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Runyankole Set 1


Runyankole vocabulary with up to 803 words


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Eriisho
eye
arwire
ill
ku-hwera
to help
orwegire
you have learnt
omunwa gwa
a finger of
Enyindo
nose
n'ekyaakyo
its
enyanja
lake
Group of women
Ba nyabo
kinaana
80
Ekireju
chin
n'ohandiika
you write
akatimba
net, mosquito net
byingi
many
esaano
floor
i feel very cold
nimpurira empeeho
Orubaju
rib
Hanuya
Here
ekyeyerezo
Broom
hakingire
closed
ebirango
announcements
emitwaro etaano
50k
egahi?
how many?
kwoga
to bathe
akaana k'enkoko
chick
eshaa eziri kwija
later/ time to come
orutimbe
curtain
taata yaza omumisiri
daddy has gone to the garden
ejirita
razor blade
orw'akana
Thursday
shops
amaduuka
okweyikirizamu
confidence
Kwenda
to want
nkushashure hati, ninga bwanyuma
should i pay you now, or later
I will leave on 2nd October
nija kugyenda ebiro bibiri byokwikuni
okuremera
heavy
okwetiina
shyness
okuzinduka
to visit for many days
Entangahuzi
Ginger
ina
4
kwozya
to wash
okwezi
month
omubi
ugly
akatimba k'ensiri
mosquito net
iwe
you
engamia
camel
nyokwento/ mawento
aunt
amagara?
how is life?
ebijuma
fruits
Eri izooba ni orw'okubanza.
Today is Monday
orurimi
tongue
osibiire ota
nsibiire gye
ndugaho
leave me alone
ku-hondeeza
wake up late in the morning
orugyendo
journey
nakweshengyereza
please, iam requesting
waaba
if
Orukizi
spinal cord
the doctor is not there
omushaho tariho
emyenda
clothes
Okusasira
sorry
nyinamatsiko
i have hope
esohani
plate
itaano
5
Nibanyeta (Jude)
I am called Jude
eki nikyo naba ninyenda yenyini
this is exactly what i wanted
butto
cooking oil
omukuru.
old
Enyugunyu
hip
Oyine ssente zingai
how much do you have
ku-kyera
wake up early in the morning
nyokoromi / shwento
uncle
okutiina
fear
shana
perhaps
what kind of cold soda is there
oyine yo soda ki eri kufuka
tinkwenda
i don't want
bitware ebi byoona
take all these
ebikukundwa nana ebikwangwa
likes and dislikes
Okuguru
leg
ego
yes
ekitabo kyagwa enyuuma yekabada
the book has fallen behind the cupboard
kagaaga
6000shs
ahabwaki enturegye zeina amaraka maringwa?
why do giraffes have long necks?
orw'amukaaga
Saturday
kyenda
90
omwishiki ayiine eishokye rirungi munonga
She has very nice hair
ekishengye
room
ebyokurya ebi nibirungi
This food tastes good
ruhanga
God
noza nkahi
where are you going
Ebyakwahwa; ebyakyeeri
armpit hair
nikirungi, kani kirungi
Too good
kubyakiira
to pick/get them
Aha rw'okubanza noija kuza aha ishomero?
Will you be reporting to school on Monday?
buraashi y'amino
toothbrush
kwenda
in order
ryangye
my/mine
ekyombeka
building
tomorrow evening
nyenkyakare omu'mwebazyo
ekibiriti
match boxe
Nyekiro enjura egweire munonga.
It rained heavily last night
naikondo
borehole
okwijuka
to remember
Ebitsya
neck
Omwitsyo
breath
Engaro
hand
tindaze
iam not going
osibiire ota
good afternoon
passion fruit
obutunda
Nomanya orunyankore?
