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congo rdc
Sentence :

all words with the tag clothing
abakósi
abacost (vest)
at the time of President Mobutu, as a protest against the western (european) suits (costumes).
derived from the french "à bas le costume"
Mobutu - abakosi
Mobutu - abakosi
src : google images
Mobutu - abakosi
Mobutu - abakosi
© wikipedia
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
yo sapologue oza na abakosi versace, kasi miliki ezangi na ndaku
You, the "sapologist", you have a vest of Versace, but milk is missing at home
other words with the tag 'clothing' : abakósi, efungatúmbu, ekótó, sangatúmbu, ekoti, elamba, eláto, enkoti, etóbo, kupé, lipápa, lipúta, mudinda, nzámbálá, sapatu, lisangatúmbu, lópu, soséti, kitendi, lingwánda, dongi, etendi, kaleso, kazáka, libaya, modinda, mokaba, musualu, pantalo, somisi, semísi, pantalon, mbati, kanga-libumu, módénde, mukadi, kangalibumu, kangamabéle, modega
efungatúmbu
skirt, petticoat small
synonymes : sangatúmbu, lisangatúmbu
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ekótó, pl. bikoto (class 7/8 : e- / bi-)
shoe
synonymes : sapatu
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sapatu, pl. basapatu (class 1a/2 : - / ba-)Kinshasa version
sapáto, pl. basapato (class 1a/2 : - / ba-)
shoe
footwear
basapato
basapato
src : ?
basapato ya nkoyi nkoyi
basapato ya nkoyi nkoyi
© pvh (Didine)
basapato
basapato
src : Shoes for Kids in Africa
synonymes : ekótó
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item 2 examples (bandakisa míbalé) ...
Afuteli ngai basapato.
He paid me shoes.
Alati sapato ya kitoko.
She wears beautiful shoes.
other words with the tag 'loan word: portugese' : matabísi, mesa, sapatu, víno, kópo, likayábu, mántéka, paladó, matabish, paláta
sangatúmbu
lisangatúmbu
synonymes : efungatúmbu
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ekoti, pl. bikoti (class 7/8 : e- / bi-)
enkoti
hat, cap, hat, cap, beret, hat
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
Lata ekoti, moyi ezali makasi
Wear a cap, the sun shines hard.
elamba, pl. bilamba (class 7/8 : e- / bi-)
costume, dress, garment
fabric, cloth
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item 26 examples (bandakisa ntúkú míbalé na motóbá) ...
longola bilamba.
take of your clothes
Namonaki ye. Alataki elamba te.
I saw her. She didn't wear any clothes.
Bilamba na ngai nanu ekauki te.
My clothes haven't dried yet.
elamba ya mesa
tablecloth
soki nalongoli bilamba okozua vertige na okokweya
If I remove the clothes, you will get dizzy and you will fall.
osopeli ngai supu na bilamba
you poured me soup over the clothes.
ekausi bilamba. ekausi nsuki
clothes dryer. hair dryer
basi ya minene balongoli bilamba na wenze ya bandal
thick girls remove their clothes at the Bandal market
elamba ya mbeto
bedsheet
nasepeli makasi na elamba oyo okabeli ngai
I much appreciated that garment you gave me.
elamba oyo kitoko makasi. posa ya kosomba yango.
That garment is very pretty. love to buy it.
tata naza na posa ya mbongo po nasomba bilamba
Father, I need money to buy clothes.
moyibi moko ayibi ngai elamba na ngai.
There's a thief who stole my garment.
kolata bilamba na ngai lelo te. lata ya yo.
Don't wear my clothes today. Wear yours.
bolakisi bilamba na bino te
You didn't show your clothes.
oza kotumba bilamba pona nini ?
Why are you burning the clothes ?
pesa ngai falanga nasomba bilamba
Give me money so that I buy clothes.
nake kokamola bilamba
I'll go twist the clothes.
alati bilamba ya pembe na ya mwindu
She wears white and black clothes.
oyo ezali bilamba ya ndeko na ngai
Those are the clothes of my sister.
bilamba yango eza talo penza.
Those clothes are really expensive.
keba akosumba na bilamba.
Watch out ! He will poop in his clothes.
etiele ya bilamba
clothes hanger
nake kotanda bilamba libanda
I'm going to spread the clothes outside
mwasi oyo atongelaka yo bilamba ayaki awa.
The lady who made clothes for you (your tailor) came here.
bilamba na ye ezali na solo ya mapeka.
His clothes smell like armpits.
eláto, pl. bilato (class 7/8 : e- / bi-)
sandal
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etóbo
fabric, cloth, clothes
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kupé, pl. bakupe (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
pants, shorts
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
makaku awelaki kupé, esika ya kotia mokila ezali te.
The monkey fought for the short (pants), a place to put the tail there is not.
lipápa, pl. mapapa (class 5/6 : li- / ma- (parts of body, fauna, flora,...))
sandal, thong, toeslipper, flipflops
google
google
src : google images
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
leta aboyi mapapa ekota na kati ya centre ville
the state refuses that slippers enter the city center
lipúta, pl. maputa (class 5/6 : li- / ma- (parts of body, fauna, flora,...))
pagne (african cloth)
loincloth
semisi ya liputa
semisi ya liputa
© pvh
semisi ya liputa
semisi ya liputa
© pvh
liputa
liputa
src : google images
maputa
maputa
© Fab Magazine
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item 4 examples (bandakisa mínei) ...
Alati liputa.
She wears a pagne (african cloth).
Nakei na wenze koluka maputa kitoko.
I go to the market to search for a beautiful cloth.
maman wana alataki maputa ya konzuluka
That woman there wore a worn out loin cloth.
asombi liputa moko lokola ya ngai
She bought the same cloth as me
modinda
mudindaKinshasa version
módénde, pl. midende (class 3/4 : mo- (mu-) / mi- : objects)
big underpants which are less sexy
granny's panties
see also : mukadi
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nzámbálá, pl. banzambala (class 9/10 (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural invariable from context (or informal/modern ba-))
boubou (long robe)
cassock
see also : sutáni
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
tala ye kuna minu mpembe koleka nzambala ya pape. nsuki elingamalingama © Koffi Olomide
look at her there, the teeth whiter than the dress of the pope. The hair disorderly (messy) curled.
lópu
dress
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soséti, pl. basoseti (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
sock
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other words with the tag 'loan word: french' : aliméti, avió, balé, biló, biríki, bisikíti, butó, bwáto, buzí, dalapó, kwíti, lángi, piké, piné, sodá, sukali, maládi, tiké, avoká, soséti, búlé, kodamer, kotoker, dilekitele, fétí, kamaladi, kaminio, lapolo, lífelo, soméle, pantalo, somisi, moyen, melesi, semísi, mopao, courant, tur, biró, er, pantalon, sucré, botine, ke, avyó, îfó, kurá, maséle, kompaní, kaminyó, kamyó, veló, boáto, danzer, petite, jus
kitendi
kikongo - see etendi
often used in the context of the "réligion ya kitendi" = "la sapologie"
réligion ya kitendi - la sapologie
réligion ya kitendi - la sapologie
src : google images
synonymes : etendi
see also : sape
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other words with the tag 'loan word: kikongo' : kidiba, likata, kobalula, kobalusa, kobaluka, kobalola, kitendi, ndombe, nzimbu, kikedi, litondo, sakasáka, ingeta, mataku, mazulu
etendi, pl. bitendi (class 7/8 : e- / bi-)
cloth, flap
synonymes : kitendi
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
katela nga etendi oyo
Cut me that cloth
lingwánda, pl. mangwanda (class 5/6 : li- / ma- (parts of body, fauna, flora,...))
loincloth, fighters apron
panties
see also : mukadi
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dongi, pl. badongi (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
too short pants (who don't touch the shoes)
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src : google images
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kaleso
shorts, pants, underwear
see also : mukadi
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kazáka, pl. bakazaka (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
jacket
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
asombeli ngai kazaka
She bought me a jacket.
libaya, pl. mabaya (class 5/6 : li- / ma- (parts of body, fauna, flora,...))
wood, plank

