bakpa atinganigi. Peoples' hearts differ.
tinganis v change, as a promise
tingisag v push by neck
tingisi v push, roll sukuma pousser, déplacer en bousculant Miki aotingisia dhakɛ naogua. The child pushes his friend and falls.
titia v dust, shake out -kunguta, -kumunta épousseter, sécouer Bake báotitia eka. The women dust the bed.
titikana v disperse, scatter (stative)
toa₁ v 1 2bite -choma piquer Bampapha báótoa bakpa. Insects bite people. 3pierce, bore -toboa percer, forer Bamomba báotoa kubhu. Rats bore holes
toa₂ v move away -hama démenager Banjɛku báotoa k'endu ndeabɔ. The ants are moving from their anthill.
toba v kill, knock off -ua démonter, tuer
tobasa n squirrel trap aina ya mtego hutengenezwa kwa panya sorte de piège qu'on fabrique pour attraper des écureils
tobe n edible fruit known for its bitter aftertast after having drunk water aina ya mbegu hukuliwa na huweka kinywa uchungu kiisha kunywa maji sorte de fruit comestible dont la saveur est amère après avoir bu de l'eau
tobea v shout while speaking, in contrast to koga, which is shout without speaking -lia, -piga kilele crier, parler à haute voix
toboa v ignite -washa flamber Boko báotoboa nsa ka ciko. The men light a fire in the field.
toboani n song preceeding an initiation nyimbo ya ibada chant précédant une initiation
tobokan v fall abruptly and uncontrolled
tois v transport, exile, move things -hamisha transporter, exiler, déloger, démenager Bakukuba báotoisa nkumba á k'endu. Theives transport the goods of the house.
toka v leave toka quitter Bajungu báotoka ka mokonda a danga. The Whites left a distant world.