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  1. –a bluu
    blue
  2. –a maji
    liquid
  3. – a nani
    whose
  4. –a pili
    second
  5. –a zamani
    old
  6. acha (v)
    cease to, to leave behind
  7. adhimisha (v)
    to celebrate, to honor
  8. adhimisho/maadhimisho
    celebration
  9. aga (v)
    to say goodbye
  10. aina/aina
    kind, type
  11. akina baba
    men (as a group)
  12. akina mama
    women (as a group)
  13. –ako
    your
  14. alama/alama
    mark, sign
  15. alfajiri
    dawn, early
  16. ambia (v)
    to tell, to relate
  17. aminifu
    trustworthy
  18. amua (v)
    to decide
  19. andika (v)
    to write
  20. andikia (v)
    to write for
  21. –angu
    my
  22. anguka (v)
    to fall down
  23. anza (v)
    to start
  24. ardhi/ardhi
    land, plot of land
  25. arusi
    wedding
  26. amani
    peace
  27. afya
    health
  28. asali
    honey
  29. asante
    thank you
  30. askofu/maaskofu
    bishop
  31. asubuhi
    morning
  32. baada ya
    after
  33. baadaye
    thereafter, afterwards, then
  34. baba mdogo/baba wadogo
    father's younger brother, uncle
  35. baba mkubwa/baba wakubwa
    father's elder brother, uncle
  36. baba mtakatifu
    pope
  37. baba mzazi/baba wazazi
    birth father
  38. baba
    father
  39. babu
    grandfather
  40. badala ya
    in stead off, on behalf of
  41. badiliko/mabadiliko
    change, alteration
  42. badilisha (v)
    to change, to alter
  43. bado
    still, not yet
  44. bafu/mabafu
    bathroom
  45. baki (v)
    to remain
  46. balehe (v)
    to reach the age of puberty
  47. bana (v)
    to squeeze, to press, to pinch, to bind
  48. banwa (v)
    to be pressed, to be squeezes, to be bound
  49. baraka
    blessing
  50. baridi
    cold
  51. bariki (v)
    to bless
  52. barua
    letter
  53. basi
    ok, no more
  54. basi/mabasi
    bus
  55. bata/mabata
    duck
  56. batiza (v)
    to baptize
  57. batizwa (v)
    to be baptized
  58. bawa/mabawa
    wings
  59. baya
    bad
  60. beba (v)
    to carry
  61. bega/mabega
    shoulder
  62. bei
    price, cost
  63. benki
    bank
  64. biashara
    business
  65. bibi
    grandmother
  66. bichi
    unripe, raw, undone
  67. bidi (v)
    to be obliged
  68. bila
    without
  69. binadamu
    human being
  70. binafsi
    self, individual
  71. binamu
    cousin (mothers side and father's sister's children)
  72. bivu
    ripe
  73. bovu
    out of order, in disrepair, broken
  74. budi
    must, compel
  75. bweka (v)
    to bark
  76. chache
    few
  77. chafu
    dirty, unclean
  78. chagua (v)
    to choose
  79. chai
    tea
  80. chakula/vyakula
    food
  81. chemsha (v)
    to boil
  82. cheti/vyeti
    certificate
  83. cheua (v)
    to burb
  84. cheza (v)
    to play, to dance
  85. choka (v)
    to be tired
  86. choo cha shima/vyoo vya shimo
    pit latrine
  87. choo/vyoo
    toilet
  88. chochote
    anything
  89. chota (v)
    to scoop, to draw (water)
  90. chukua tahadhari
    be aware
  91. chumba cha kulala/vyumba vya kulala
    bedroom
  92. chumvi
    salt
  93. chungu
    bitter
  94. chungwa/machungwa
    orange
  95. chupa
    bottle
  96. dada
    sister
  97. daftari/madaftari
    notebook
  98. dai (v)
    to claim legally, to demand as a reight
  99. dai/madai
    legal claim, debt
  100. dawa
    medication
  101. deni/madeni
    debt
  102. dereva
    driver
  103. desturi
    custom, regular practice
  104. dhani (v)
    guess, imagine
  105. dharau (v)
    to despise, to treat with contempt
  106. dharau
    scorn, contempt
  107. dirisha/madisirsha
    window
  108. –dogo
    little, small
  109. dunia
    world
  110. ebu ngoja
    let me go
  111. elewa (v)
    to understand
  112. elfu
    thousand
  113. –ema
    good
  114. embe/maembe
    mango
  115. enda (v)
    to go
  116. endeleeni
    keep on going, continue
  117. endeleza (v)
    to develop, to make progress, to continue
  118. endesha (v)
    to drive
  119. enea (v)
    to spread
  120. enea/maeneo
    area
  121. eneza (v)
    to spread
  122. –enye
    having
  123. epesi
    light in texture, quick
  124. –eupe
    white
  125. –eusi
    black
  126. fa (v)
    to die
  127. faa (v)
    to be useful
  128. fagia (v)
    to sweep
  129. fahamu (v)
    to understand
  130. fahamu
    memory, recollection
  131. familia nzima
    whole family
  132. fanya (v)
    to do, to make
  133. faulu (v)
    to succeed
  134. fedha
    money
  135. fika (v)
    to arrive
  136. fikia (v)
    to arrive at
  137. fikiri (v)
    to think
  138. Fua (v)
    to wash clothes
  139. fuata (v)
    to follow
  140. fuatilia (v)
    to follow–up, to persue
  141. fundisha (v)
    to teach
  142. funga ndoa (v)
    to marry
  143. funzo/mafunzo
    lesson, teaching
  144. –fupi
    short
  145. furaha
    joy, pleasure, happiness
  146. gani?
    what kind of?, what sort of?
  147. gari/magari
    car
  148. gawa (v)
    to divide, to distribute
  149. ghali
    expensive
  150. gogo/magogo
    tree trunk
  151. goma (v)
    to strike, to boycott
  152. gomea (v)
    to strike, to boycott
  153. –gumu
    hard, difficult
  154. gundua (v)
    to discover
  155. habari za ...?
    what is the news of ...?
  156. hadi
    until
  157. hadithi
    story
  158. halafu
    then
  159. hali
    state, condition
  160. halali
    lawful, permissible
  161. hangaika (v)
    to be troubled, to be confused
  162. hapa ni ...
    here is ...