garment made of pagne (african tissue) (the blouse)
mesa ya libaya
mesa ya libaya
© pvh (Letitia Nkanza Kalawuma)
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
lutu ya libaya. lutu ya linzanza.
wooden spoon. metal spoon.
mokaba, pl. mikaba (class 3/4 : mo- (mu-) / mi- : objects)
mukaba, pl. mikaba (class 3/4 : mo- (mu-) / mi- : objects)
belt
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
ngai na yo pantalon - mukaba Proverb/expression (don't translate litteraly)
me and you are pants and belt (I can't function without you)
musualu
handkerchief
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pantalo
pantalon
pants, trousers
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item 3 examples (bandakisa mísáto) ...
ngai na yo pantalon - mukaba Proverb/expression (don't translate litteraly)
me and you are pants and belt (I can't function without you)
awuti kosomba pantalo ya pembe.
She just bought a pair of white trousers.
bayibi ngai pantalo na ngai ya sika
They stole my new trousers.
somisi
semísi, pl. basemisi (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
shirt
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mbati, pl. bambati (class 9/10 (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural invariable from context (or informal/modern ba-))
trousers
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kangalibumu, pl. bakangalibumu (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
kanga-libumu, pl. bakanga-libumu (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
spanx, bodyshaper, waist trainer, waist cincher
kangalibumu
kangalibumu
src : twitter
kangalibumu
kangalibumu
src : Ann Chery
kangalibumu
kangalibumu
src : Princess Chae
kangalibumu
kangalibumu
src : LittleTinyWaist
see also : kokanga, libumu
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
kanga - libumu ( kangalibumu )
camisole (vormcorrigerend ondergoed)
mukadi, pl. mikadi (class 3/4 : mo- (mu-) / mi- : objects)
panties, knickers
mukadi
mukadi
src : google images
mikadi
mikadi
src : google images
mukadi
mukadi
src : google images
see also : lingwánda, kaleso, módénde, modinda, mudinda
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kangamabéle, pl. bakangamabele (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
kanga-mabele, pl. bakanga-mabele (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
from kanga - mabele

bra
kangamabele
kangamabele
src : google images
kangamabele
kangamabele
src : plus size ebony
see also : kokanga, libéle
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item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
kanga - mabele ( kangamabele )
bra (brassiere)
modega, pl. bamodega (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
shirt collar
modega
modega
© Magnin-A.
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