Mukosi

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Mukosi kana hotsi (string with two strands made by rolling back and forth between palm and thigh) zvinoreva kukwizira shinda kana makonje pachidya uchimonanidza kuti zvive tambo imwe inonzi mukosi.

Mazwi eBantu[chinja | edit source]

  • Mang'anja vanoti kukosa (to rub on one's knee the strands in making string; to twist threads).
  • VaNyungwe vanoti kukosa (v. braid) zvichireva kuruka.
  • Baila vanoti kuposana (to be entangled) kureva kuposana kana kukosana.
  • Mururimi rweLugwere vanoti lukosi (string, strand, lightweight cord, thread, twine) kureva mukosi.
  • Mururimi rweLuwanga vanoti omukhosi (line, probably more specifically one of several parallel lines, a ray of light) kureva mukosi.
  • Mang'anja vanoti kupota (to spin, to twist) zvichireva kukosa. Mazwi Anotodzana: kupotaka (to twist; to bend; to make crooked) zvichireva kukosa kana kuposa.
  • VaMambwe vanoti okoseka (to be properly twisted, plaited - of rope) vachireva yakakoseka.