  163. hapa
    here
  164. haraka
    hurry, haste
  165. harakisha (v)
    cause to hurry, to hasten
  166. haribika (v)
    to be spoiled, to be broken
  167. hata
    even if
  168. hati
    document, certificate
  169. hawa ni
    these are
  170. haya
    ok
  171. heshima
    respect
  172. heshimu (v)
    to respect
  173. hindi/mahindi
    maize
  174. hivyo
    that way
  175. hisi (v)
    to feel, to sense
  176. hitaji (v)
    to need
  177. hodi
    may I come in
  178. hospitali
    hospital
  179. hujambo?
    are you well?
  180. husu (v)
    to be closely concerned with, to be related to
  181. huyu ni ...
    this is ...
  182. huzuni
    grief, sorrow
  183. idara
    department, sector
  184. imara
    strong, firm
  185. imba (v)
    to sing
  186. ingawa
    although
  187. ingia (v)
    to enter
  188. –ingine
    another, other
  189. injili
    gospel
  190. ishara
    sign, indication
  191. ishi (v)
    live
  192. isipokuwa
    except
  193. itwa (v)
    to be called (name)
  194. jadili (v)
    to discuss, to argue, to debate
  195. jali (v)
    to mind, to care about
  196. jamaa
    relative, family
  197. jambo/mambo
    matter, affair, thing
  198. jamii
    community, society
  199. jana
    yesterday
  200. jando/majando
    circumcision rites
  201. jani/majani
    leaves
  202. jaribu (v)
    to try
  203. je ...?
    how ...?
  204. jenga (v)
    to build
  205. jibu/majibu
    answer
  206. jicho/macho
    eye
  207. jieleza (v)
    to explain oneself, to express oneself
  208. jifungua (v)
    to give birth
  209. jiko/majiko
    kitchen
  210. jina lako/majina yako
    your name
  211. jina/majina
    name
  212. jioni
    evening
  213. jirani/majirani
    neighbour
  214. jisikia (v)
    to feel, to sense
  215. jitambua (v)
    to recognize oneself
  216. jitegemea (v)
    to be self–supporting, to be independent
  217. jiuliza (v)
    to ask oneself
  218. jiunga (v)
    to join oneself with, to unite with
  219. jiwe/mawe
    rock
  220. joto
    temperature, heat
  221. jumuiya
    community/society
  222. juu ya
    about, concerning
  223. juzi/majuzi
    the day before yesterday
  224. kaa (v)
    to sit, to stay, to remain, to live
  225. kaa kimya (v)
    to keep quiet
  226. kabati/makabati
    cupboard, cabinet
  227. kabila/makabila
    tribe, ethnic group
  228. kabisa
    altogether. completely
  229. kabla ya
    before
  230. kijana/vijana
    youth
  231. kaka
    brother
  232. kalamu
    pen
  233. kali
    fierce, sharp
  234. kanda
    rope
  235. kanda (v)
    to kneed, to massage
  236. kanisa/makanisa
    church
  237. kama
    if, like, as (comparison)
  238. kanuni
    regulations
  239. karata
    playing card
  240. karibisha (v)
    to invite
  241. karibu
    nearby. close, welcome
  242. kasirika (v)
    to make angry
  243. kataa (v)
    to refuse, to decline
  244. katalia (v)
    to refuse
  245. kataza (v)
    to prohibit
  246. katika
    in, into, at
  247. katika kipinda cha ...
    during ...
  248. kawaida
    whats' usual
  249. kazi gani?
    what kind of work?
  250. kazi za ...
    ... work
  251. kazi
    work
  252. keketwa (v)
    bitten
  253. keki
    cake
  254. kesho
    tomorrow
  255. kiazi/viazi
    potato
  256. kibali/vibali
    permit, legal document
  257. kiboko/viboko
    hippo
  258. kifaru/vifaru
    rhino
  259. kichwa/vichwa
    head
  260. kifo/vifo
    death
  261. kifua/vifua
    chest
  262. kinfungua kinywa
    breakfast
  263. kiingereza
    enligsh
  264. kijiji/vijiji
    village
  265. kikao/vikao
    meeting
  266. kikapu/vikapu
    basket
  267. kila
    each, every
  268. kilimo/vilimo
    agriculture
  269. kilio/vilio
    wailing, cry, mourning
  270. kinywaji/vinywayi
    drink
  271. kimilia
    customary
  272. kilugha
    language
  273. kipande/vipande
    piece, small bit
  274. kipepeo/vipepeo
    butterfly
  275. kipimo/vipimo
    measurement
  276. kipofu/vipofu
    blind person
  277. kimya (v)
    quiet
  278. nini nakata
    what do you want
  279. kisu/visu
    knife
  280. kitabu/vitabu
    book
  281. kitambi/vitambi
    belly
  282. kitanda/vitanda
    bed
  283. kiti/viti
    chair
  284. kituo cha polisi
    police station
  285. kiwanja/viwanja
    plot of land
  286. kizamani
    in olden times, long ago
  287. kizuizi/vizuizi
    obstacle
  288. kodi
    tax, rent
  289. kondoo
    sheep
  290. koo/makoo
    throat
  291. kosa/makosa
    fault, error
  292. kubali (v)
    to agree, to accept
  293. –kubwa
    big, large
  294. kufuli/makufuli
    padlock
  295. kuhusu
    about
  296. kuku
    chicken
  297. kulia
    right
  298. kushoto
    left
  299. kuliko
    than (comparison)
  300. kumbuka (v)
    to remember
  301. kuna (v)
    there is/there are
  302. kunguru
    crow
  303. kuto
    not to
  304. kuwa
    that
  305. kwa kuwa
    because
  306. kwa nini
    why
  307. kwa sababu
    because
  308. kwa sababu hii
    because of this
  309. kwa hiyo
    therefore
  310. kwako
    for you, at your place
  311. kwamba
    that
  312. kwenye picha
    at/in the picture