Do you speak runyankore
mukaaga
6
Ekihaha
lung
obusaasi
pain
maama
mother
nyingi/ byingi
too much
kushaba
To ask for/to pray for
nyiine eiriho
i am thirsty
Amara
intestines
omuhanda
path way, way
Noza nkaahi
Where are you going?
kuhereza
To give/assist
oboneire
you are beautiful
buraka
black
tinkaashweirwe
I would not get married
ente
cow
onkiririza
carry
empitilizo
needle
okurahuka
quick
emitwaro kyenda
900k
ekiniga
anger
Enkumi ibiri
i have 2000shs
butoosha
usual
Omutsi
vein; artery
kurikayo
welcome back
nyomwebazyo
yesterday
Ekigyere
foot
i am vomiting
ndi ni ntanaka
nka-gyenzire
i would go
ku-tsiga
to leave behind
Doodo
Doodo
Nashemererwa okukureeba
Glad to meet you
eibondo
stomach
enjara
hunger
naruha
tired
ebinyasi
grass
nogambaki
ndyaho/ tinyine nshonga
busha
empty
okuhinga
digging
Izina ryaangye ninye (Jude)
My name is Jude
enju
house
Bahungu
eyebrow
mpaho
please give me
i can walk
nintabura, ninmbasa okutambura (nsobola okutamula)
okuguruka
jumping
omururu
greediness
omuyembe/ emiyembe
mango
amaani
strength
omubiizi
carpenter
ninyenda
i want
kugyendagana
To go together
buri izooba
everyday
noyehurira ota?
ninyehurira/ ninyehurira gye
igana
100
Too bad
nikibi
Noyija ryaari?
When are you coming over?
olubaawo
blackboard
the day after yesterday
eijjo
kare
okay
bata? kita?
how
enjangu/ kapa
cat
ija ontayayiire
come visit me
kitanda
bed
eki ekintu
this thing
n'ekyeeyo
his
kwonka
but
Ekikumi (e) kishaija
thumb
nindugiraho nkahi
where do i get off from
kikazi
hot, attractive lady
nguza
sell me
bumosho
left
okwechanga
changing your mind
bishatu
300
nka-
i
ninza
i am going
ryaari
when
embwa
dog
omu claasi yaawe harimu abaana bangahi
how many students are in your class?
nyigusi
i am staisfied
warm
obutagatsi
Oruju
grey hair
okwezi/ omwezi okurikwija
next month
amagara?
nimarungi/ nimabi
abazaire
parents
empunu
pig
munaana
8
egyo/ egi egyo
the other one
embeba
rat
entebbe
chair
ni
is, are
Ninza kugyezaho ekikubasika
i try my best
ego niyeeko
yes, it is
ebyo'okushemererwa
entertainment
ekyonikimanyisa ki?
what does that mean
Nozahi
where are you going
okugoya
mingling
oha?
who
ningira
i think
ebihingwa
plants
long ago
iyaniira
noshoti
it looks like
bangahi
how many
mukama akuhe omugisha
God bless you
omusomesa
teacher
Ekakongoijo
ankle
ahabwenki otakurya
why are you not eating
ruguto
road
nkaaga
60
makumi ana
40
Eki niki
What is this?
enjura yahwayo
Rain has gone
n'enju
and a house
kumanyisa
To mean
butandu
danger
orw'akabiri
Tuesday
kyorobi
easy
sho
your Father
nibigahi
how many
Nikiiha
which one
okukwaana
to vibe
akagirita
razor blade
Eishokye
hair
okusiika
cooking
what is the day today
erizooba norwakangahi
turimu
we are in
ntarikukimanya
i didn't know
wiki
weeki
neky'oha? ney'oha?
whose
omuka
home
iroko ozanire sheri
go and play from outside
kijubwe
green
nobasa?
can you?
noshusha
as if
this year
omwaka ogu
Ekyara
finger nail; toe nail
enyondo
harmer
oyine emyaka engahi?
how old are you
kashagama
red
abantu
people
okwotsya
roasting
tinkutekateka
i do not think so
calf
akana k'ente / enchwamutwe
Etuutu; empiita
sweat
Oweitu ni soroti
I orginate (come from) soroti
obushema
stupid
nitubasa?
can we?
empare naingwa
trouser
akacumu
pen
mushaanju
7
emitwaro shanju
700k
ekine
liver
okuyonja
cleaning
omubwire Butari bwahare
earlier
Eshagama
blood
nibwireki oburungi okukukureeba
when is a good time to meet you?
okwetegyereza
clever
Amaraka
outer throat
Nkahaba ndiyo ninza Bweranyangi.
I got lost on my way to Bweranyangi.
