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abiria
passenger
ada
fee, duty, tradition
adabu
good manners
adha
worry, nagging
adhama
glory
adhuhuri
noon
adui
an enemy
afa
calamity, bad-sign
afisa
officer
afisi
office
afua
deliverance
afya
health
afyuni
opium
agano
agreement, covenant
agizo
directions, orders
ahadi
promise
ahera
afterlife
aibu
disgrace
aila
family
aili
a blame, fault
aina
kind, type, classification
ajabu
a wonder
ajali
fate
ajili
sake
akiba
reserve, savings
akili
intelligence
ala
tool, weapon, instrument
alama
mark, sign, symbol
alasiri
afternoon
alfajiri
just before dawn
Alhamisi
Thursday
almasi
diamond
amali
occupation, habit
amana
pledge, deposit
amani
peace
ambukizo
infection
ami
paternal uncle
amri
orders, commands
anasa
worldly pleasures
maandamano
a procession/parade
maandisha
writings
anga
sky, heavens
ankra
bill, invoice
apizo
curse
arbuni
deposit
ardhi
land, ground
ari
self-respect
arusi
wedding
asali
honey
asherati
fornicator
maasi
sinners
maasia
sins
asili
origin
askari
guard, policeman
askofu
bishop
asubuhi
morning
athari
effect, mark
auni
help, aid, assistance
awali
the beginning
aya
verse, paragraph
ayari
cheat, swindler
azali
eternity
azima
a fetish from a witchdoctor
azimio
intention, plan
azizi
a precious, loveable, esteemed person
baa
disaster, plague
baba
father
baba mkubwa
paternal uncle
babu
grandfather
badala
a substitute
badiliko
change
bahari
sea
baharia
sailor
bahasha
envelope, bag
bahati
luck, chance
bahili
a miser
baiskeli
bicycle
baki
remainder
bakora
walking stick
bakshishi
tip or small bribe
bakuli
basin
balozi
consul; ambassador
banda
barn, shed, hut
bandari
harbor
bandia
home-made doll
banghi
marijuana
banzi
a spit for roasting
bao
board for a game or divination
bapa
a broad flat surface
bara
a continent; mainland
barabara
road, highway
baradhuli
simpleton
barafu
ice
baragumu
horn
baraka
blessing, prosperity
baraza
verandah, public meeting
baridi
cold, coolness
barua
letter
baruti
gunpowder
kubashiri
to predict, to bring news
bastola
pistol
bata
duck
bata la bukini
goose
bata mzinga
turkey
mabati
iron roofing sheets
bawa
wing
bawaba
a hinge
bawabu
doorman
berebu
billy goat, bad colonist
bega
a shoulder
behewa
an inner courtyard, train compartment
bei
price
bendera
flag, banner
beti
small leather pouch, verse or stanza
bia
a cooperation, beer
biashara
commerce
bibi
grandmother, lady, wife, woman
Biblia
Bible
bidhaa
merchandise
bidii
energy, effort
bikari
drawing compass
bikira
virgin
bilauri
a glass, a tumbler
bilingani
an aubergine
bima
insurance
binadamu
"son-of-Adam", human being
bindo
fold of a loincloth used as a pocket
bingwa
expert, specialist
bintia
daughter
birika
kettle, cistern
bisi
popcorn
bisibisi
screwdriver
biwi
rubbish heap
bizari
curry powder
blanketi
blanket
boga
pumpkin
bohari
a warehouse
boma
a fort, government office
bomba
pump, pipe, chimney
bonde
valley
bonge
a lump, ball of string
boriti
a thick pole, beam
borongo
spoiled work
bua
stem of maize, millet, etc.