  313. kwikwi
    hick up
  314. la (v)
    to eat
  315. labda
    perhaps
  316. laini
    soft
  317. lakini
    but, however
  318. lala (v)
    to sleep
  319. lalamiko/malalamiko
    complaint
  320. lazimu
    need to/have to
  321. lea (v)
    to care for somebody, to raise a child
  322. leo
    today
  323. leta (v)
    to bring
  324. lewa (v)
    to be drunk
  325. likizo
    vacation
  326. lima (v)
    to cultivate, to farm
  327. limao/malimao
    lemon
  328. linda (v)
    to protect, to defend, to watch
  329. lipa (v)
    to pay
  330. maabara
    laboratory
  331. maalum
    special
  332. maamkio/maamkizi
    greetings
  333. maana
    meaning
  334. madaraka
    duty, liability, obligation
  335. maendeleo
    development, progress
  336. mafunzo
    training
  337. mafuta
    oil
  338. magonjwa
    diseases
  339. mahari
    dowry
  340. maisha
    life
  341. maktaba
    library
  342. malezi
    upbringing, guidance
  343. mali
    property
  344. mama mdogo
    aunt on mothers side (younger sister)
  345. mama mkubwa
    aunt on mothers side (older sister)
  346. mama
    mother
  347. mamba
    crocodile
  348. maombolezo
    mourning
  349. maoni
    thought, feeling, idea
  350. mapema
    early
  351. mara
    times
  352. maskini
    poor person
  353. mate
    saliva
  354. matumizi
    expenditure/use
  355. mazingira
    environment
  356. maziwa
    milk
  357. mazungumzo
    coversation
  358. mbali
    far
  359. mbalimbali
    different, various
  360. mbu
    mosquito
  361. mbuzi
    goat
  362. mbwa
    dog
  363. mchumba/wachumba
    suitor
  364. mchungaji/wachungaji
    herder
  365. mchuzi/michuzi
    gravy
  366. mdogo wangu/wadogo wangu
    my junior brother/sister
  367. mdudu/wadudu
    insect
  368. mende
    cockroach
  369. menya (v)
    peel
  370. mdomo/midomo
    lip/mouth
  371. methali
    proverb
  372. mfano/mifano
    example
  373. mfuko/mifuko
    bag, pocket
  374. mfupa/mifupa
    bone
  375. mgeni/wageni
    visitor
  376. mila
    custom, habit
  377. mgonjwa/wagonjwa
    sick person
  378. mguu/miguu
    foot, leg
  379. miliki
    possession
  380. miliki (v)
    to possess, to own
  381. mjomba/wajomba
    uncle on mothers side
  382. mjukuu/wajukuu
    grandchild
  383. mkate/mikate
    bread
  384. mke/wake
    wife
  385. mkono/mikono
    hand
  386. mkopo/mikopo
    hire
  387. mwakulima/wakulima
    farmer
  388. mkwe/wakwe
    in–law
  389. mkuu/wakuu
    boss
  390. mlango/milango
    door
  391. mlo/milo
    meal, fare
  392. mlima/milima
    mountain
  393. mnyama/wanyama
    animal
  394. moto/mioto
    fire
  395. moyo/mioyo
    heart, soul
  396. mpango/mipango
    plan
  397. mpiga picha
    photographer
  398. mpira/mipira
    ball
  399. mpishi/wapishi
    cook
  400. mpito/mipito
    transition
  401. mpwa/wapwa
    nephew
  402. mrithi/warithi
    heir
  403. msaada/misaada
    assistance, aid
  404. msalaba/misalaba
    cross
  405. mshahara/mishahara
    salary
  406. msomi/wasomi
    educated person
  407. mstari/mistari
    line, row
  408. mswaki/miswaki
    toothbrush
  409. mti/miti
    tree
  410. mto/mito
    river, pillow
  411. mtoto wa kike
    girl child
  412. mtoto wa kiume
    boy child
  413. mtu mzima/ watu wazima
    adult
  414. mtu/watu
    person
  415. mtumbwi/mitumbwi
    canoe
  416. mtume/mitume
    apostle
  417. mtumishi/watumishi
    servant/helper
  418. muda/mida
    period of time
  419. muhimu
    importance
  420. mume/waume
    husband
  421. mvua
    rain
  422. mvulana/wavulana
    boy
  423. mvutano/mivutano
    conflict, tension
  424. mvuvi/wavuvi
    fisherman
  425. mwagika (v)
    to be scattered, to be spilled
  426. mwaka/miaka
    year
  427. mungu/miungu
    god
  428. mwaliko/mialiko
    invitation
  429. mwalimu/walimu
    teacher
  430. mwaminifu/waaminifu
    trustworthy person
  431. mwanachoma/wanachoma
    member
  432. mwanadamu/wanadamu
    human being
  433. mwanafunzi/wanafunzi
    student
  434. mwendo/miendo
    motion, movement
  435. mwenyeji/wenyeji
    native
  436. mwenzangu/wenzangu
    my companion
  437. mwezi/miezi
    month
  438. mwili/miili
    body
  439. mwisho/miisho
    end, conclusion
  440. mwishowe
    ultimately, finally
  441. mwongozo/miongozo
    directive/guide
  442. mwuzaji/wauzaji
    seller
  443. mzalendo/wazalendo
    native
  444. mzazi/wazazi
    parent
  445. mzigo/mizigo
    burden, load
  446. mzungu/wazungu
    white person
  447. na
    end
  448. nakadhalika
    etc
  449. nani?
    who?
  450. nauli
    fare
  451. nawa (v)
    to wash (hands or face)
  452. nazi
    coconut
  453. ndani
    inside
  454. nje
    outside
  455. nchi
    country
  456. ndege
    bird, plane
  457. ndizi
    banana
  458. ndugu
    relative/brother
  459. ngapi?
    how many? how much?
  460. ngoja (v)
    to wait
  461. ngoma
    drum/dance
  462. ng'ombe
    cow
  463. nguo
    clothes
  464. nguruwe
    pig
  465. ni
    is/are
  466. nini?
    what?
  467. nje ya
    outside of/on the surface of
  468. njia gani?
    which way?
