igi-tungano
l'animal domestique

kiRundi English français
im-bga dog(s) chien(s)
im-bgakazi bitch la chienne
aka-yābo / utu-yābo, ubu-yābo cat(s) chat(s)
im-beba mouse / mice, rat(s) la/les souris, rat(s)
in-dogoba, in-dogobge ass, donkey(s) âne(s)
i-farāshi / ama-farāshi
[Swahili / Arab.]
horse(s) le cheval / les chevaux
ic-āna / ivy-āna colt(s), foal(s) poulain(s)
im-bogo buffalo(es) buffle(s)
i-shūri / ama-shūri,
im-fīzi, im-pfīzi
bull(s) taureau(x)
in-ka cow(s) vache(s)
iny-ana, iki-masa calf le veau
in-tāma,
in-tūngwa, igi-tūngwa / ibi-tūngwa
sheep mouton(s)
umw-āgazi w'intama lamb l'agneau
i-suguru / ama-suguru ram(s) bélier(s)
im-pene,
in-tūngwa, igi-tūngwa / ibi-tūngwa
goat(s) chèvre(s)
in-gurube pig(s) cochon(s), porc(s)
uru-kwāvu / in-kwāvu rabbit(s), hare(s) lapin(s), lièvre(s)
i-fuku / ama-fuku mole(s) taupe(s)
im-bgēbge jackal, fox le chacal, le renard
i-dubu bear l'ours


iki-guruka / ibi-guruka
bird(s) - oiseau(x)

kiRundi English français
i-fundi / ama-fundi sparrow(s) passereau(x), moineau(x)
in-yoni little bird le petit oiseau
ic-āri / ivy-āri nest(s) nid(s)
in-kukuma, im-pūngu eagle(s) aigle(s)
igi-siga / ibi-siga hawk(s), falcon(s) faucon(s)
iki-nyakabaka / ibi-nyakabaka kite(s) milan(s)
igi-huna / ibi-huna owl(s) hibou(x), chouette(s)
igi-kōna / ibi-kōna raven(s), crow(s) corbeau(x), corneille(s)
i-numa dove(s) colombe(s), pigeon(s)
in-tunguru turtle dove(s) tourterelle(s)
in-kwāre partridge(s) la/les perdrix
i-sāke / ama-sāke cockerel, rooster(s) coq(s)
in-koko chicken, hen(s) poulet, poule(s)
im-bāti duck(s) canard(s)
igi-safu / ibi-safu wild goose/geese oie(s) sauvage(s)


aga-kōko / udu-kōko, igi-kōko / ibi-kōko
insecte(s)

kiRundi English français
i-swa flying ant(s) fourmi(s) volante(s)
in-tozi, uru-tozi pincher red ant(s) fourmi(s) rouge(s)
umu-swa white ant(s) termite(s)
umu-gina / imi-gina (white) anthill la fourmilière,
la termitière
umunzerere cicada la cigale
uru-yige / inz-yige locust(s), cricket(s) criquet(s)
igi-hōri / ibi-hōri grasshopper(s) sauterelle(s)
in-yōngōri centipede le mille-pattes
umu-siba / imi-siba,
igi-kogoshi / ibi-kogoshi
earthworm(s) ver(s) de terre
aga-tūku / udu-tūku gnat(s), midge(s) moucheron(s)
i-sāzi fly / flies mouche(s)
iki-bugu / ibi-bugu tsetse(s) mouche(s) tsétsé
iki-nyungunyungu butterfly, moth le papillon, la mite
impingwe bumblebee le bourdon
uru-yūki / inz-yūki bee(s) abeille(s)
igi-tiba / ibi-tiba beehive(s) ruche(s)
i-vūbi / ama-vūbi wasp(s) guêpe(s)
umu-bu / imi-bu
umu-segetera
mosquito(es)
mosquito net
moustique(s)
la moustiquaire
iny-ōndwi, iny-ōndwe tick(s) tique(s)
in-da louse / lice pou(x)
im-baragasa flea(s) puce(s)
iny-ēnzi cockroach(es) cafard(s)
igi-tangurirwa / ibi-tangurirwa spider(s) araignée(s)
inzu y'igitangurirwa spider web, cobweb la toile d'araignée


i-fi / ama-fi, uru-fi
fish - poisson(s)

kiRundi English français
i-fi y'ikimizi whale la baleine
ikinyamasyo turtle, tortoise la tortue
igi-fwera / ibi-fwera snail(s) escargot(s)
in-zoka,
iki-yoka / ibi-yoka
snake(s) serpent(s)
i-sato / ama-sato python(s) "
umu-serebanyi / imi-serebanyi lizard(s) lézard(s)
igi-kere / ibi-kere toad(s), frog(s) crapaud(s), grenouille(s)


iny-amāswa
wild animal : l'animal sauvage

kiRundi English français
in-kēnde
i-mamfu
monkey(s)
ape, gorilla
singe(s)
le gorille
aga-hūngarēma / udu-hūngarēma bat(s) chauve(s)-souris
ga-suku / du-suku parrot(s) perroquet(s)
ostrich l'autruche
in-tāmbge, in-tare lion(s) "
in-gwe leopard le léopard
igi-kera cheetah le guépard
in-geregere, im-pōngo antelope(s) antilope(s), gazelle(s)
im-parage zebra(s) zèbre(s)
in-gamiya, in-gameya camel(s) chameau(x)
umu-sumbarembe giraffe la girafe
in-zovu elephant(s) éléphant(s)
rhinoceros le rhinocéros
im-vubu hippopotamus / hippos l'hippopotame(s)
in-gōna crocodile(s) "