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Below are the names for family relationships in Kinyarwanda.

A. Select the ones that you already know

B. Give their translation or explanation in one of the following languages: English, French, Dutch.

 

    1. Muramu
    2. Musanzire
    3. Bamwana
    4. Umwishywa
    5. Umwisengeneza
    6. Umuvandimwe
    1. Mushiki wa
    2. Musaza wa
    3. Murumuma wa
    4. Mukuru wa
    5. Mubyara
    6. Mukuru /murumuna   we wo kwa sewabo
    7. Mukuru / murumuna  we wo kwa nyinawabo
    8. Mushiki  we wo kwa sewabo
    9. Musaza we wo kwa nyinawabo
    10. Mwene se
    11. Mwene nyina

     

    Umugore                   (wanjye, wawe, we)
  1. Umugabo                  (wanjye, wawe, we)
  2. Umwana                    (wanjye, wawe, we)
  3. Umuhungu                (wanjye, wawe, we)
  4. Umukobwa               (wanjye, wawe, we)
  5. Umubyeyi                  (wanjye, wawe, we)
  6. Data (dawe), so, se
  7. Mama (mawe), nyoko, nyina
  8. Mukadata , mukaso, mukase
  9. Umugabo wa mama/nyoko/nyina
  10. Sogokuru / Sogokoru wawe / Sekuru
  11. Nyogokoro / Ngogokuru wawe / Nyirakuru
  12. Umwuzukuru                          (wanjye, wawe, we)
  13. Umwuzukuruza                      (wanjye, wawe, we)
  14. Ubuvivi
  15. Ubuvivure
  16. Umukwe                                   (wanjye, wawe, we)
  17. Umukazana                              (wanjye, wawe, we)
  18. Databukwe / Sobukwe /Sebukwe
  19. Mabukwe / Nyokobukwe / Nyirabukwe
  20. Datawacu/ Sowanyu / Sewabo
  21. Mamawacu/Nyokowanyu/Nyinawabo
  22. Masenge / Ngogosenge /Nyirasenge
  23. Marume / Nyokorome, nyokorume / Nyirarume

 

 

 

 

 

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