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Swahili Word of the Day - weather report (phrase)

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tagazo ya hali ya anga weather report (phrase)

Angalia hali ya hewa kabla ya kuenda kutanga.
Check the weather report before going sailing.

hali ya hewa ya kila wiki
weekly weather report

angalia hali ya hewa
check the weather report

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Swahili Word of the Day - waterfall (phrase)

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maporomoko ya maji waterfall (phrase)

Maporomoko ya maji yanafanana vizuri.
The waterfall is beautiful.

poromoko la maji katika msitu wa mvua
waterfall in a rainforest

kutiririka kwa poromoko la maji
flowing waterfall

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Swahili Word of the Day - steak knife (phrase)

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kisu cha mnofu steak knife (phrase)

Mamangu hukata chakula changu cha jioni kwa kisu cha mnofu.
My mother cuts my dinner with a steak knife.

kisu cha mnofu cha kipembe
serrated steak knife

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Swahili Word of the Day - report (noun)

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ripoti report (noun)

Niliona ripoti ya runinga kuhusu tetemeko la ardhi ya jana usiku.
I saw the TV report about last night’s earthquake.

ripoti ya biashara
business report

ripoti ya runinga
TV report

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Swahili Word of the Day - tour (verb)

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kutalii tour (verb)

Utalii wa ikulu ya White House ulipendeza mno.
The White House tour was very interesting.

utalii wa kukwea
hiking tour

utalii wa Ikulu ya White House
White House tour

kutalii mabomoko
tour the ruins

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Swahili Word of the Day - thunderstorm (noun)

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doruba thunderstorm (noun)

Doruba linaangaza mwitu uliogiza.
The thunderstorm is lighting up the dark forest.

Doruba linakuja.
A thunderstorm is approaching.

doruba linalokuja
approaching thunderstorm

doruba kali
severe thunderstorm

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Swahili Word of the Day - flood (noun)

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mafuriko flood (noun)

Gari, mtindo wa jip, linasukumiza katika mafuriko.
The jeep is pushing through the flood.

Mafuriko yaliharibu jiji.
The flood destroyed the town.

kupatwa kwa mafuriko.
hit by a flood

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Swahili Word of the Day - garden (noun)

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bustani garden (noun)

Nataka kununua nyumba kwenye bustani.
I want to buy a house with a garden.

Je, ulikitembelea bustani wa Kiingereza ulipokuwa likizoni.
Did you visit an English garden while on vacation?

bustani mbugani
park garden

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Swahili Word of the Day - dinner (phrase)

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chakula cha jioni dinner (phrase)

Tule nje kwa chakula cha jioni.
Let’s eat out for dinner.

Tuna chakula cha jioni saa moja kamili kila usiku.
We have dinner at seven o’clock sharp each night.

Familia yangu hula chakula cha jioni pamoja kila usiku.
My family eats dinner together every night.

burudika kwa chakula cha jioni
enjoy dinner

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Swahili Word of the Day - warm (adjective)

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kuwia warm (adjective)

Ni msimu wa demani lakini bado inawia siku hizi.
It’s already fall, but it’s still warm these days.

hali ya anga iliyowia
warm weather

Upepo uliowia.
warm wind

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