Chichewa.txt

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A study of the African, Chichewa language
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  1. Mu-nthu
    Man or person
  2. M-tengo
    Tree
  3. Chi-ngwe
    String
  4. Zingwe
    Strings
  5. A-nthu
    People
  6. Mi-tengo
    Trees
  7. Nyumba
    House, hut
  8. Khasu
    Hoe
  9. Uta
    Bow
  10. Ma-kasu
    Hoes
  11. Ma-uta
    Bows
  12. -ona
    To see or look
  13. -li
    Be
  14. -funa
    Want
  15. -peza
    Find
  16. -tenga
    Take
  17. -siya
    Leave
  18. -ika
    Put
  19. -chotsa
    Take off, remove
  20. Pano
    Here, on this spot
  21. Uko
    There, over there
  22. Umo
    In there, inside
  23. Bwino
    Well, all-right, carefully
  24. Bwanji
    How?
  25. Chiyani
    What?
  26. Moni
    Hello
  27. Zikomo
    Thanks
  28. Muli Bwanji?
    How are you?
  29. Ndili bwino
    I am well
  30. Kodi
    Question marker
  31. Mwa-na
    Child
  32. A-na
    Children
  33. M-peni
    Knife
  34. Mi-peni
    Knives
  35. Chi-tseko
    Door
  36. Z-tseko
    Doors
  37. Nchito
    Work, job
  38. Dengu
    Basket
  39. Ma-dengu
    Baskets
  40. Udzu
    Grass
  41. Ma-udzu
    Grass plural (plural)
  42. Kanthu
    Something
  43. Bambo
    Father, sir; Mr.
  44. -gwira
    Catch, hold, grip
  45. -taya
    Drop, lose, throw away
  46. -sunga
    Keep
  47. -dula
    Cut
  48. -tseka
    Close, shut
  49. -tsegula
    Open
  50. -Gwira Nchito
    Work (verb)
  51. -chita
    Do
  52. Noun class 1
    M-, mu-, mw- (persons) Pl- A
  53. Noun class 2
    M-, mu-, mw- (objects) Pl- mi-
  54. Noun class 3
    Ch- Pl- Z-
  55. Noun class 4
    N-, mb-, mph-, mv-, i-
  56. Noun class 5
    Any other letter Pl- ma-
  57. Noun class 6
    U- Pl ma-
  58. Chimanga
    Maize
  59. Fodya
    Tobacco
  60. Munda
    Garden, field
  61. Sukulu
    School
  62. Mayi
    Mother
  63. Nkhokwe
    Bin, granary
  64. Ufa
    Flour
  65. Khomo
    Entrance
  66. -lima
    Hoe, cultivate, grow
  67. -dziwa
    Know
  68. -iwala
    Forget
  69. -sewera
    Play
  70. -pita
    Go
  71. -chokera
    Come from (ku)
  72. -yenera
    Must, should (ku)
  73. -ngathe
    Can, may (ku)
  74. Pakhomo
    At the entrance, outside, in front of the house
  75. Kuti
    Where ?
  76. Pa
    On, upon
  77. Ku
    At, in, to
  78. Mu
    In, inside
  79. Ndi
    And, with (with a list)
  80. Ndipo
    And (connecting two thoughts)
  81. Koma
    But
  82. Kapena
    Perhaps
  83. -li Ndi
    To have
  84. Sitolo
    Store, shop
  85. Katundu
    Luggage, load, burden
  86. Thebulo
    Table
  87. Mpando
    Chair
  88. Chinthu
    Thing, object
  89. Ndalama
    Money
  90. Chovala
    Clothes, garment
  91. Mwamuna
    Man, husband
  92. -gula
    Buy
  93. -gulitsa
    Sell
  94. -panga
    Make, fabricate
  95. -manga
    Tie, bind, build
  96. -masula
    Untie
  97. -konza
    Repair, prepare
  98. -yamba
    Begin, start
  99. -leka
    Stop, desist
  100. Ndani?
    Who?
  101. Chifukwa Chiyani?
    Why?
  102. Chifukwa
    Because
  103. Ine
    I, me
  104. Iwe
    You
  105. Iye
    He, him
  106. Ife
    We, us
  107. Inu
    You
  108. Iwo
    They
  109. Ndithu
    Really, indeed
  110. Pang'ono
    A little
  111. Kwambiri
    Much, very
  112. Pang'ono Pang'ono
    Little by little, slowly
  113. Msanga
    Quickly
  114. Kaya!
    I don't know!
  115. Pronoun prefix - noun class 1
    A- A-
  116. Pronoun prefix - noun class 2
    U- I-
  117. Pronoun prefix - noun class 3
    Chi- Zi-
  118. Pronoun prefix - noun class 4
    I- Zi-
  119. Pronoun prefix - noun class 5
    Li- A-
  120. Pronoun prefix - noun class 6
    U- A-
  121. Ulendo
    Journey; trip
  122. Mlendo
    Traveller; visitor
  123. Msewu
    Road
  124. Mudzi
    Village
  125. Nyanja
    Lake; sea
  126. Phiri
    Hill; mountain
  127. Dambo
    Marsh; swamp; river
  128. Mkazi
    Woman; wife
  129. -yenda
    Walk; travel
  130. -ima
    Stop; stay
  131. -choka
    Go away; leave
  132. -bwera
    Come; come back
  133. -fika
    Arrive
  134. -dikira
    Wait; wait for
  135. -gwa
    Fall; collapse
  136. -oneka
    Be visible
  137. Kutali
    far
  138. Kutali ndi
    Far from
  139. Pafupi
    Near
  140. Pafupi ndi
    Close to, near
  141. Pafupi ku
    Nearly, about
  142. -mene
    Who or which
  143. Tiyeni
    Come along; let's go
  144. -li ndi ntchito
    Be of some use
  145. -libe ntchito
    Be of no use
  146. Chakudya
    Food
  147. Madzi
    Water
  148. Nyama
    Meat, game
  149. Nsomba
    Fish
  150. Msika
    Market
  151. Mowa
    Beer
  152. Njala
    Hunger, famine
  153. Ludzu
    Thirst
  154. -dya
    Eat
  155. -mwa
    Drink
  156. -phika
    Cook
  157. -pempha
    Beg, ask for
  158. -chuluka
    Be numerous, plenty
  159. -Chepa
    Be few, little
  160. -tha
    Be finished, be able, finish
  161. -kwanira
    Be enough, sufficient
  162. Pali
    There is

