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Unit 8: Glossary

Kiswahili English
ajaliaccident
akina mamawomen folk
angaliawatch
asilioriginal
asilimiapercentage
baadhisome
bahashaenvelopes
baina yabetween
baramainland
bara arabuArabia
bara barastreet
barikiwabe blessed
bebacarry
biasharabusiness/trade
bidhaaproducts
binafsipersonal, private
chemchemspring
chota majifetch/draw water
derevadrivers
dumulast long
duniaworld
endelezacause to continue
endesha motokaadrive a car(s)
enziruling period
ezekwabe thatched
fananaresemble / look alike
fulanicertain / kind of
furahishaplease
gawanyikabe divided
hakikishaensure
hamambath
hifadhiwabe conserved
idaditotal
ingiaenter
ishilive
jaributry
jengwabe built
jinsihow
jishughulishabusy oneself
julikanabe known
kalamupens
kandikaplaster a house
kando kandoalong side
karnecentury
kasripalace
kibladirection towards Mecca
kikamilifucompletely
kilelesummit
kisasamodern
kizazigeneration
kuliaright (opposite of left)
kulikothan
kumbusharemind
kushotoleft
kutawalls
limafarming
lishafeeding
mabakiremains
mabondevalleys
machoniin the eyes
madhubutistrong
magazetinewspapers
mahabusuconvicts
maishalives
majengobuildings
majiwater
majiraseasons
majumbabuildings
makao makuuheadquarters
makumbushomuseum
mapishicuisine
maporomoko ya majiwaterfalls
marekebishoalterations / renovations
mashekhesheikhs
masuriaconcubines
mazaoproduce
maziwalakes
mfalmeking
mifugoanimals
miguulegs
mikaratusikind of tree
milimamountains
mipingoebony trees
misikitimosques
misituforests
mitaaneighborhoods
mitorivers
mizigoloads
mizingacannons
mkazoemphasis
mkoaniin the region
mojawapoone of
motofire
mudaperiod
mwaka mzimawhole year
na kadhalikaetcetera
nakshidesign
ndaniinside
nenefat, thick
ngomefort
ni lazimait is necessary
njeoutside
nunuabuy
nusurikabe saved
nyasigrass
onekanabe seen
onyeshashow
patoearning
pelekwabe sent
pengineperhaps
pitapass
pumbazarelax
rasilmalisavings
refutall, high
rithiinherit
rutubafertility
saficlean
saidiahelp
sehemusection, part
shambafarm
sokomarket
tafutalook for
tawalarule
tayariready
teketezaburn
tekwabe captured
tembeawalk
thelujisnow
tikititickets
tiririkaflow
tofautidifferent
tunzatake care of
UfaransaFrance
ufugajiherding
ujenziconstruction
ukoofamily
ukulimafarming
ulinzisecurity
upandeside
UturukiTurkey
vichwaheads
vifaa vya shuleschool supplies
vitawar
vitabubooks
viwandafactories
vyumbarooms
WaarabuArabs
WaingerezaBritish people
WajerumaniGermans
wakolonicolonizers
wananchicitizens
Warenothe Portuguese
wataliitourists
watumwaslaves
wauzajisellers/merchants
wenyejilocal people
zamaniold
zanasupplies
zungukwabe surrounded

 

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