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all words with the tag loan word: portugese
fofólo
match, box of matches
(from portuguese fosforo)
alimeti to fofolo
alimeti to fofolo
© pvh (Letitia Nkanza Kalawuma)
alimeti to fofolo
alimeti to fofolo
© pvh (Letitia Nkanza Kalawuma)
alimeti to fofolo
alimeti to fofolo
© pvh (Letitia Nkanza Kalawuma)
synonymes : aliméti
tags :
other words with the tag 'loan word: portugese' : fofólo, matabísi, mesa, sapatu, víno, kópo, likayábu, mántéka, paladó, matabish, paláta
matabísi (class 6 : ma-)
matabish
tip, bonus, profit
tags :
item 1 example (ndakisa mókó) ...
nabakisa matabisi ?
Shall I add a tip ?
mesa, pl. bamesa (class 1a/2 : - / ba-)
mésá, pl. bamesa (class 9/10 (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural invariable from context (or informal/modern ba-))
table
mesa ya libaya
mesa ya libaya
© pvh (Letitia Nkanza Kalawuma)
tags :
item 4 examples (bandakisa mínei) ...
kosala mesa.
To dress the table
elamba ya mesa
tablecloth
Yaka totanda mesa bato balia
Come let's set the table so people can eat.
tshombo oyo na mesa... ya yo ?
The phone here on the table... it's yours ?
other words with the tag 'furniture' : biló, etándáka, kíti, mbéto, mesa, biró, biró
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
tags :
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 '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
víno, pl. bavino (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
vinu
wine
tags :
item 2 examples (bandakisa míbalé) ...
elanga ya vino
vineyard
mbuma ya vino
raisin / grape
other words with the tag 'food and drinks' : biríka, bisikíti, bóí, bokénzú, dongódongó, ekéne, engwélé, fufú, fumbwa, kabri, kamundele, kwánga, libóké, libumu, lidésu, liki, lipa, lipapú, liyebo, loso, masanga, mateka, maí, mbálá, mbika, mbisi, mokate, mongwa, mwamba, ti, víno, sokolá, liyebú, niampoule, kosákosá, molangua, ndóngó, biele, bitoto, kafi, kikedi, linioko, lotoko, lunguila, likoso, mbilika, mosáká, mpíodi, muamba, mungua, nsámbá, saladini, tangawisi, ngai, mbenda, mbisi, nkúnde, niampoul, mbili, súpu, málemba, tangaúsi, ngombo, gombo, nkupidi, kafé, limbondó, primus, kupidi, gratana, gratanya, liebú, jus
kópo, pl. bakopo (class 1a/2 : - / ba-)
cup
pint


context : measuring unit
same size as an ebundeli
makes half an ekolo
kopo ya monene
kopo ya monene
© pvh
ekolo, sakombi, ebundeli (kopo)
ekolo, sakombi, ebundeli (kopo)
© pvh (Nadiyha)
ekolo, sakombi, ebundeli (kopo)
ekolo, sakombi, ebundeli (kopo)
© pvh (Nadiyha)
see also : vére
tags :
item 2 examples (bandakisa míbalé) ...
okei na pompi, ofungoli robine, otoki mai na kopo
You go to the pump, you open the tap, you let the water pour into the cup
sopa mabele na kopo.
pour milk in a cup.
other words with the tag 'kitchen' : biríka, dongódongó, fúlu, káwa, liki, lútú, masanga, mbelí, míliki, molangi, mongwa, kania, kobalula, nzúngu, pilipili, sáni, sukali, zibolateur, kópo, kokálinga, kobalola, lúto, etumbelo, mondóndó, vére, mántéka, madída, kikalungu, makusa, mbabula, mbilika, mungua, mutalaka, sume, zibulatere, ngai, pili-pili, zibolatéle, elúbu, soda, evímba, ngombo, gombo, sani, nkupidi, zibulateur, sinda, mondóngó, mundóngó, limbondó, kupidi, mazulu
other words with the tag 'measuring units' : ekoló, emekeli, libángá, sakombi, kópo, vére, ebundeli, emekele
likayábu, pl. makayabu (class 5/6 : li- / ma- (parts of body, fauna, flora,...))Kinshasa version
likayábo, pl. makayabo (class 5/6 : li- / ma- (parts of body, fauna, flora,...))
smoked fish, stockfish, saltfish