  469. njia
    way
  470. nuka (v)
    to smell bad
  471. nukia (v)
    to smell good
  472. nusa (v)
    to smell
  473. nunua (v)
    to buy
  474. nya (v)
    the defecate
  475. nywa (v)
    to drink
  476. nyama
    meat
  477. nyoka
    snake
  478. nyuki
    bee
  479. nyumba
    house
  480. nyumbani
    at home
  481. nzi
    fly
  482. oa (v)
    to marry
  483. ofisi kuu
    toilet
  484. oga (v)
    to take a bath/shower
  485. omba (v)
    to beg/to request/to pray
  486. ombi/maombi
    application, request
  487. ona (v)
    to see
  488. unaonaje?
    what is your view
  489. onea huruma (v)
    to sympathize with someone
  490. onekana (v)
    to seem/to appear
  491. ongea (v)
    to talk/ to speak
  492. ongoza (v)
    to lead/to direct
  493. ongozwa (v)
    to be led/to be directed
  494. oni/maoni
    thought/feeling/idea/opinion
  495. onyesha (v)
    to show/to point out
  496. –ote
    all
  497. ovyo
    useless, careless
  498. ovyoovyo
    carelessly
  499. pa (v)
    to give
  500. paka
    cat
  501. pamoja (na)
    together (with)
  502. pamba
    cotton
  503. pana
    wide/broad/flat
  504. panda (v)
    to sow/to plant
  505. panga nyumbani (v)
    to rent a house
  506. panya
    rat
  507. papai/mapapai
    papaya
  508. pasa (v)
    to be obliged
  509. pata elimu (v)
    to get an education
  510. pata (v)
    too get/to obtain/to receive
  511. peleka (v)
    to send/to transmit
  512. penda (v)
    to love/to like
  513. pendana (v)
    to love each other
  514. pendelea (v)
    to prefer
  515. pewa (v)
    to be given
  516. pia
    too/as well/also
  517. piga kelele (v)
    to make noise
  518. piga mswaki (v)
    to brush teeth
  519. piga pasi (v)
    to iron clothes
  520. piga (v)
    to beat/to hit
  521. pika (v)
    to cook
  522. pikia (v)
    to cook for
  523. pima (v)
    to measure
  524. pinga (v)
    to object/to disagree
  525. pita (v)
    to pass/to go on
  526. pokea (v)
    to receive
  527. pole
    gentle/sorry
  528. polepole
    slowly
  529. pombe
    alcohol/beer
  530. pua
    nose
  531. pumzika (v)
    to rest
  532. pya
    new
  533. rafiki
    friend
  534. rahisi
    easy
  535. rangi
    color
  536. –refu
    tall
  537. rithi (v)
    to inherit
  538. roho
    spirit/heart
  539. rubani/marubani
    pilot
  540. ruhusa
    permission
  541. ruhusu (v)
    to allow/to give permission
  542. rushwa
    bribe
  543. ruhusiwa (v)
    to be permitted
  544. ruka (v)
    to jump/to fly
  545. saa
    watch/clock/period
  546. sadaka
    offering
  547. safari
    safari/journey
  548. safiri (v)
    to travel
  549. sahau (v)
    to forget
  550. saidia (v)
    to help/to assist
  551. sala
    prayer
  552. sali (v)
    to pray
  553. salamu
    greeting
  554. salimu (v)
    to greet
  555. samahani
    forgiveness/sorry
  556. samaki
    fish
  557. samehe (v)
    to forgive/to pardon
  558. sana
    very much
  559. mno
    very much
  560. sarufi
    grammar
  561. sasa
    now/at present
  562. sauti
    sound/voice
  563. sawa
    like/alike/equal
  564. sawa na
    same as
  565. sehemu
    part/portion
  566. sema (v)
    to say/to speak
  567. serikali
    government
  568. shaka/mashaka
    doubt
  569. shamba/mashamba
    farm
  570. shangaa (v)
    to be surprised
  571. shangazi
    fathers sister
  572. shangilia (v)q
    shout with joy/congratulate
  573. sharti/mashari
    conditions/terms
  574. shauri (v)
    to advice
  575. shemeji
    brother/sister in law
  576. sherehe
    ceremony/celebration
  577. sherekea (v)
    to celebrate
  578. sheria
    law
  579. shida
    problem
  580. shika (v)
    to touch
  581. shimo/mashimo
    pit/hole
  582. shinda (v)
    to win/to succeed
  583. shindwa (v)
    to loose/to fail
  584. shtaki (v)
    to accuse
  585. shukuru (v)
    to be grateful/to thank
  586. shule
    school
  587. si
    not
  588. siagi
    butter
  589. sijambo
    I am fine
  590. sikia (v)
    to hear
  591. sikiliza (v)
    to listen
  592. siku hizi
    nowadays
  593. siku
    day
  594. simama (v)
    to stand up
  595. simamisha (v)
    to obstruct/to stop
  596. sindikiza (v)
    to escort
  597. sisitiza (v)
    to insist
  598. sita (v)
    to hesitate
  599. sivyo
    is it not
  600. somo/masomo
    lesson
  601. stakabadhi
    receipt
  602. starehe (v)
    to rest/to enjoy
  603. subira
    patience/waiting
  604. subiri (v)
    to wait
  605. sukari
    sugar
  606. suruali
    trousers
  607. sungura
    rabit/hare
  608. swali/maswali
    question
  609. tabia
    character, habit
  610. tafuta (v)
    to look for
  611. tafadhali
    please
  612. taa
    light
  613. tahiri (v)
    to circumcise
  614. tai
    eagle
  615. taifa/mataifa
    nation
  616. taja (v)
    to name
  617. taka (v)
    to want (if something is yours)
  618. takataka
    garbage
  619. takiwa (v)
    to be required
  620. tambua (v)
    to recall, to recognize, to realize
  621. tambulika (v)
    to be known
  622. tambulisha (v)
    to be introduced, to be made known
  623. tamu
    sweet
  624. tangu
    since
  625. tarehe
    date
  626. tatizo/matatizo
    problem
  627. tausi
    peacock
  628. tawala (v)
    to govern/to rule
  629. tegemea (v)
    to depend on/upon
  630. tegemeana (v)
    to depend on each other
  631. tegemeo/mategemea
    support, hope, expectation
  632. tena
    again
  633. tenda (v)
    to do, to act, to practice
  634. tendewa (v)
    to be given treatment
  635. tengana na (v)
    to be seperate from
  636. tia moyo (v)
    to encourage
  637. toa (v)
    to offer, to give, to provide
  638. tofauti
    different/difference
  639. tohara
    circumcision ritual
  640. toka (v)
    to come from, to leave
  641. tuma (v)
    to send, to dispatch
  642. tumaini (v)
    to hope
  643. tumbo/matumbo
    stomach
  644. tumia (v)
    to spend, to use
  645. tunda/matunda
    fruit
  646. tunza (v)
    to care for, to protect
  647. ua/maua
    flower
  648. ualimu
    teaching profession
  649. uamuzi
    decision, judgement, ruling
  650. uanafunzi
    studentship
  651. uangalifu
    carefulness, caution
  652. ubaguzi
    discrimination
