Thursday, 17 November 2011

The Human Body Omubirhi

The Human Body Omubirhi

•Mubiri : the body
•Mibiri : bodies
•Cirumbu : part, limbs
•Irhwe : head
•Kugulu : leg, foot
•Magulu : legs, feet
•Kanwa : mouth
•Irhwiri : ear
•Marhwiri : ears
•Ndedu : chin
•Ndedu : chin
•Igosi :neck
•Mugongo :back
•Lunu : nail
•Nyunu :nails
•Ngofola : elbow
•Njingo : joint, articulation
•Cibero : tigh
•Bibero :tighs
•Nfundo : calf
•Cifundo :wrist
•Lushando : the sole of the foot
•Cifuba: chest, breast
•Kuboko: arm
•Maboko: arms
•Isu: eye
•Masu: eyes
•Oku kanwa: on the lips
•Izulu: nose
•Mazulu: nez
•Irhama: cheek
•Marhama: cheeks
•Kameme: chest
•Nfune: hand
•Cirhungo: shoulder
•Birhungo:shoulders
•Cigasha: wrist
•Bigasha: wrists
•Ihiji: buttock
•Mahiji: battocks
•Idwi: kneel
•Madwi: kneels
•Kansisira: ankle
•Ino: toe
•Mano:toes
•Head:irhwe
•Arm: Kuboko
•Igosi: Neck

1 comment:

  1. I landed on this blog while browsing for similarity between some Bantu speaking lanfuages. I USED THE WORD KUGULU FOR LEG SINCE THE LEG IN MY LANGUAGE IS KHUKULU. I AM SURPRISED TO LEARN THAT MASHI LANGUAGE IS CLOSELY RELATED TO SOME LANGUAGES OF KENYA. COULD YOU POST MORE MASHI VOCABULARY?

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