(from the portugese "bacalhau")
tags :
item 2 examples (bandakisa míbalé) ...
makayabu na fumbwa ! ezangi kaka loso kasi naza na nzala !
makayabu and fumbwa ! Only rice is missing, but I'm hungry !
na pokwa tokolia makayabo
In the evening we will eat salty fish.
other words with the tag 'animals' : abúlá, alíkilíkoso, alúlu, angilé, bilulu, ebambi, ebélá, ebengá, ebwélé, ekange, nyóka, eloló, engondó, eséndé, esósoló, esulúngútu, etúná, gambala, kóbá, libanki, libáta, ligóródó, likaku, likayábo, lipekápeka, lipungupungu, lonsálá, liswésé, lisweswe, liyanga, liyanzi, malwa, likélélé, mbenga, mbínzó, mbisi, mbizo, mbólókó, mbwá, mémé, mokomboso, mongúsu, lompese, mokila, mondélé, moselekete, ndeke, ngando, ngémbo, ngolo, ngómbé, ngubú, ngúlu, ngúma, ngungi, nyama, nioka, nkóli, niaou, nkosi, nkoyi, ntaba, ntambo, nzálé, nzinzi, nzói, nzoku, nzombó, peseli, puku, mpúnda, sili, nsímbiliki, nsombo, soso, kokombele, makaku, nsósó, niáo, limpúlututú, fumba, likayábu, nsili, nkóndokó, niama, likáko, nkoso, kúkúrú, kúkúlú, nkoi, kaméla, díkálá, dígalá, kángú, kángá, kángé, mpúku, púnda, farása, simbiliki, longembú, nkóbá, lipiká, mpambo, monselékéta, kwódo, ligbólóló, mombemba, dádádá, lilúku, ndôngê, mondôngê, mbómbóli, kosákosá, libongo, nkusú, mpate, ebuele, esele, kimpiatu, kipekapeka, kombekombe, likokolo, likuanganzala, limeme, mantekita, mbuá, mfuenge, mokumbusu, mpakása, mutshopi, ndakála, niawu, ntámbwe, ndjoku, nzoyi, mondonga, sonzo, tshaku, kinsekua, libúndú, mokondó, lilangwá, mpíodi, saladini, lilangua, thomson, tomson, mpose, likolo, mbisi, mpómbóli, elandela, nkungi, makako, nkómbé, kombe, mbéngé, mpô, mpóko, thompson, mpóka, ndeke, nsósó, sombo, nkotó, nkósi, mpatá, elulu, mémé, losala, kapíténe, yángánga, nkómbénkómbé, malebo, pakása, samáki, monkusú, monselekete, mosopi, longonya, likwanganzála, litaká, mbwá, nzoko, likónko, nkéma, mokele-mbembe, mpóngó, nyaú, séléngé, nyawu, mbadi, shakú, púsu
other words with the tag 'fish' : eloló, likayábo, liyanga, malwa, mbenga, mbisi, mongúsu, ngolo, nzombó, likayábu, libongo, ndakála, libúndú, lilangwá, mpíodi, saladini, lilangua, thomson, tomson, mbisi, thompson, mpóka, kapíténe, samáki, mosombó, kongoyasika, mbótó, nzabí, nzabe, mikebuka, séléngé
mántéka (class 6 : ma-)
mateka
butter, margarine

(comes from the portuguese word for butter : "manteiga")
blue band
blue band
© Unilever
tags :
paladó, pl. bapalado (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
excuse, pardon
(please)
tags :
paláta, pl. bapalata (class 9a/10a (2) : - / - (ba-) : plural from context (or informal/modern ba-), not with n-/m-)
mpalátawrong spelling
Platinum

(piece of) money


context : army
medal, decoration, grade
id-badge, id-number


context : bible
silver


context : chemistry
Platinum - Pt - 78
78
Pt
paláta
78
Pt
mpaláta

tags :
other words with the tag 'chemistry' : ebendé, molinga, kúbelé, bekelu, kolumu, kemi, wólo, lotoko, idrojéní, eliyúmu, litu, potasu, sodu, libidu, kaesu, falansu, manezu, kalisu, sitotu, balu, ladu, sekandu, yetibu, lutetu, laleku, titani, zikonu, hafenu, lotefodu, vanadu, nobu, tantalu, dubenu, kolomo, modemu, tungu, seabolu, mangani, tekenetu, lenu, bohlu, neoni, alago, kliptoni, zenoni, lado, ununoktu, oksijeni, sufa, seleni, telulu, polonu, ununmotoba, folina, koloki, bomo, ide, atati, ununseptu, kaboni, siliki, jemani, etani, mbodi, ununkwadu, azoti, fosofo, aseni, antimoni, bisemu, unumpentu, mbéngi, séngi, luntenu, zénki, kademu, mekuli, ununbu, bolo, aluminyu, galu, indu, talu, ununtru, lotenu, osumu, hasu, kobalti, lodu, ilidu, meitenu, nikéli, paladu, paláta, dametadu, oksizeni, belilu, darmstadtu, yatu, aluminyumu, atinu, atómi, teknetu, telebumu, elopa, nedimu, netunu, hahenu, hahnu, kololi, diposu, nobelu, ebu, nzanza, tulu, kushatovu, mendele, tolu, ulanu, femu, eselemu, pometu, olimu, padimu, selu, samalu, potatu, amelu, gadoli, kalifo, putonu, karboni
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