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Swahili
English
acha
let/leave
aga
bid farewell
aga
bid farewell
alika
call
almasi
diamonds
ambia
tell
amka
wake up
amkia
greet
andika
write to/for
angalia
look/watch
anguka
fall
anmkia
greet
anza
begin
anzisha
cause to begin, initiate
ata
stop
baadhi
some
baki
be left over, remain
binadamu(-)
man/citizen
busu
kiss
cha
(to) fear
cha
(to) dawn
chaganya
mix
chagua
choose
Chakula(vy)
food
Chakula(vy)
fear
Chakula(vy)
dawn
chana
comb
cheka
laugh
chekelea/tabasamu
smile
cheza
play
chiririka
lick
choka
tired of, fed up (with)
chokoza
cheat/deceive
chukia
hate
chuma
pick
Chumba(vy)
room
chuo (vy)
college
chwa
dusk
dahabu
gold
Dakikia(-)
minute
duka(ma)
shop
elekea
go toward (a place)
enda
go
endelea
continue, go on
endesha
drive/have a running stomach
fa
die
fahamu
understand
fanya
do
ficha
hide
fika
arrive
fikia
reach
fikiri
think
fuata
follow
fuata
smelt
fuga
raise animals
fundisha
teach
fundisha
learn
funga
close
fungua
open
furahi
be happy
gadi
watch
gaia
give
Gari(ma)
car
geuka
turn around
geuka
depart
gonjwa (ma)
disease
hali ya hewa
weather
hesabu(-)
mathematics
hima
know
hubiri
preach
imba
sing
isha
get finished/end
ishi
live, exist
ita
call
itika
respond
itwa
be called
ja
come
jamaa(-)
family
jenga
build/construct
jibu
answer
jicho (macho)
eye
jicho(ma)
eye
jifunza
learn
jua
know
kaa
stay/reside
kaa
reside/live/stay
karibisha
welcome
kasirika
be annoyed
kaza
tighten
kazi(-)
work
kiatu(vi)
shoe
kichawa (vi)
head
kidole (vi)
finger
kifua
chest
kimbia
run
kiongozi(vi)
leader
kipepeo(vi)
butterfly
Kitu(vi)
thing
kiumbe(vi)
human being
kohoa
cough
kosa
miss/fail/make mistake
ku oa kuoana to marry (guy)
kua
grow up
kuend
to go
kuhitaji
to need
kuimba
to sing
kula
eat
kumbuka
remember
kununua
to buy
kunywa
drink
kuolewa
to marry (lady)
kuseme
to say
kutaka
to want
kutana
meet
kuuza
to sell
kuwa
be
la
eat
lala
sleep
lalamika
complain
lampa
lick
lazimisha
compel, force
lea
raise (children)
lia
cry
lima
cultivate, farm
lipa
compensate, pay
Lugha(-)
language
maliza
consume, finish off
mashariki
east
Mchi(-)
country
meza
swallow
Mgeni(wa)
visitor
mji mkuu
capital city
Mji(mi)
city
mjuu(mi)
leg
mkate(mi)
cake/bread
Mke(wa)
wife
mkono (mi)
hand
mkono(mi)
heart
mkulima(wa)
farmer
mnyama(wa)
animal
moyo(mi)
heart
Msichana(wa)
girl
Mti(mi)
tree
Mtoto(wa)
child
Mume(wa)
lover
mungu (mi)
god
Mvulana(wa)
boy
Mwaka(mi)
year
mwambao
coast
Mwezi(mi)
month
Mzazi(wa)
parent
Mzee(wa)
elder
nawa uso
wash face
nchi
country
ndege(-)
bird
Ndugu(-)
relative
Nguo(-)
clothing
nunua
buy
nya
drop
nya
to rain/defecate
nyoka(-)
snake
nyuki(-)
bee
Nyumba(-)
house
nywa
drink
nywele
hair
nywele(-)
hair
oa
marry
oga
bathe
ogelea
swim
ogopa
fear
ona
see
ona aibu
be ashamed
ona haya
feel embarassment
ona kiu
feel thirsty
ona njaa
feel hungry
ona uchungu
feel anguish
onana
seeing each other
onana
feel
ondoka
depart
ongea
talk
onkoka
leave
onyesha
show
osha
wash face
paka (ma)
give
panga
plan, arrange
pasa nguo
iron clothes
pata
get/find
pelekea
take to/for
penda
like/love
piga pasi
iron clothes
pigana
fight
pigania bei
(to) bargain
pika
cook
pika chakula
cook food
pikwa
be cooked
pinda
bend
pinga
block, oppose, thwart
pokea
accept, receive, obtain
ponya
heal
poteza
lose (something), ruin
pua (ma)
nose
pumzika
rest
Rafiki(ma)
friend
Rais(ma)
president
rasmi
official
ripoti
report
rudi
return
ruka
fly
Saa(ma)
hour
saemhe
forgive
safiri
travel
safisha
clean
saidia
help
samehe
forgive
Sehemu(-)
section/part
sema
say/speak
semeshe
talk to
seremala (ma)
carpenter
shamba
farm
shangaa
(be) astonished
shinda
endure, pass, win
shona
sew
shtuka
(be) startled
sikia
hear
sikia harafu
smell
sikia hofu
be afraid
sikia joto
feel hot
sikia nja
be hungry
sikia uchungu
feel pain
sikia wivu
be jealous
sikiliza
listen
sikio (ma)
ear
sikitika
regret
siku(-)
day
simama
stand up/stop
singo (-)
neck
Somo(ma)
study
subiri
wait
tafsiri
translate
tafuta
search/seek
taka
want
tambua
recognize
tangaza
stare
tapika
(to) vomit
Tarehe(-)
date
tazama
look
tegemea
depend
tembea
walk
tembelea
visitor
tenda
do an act
tengeneza
make/fix
tibu
treat
toa
bring forth
toka
to be from
toka
come from
tumia
use
Tunda(ma)
fruit
tupa
throw
ua
kill, destroy
ua(ma)
flower
ugua
(be) ailing
ukuta(-)
wall
uliza
ask
uma
sting
umwa
be sick
uza
sell
uzi(ny)
thread
vaa
wear
vua
(to) fish
vuma
blow
vutia
attract
wa
bee
waza
think, ponder, consider
weka
put, set
weza
be able
zaliwa
be born
zidi
continue
zima
repress, turn off
zoezi(ma)
exercise
zungumza
converse