Ki-swahili verbs

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Ki-swahili verbs
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  1. ku-acha
    to leave behind, to abandon
  2. ku-adhibu
    to punish
  3. ku-aga
    to leave one another, to say goodbye
  4. ku-agiza
    to order
  5. ku-ahidi
    to promise
  6. ku-ajiri
    to hire
  7. ku-ajiriwa
    to be hired
  8. ku-alika
    to invite
  9. ku-ambatana
    to stick together, to adhere, cling to
  10. ku-ambia
    to tell
  11. ku-ambukiza
    to infect, affect
  12. ku-amini
    to trust/believe
  13. ku-amka
    to wake up
  14. ku-amua
    to decide
  15. ku-amuliwa
    to be judged
  16. ku-andaa
    to prepare
  17. ku-andamana
    to demonstrate
  18. ku-andika
    to write
  19. ku-angalia
    to look at
  20. ku-angamiza
    to destroy
  21. ku-anguka
    to fall
  22. ku-anza
    to start, to begin
  23. ku-apa
    to swear or take an oath
  24. ku-arifu
    to inform
  25. ku-asi
    to revolt
  26. ku-babaisha
    to confuse
  27. ku-badili
    to exchange
  28. ku-baini
    to ensure, to be sure
  29. ku-baki
    to stay
  30. ku-bariki
    to bless
  31. ku-beba
    to be loaded, to carry
  32. ku-bobea
    to immerse
  33. ku-bomoa
    to bring down
  34. ku-bonyeza
    to push, penetrate
  35. ku-buni
    to invent, imagine
  36. ku-burudika
    to be refreshed, relaxed, entertained
  37. ku-busu
    to kiss
  38. ku-bweka
    to bark
  39. ku-cha
    to fear (respect)
  40. ku-chafua
    to dirty
  41. ku-chagiza
    to insist
  42. ku-chagua
    to choose
  43. ku-chaguza
    to elect
  44. ku-chakachua
    to tamper with or cheat
  45. ku-changa
    to contribute
  46. ku-changamka
    to be cheerful
  47. ku-cheka
    to laugh
  48. ku-chelewa
    to be late
  49. ku-chemka
    to boil
  50. ku-chemsha
    to warm
  51. ku-cheza
    to play
  52. ku-choka
    to be tired
  53. ku-choma
    to barbeque or to stab
  54. ku-chora
    to draw
  55. ku-chukia
    to hate
  56. ku-chukua
    to seize, to take, to carry, to hold
  57. ku-chuma
    to pick
  58. ku-chunga
    to heard
  59. ku-chunguza
    to inspect
  60. ku-dai
    to demand, to claim
  61. ku-danganya
    to lie, to trick, to cheat
  62. ku-dhani
    to think
  63. ku-dharau
    to ignore, or insult
  64. ku-dhibiti
    to control
  65. ku-eleka
    to wrestle, to carry
  66. ku-elekea
    to go towards
  67. ku-elewa
    to understand
  68. ku-eleza
    to explain
  69. ku-enda/kwenda
    to go
  70. ku-endelea
    to continue, to develop
  71. ku-endesha
    to drive
  72. ku-enea
    to be spread out
  73. ku-eneza
    to spread, proclaim
  74. ku-ezeka
    to roof
  75. ku-fa
    to die
  76. ku-faa
    to fit, to be suitable
  77. ku-fadhili
    to help/support
  78. ku-fagia
    to sweep
  79. ku-fahamu
    to understand
  80. ku-fanana
    to resemble
  81. ku-fanya
    to do 
  82. ku-fanya hesabu
    to do math or arithmetic
  83. ku-fanya kazi
    to work
  84. ku-fanya zoezi
    to exercise
  85. ku-fariki
    to be dead
  86. ku-faulu
    to succeed
  87. ku-ficha
    to hide
  88. ku-fidiwa
    to be compensated
  89. ku-fika
    to arrive
  90. ku-fikiri
    to think
  91. ku-filisika
    to go bankrupt
  92. ku-fua
    to launder
  93. ku-fua nguo
    to wash the linen
  94. ku-fuata
    to follow
  95. ku-fukaza