Akanwa
mouth
enkaito
shoes
ebiringwa
long/ tall
okuhungira
dozing
emitwaro kinaana
800k
sharpener
sharpener
obugaiga
Wealth 
okuzina
dancing
omufarisi
mattress
orw'okubanza
Monday
waheza?
have you finished?
nyine enjara
i am hungry
Enkokora
elbow
ekikwijo/ ebikwijo
sugarcane
ninkukunda
i love you
aheeru
outside
narugayo
kurikayo
nokoma nkahi
where are you stopping
gumizamu
go ahead/ infront
Omunofa
muscle
webaare munonga
thank you "so much"
orw'akataano
Friday
amara amakye
small intestines
okushomesa
teaching
runaana
800
obwengye
wisdom
kigumire
difficult
tinka-
i will not
oreire ota
Good morning
Omunwa
lip
markets
obutare
Okuju
knee
kw-etegyereza
to understand
orare gye
kare niiwe
okunura
sweet
namazima
the truth is / being
ku-ribata
to walk
abazaire baawe bariho?
are your parents alive
okubiha
to lie
omugaiga
rich person
okutogotsa
boiling
webare
thank you
Enda
stomach; belly
emapare ngufu
shorts
Ekine
liver
okugambuura
gossiping
ekaraamu
pencil
ninyija kukitwara
i will take it
Orurera
umbilical cord
munyanyazi
brother
warebeire?
have you seen?
omushuma
thief
to throw away
okunaga
enjara
hunger
hariyo endijo
is there another one
Eshande y'omuyembe enuzire?
is the mango juice sweet?
later
obwanyuma
makumi abiri
20
Kuheza
to finish
okushoma/ okweega
learning
buryo
right
eki tikikumpika
this does not fit me
ekibiina
classroom
enjura egweire nyekiro
it rained last night
okubiba
sowing
nyamba
help me
akatunguru/ obutunguru
onion
Naryaa
he/she is eating
emeza
table
kigwire
wrong
to cry
okurira
ryawe
yours
blood
eshagama
bathroom
ekinabiro
amahurire
newspaper
ogume gye
good bye
ekyokutangaaza
surprise
kuronda
To look for
natoroka aha ishomero
she/he escapes from school
Eigufa
bone
oriyo
are yoy there
Gira izooba rirungi sebo.
have a good day sir
keenda
9000shs
okupiinga
gardening (digging).
Orugino
joint
omunyigo
to squeeze
oburwaire
sickness
enkoba / orukoba
belts
endeberwamu
mirror
Wariire kyamushana?
Have you eaten lunch yet?
bring me drinking water
ndetera amizi go kunywa
ebigufu
short
kwimuka
to wake up
obushaza
peas
osibiire gye?
did you have a good night
ebitabo
books
amakuru
news
shukaari
sugar
ku
if
okuguza
yelling
waba noyenda ekyokunya?
would you need a drink?
yirirayo
please extend
emitwaro ashatu
300k
abaana
children
ekalamu
pencil
Orukumu
finger
kashengye kanyabwengye.
computer room
tinkumanya
I don’t know.
ninkusisira
i miss you
okushaarira
Sour
Omu
is, in, into
kanaana
8k
ku-manyisa
to mean, tell, state
ekiteteyi
dress
entonga
egg plants
shwenkuru
grandfather
nohurira ota?
how are you feeling?
Okutu
ear
agandi
nimarungi
omworo
poor person
ekitekyere
yam
n'ekyazingahi
how much is
Yongeraho rukumi
add 1,000shs
ninshaba kugamba na Bridget n'omurumuna aha siimu nyenkyakare kyaba nikibasika
I would love to say hi to Bridget and her sister tomorrow over the phone if it is possible
buhoro gye?
are you okay?
i have a back ache
ninshaasha omugongo
ripe
ehiire
kufundikira
to cover
obuzire
you are lost
okwezi/ omwezi okuhire
last month
sismuka
wake up
nootekwa
you must
ekyozi
pumpkin
ibiri
2
oreire gye?
did you have a good morning
okuhindura
changing
olubawo/ embawo
timber
omuto
young
kasuku
parrot
ryaari/ habwireki/ shazingahi
when
ekyeshongoro
song
kishomesa
teaching.
