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machetebʉtottwa gɨ ttanmachete; knife for cutting large grass
maidendwana young girl
mainusha denmain
maintainapvmaintain
maintain hygienekɨ ttottomaintain hygiene; keep up cleanliness
maizesamʉnnmaize; corn
major in the armykwɨnmajor in the army
majorityhanttnɨ komajority
makekwavdo; make; do
make a holettwɨvmake a hole; pierce
make a mistakebelesvmake a mistake
make a plangoma komake a plan
make a profitkamvmake a profit
make a shadowkʉshʉnvshade; make a shadow
make beautifulkwa shayadecorate; make beautiful
make cleardepevexplain; make clear
make drykussvmake drykukuss
make fire by rubbingssʉvmake fire by rubbing
make local beerbashvmake local beer
make longerkenvmake longer; extend clothing
make ropettumppvmake rope; twist thread
make smooth by tramplingpekɨnvmake smooth by trampling
make someone wake upsukɨvmake someone wake up
make to growwevmake to grow
malariabʉshʉvmalaria; fever
male childwal kikizinboy; male child
male sex organkkaŋkknmale sex organ
malicegakalnmalice
maltuyunmalt
mankɨkɨzɨnman
mangomanganmango
mankindzera sitttwa gozomnmankind
manya nayaadjmany
Marabou storkzerunMarabou stork
marchsilinqueue; march
markergalamnpen; marker
marriagebokna marriage (for males)
marriageyitinmarriage (for females)
marrybokvmarry (for males)
marryyitivmarry a husband (for females)
marshkkalanmarsh (during rainy season); savannah (during dry season)
master of the housesit swɨnmaster of the house
masturbatehalashvmasturbatezitvmasturbate
mat made of palmbɨrɨshnmat made of palm
mating male animalbʉbʉnmating male animal
meadbɨtɨnmeadtakayanmead
mead from honey and baby beesbunzunmead from honey and baby bees
measureabarvmeasuretesevmeasure
meatsʉmnmeat
meat from the necksʉm ppɨnmeat from the neck