    to chase away, banish, exile, to fire
  96. ku-fululiza
    to go directly
  97. ku-fundisha
    to teach
  98. ku-funga
    to close
  99. ku-funga ndoa
    to marry
  100. ku-funga pamoja
    to pack
  101. ku-fungua
    to open
  102. ku-funika
    to cover
  103. ku-furahi
    to rejoice, to be happy
  104. ku-futa
    to wipe
  105. ku-fyatua risasi
    to shoot a gun
  106. ku-fyeka
    to cut grass or clear land
  107. ku-garimu
    to cost
  108. ku-gawanya
    to divide
  109. ku-geuka
    to change into
  110. ku-gharamia
    to spend
  111. ku-gharimu
    to cost
  112. ku-goma
    to go on strike
  113. ku-gombea
    to campaign
  114. ku-gonga
    to hit, to knock
  115. ku-gundua
    to discover
  116. ku-gusa
    to touch
  117. ku-hama
    to move
  118. ku-hamasisha
    to motivate
  119. ku-hamisha
    to move, to relocate
  120. ku-hamu
    to long for
  121. ku-hangaika
    to be anxious
  122. ku-hara
    to have dysintery
  123. ku-haribika
    to be damaged, destroyed
  124. ku-haribu
    to destroy
  125. ku-hisi
    to perceive
  126. ku-hitaji
    to need
  127. ku-hoji
    to interview
  128. ku-hubiri
    to preach
  129. ku-hudhuria
    to attend
  130. ku-hudumia
    to serve
  131. ku-hujumu
    to sabotage
  132. ku-hurumia
    to sympathize with
  133. ku-husika
    to be responsible, guilty
  134. ku-husikana
    to involve
  135. ku-husisha
    to associate
  136. ku-husu
    to relate to, to concern
  137. ku-iba
    to steal
  138. ku-ibuka
    to emerge, spring up
  139. ku-igiza
    to act
  140. ku-imba
    to sing
  141. ku-ingia
    to enter, to come in
  142. ku-isha
    to end
  143. ku-ishi
    to live in a place
  144. ku-ishiwa
    to run out
  145. ku-ita
    to call
  146. ku-itika
    to reply
  147. ku-itwa
    to be called
  148. ku-iva
    to ripen, to be cooked
  149. ku-izika
    to burry
  150. ku-ja
    to come
  151. ku-jaa
    to be full
  152. ku-jadili
    to discuss
  153. ku-jali
    to care
  154. ku-jaribu
    to try
  155. ku-jaza
    to fill, reward
  156. ku-jazia
    to reward for
  157. ku-jenga
    to build
  158. ku-jeruhi
    to wound, to injure
  159. ku-jiandaa
    to prepare oneself
  160. ku-jibu
    to answer
  161. ku-jibwaga
    to submerge
  162. ku-jifunza
    to learn
  163. ku-jihadhiri
    to be careful
  164. ku-jihami
    to protect oneself
  165. ku-jilia
    to come upon
  166. ku-jipinda
    to curve
  167. ku-jitihidi
    to make an effort
  168. ku-jitolea
    to volunteer
  169. ku-jitosheleza
    to be self-sufficient
  170. ku-jiua
    to commit suicide
  171. ku-jiunga na
    to join with
  172. ku-jivuna
    to boast
  173. ku-jivunia
    to be proud of
  174. ku-jizuia
    to restrain oneself
  175. ku-jua
    to know
  176. ku-juana
    to know each other
  177. ku-julikana
    to emerge, to come to light
  178. ku-jumlisha
    to add
  179. ku-jumuisha
    to involve, encompass
  180. ku-kaa
    to stay, to live, to sit
  181. ku-kaanga
    to fry or roast
  182. ku-kadhiria
    to estimate
  183. ku-kamata
    to catch
  184. ku-kamilika
    to be complete
  185. ku-kamulia
    to milk
  186. ku-kana
    to deny, to contradict
  187. ku-kanya
    to rebuke
  188. ku-karabati
    to repair, to rehabilitate (i.e. shamba)
  189. ku-karibia
    to come close
  190. ku-kasi
    to speed
  191. ku-kasirika