buba
yaws
bubu
dummy
budi
a way out
buibui
spider, woman's covering cloak
bumba
a lump, cluster, swarm of bees
bumbuazi
perplexity, helpless confusion
bunda
a parcel, a bale
bundi
an owl
bunduki
a gun, rifle
Bunge
parliament
buni
coffee berries
burashi
a brush
busara
prudence, wisdom
bustani
garden
buu
maggot, grub
buyu
a calabash
bwana
sir, Lord, mister
bwawa
a swamp or bog
bweni
dormitory
bweta
smal box
chafuko
chaos, disorder
chafya
a sneeze
chai
tea
chaki
chalk
chakula
food
chale
incision or tribal marking
chama
club or society
chambo
bait
chamchela
whirlwind
chamshakinywa
breakfast
chandalua
mosquito net
changarawe
gravel, pebbles
chango
entrails
chango
peg, hook
chano
a wooden tray
chanuo
a big comb
chanzo
a beginning, an initial payment
chapa
a brand or mark
chatu
python
chawa
louse
chaza
an oyster
cheche
a spark
chelezo
a raft or buoy
chembe
a grain
chemchemi
a spring of water
chengachenga
bits of grain
chenza
tangerine
cheo
size, rank
chepe
a coarse, ill-bred person (redneck)
cherehani
sewing machine
chetezo
a censer
cheti
a pass, a certificate
chicha
grated coconut
chokaa
lime, whitewash
choko choko
discord, mischief
chombo
instrument or utensil
chongo
one-eyed person
choo
outhouse, loo, toilet
choroke
small peas
choyo
greed
chozi
a tear drop
chuchu
a teat, nipple
chunguu
an ant hill
chui
leopard, tiger
chujio
a strainer
chuki
hatred, resentment
chuma
iron, steel
chumba
room
chumo
earnings
chumvi
salt
chungu
an earthenware cooking pot
chungu
an ant, a heap, a throng
chungu ya watu
a crowd, a throng
chungwa
orange (fruit)
chuo
a book, a school
chuo kikuu
college or university
chupa
bottle or flask
chura
a frog
daawa
lawsuit
dada
sister
dafina
treasure
daftari
an account book or ledger
dafu
unripe coconut
dai
a claim
dakika
minute
daktari
doctor
dalali
auctioneer or broker
dalili
a sign
damu
blood
damu ya mwezi
menstrual period
danganyo
a deception
danguro
brothel
daraja
a bridge, steps, rank
madaraka
responsibilities
darasa
class, classroom
dari
ceiling or flat roof
darubini
telescope
dau
dhow
dawa
medicine
dawa ya mapenzi
love potion
dawa ya viatu
shoe-polish
debe
four gallon oil tin
dema
fish trap
dengu
lentils
deni
a debt
ndereva
driver
desturi
custom or habit of a people
dhahabu
gold
dhahiri
evident
dhaifu
weak
dhalimu
a tyrant
dhamana
a surety; bail
dhambi
sin
dhamiri
motive
dhana
a supposition or suspicion
dhara
harm
dharau
carelessness
dharuba
a blow
dhati
sincerity; earnestness
dhihaka
ridicule; teasing
dhiki
distress
dhoruba
a storm
dia
compensation, ransom
dibaji
a preface
dini
religion
dira
mariner's compass
dirisha
window
divai
wine
diwani
counselor
doa
a blotch or stain
dobi
laundryman
dola
government or kingdom
dondoo
anthology, selection
donge
lump, ball of something
donge la uzi
ball of thread/yarn
dosari
a blemish
dua
a prayer or petition
duara
a circle or round shape
dubu
a bear, a dunce
dubwana
a monster
duka
a small shop
dume
a male animal
dunia
the world
eda
a wife's period of mourning
eka
acre
maelezo
explanations
elimu
education
embe
mango
eneo
area
maenezi
distribution
enzi
reign, might, domain
eropleni
airplane
ewe!