omuhingyi
Farmer
Omu'mwebazyo
Evening hours
waawe
yours
rukundo
love
Nanye Ndi omgyenyi omu 'Lira. Nyizire okukora omurimo gwa company kumara wiiki emwe, kwonka nimbera o'mu kampala Kandi oweitu omukyaro ni Soroti
I am in Lira to do some work, however i stay in kampala and i come from soroti
akame
rabbit
this month
okwezi ogu
omweegi
student
ku-cwa, ku-henda
to break
kihindira
to change
Omukazi
women
agandi ssebo
how are you sir
ningambamu kakye
I speak a little
Group of men
Ba ssebo
kuraaba
to pass (road)
Nigye kureka iwe
Fine thanks how are you
rwango
hatred
n'ekyeeye
hers
ntekyire
cooking
dereva
driver
karani
secretary
okwombeka
to build
Yebare kuteeka ebyokurya binuzire nyabo.
Thank you for preparing very delicious food madam.
okusharaho
reduction/ discount
omunekye/ eminekye
yellow banana
obwiire kaniira
long time
Oruhi
palm of hand?
omu/omuri
is in, into
enjara.
hungry
i do not eat meat
tinkurya nyama
okunyiiga
sadness
Eitama
cheek
eidirisa
window
orwaari
make noise
mugufu, bagufu
short
Kugabura
to serve
ahabwenki otakukunda kurya ebitookye
why don't you love to eat matooke
webare
thank you
Omutima
heart
Omushaya
jaw
ekihama
secret
eibondo
stomach
eihangwe
noon, daytime
takushomera kabaale
she does not study in kabaale
okutagata
warm
abanyabuzaare
relatives
omuka
home, at home
miryoni emwe
1 million
okubugana
to meet/ meeting
Cabagge
Cabagge
omugaati
bread
enumi
bull
ku-teganisa
to bother
obureega
bras
bina
400
kuri
if
okuhandiika
writing
ekitakuremera
light
ekitabo
book
Webare or kare
Ogyendegye
orw'akashatu
Wednesday
obusiru/ akahugye
stupidity
ekinuko
bad smell
enjura yaza kugwa
Rain is coming
ngaaha
no
ariyo nateera omwana
she is beating the child
i hurt here
ninshaasha aha
agandi
nigye
Nikirungikureeba ngu tukashangana omu kyaro aha kiro kikuru ekyahweire.
It is good that we met last Christmas in the village
Ekubunu
buttocks/ bottom
kikwate gye nobwegyendesereza
handle this very carefully
eki
this
okubyama
sleeping
okurwana
to fight
ninyenda kuba nsigire enshaho ezi aha
i want to leave these bags here for a while
Ebireju
beard
taata
father
enjura neyenda kusya
it is going to rain
raw
mbisi
ekishengye
room
Nakunda
he/she likes/ loves
eyomukaru
dry tea
neeshusha nungi
it looks nice
taata
my father
omusinzi
drunkard
omuheereza
waiter, waitress
Nibakweta oha?
What is your name?
endururwe
pancreas
mweenda
9
rwenda
900
embaata
duck
i can not walk
tinkubaasa kutambura
itafaari/ amatafaari
bricks
kanaana
8000shs
tinakukyenga
i have not understood you
ekifenensi/ ebifenensi
jack fruit
what is the date today
erizooba nibirobingahi
eminekye
yellow bananas
cold
okufukirira/ okufuka
esimo eriyo negamba
the phone is ringing
owaanyu
your home
amashemererwa
happiness
Oha?
who
omugongo
mountain
noyenda kuryaki?