    to be angry
  192. ku-kata
    to cut, to reduce
  193. ku-kata tamaa
    to be frustrated
  194. ku-kataa
    to refuse, deny
  195. ku-kataza
    to forbid
  196. ku-katiza
    to cut through
  197. ku-kaza
    to tighten
  198. ku-keti
    to sit
  199. ku-kidhi
    to satisfy
  200. ku-kimbia
    to run
  201. ku-kodi
    to rent
  202. ku-konda
    to lose weight
  203. ku-koroma
    to snore
  204. ku-kosa
    to miss, to be mistaken
  205. ku-kosoa
    to correct/criticize
  206. ku-kota
    to pull away,drag
  207. ku-kua
    to grow
  208. ku-kubali
    to agree
  209. ku-kucha
    to dawn
  210. ku-kumba
    to pull, sweep away
  211. ku-kumbuka
    to remember
  212. ku-kuna
    to grate
  213. ku-kuta
    to find, meet
  214. ku-kutana
    to meet each other
  215. ku-kwama
    to be stuck
  216. ku-kwaza
    to hinder
  217. ku-la
    to eat
  218. ku-lala
    to sleep
  219. ku-lalamika
    to complain
  220. ku-laumu
    to blame, criticize
  221. ku-lazimu
    to be necessary
  222. ku-lea
    to raise, or bring up
  223. ku-legea
    to weaken
  224. ku-legeza
    to relax
  225. ku-leta
    to cause, to bring
  226. ku-lewa
    to be drunk
  227. ku-lia
    to cry
  228. ku-lima
    to cultivate or to farm
  229. ku-limbinkiza
    to accumulate, to hoard
  230. ku-linda
    to protect
  231. ku-lipa
    to pay
  232. ku-lisha
    to feed
  233. ku-maliza
    to finish
  234. ku-manyunu
    to drizzle
  235. ku-mea
    to grow (a crop)
  236. ku-mungunya
    to chew
  237. ku-mwaga
    to spill
  238. ku-nafuu
    to recover
  239. ku-ngoja
    to wait
  240. ku-nguruma
    to growl, to roar
  241. ku-nuka
    to smell bad
  242. ku-nukia
    to smell good
  243. ku-nung'uniki
    to complain
  244. ku-nunua
    to buy
  245. ku-nusa
    to smell
  246. ku-nusu
    to escape narrowly
  247. ku-nyamaza
    to be quiet
  248. ku-nyoa
    to cut hair
  249. ku-nyolewa
    to get a hair cut
  250. ku-nyunya
    to drizzle
  251. ku-nyunyiza
    to spray
  252. ku-nywa
    to drink
  253. ku-oa
    to marry
  254. ku-oga
    to bathe
  255. ku-ogelea
    to swim
  256. ku-ogopa
    to be afraid
  257. ku-oka
    to bake (bread)
  258. ku-okoa
    to rescue, save
  259. ku-okota
    to pick up
  260. ku-omba
    to ask, to beg, to pray
  261. ku-ona
    to see
  262. ku-ondoka
    to leave, to go away, to depart
  263. ku-ongea
    to talk
  264. ku-ongeza
    to increase
  265. ku-ongoza
    to direct
  266. ku-onja
    to taste
  267. ku-onya
    to warn
  268. ku-onyeshwa
    to be shown
  269. ku-osha
    to give a bath
  270. ku-ota
    to grow, to dream
  271. ku-pa
    to give
  272. ku-paa
    to take-off in an airplane
  273. ku-palilia
    to weed
  274. ku-pamba
    to decorate
  275. ku-panda
    to go up, to climb, to ride a vehicle, to mount, to plant
  276. ku-pangusa
    to dust
  277. ku-panuka
    to expand
  278. ku-pasua
    to split
  279. ku-pata
    to have, to find, to get
  280. ku-patana
    to get along
  281. ku-patika
    to be caught
  282. ku-patikana
    to be available
  283. ku-paza
    to lift up, cry out (voice)
  284. ku-peleka
    to take, or send forward
  285. ku-peleleza
    to spy on, investigate
  286. ku-penda
    to like or to love
  287. ku-pendelea
    to prefer
  288. ku-pewa
    to be given
  289. ku-piga