  653. ubao/mbao
    wood, board, plank, blackboard
  654. ubatizo
    baptism
  655. ubaya
    wickedness, evil
  656. ubora
    excellence, quality
  657. uchafu
    dirt
  658. uchumi
    economy
  659. ufagio/fagio
    broom
  660. ufugaji wa kuku
    keeping chickens
  661. ufumbuzi
    clarification, explenation
  662. ufunguo/fungua
    key
  663. ufupi
    shortness
  664. ugunjwa
    sickness
  665. uhuru
    freedom
  666. ugumu
    difficulty
  667. ujumbe
    message
  668. ujuzi
    skill, know–how, expertise, experience
  669. ukabila
    tribalism, discrimination
  670. ukubwa
    magnitude, size
  671. ukuni.kuni
    firewood
  672. ukurasa/kurasa
    page, sheet of paper
  673. ukuta/kuta
    wall
  674. ukweli/kweli
    thruth
  675. uliza (v)
    to ask, to question
  676. umaskini
    poverty
  677. ulaya
    europe
  678. umoja
    unity
  679. umri
    age
  680. umuhimu/muhimu
    importance
  681. undugu
    affiliation
  682. unga
    flour
  683. unyago
    initiation ceremony
  684. unywele/nywele
    hair
  685. unyasi/nyasi
    rassesg
  686. unyayo/nyayo
    footprint
  687. unongo
    lie
  688. upande/pande
    a side, a direction
  689. upendo
    love
  690. upesi
    hurriedly, quickly
  691. upishi
    cooking
  692. upweke
    solitary life
  693. urefu
    length
  694. urithi
    inheritance
  695. usafiri
    transport
  696. usalama
    security, safety
  697. usawa
    equality
  698. ushauri
    advice
  699. ushirikiano
    cooperation
  700. uso
    face, surface
  701. utajiri
    richness, wealth
  702. utamaduni
    culture, civilization, custom
  703. utamadunisho
    inculturation
  704. utamu
    sweetness
  705. utaratibu/taratibu
    policy, system
  706. utata
    ambiguity
  707. utoto
    childhood
  708. utu
    humanity
  709. uvumilivu
    patience, endurance
  710. uvivu
    fishing
  711. uwezekano
    possibility
  712. uwezo
    capacity, ability
  713. uwiano
    balance, equality
  714. uwindaji
    hunting
  715. uza (v)
    to sell
  716. uzazi
    birth, childbearing
  717. uzee
    old age
  718. uzi/nyuzi
    thread, string
  719. uzuri
    beauty, goodness
  720. vaa (v)
    to put on, to dress
  721. vazi/mavazi
    clothing, garment
  722. kiazi/viazi
    potato
  723. vigelegele
    shrill scream
  724. vigumu
    difficult
  725. vizuri
    good
  726. vumbi/mavumbi
    dust
  727. vunjika (v)
    to be broken
  728. vuta(v)
    to pull, to drag, to influence
  729. wapendwa
    like to most
  730. wapi?
    where?
  731. washa (v)
    to light, to ignite, to start fire, to turn on
  732. wasiliana (v)
    to communicate with each other
  733. wavu/nyavu
    net (fishing)
  734. wazo/mawazo
    thought, idea
  735. weka (v)
    to put, to place
  736. weupe
    tewhi
  737. weza (v)
    to be able, to be capable
  738. wifi
    sister in law (among women)
  739. wimbo/nyimbo
    song
  740. wingi
    quality, plural, abundance
  741. wino
    ink
  742. wito/miito
    vocation
  743. wizara
    ministry
  744. yai/mayai
    egg
  745. zaa (v)
    to procreatre, to give birth
  746. zaidi (ya)
    more then, in addition to
  747. zaidi ya hayo
    in addition to
  748. zaidi
    more, beyond
  749. zaliwa (v)
    to be born
  750. zamani
    former, old, past
  751. zawadi
    gift
  752. zeeke (v)
    to become old
  753. zidi
    become more
  754. zima
    full grown, whole
  755. zito
    heavy
  756. ziwa/maziwa
    lake
  757. zoea (v)
    to become used to, to be familiar
  758. zoezi/mazoezi
    exercise
  759. zuia (v)
    to stop, to restrain, to prevent, to obstruct
  760. zungumza (v)
    to converse, to talk, to speak
  761. –zuri
    good, fine
  762. adhabu
    punishment
  763. adimu
    scarce, rare, hard to find
  764. afadhali
    there is improvement, better
  765. agana (v)
    to say goodbye to each other
  766. agano
    promise
  767. ajali
    accident
  768. alamu (v)
    to experience
  769. amini (v)
    to trust, to believe
  770. amkia (v)
    to greeta
  771. mkiana (v)
    to greet each other
  772. anda (v)
    to prepare
  773. angaza (v)
    to enlighten, to shed light on
  774. andikwa (v)
    to be written
  775. anika (v)
    to hang (clothes)
  776. arifu (v)
    to inform
  777. arusi
    wedding
  778. asili
    original
  779. baa/mabaa
    catastrophe, disaster
  780. baadhi yao
    some of them
  781. baadhi
    some
  782. badili (v)
    to change
  783. badilika (v)
    to be changed
  784. bahari
    sea
  785. baina ya
    between, among
  786. banda/mabanda
    shed, barrack
  787. barabara
    exactly, quite right
  788. baraza
    verandag, living/sitting room, council
  789. barikiwa (v)
    to be blessed
  790. bati/mabati
    corrugated iron
  791. bendera
    flag, banner
  792. bidii
    effort, struggle, activity
  793. boga/maboga
    pumpkin
  794. bora
    fine, excellent
  795. boresha (v)
    to improve, to make good
  796. chafua (v)
    to make dirty, to soil
  797. changa (v)
    to contribute, to collect (money), to share in meeting expenses
  798. chapuchapu
    quickly, immediately
  799. cheka (v)
    to laugh
  800. chelewa (v)
    to be late
  801. chimba (v)
    to dig
  802. chinja (v)
    to slaughter
  803. kitu chochote/vitu vyovyote
    anything
  804. chombo/vyombo
    tool, equipment
  805. chovya (v)
    to dip, to plunge into, to put into
  806. chukia (v)
    to hate
  807. chunga (v)
    to look after, to care fore (not people)
  808. chungulia (v)
    to look through
  809. danganya (v)
    to cheat, to defraud, to deceive
  810. daraka/madaraka
    responsibility
  811. debe/madebe
    20 liter container
  812. dhambi
    sin
  813. dhamira
    theme
  814. dhamiri
    conseince
  815. dhehebu/madhehebu
    denomination
  816. dini
    religion
  817. dola
    state, government
  818. dole/madole
    thumb
  819. duni
    inferior, worthless
  820. elekea (v)
    to go directly to, to move towards
  821. elewana (v)
    to understand each other
  822. elimisha (v)
    to educate
  823. elimu
    education
  824. endea (v)
    to go for, to approach someone
  825. endelea (v)
    to continue
  826. –enyewe
    self
