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W, Y & Z (verbs)


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-wala
shine
-walira
shine on
-walitsa
make light shine
-waula
torch; set fire to
-wawa
be bitter; ache
-wawasa
be sour; acid
-waza
spread; scatter; shower (rain)
-wenga
cause a rash on the skin
-werama
stoop; bend
-werenga
read; count
-werengeka
be legible; be countable
-werengera
account
-weruka
leave work or school and go home; knock off
-werutsa
send home from school; work
-weruza
judge; advise
-weruzidwa
be judged
-weruzika
be admonishable (alt. kuyeruzika)
-weta
keep (animals)
-wina
win
-wirawira
be shabby; poorly dressed
-wiritsa
boil
-wiya
make a fence for a garden
-wuwa
to bark (dog)
-yabwa
itch
-yaka
burn; shine; glow
-yala
spread out something; lay out
-yalika
be spread
-yalula
roll up
-yamba
start; be first; pick a fight against someone
-yambana
quarrel; argue
-yambika
be started
-yambila
start from
-yambilira
be first
-yambira
begin; be at the beginning; start from
-yambitsa
start something
-yamika
thank; praise; exalt
-yamikira
appreciate; praise a person
-yamwa
suck at the breast
-yamwitsa
breastfeed
-yandikana
be near each other (alt. kuyandikirana)
-yandikira
approach; come near
-yandikiza
bring close
-yanga
grow and creep (plants)
-yang'ana
look at; look
-yang'ana ku khoma
abstain from sex (lit: look at the wall)
-yang'anira
observe; administer; be in charge
-yang'anitsa
cause one look to at
-yanganitsitsa
look carefully share
-yang'anitsitsa
look at very closely
-yang'anizana
face each other
-yaniika
hang in a line
-yanika
put something out for drying
-yanja
fit; be suitable
-yanjana
fellowship; work together
-yanjanitsa
reconcile; make work together
-yankha
answer (1)
-yankhidwa
be answered
-yankhula
speak
-yasama
yawn; open ones mouth
-yatsa
light; start a fire
-yembekeza
hope; wait
-yembekezeka
be possible; expected
-yembekezera
expect something; be pregnant; wait for
-yenda
walk; travel
-yendayenda
wander
-yendera
visit; explore; inspect
-yenderana
go together; visit each other
-yendetsa
drive; push; manage
-yendetsera
drive (a vehicle)
-yenera
be worthy; be fitting; must; should
-yenereza
qualify; make proper
-yera
be white; light; cleared; holy
-yerekeza
compare; imagine; suppose
-yerekezera
compare; estimate
-yeretsa
clean; make white; clear; make holy; sanctify
-yeretsedwa
be cleaned; be purified
-yesa
try; guess; measure
-yesedwa
get tested (e.g. for HIV)
-yesera
test; tempt; try more
-yesetsa
try hard
-yeseza
practice
-yimba
sing
-yipitsa
speak badly of
-yoyola
shed (shed leaves
-zandamuka
bounce; fall down
-zaza
be fierce; shout at someone
-zemba
do something secretly; evade; avoid
-zenga
bind; bind around
-zenga mlandu
prosecute; accuse
-zengereza
hesitate
-zilala
fade away
-zima
be extinguished; quenched
-zimira
quench something (with)
-zimitsa
extinguish; quench
-zindikira
realise; understand
-zindikiritsa
cause one to know; recognize
-zingwa
be surrounded; have no way out
-zira
smear; daub
-zizidwa
be chilled
-zizira
be cold; paralysed
-ziziritsa
make cold; cool down
-zizwa
be amazed; be astonished
-zizwitsa
perform a miracle
-zolowera
become used to; be accustomed
-zoloweretsa
familiarize; domesticate; tame
-zonda
see; look around; visit
-zula
pull off; uproot
-zulitsa
have something taken out
-zuna
be sweet; be delicious
-zungulira
go around; surround; rotate; go around and around
-zunguza
rotate; turn around; confuse
-zunguzika
become confused
-zunza
afflict; cause pain
-zunzidwa
be persecuted; made to suffer
-zunzika
suffer; be afflicted
-zyolika
look down