English-Bemba Dictionary: Ra – Ru

 

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English –  Bemba

 

 

Rabbit   Kalulu

Race      Bwina

Race      Cimfyanya

Rafter    Lusonta

Rag        Lusâmu

Rage      Fulwa sâna / Cinse

Railway Shitima wa panshi

Rain       Mfula

Rainbow              Mutantamfula

Rainy day             Mufumbi

Raise     Imya

Ram       Sukusuku

Ram down           Shindaila

Rapid     Mukuku

Rapidity               Lubilo

Rare       Cepa

Rascal   Mpulumushi

Rat         Kwindi

Rations Iposo

Rattle    Kulunkunta

Ravine   Mupata

Raw       Bishi

Razor     Lubêlo

Reach    Fika

Read      Soma

Ready    Ipekanya

Real       ….ine

Realize (complete)           Pwishisha

Realize (understand)        Umfwa

Really    Cine cine

Reap      Sêpa

Reappear             Loboka

Reason (n)           Mulandu

Reason (Think)   Tontonkanya

Reasonable         Wa mano

Rebuke  Kalipila

Receipt “Lishiti”

Receive Poka

Recent  Nomba

Recently              Nombaline

Recognize           Ishiba

Recommend       Landila

Reconcile            …Ampanya

Recover               Pola

Red        Kashika

Redeem               Pususha

Redemption        Cilubula / Bulubushi

Redish   Kashikila

Reduce  Cefya

Reed      Itete

Reedbuck            Mfwi

Refuge  Ibutukilo

Refuse   Kâna

Regard  Tamba

Regiment             Mpuka

Regret   Lapila

Reign     Bufumu

Reject    Kâna

Rejoice  Sansamuka

Relate   Shimika

Relative               Bululu

Relax     Pêma

Release Fwampula / Futula

Relic      Benye

Religion               Ipepo

Relish    Munani

Remain Shala

Remainder          Icashala

Remark Sosa

Remedy               Muti / Ndawa

Remember          Ibukisha

Remembrance    Cibukisho

Remind Ibukisha

Remnant              Cishala

Remove               Fumya

Renew   Cita cipya cipya

Renounce            Kâna

Renown               Lulumbi

Repair   Wamya

Repeat  Bwekesha

Repent  Languluka

Reply     Câsuko

Report   “Lipôti”

Repose  Tûsha

Represent            Ikala pa malo

Reprimand          Kalipila

Reproach             Kalipila

Repulse Tamfya

Request               Lomba / Fwaya

Rescue  Pususha

Resemblance      Cipasho

Resemble            Pala

Resent   Enda ne cikonko

Resentment        Cikonko

Reserve(keep)    Sunga

Reside   Ikala

Residence            Bwikalo

Resign   Leko mulimo

Resist    Kâna

Respect Mucinshi

Respectable        Cindama

Respiration         Mupêmo

Respire  Pêma

Rest       Tûsha

Resthut Nsaka

Restless               Salakata

Restore(put back)             Bwekeshapo

Resume Tampa

Resurrect             Shukuka ku bafwa

Resurrection       Kushukuka

Retain   Ikata

Retaliate              Linganya

Retard   Celesha

Retire    Leke milimo

Retract  Bwela kunuma

Retreat Bwêla

Return   Bwêla

Reveal   Sokolola

Revenge (n)         Cilandushi

Revenge (v)         Landula

Revile    Sâlula

Reviling Musâlula / Misâlula

Revolt   Mpasase

Reward Cilambu / Malipilo

Rheumatism       Lwalo musana

Rhinocerous Cipembele

Rib         Lubafu

Rice       Mupunge

Rich       Kankala

Richness              Fyuma

Rid         Salipa

Ride       Endela pa…

Riddle (n)             Bwile

Riddle (v)             Côleka

Rifle       Mfuti

Right      Nsambu

Right (hand)        Kulyo

Rigid      Talama

Ring       Mbalaminwe

Ringworm           Ciseseya

Rinse     Sukusa

Ripe       Pya

Rise        Ima

Risk        Esha

Road      Musêbo

Roam    Endauka

Roar      Buluma

Roast     Salula

Rob        Iba

Robber  Mupûpu

Robbery               Bupûpu

Robe      Nkansu

Rock      Ibwe

Rod        Bwembya

Rogue   Mubîfi

Roll        Kunkuluka

Roll (v)   Kunkulusha

Roof      Mutenge

Room    Muputule

Root      Mushila

Rope      Mwando

Rosary   Kolôna

Rot         Bola

Rotate   Shinguluka

Round   Bulungana

Row       Mulongo

Rub        Cina

Rubber  Mupila

Rubbish Cisoso / Cafye / Cinangwa

Rude      Pontela

Ruin       Lofya

Rule       Cebo

Rumble Kulunkunta

Rumour Ilyashi

Run        Butuka

Rust       Ngalâwa

Rustic (person)   Mutûtu

Rusty     Ba ne ngalâwa

 

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Click on a letter of the alphabet to get to the appropriate section of the English to Bemba dictionary:

 

A , BC, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M

 

NO, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

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