    to strike, to hit
  290. ku-piga debe
    to campaign
  291. ku-piga hatua
    to move ahead
  292. ku-piga kura
    to vote
  293. ku-piga musiki
    to play music
  294. ku-piga pasi
    to iron
  295. ku-pigia simu
    to make a phone call
  296. ku-pika
    to cook
  297. ku-pima
    to examine or test
  298. ku-pima uzito
    to weigh
  299. ku-pimwa
    to examine (physical)
  300. ku-pinda
    to turn toward
  301. ku-pindua
    to overturn
  302. ku-pindulia
    to be overthrown
  303. ku-pinga
    to contradict/oppose
  304. ku-pita
    to pass
  305. ku-pokea
    to welcome
  306. ku-pokelewa
    to be welcomed
  307. ku-pona
    to get better
  308. ku-ponda
    to pound
  309. ku-pongeza
    to congratulate
  310. ku-pooza
    to be paralyzed
  311. ku-potea
    to be lost
  312. ku-poteza
    to waste, to lose an item
  313. ku-potoka
    to go astray
  314. ku-pumua
    to breathe
  315. ku-pumzika
    to rest
  316. ku-punguza
    to decrease
  317. ku-puuza
    to ignore
  318. ku-rarua
    to rip
  319. ku-refuka
    to grow tall
  320. ku-rejea
    to return, to come back
  321. ku-rekebisha
    to correct, to repair
  322. ku-rithi
    to inherit
  323. ku-rudhia
    to accept, to agree to
  324. ku-rudi
    to return, to come back
  325. ku-rudia
    to repeat
  326. ku-rudisha
    to give back
  327. ku-ruka
    to jump, to fly
  328. ku-sababisha
    to cause
  329. ku-safiri
    to travel
  330. ku-safisha
    to clean
  331. ku-sahau
    to forget
  332. ku-sahihi
    to be correct
  333. ku-saidia
    to help/support
  334. ku-saka
    to hunt
  335. ku-sali
    to pray
  336. ku-salia
    to remain
  337. ku-salimiana
    to greet one another
  338. ku-sambaa
    to spread
  339. ku-samehe
    to forgive
  340. ku-sema
    to say, to tell
  341. ku-shambulia
    to attack
  342. ku-shangazaa
    to surprise
  343. ku-shangilia
    to rejoice, celebrate
  344. ku-shiba
    to be full, satisfied
  345. ku-shika
    to hold
  346. ku-shika moto
    to burn
  347. ku-shinda
    to win
  348. ku-shindano
    to compete
  349. ku-shindwa
    to lose
  350. ku-shona
    to sew
  351. ku-shtaki
    to accuse
  352. ku-shughulika
    to be busy
  353. ku-shuhudia
    to testify, witness
  354. ku-shuka
    to descend, go down
  355. ku-shukuru
    to thank
  356. ku-shutumu
    to blame, criticize
  357. ku-sifu
    to praise
  358. ku-sihi
    to request or urge
  359. ku-sikia
    to feel, to hear
  360. ku-sikiliza
    to listen
  361. ku-sikitkia
    to be sad or sorry
  362. ku-simama
    to stop, to stand
  363. ku-simulia
    to tell a story
  364. ku-sinzia
    to sleep
  365. ku-sisimua
    to excite
  366. ku-sisitiza
    to emphasize
  367. ku-sita
    to hesitate
  368. ku-sitakiza
    to escort
  369. ku-sitisha
    to stop
  370. ku-soma
    to read, to learn
  371. ku-somea
    to study towards something
  372. ku-stahafu
    to retire
  373. ku-stahili
    to merit, to deserve
  374. ku-subiri
    to wait
  375. ku-sudia
    to intend, aim
  376. ku-sumbua
    to annoy
  377. ku-tabasamu
    to smile
  378. ku-tafakiari
    to consider, reflect
  379. ku-tafsili
    to translate
  380. ku-tafuna
    to chew
  381. ku-tafuta
    to look for
  382. ku-taharuki
    to be surprised, shocked
  383. ku-taja
    to name
  384. ku-taka
    to wish or to want
