Definitions

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  • proper n. a dialect of the Luhya language of western Kenya
  • proper n. A sub-tribe of the Luhya tribe. The Maragoli speak Luragooli, a language belonging to the Luhya group and very similar to Luganda, Kikuyu, Gishu and several languages in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa.

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Examples

  • Maragoli; Mrm: Marama; Nya: (Ba -) Nyala; Nyo: (Ba -) Nyore; Sma: Samia; Tac:

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  • Luhya (Kabras): omurere Luhya (Maragoli): mrere Luhya

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  • English: Ethiopian cabbage, Ethiopian mustard Kisii: chinkongonyira Luhya (Maragoli): likabichi lya manyonyi Luo: kandhira Mijikenda: kanzira-sukuma (Mariakani)

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  • (Kisa): emiro Luhya (Maragoli): imito, mito Luhya (Marachi): miroo Luhya (Tachoni): yimboka Luo: mito, mitoo, muto, ambaro

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  • English: sesame, baniseed, sesamum Swahili: mfuta, ufuta, uvuta, simsim Chonyi: ufuha Digo: ufunha Giriama: ufuha Luo: nyim Luhya (Maragoli): tsinuni Luhya (Tachoni): chikhanu Kambe: ufuha Sanya: sisino Somali: salalmac

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  • Luhya (Bukusu): litoto Luhya (Maragoli): tsimboga Luo: ododo Meru: rwoga

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  • Luhya (Maragoli): voro, boro Luhya (Tachoni): obure, obul, bulo, obule Luo: kal Maa: oloikimbi Meru: ugimbi Nandi: kipsongik Pokot: matagh, mataighio (singular) Sanya: wimbi

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  • Luhya (Bukusu): bifwofwo Luhya (Maragoli): kihuma, shikuma

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  • Luhya (Maragoli): litugu, liruku Luo: oruka, oroko

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  • OTHER: Seeds much liked by birds, hence the Maragoli name.

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