  827. fafanua (v)
    to explain, to eleborate
  828. faida
    profit, benefit
  829. faidi (v)
    to enjoy, to benefit
  830. fanana (v)
    to be similar, to resemble
  831. fanikiwa (v)
    to prosper, to succeed
  832. fariki (v)
    to die (only people)
  833. takia (v)
    to wish
  834. fundisho/mafundisho
    lesson, subject
  835. fupisha (v)
    to make short, to reduce
  836. furahia (v)
    to rejoice, to feel extremely happy
  837. furahisha (v)
    to make happy
  838. fyeka (v)
    to mow, to cut grass
  839. ganga (v)
    to treat (sickness)
  840. geuza (v)
    to turn inside out, to turn upside
  841. gombana (v)
    to quarrel (with words)
  842. gonga (v)
    to hit (pe car vs person)
  843. gongana (v)
    to beat one another, to be in conflict with (pe car vs car)
  844. gunia/magunia
    sack of 100kg
  845. gusa (v)
    to touch
  846. gusia (v)
    to mention, to touch upon
  847. haki
    fairness, justice
  848. halafu
    then
  849. halalisha (v)
    to make it legal, to make it official
  850. halalishwa (v)
    to be legal
  851. hama (v)
    to move, to emigrate
  852. hamia (v)
    to move to
  853. hamisha (v)
    cause to move
  854. hamu
    desire, wish
  855. haribu (v)
    to damage, to ruin, to destroy
  856. hata hivyo
    yet, even though
  857. ondoka (v)
    to move (from one place to another
  858. ota (v)
    to grow
  859. heri
    blessing, happiness
  860. hatua + nr
    how far away
  861. hatari
    dangerous
  862. hata kama
    even if
  863. hekalu/mahekalu
    temple
  864. heshimiana (v)
    to respect each other
  865. hifadhi (v)
    to preserve, to conserve
  866. hitaji (v)
    to need
  867. hitajika
    is needed
  868. hivi karibuni
    recently, shortly
  869. hofu
    fear
  870. homa
    fever
  871. hubiri (v)
    to preach, to proclaim
  872. huduma
    first aid, service, assistance
  873. hudumia (v)
    to serve at, to attend to
  874. huenda
    maybe,probably
  875. hukumia (v)
    to judge for
  876. hukumu
    judgement
  877. hukumu (v)
    to judge
  878. hukwepo
    you were not here
  879. huruma
    compassion
  880. iba (v)
    to steal
  881. ibada
    service
  882. ijia (v)
    come for (to take something)
  883. imara
    stable, firm, sol,id
  884. –ingine
    another,other
  885. inategemea
    it depends
  886. isha (v)
    to finish things
  887. ishia (v)
    to end (somewhere)
  888. iva (v)
    to ripen, to mature
  889. itakwisha
    it will be finished
  890. jaa
    is full
  891. jadi
    traditions
  892. jadiliana (v)
    to discuss with one another
  893. jamani
    friend
  894. jamvi/majamvi
    a piece of floor matting
  895. jasho
    sweat
  896. jengo/majengo
    buildings
  897. jibia (v)
    to answer for
  898. jicho/macho
    eye
  899. jihadhari (v)
    to be careful
  900. jiji/majiji
    big city
  901. jinga
    stupid, ignorant, foolish
  902. jisaidia (v)
    to go to the toilet
  903. jitambulisha (v)
    to introduce oneself
  904. jitokeza (v)
    to appear, to happen
  905. jitolea (v)
    to volunteer oneself
  906. jiweza (v)
    to have the capability, to empower oneself
  907. kabidhiwa (v)
    to be given to/for
  908. kabili (v)
    to face towards
  909. kaburi/makaburi
    grave (only for people)
  910. kadiri
    average, estimated amount
  911. kamili
    complete, whole (exactly on the hour)
  912. kamilifu
    exactly
  913. kamilisha (v)
    to complete, to make whole
  914. kamilishana (v)
    to complement each other, to mutually support each other
  915. kanda (v)
    to kneed, to massage
  916. kanda
    tape (casette)
  917. kaptura
    shorts
  918. karibisha (v)
    to welcome, to invite
  919. kariri (v)
    to repeat, to rehearse
  920. kata tamaa
    give up, become discouraged
  921. kata (v)
    to cut
  922. kawiza (v)
    to delay
  923. kaza kamba
    push oneself
  924. kaza (v)
    to toghten, to fasten
  925. kema (v)
    to reprimand, to warn
  926. kiasi/viasi
    amount, little bit
  927. kidogo
    little, less
  928. kidole/vidole
    finger
  929. –a kike
    female
  930. kikundi/vikundi
    group
  931. kikwazo/vikwazo
    obstacle, hindrance
  932. kimbia (v)
    to run, to escape
  933. kimbilia (v)
    to run for
  934. kimila
    customary
  935. kiongozi/viongozi
    leader
  936. kiroho
    spiritual
  937. kisingizio/visingizio
    excuse, pretext
  938. kisukari
    diabetes
  939. kitendo/vitendo
    action, act, deed
  940. kitunguu/vitunguu
    onion
  941. –a kiume
    male`
  942. kizazi/vizazi
    generation
  943. koma (v)
    to cease, to come to an end
  944. komesha (v)
    to stop, to end`
  945. kopesha (v)
    to lend, to loan
  946. kosa (v)
    to err, to make a mistake
  947. kosana (v)
    to offend one another
  948. kua (v)
    to grow, to devleop
  949. kubaliana (v)
    to agree with each other
  950. kumbusha (v)
    to remind
  951. kundi/makundi
    crowd
  952. kutoka (v)
    to come from
  953. kutokana na (v)
    to result from
  954. kuukuu
    old
  955. kwa ajili ya
    becauase of, for the sake of
  956. kwa kukosa
    for lack of
  957. kwa kusudi
    purposly
  958. kwa niaba ya
    on behalf of
  959. kwa sababu hiyo
    for that reason
  960. kwa urahisi
    easily
  961. kwani
    because, since, why
  962. kweli
    relly, truly
  963. laani (v)
    to condemn, to curse
  964. laumia (v)
    to blame for
  965. aumu (v)
    to blame
  966. laza/lazwa (v)
    to lay down/to be admitted
  967. laza (v)
    to put to bed
  968. lazimisha (v)
    to force, to compel
  969. lengo/malengo
    aim
  970. lia (v)
    to cry
  971. licha ya
    not only ,,, but more then
  972. likizo
    vacation
  973. linganisha (v)
    compare
  974. maana
    meaning
  975. maarufu
    important, famous
  976. mafanikio
    success
  977. mahari
    dowry
  978. maji
    water
  979. majira`
    season
  980. makini
    attention, sensistive
  981. mapokezi
    reception
  982. matibabu
    medical treatment
  983. maumivu
    pain
  984. mawasiliano
    communication
  985. mazishi
    burial
  986. mbingu
    heaven, sky
  987. mboga/miboga
    vegetable
  988. mbolea
    fertilizer
  989. mbona?
