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Unit 14: Glossary

Kiswahili English
achaleave
bakiremain
bakulibowl
chaitea
chamshakinywabreakfast
changanyamix
chapatiflat bread
chomaburn; roast
chotascoop; take a little at a time
chumairon; metal
chumvisalt
chungasift
geuzaflip
hamirayeast
hewaair
hilikicardamom
ishilive
ivabe cooked; be ripe
jikoniin the kitchen; on the stove
jotoheat
kandaknead
katakataslice; cut repeatedly
kaukadry
kinuwooden mortar
kisamvucassava leaves
kishathen
kulaeat
kunagrate
kunywadrink
lainikasoften
maandazicake-like donuts
machichapulp
mafutaoil
majanileaves
manyoyofeathers
mashambafarms
mayaieggs
mbeguseeds
mbuzitool for grating coconut; goat
mchipestle
mchuzibroth; curry; gravy
mfunikolid
mhogocassava; manioc
mifugolivestock
mikatebread
mkaacharcoal
mkekamat
nawawash; clean up
njegeresmall peas
nyunyuziasprinkle
ongezaincrease; add
pakuaserve
paliaplace on top of
parurascrape; scratch; grate
pasuabreak; split
pelekasend; take to
pigahit; beat
safishaclean; wash
sahaniplate
saidianahelp each other
siniaserving platter
sosisauce
tandazaspread out; lay out
tayarishaprepare; make ready
tembeleavisit
tengenezamake; prepare
toaremove; take away
tokacome from
tui coconut milk
tumiause
twangapound
ufutasesame
ukokohard-burned rice
umafork
ungaflour
viazipotatoes
vifaaingredients; supplies; equipment
vijikospoons
visu knives
walicooked rice
zungumzaconverse

 

African Languages Program, University of Georgia