  385. ku-takataka
    to trash/junk
  386. ku-talii
    to visit
  387. ku-tambaa
    to crawl
  388. ku-tambua
    to recall
  389. ku-tambulisha
    to make someone understand
  390. ku-tamka
    to say or pronounce
  391. ku-tangaza
    to announce
  392. ku-tangulia
    to go before
  393. ku-tania
    to joke
  394. ku-tarajio
    to expect
  395. ku-tatua
    to solve
  396. ku-tawala
    to rule
  397. ku-tazama
    to stare, to watch, to look at
  398. ku-tegemea
    to depend on, to rely upon,
  399. ku-teka
    to take, hijack
  400. ku-teka nyara
    to hijack
  401. ku-tekeleza
    to carry out
  402. ku-teketea
    to burn down
  403. ku-telemka
    to go down
  404. ku-tembea
    to walk
  405. ku-tembelea
    to visit
  406. ku-tenda
    to accomplish
  407. ku-tendea
    to treat
  408. ku-tenga
    to separate
  409. ku-tengana
    to separate
  410. ku-tenganisha
    to be separated from one another
  411. ku-tengeneza
    to fix
  412. ku-tesa
    to afflict, torture
  413. ku-tetea
    to defend
  414. ku-tetemeka
    to tremble
  415. ku-teua
    to appoint
  416. ku-thibitisha
    to confirm
  417. ku-tia
    to put
  418. ku-tibu
    to heal, cure
  419. ku-timia
    to complete
  420. ku-tirilika
    to trickle, flow, drip
  421. ku-tisha
    to intimidate
  422. ku-tisha
    to scare
  423. ku-tishia
    to threaten
  424. ku-toa
    to remove, to subtract, to give out, to receive
  425. ku-toa jasho
    to sweat
  426. ku-toka
    to leave, to come from
  427. ku-tokea
    to happen
  428. ku-tosha
    to be sufficient
  429. ku-tua
    to land
  430. ku-tubu
    to repent
  431. ku-tulia
    to be calm
  432. ku-tuma
    to send or employ
  433. ku-tumaini
    to hope
  434. ku-tumia
    to send or use
  435. ku-tumikia
    to serve
  436. ku-tunga
    to compose
  437. ku-tunzi
    to care for
  438. ku-tupa
    to throw
  439. ku-ua
    to kill
  440. ku-uawa
    to be killed
  441. ku-ugua
    to be sick
  442. ku-uliza
    to ask
  443. ku-umba
    to create
  444. ku-umwa
    to be in pain
  445. ku-unda
    to be formed
  446. ku-unga
    to unite
  447. ku-ungua
    to burn
  448. ku-uza
    to sell
  449. ku-vaa
    to wear
  450. ku-vua
    to undress
  451. ku-vua samaki
    to fish
  452. ku-vuna
    to reap, to harvest
  453. ku-vunja
    to break
  454. ku-vuta
    to pull
  455. ku-vutia
    to attract
  456. ku-wa
    to be
  457. ku-wa na
    to have
  458. ku-wahi
    to be on time
  459. ku-wapo
    to place
  460. ku-washa
    to turn on, to itch
  461. ku-wasiliana
    to communicate
  462. ku-waza
    to think
  463. ku-weka
    to put
  464. ku-wekeza
    to invest
  465. ku-weza
    to be able
  466. ku-wika
    to crow
  467. ku-winda
    to hunt
  468. ku-yumba
    to sway (Rutayuga)
  469. ku-zaa
    to bare (birth)
  470. ku-zalisha
    to produce
  471. ku-zaliwa
    to be born
  472. ku-zama
    to sink
  473. ku-zembe
    to neglect
  474. ku-zidi
    to continue
  475. ku-zidisha
    to multiply
  476. ku-zika
    to bury
  477. ku-zima
    to extinguish
  478. ku-zindua
    to launch
  479. ku-zingatia
    to note or consider
  480. ku-zoea
    to be accustomed to
  481. ku-zuia
    to stop, prevent
  482. ku-zunguka
    to circle, to go around
  483. ku-zuru
    to visit (official)

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