    why? for what reason
  990. mchango/michango
    collection, contribution
  991. chele/michele
    rice (uncooked)
  992. mchesi
    funny person
  993. mchicha/michicha
    spinach
  994. mchumba/wachumba
    suitor
  995. mdomo/midomo
    mouth, lip
  996. meza (v)
    to swallow
  997. mfano/mifano
    example
  998. mfuasi/wafuasi
    follower
  999. mfumo/mifumo
    system
  1000. mganga/waganga
    doctor
  1001. miwani
    pair of spectacles
  1002. mkaa/mikaa
    charcoal
  1003. mkeka/mikeka
    mat
  1004. mkimbizi/wakimbizi
    refugee
  1005. mkunga/wakunga
    midwife
  1006. mlemavu/walemavu
    disabled person
  1007. mlevi/walevi
    drunkard
  1008. mnazi/minazi
    coconut palm
  1009. mno
    much, too much, in exces
  1010. mnunuzi/wanunuzi
    buyer, purchaser
  1011. mnyama.wanyama
    animal
  1012. mpaka/mipaka
    border, boundary, until
  1013. mpangaji/wapangaji
    tenant
  1014. msahle/misahle
    arrow
  1015. msamaha/misamaha
    forgiveness
  1016. msamiati/misamiati
    vocabulary
  1017. mshamba/washamba
    rural person
  1018. msiba
    bereavement, misfortune, disaster
  1019. msikiti.misikiti
    mosque
  1020. msingi/misingi
    basic, foundation
  1021. msukumo/misukumo
    pressure, a push
  1022. mtaka/wataka
    the one who needs
  1023. mteja/wateja
    customer
  1024. mtendaji/watendaji
    doer
  1025. muhogo/mihoho
    casava
  1026. muuguzi/wauguzi
    nurse
  1027. mvivu/wavivu
    lazy person
  1028. mvumilivu/wavumilivu
    patient person
  1029. mwagilia (v)
    to irrigate
  1030. mzazi wa kambo
    step parent
  1031. mzungumzaji/wazungumzaji
    talkative person, one who speaks for someone
  1032. nafaka
    grain, cereal
  1033. nafasi
    chance, opportunity
  1034. nahau
    idiom
  1035. ngozi
    skin
  1036. ninapo ishi
    where I live
  1037. njaa
    hunger
  1038. nyanyasa (v)
    to annoy
  1039. nyonga (v)
    to hang (people)
  1040. nyunyiza (v)
    to sprinkle
  1041. ogofya (v)
    to scare, to frighten
  1042. ogopa
    afraid
  1043. okoa (v)
    to save, to rescue
  1044. okolewa (v)
    to be saved, to be rescued
  1045. ombolezo/maombolezo
    lamentation, mourning
  1046. ondoa (v)
    to remove, to take away
  1047. onja (v)
    to taste, to sample
  1048. osha (v)
    to wash (thin)
  1049. pa pole (v)
    to give condolences
  1050. paa
    roof
  1051. paa (v)
    to rise, to ascend
  1052. palilia (v)
    to weed
  1053. pamba
    cotton
  1054. panga (v)
    to arrange
  1055. ota (v)
    to dream
  1056. ndoto
    dream
  1057. pasipo
    without
  1058. pasua (v)
    to split, to open
  1059. paswa (v)
    to be obliged
  1060. pata hasara (v)
    to experience loss
  1061. pata nimba (v)
    to get pregnant
  1062. patikana (v)
    to be obtainable, to be available
  1063. pato/mapato
    profit
  1064. paza (v)
    to rise up
  1065. peana (v)
    to give one another, to exchange
  1066. pekee
    unique, sole, lone
  1067. pendekezo/mapendekezo
    suggestion
  1068. pendeza (v)
    to please, to make happy
  1069. piga kambi (v)
    to pitch a tent
  1070. piga uvivu (v)
    to remain jobless
  1071. pona (v)
    to gett well (from sickness)
  1072. pori/mapori
    bush land
  1073. posa (v)
    to propose a marriage
  1074. potea (v)
    to be lost, to disappear
  1075. pungua (v)
    to decrease, to minimize
  1076. rahisisha (v)
    to make easy, to facilitate
  1077. rais/marais
    president
  1078. rasmi
    official, formal
  1079. refusha (v)
    to lengthen
  1080. rekebisha (v)
    to adjust, to improve, tocoorect
  1081. rekebisho/,arekebisho
    correction
  1082. ridhika (v)
    to be satisfied
  1083. rithi (v)
    to inherit
  1084. rudi (v)
    to return
  1085. rudia (v)
    to return for, to repeat
  1086. rudisha (v)
    to give back, to send back, to return
  1087. ruka (v)
    to fly, to jump
  1088. sababisha (v)
    to cause, to make happen
  1089. sabuni
    soap
  1090. safi
    clean
  1091. safisha (v)
    to clean
  1092. saidiwa (v)
    to be assisted
  1093. sakufu
    floor
  1094. lamasa
    security, peace
  1095. samadi
    manure
  1096. samehea (v)
    to forgive to
  1097. sawazisha (v)
    to make level, to smoothen
  1098. shawishi (v)
    to seduce, to bewitch
  1099. shika (v)
    to grab
  1100. shiba (v)
    to be satisfied, to be full
  1101. shirika/mashirika
    company, cooperative
  1102. shugulikia (v)
    to be busy with
  1103. siasa
    politics
  1104. sihi (v)
    to beg humbly
  1105. sikitika (v)
    to grieve
  1106. sikitiko/masikitiko
    regret
  1107. sikitisha (v)
    to grieve, to feel regrets
  1108. simama imara
    firm, remain stable
  1109. simulia (v)
