Ninzuwu Language Glossary – B

Baby – Vepu (veh-poo)

Back – Seru (seh-rue)
Bad – Leffu (leh-foo)
Barely – Sei (say-ee)
Bat – Camutz (ca-mu-tss)
Battle – Tazu (tah-zoo)
Be – Bnhu-Tuu (whoo-nn-bee-oot)
Bear – Nasi (nah-see)
Become – Hmu-Phe (you-mmh-ha-eh-ph)

Bed – Ershe (ur-shay)
Beer – Sewf (seh-wef)
Before – Lapatu (lah-pah-too)
Begin – Shki-Tuu-Aum (eek-hss-oot-moo-ah)

Beginning – Taka (tah-kah)
In the Beginning – Phe-Bnhu-Phe (eh-ph-whoo-nn-bee-eh-ph)

Behold – Shki-Nzu-Phe (eek-hss-ooh-zz-nn-eh-ph)
Being – She (shee)

Belly – Tihu (tee-whoo)
Belong – Sa (sah)
Besieged – Awq (awech)
Bestow (to bestow upon) – Jisu (jee-sue)
Bind – Shki-Phe-Shki (eek-hss-eh-ph-eek-hss)

Bird – Ess (esh)
Bite – Rewu (reh-woo)
Black – Kunah (koo-nah)
Black (to become black) – Eneh (en-eh)
Blessed/Blessing – Eos (ee-oh-ss)

Blood, Blood of – Phe-Aum-Nzu-Nzu (eh-ph-moo-ah-ooh-zz-nn-ooh-zz-nn)

Body – Zuhz (zoo-hez)
Book – Fa (fah)

Books – Qaz (qwaz)

Bond (bond heaven-earth) – Fuweh (foo-weh)
Born (one who was born) – Muh – (moo)
Bow – Aste (ash-the)
Bracelet – Semiru (seh-me-rue)
Break – Palas (pah-lass)
Breast – Khoki (koh-kee)
Breath, Living Breath – Aum-Hmu-Zhee (moo-ah-you-mmh-ha-eehzz)

Bride – Xau (shey-aw)

Bridle – Neq (nek)
Bright – Zhee-Lewhu-Aum (eehzz-ooh-wel-moo-ah)
Dwelling in the Brightness – Aum-Zhee-Aum (moo-ah-eehzz-moo-ah)
Bring forth – Hmu-Phe-Phe-Nzu (you-mmh-ha-eh-ph-eh-ph-ooh-zz-nn)
Bring – Wehdu (weh-do)
Bring to Naught – Ade La Bas Akahu (ah-day la ack-a-whoo)

Bronze – Ayes (ah-yes)
Brother – Zhee-Zhee-Aum (eehzz-moo-ah-moo-ah)
Brothers – Zhee-Zhee-Nzu-Aum (eehzz-eehzz-ooh-zz-nn-moo-ah)

Build – Mizuw (mee-zoo)
Building – Lewhu-Bnhu-Hmu (ooh-wel-whoo-nn-bee-you-mmh-ha)
Built – Nzu-Tuu-Phe-Aum (ooh-zz-nn-oot-eh-ph-moo-ah)
Burn, Burning – Zhee-Shki-Nzu-Phe-Bnhu (eehzz-eek-hss-ooh-zz-nn-eh-ph-whoo-nn-bee)
Business (Spirit of) Zhafu (zah-foo)

By – Aum-Tuu-Aum (moo-ah-oot-moo-ah)

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