What do you want to eat?
otakafayo nitwiija kureebana
don't worry, we shall meet again
iwe
You
eihangwe
day
ake'shongoro ako no'kamanya
Do you know this new song
sabuuni
soap
kuhikyeho shaa zingahi
what time do we arrive
timunonga
not much
show me where the hospital is
nyoreka aha irawaariro
kushutama
to sit
kandi
and
nindya
eating
ku-baasa
to be able to
bo
them
Ninyenda ary'omu ka cupa kakye. Tinkwenda cupa mpango
I want the small coca cola, not the big one
emitwaro ebiri
20k
yellow
kitookye
emizaano
sports/ games
ekiti
wood
okwozya.
washing
egi
this one
sabiiti
Sunday
nikare
early
what will you eat
noza kurya ki
enkanga
guinea fowl
i am pregnant
nyine enda
niiwe
it is you
Amacwante
saliva
Narya munonga. or, Narya byingii.
i ate too much
kiiha? oha?
which
Ekiganja
palm of head
akashondaburo
epiglottis
okuzina
to dance
okwiruka
running
ninkukunda munonga
i love "you so much"
kwotsya
hot
ninza kisaasi
i am going to kisaasi
obusingye.
peace
abanywani
friends
Omukono
arm
omurengo gwa
a heap of
agandi
hi/ how are you
n'ebyaabo
theirs
oh, you mean you don't eat meat
tokurya nyama
Omukasheshe
Morning hours
wangye
mine
obunafu
laziness
okwirukanga
running
Abyaami
he/she is sleeping
endumu/ endumu
lemon
Nikiiha aha bishumurizo ebi ekiri'kwigura aha rwigi orw'omumeisho
which of these keys is for the front door
aha
on, to, to, about, of, concerning
garuka aha rw'akabiri
come back on Tuesday
kyikumi
100
rukaaga
600
orwijji
door
obwooro
poverty
hakiri
atleast
Tinkumanya
I do not know
esoforia
saucepan
entaama
sheep
omusimali
nail
you are welcome (thank you for appreciating)
yebare/ webare kusiima
okukara
smoking
omuhanda
way
okubyara
planting.
okweshongora
to sing
Enkomo
back of head
Ninyenda enati (erikushushana negi)
I need a screw that looks like this
Nsaasira
I am sorry
nikikyerezi
late
bagumire
they are doing well
natura
i stay/ live in...
agandi
ndigye
enshande
juice
obandamukiza
Send them my regards/ greetings
ecupa
bottle
today is 7th July
erizooba norunaku rwomwezi mushanju
rushanju
700
to walk
okutambura
okunywa
to drink
buraashi y'enkaito
shoe brush
Omumiro
inner throat
Ekifuba
chest
itwe
us
orare-gye
good night/ sleep well
Omwojo
boy
nitwiija kireebana
we shall see again
narya ebitokye byingi
I ate too much matooke.
Ninyenda enati (nkegi)
I need a screw that looks like this
kutumisa
To order/send for
webaare munonga
thank you so much
ori ota?
ndigye
yemerera
stop
yebare munonga
Thank you so much
empaya
he-goat
ekikopo
cup
okushashura
to pay
enanansi/ enanansi
pineapple
omukundi
appendix
kumara
to finish
tikyamani munonga
it isn't a big deal/ it is not a big deal
waawe
your
kihikire
right
i have a headache
ninteerwa omutwe
okuguruka omuguha
skipping
omwijukuru
grandkid / child
ekyishengye
room
haihi
near
ekisiika
wall
ogumeho
stay well, bye bye
everyday
burirunaku
okwijura.
full
Orurimi
tongue
waaba
if
waaba nooyenda kiza omu tauni
if you want to go town
ekisya
new
colors
ebirangi
buhoro gye?
ego
emwe
1
obukozi
hardworking
how much are these?
egi (this), ebi (these), eki (this) nikazingahi
ikumi
10
omuhoro
panga
abo
They
agandi nyabo
how are you madam
enshaaki
cock
okubyama
to sleep
embarasi
horse
Ninduga soroti
I come from soroti
enshonga
problem
kubanza
To do first
Nogamba orunyankore?
Do you speak runyankore
enkoko
hen
ninza bushenyi
I am going to Bushenyi
emitwaro ana
400k
Okwahwa
armpit
ekischushani/ ekishani
photograph
n'ekyaanje
mine
kenda
9000
Ahamaisho
face
nibagira
they say that
Nimanya orunyankore, kwonka nimanyi kakye kakye...
I know some Runyankole, however i can speak just a little
Orukumu rw’e Kigyere
toe
ebishumurizo by'emotooka obiteire nkaahi?
where did you out the car keys?
orusiko
mingling stick
nshanju
70
Omukundi
navel
Eibega
shoulder