You!
fadhaa
perplexity
fadhili
kindness or favor
fagio
brooms
fahamu
understanding
fahari
glory, show, ostentation
faharisi
table of contents, index
faida
profit, use
faini
a fine
fakiri
a poor person, poor
fali
a bad omen
fanaka
success and prosperity
faradhi
an obligation or duty
faragha
privacy, seclusion
faraja
relief
farakano
separation
farasi
horse
farisi
an expert
fasaha
eloquence, elegant speech
fasihi
an eloquent person
fasiki
a debauched person, a fornicator
fataki
fireworks
fatiha
first chapter of the Koran
fedha
money, silver
fedheha
shame
feli
misdeed
fenesi
jackfruit
fidhuli
insolence, an insolent person
fidia
a ransom
figo
kidney
fikara
a thought or meditation
fikira
a thought or reflection
filimbi
a whistle
kufukara
a destitute person
fulana
undershirt
fulani
a certain person, so-and-so
fumbo
a dark, mystical saying
funda
a gulp
fundi
craftsman
fundo
a knot, a grudge
fungate
a honeymoon
fungu
a portion, a heap
funiko
a big lid
fununu
a hint, a rumor
funza
a maggot or jigger
mafunzo
instructions or teachings
furaha
joy, happiness
mafuriko
flood, flooding
furushi
a bundle
fuu
skull or empty shell
fuvu
skull or empty shell
fuzi
shoulder
gamba
bark or scales
ganda
shell or pod
ganzi
numbness
gao
a handful
gati
a dock
gauni
a dress
gazeti
newspaper
gareji
garage
gereza
a prison
ghadhabu
anger
ghafula
suddenness
ghala
storeroom
ghamu
despondency
gharaka
a calamity, a flood
gharama
expense
ghasia
distrubance
ghera
determination to win, self-respect
ghiliba
cunning, trick
ghuba
gulf
giza
darkness
godoro
mattress
gofu
a broken down house, ruins
gogo
a log
gololi
a marble
gombo
the leaf of a book
gome
bark or shell
gugu
a weed
()gumu
hard, difficult
gundi
adhesive gum, glue
gunia
maize bag
gunzi
a maize cob
gurudumu
a wheel
gwaride
military parade
hadaa
trickery
hadithi
a story
haini
a traitor
haja
need, request
haji
a pilgrim
haki
justice, right
hakika
certainty, a fact
hakimu
a judge
halaiki
a multitude of people
hali
state, condition
halmashauri
a council
halzeti
olive oil
hamaki
quick temper
hamali
a porter
hamamu
a Turkish bath
hamira
yeast
hamu
a yearning or a longing
haraka
haste
haramia
bandit or pirate
haramu
something prohibited
harara
body heat, hot temper
hari
heat
maharimu
forbidden persons or things
hariri
silk
harufu
odor, smell
hasara
loss, damage
hasira
anger
hatamu
bridle
hati
a document
hati ya maombi
application form
hatia
guilt
hatima
end
hatua
a step, a pace
hawa
a strong desire, a passion
Hawa
Eve
hawa nafsi
egotism
haya
modesty, bashfulness
hayati
life
hayawani
a beast
hazina
treasury, a treasure
hedaya
a costly gift, a memento
hedhi
a menstrual period
hekaheka
shouts of encouragement
hekalu
a temple
hekaya
a legend or story
hekima
wisdom
hema
a tent
heri
happiness
herufui
a letter of the alphabet
hesabu
accounts, arithmetic
heshima
respect, honor
kuheshimiwa
to be honored
hewa
air
hiari
choice, free-will
hila
craftiness
hima
haste, quickness, urgency
himaya
protection
hisa
a share, a portion
hisani
kindness
hofu
fear
hoja
subject under discussion, argument
homa
fever
hongo
a bribe
hori
a creek
hotuba
a sermon, an address, a speech
huba
love, romance
mahuhudurio
attendance
kuhuisha
to give life to, to revive
hukumu
judgement
kuhukumu
to listen to litigation and give judgement
hulka
human condition
huruma
compassion, sympathy
husuda
envy
kuhuzuni
grief