    (when on something)

    ie: Pa thebulo pali mpeni.
  163. Kuli
    There is.

    (used when "Ku" is found in the sentence or suggested by the context)

    ie: Kuli madzi ku dambo.
  164. Muli
    There is

    (used when on"mu" is found in the sentence or suggested by the context.)

    Ie: Muli chakudya mu dengu umo.
  165. Palibe
    There isn't
  166. Kulibe
    There isn't
  167. Mulibe
    There isn't
  168. Kumbuka
    remember
  169. -lemekeza
    Obey
  170. Umoyo wosata
    Eternal life
  171. Mphatso
    Gift
  172. Bwenzi
    Friend
  173. Bibulo ikamba kuti
    The bible says...
  174. Mwamba
    Heaven
  175. -landila
    Receive
  176. -lipila
    Pay
  177. Masula
    Free
  178. Kusitha
    Change
  179. Ganiza
    Think
  180. -Khala
    To have
  181. Chikhulupiriro
    Faith
  182. Basi
    Only
  183. Chimo
    Sin
  184. -samba
    Wash
  185. Lamulo la Yohova
    The law of God
  186. -Bodza
    Lie
  187. -ba
    Steal
  188. Chita chigololo
    Fornicate
  189. -Lakwa
    Guilty
  190. Mtima
    Heart
  191. Chimozi mozi
    The same
  192. Kawiri Kawiri
    Often
  193. -Ononga
    The destroy or waste
  194. Mpingo
    Church
  195. Msonkhano
    Meeting
  196. -Konda
    Love, like
  197. -Thandiza
    Help
  198. -pemphera
    Pray
  199. -itana
    Invite, call
  200. -patsa
    Give
  201. -landila
    Receive
  202. -Samala
    Take care of
  203. -mvera
    Obey, believe, listen to
  204. Kamodzi Kamodzi
    Rarely
  205. Thupi
    Body
  206. Mzimu
    Soul, spirit
  207. Mphunzitsi
    Teacher
  208. Mnyamata
    Boy, young man
  209. Mtsikana
    Girl
  210. Mfumu
    Chief
  211. Banja
    Family
  212. Mutu
    Head
  213. Chifuwa
    Chest, a cold
  214. Mwendo
    Leg
  215. Miyendo
    Legs
  216. Dzanja
    Hand
  217. Manja
    Hands
  218. Diso
    Eye
  219. Maso
    Eyes
  220. Dzino
    Tooth
  221. Mano
    Teeth
  222. -uza
    Tell
  223. -nena
    Say
  224. -mva
    Hear, listen, feel
  225. -gona
    Lie down, sleep
  226. Dzuka
    Get up
  227. -khala
    Sit, stay, stand, live
  228. -li
    Say

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