    to narrate, to report, to tell a story
  1110. sindano
    needle
  1111. soko (ni)/masoko
    market
  1112. somea (v)
    to read for someone
  1113. somesha (v)
    to teach, to enable someone to study
  1114. songa mbele
    go ahead, move forward
  1115. sote
    all
  1116. stahili (v)
    to deserve, to merit
  1117. starehea (v)
    to be comfortable with
  1118. sufuria/masufuria
    metal pot
  1119. sukuma siku
    survive
  1120. suluhisha (v)
    to reconcile
  1121. suluhisho/masuluhisho
    solution
  1122. sumbua (v)
    to disturb
  1123. sumbuliwa (v)
    to be annoyed, to be troubled
  1124. sumu
    poison
  1125. taa
    electrical light
  1126. taabika (v)
    to be in distress, to struggle
  1127. taarifa
    report, information
  1128. tafsiri (v)
    to translate
  1129. tajiri/matajiri
    rich person
  1130. tamaa
    stron desire, ambition
  1131. tamani (v)
    to desire, to wish
  1132. tangulia (v)
    to go before, to go first
  1133. tapeli/matapeli
    con person
  1134. taratibu
    carefully
  1135. tatua (v)
    to solve
  1136. tayarisha (v)
    to prepare
  1137. tekeleza (v)
    to implement
  1138. tembelea (v)
    to visit, to walk with
  1139. tembo
    elephant
  1140. tenga (v)`
    to seperate, to isolate
  1141. tesa (v)
    to cause trouble, to afflict
  1142. teseka (v)
    to suffer, to be troubled
  1143. teswa (v)
    to be troubled, to be tortured
  1144. tibiwa (v)
    to be treated (medically)
  1145. timia (v)
    to be complete, to be perfect, to be accomplished
  1146. timiza (v)
    to make complete, to fulfill
  1147. tisha (v)
    to frighten, to terrify, to threaten
  1148. toa chai
    pay a bribe
  1149. tofali/matofali
    brick
  1150. tofautiana (v)
    to vary, to differ
  1151. tokana (v)
    to result from
  1152. toroka (v)
    to escape, to run away
  1153. tosha (v)
    to be enough, to be sufficient
  1154. tosheleza (v)
    to satisfy, to cause to be sufficient
  1155. tubia (v)
    to repent
  1156. tubu (v)
    to repent, to confess
  1157. tukio/matukio
    event, occurence
  1158. tumika (v)
    to be used
  1159. tumikia (v)
    to serve, to wait upon
  1160. tupu
    empty
  1161. tuta/matuta
    terrace
  1162. twaa (v)
    to take, to pick up
  1163. ua (v)
    to kill
  1164. ua/nyua
    fence
  1165. uawa (v)
    to be killed
  1166. uchaji
    reverential fear
  1167. udhaifu
    weakness, vulnerability
  1168. uelewano
    understanding
  1169. ufa/nyufa
    crack, split
  1170. ufisadi
    corruption
  1171. ufuasi
    accompaniment
  1172. ugomvi
    fighting, dispute
  1173. ugua (v)
    to become sick
  1174. ujinga
    ignorance
  1175. ujumla
    sum, total
  1176. ukarimu
    hospitality, generosity
  1177. ukimya
    quietness
  1178. umba (v)
    to create, to make
  1179. umbwa (v)
    to be created
  1180. umia (v)
    to be hurt, to be injured
  1181. umwa (v)
    to be sick
  1182. unga mkono
    lend support to
  1183. unganisha (v)
    to join, to merge
  1184. unyanyasaji
    a feeling of superiority over another person
  1185. uongozi
    leadership, managment
  1186. upepo/pepo
    wind
  1187. upimaji
    survey, measurement
  1188. upungufu
    defect, decrease
  1189. urahisi
    ease, cheapness
  1190. usalama
    security, safety
  1191. usiku wa kuamkia leo
    last night
  1192. usiku wa manane
    midnight
  1193. utaalamu
    specialization
  1194. utamu
    sweetness
  1195. utapeli
    thieving, stealing cleverly
  1196. uvivu
    idleness, lazyness
  1197. uzembe
    laziness, negligence
  1198. uzoefu
    experience
  1199. vema
    all right
  1200. vilevile
    also, in addition
  1201. vipi
    how
  1202. vita
    war
  1203. vua (v)
    to fish
  1204. vuna (v)
    to gather
  1205. vunjika moyo
    despair
  1206. wahi (v)
    to be on time or before time
  1207. wajibu
    responsibility
  1208. waka
    is on
  1209. wakati ujao
    next time, future
  1210. wakati/nyakati
    period of time
  1211. wasaidiana
    work together
  1212. wazi
    open, clear
  1213. waziwazi
    clearly
  1214. wema
    goodness, kindness
  1215. wezesha (v)
    to enable, to empower
  1216. wizo (v)
    to delay
  1217. wizi
    theft
  1218. woga
    fearfulness
  1219. yaani
    that is, that is to say
  1220. zahanati
    clinic, dispensary
  1221. zalisha (v)
    to deliver, to cause to produce
  1222. ziba (v)
    to fill a hole
  1223. zingatia (v)
    to include
  1224. zini (v)
    to commit adultery
  1225. zoa (v)
    to remove something, to pick up something
  1226. zunguka
    surround
  1227. zungumzwa (v)
    to be spoken about
  1228. sungusha (v)
    to encircle

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