#mother


Ket

Resemblance

e.g.

Oket gi min gi

en

She/he resembles the mother


By Smiley

August 10, 2019

Muga

Hello.

 

e.g.

Hello between generations:

Muga mama - Hello (speaking to someone of your mother’s age)

Muga mono mami – Hello (response from older person to younger woman)

Muga mono baba - Hello (response from older person to younger man)

Muga baba - Hello (speaking to someone of your father’s age)

Muga mono mami – Hello (response from older person to younger woman)

Muga mono baba - Hello (response from older person to younger man)

Muga juju - Hello (speaking to someone of your grandparent’s age)

Muga mono juju – Hello (response from older person to younger woman or man)


By Murume

August 22, 2019

Ereka

To carry something on the back

e.g.

Mayo akaereka mwana 
mongoni. 

en

Mother has carried the child on her back.


By Smiley

August 27, 2019

Okhwibula

Give birth

e.g.

Mama atsire musibitali okhwibula.

en

Mother has gone to give birth at the hospital.


By Malika

September 27, 2019

Murigiti

doctor

e.g.

maito wito ni murigitani

en

our mother is a doctor


By nyokabi

September 27, 2019

Omuherwa

Beloved one .

e.g.

Mama wanje omuherwa Nyasaye akhumete tsinyanga tsinyinji mushialo.

en

My beloved mother may God add you many more days in this world.


By Malika

September 30, 2019

Rununu

Mobile phone

e.g.

Mama alinizawadi rununu nzuri.

en

Mother gifted me a nice phone.


By Smiley

October 1, 2019

Jokofu

Fridge

e.g.

Mama amenunua jokofu nyeupe.

en

Mother has bought a white fridge.


By Smiley

October 1, 2019

Cherehe

Pencil sharpener

e.g.

Mama alimnunulia Chidzuga cherehe nyekundu.

en

Mother bought Chidzuga a red pencil sharpener.


By Smiley

October 3, 2019

Chajio

Dinner 

e.g.

Mama alitupikia chajio.

en

Mother cooked for us dinner.


By Smiley

October 3, 2019

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