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Swahili Core 100 Word List

101 Words
week
wiki (n)
week
Kuna masiku saba kwa wiki.
There are seven days in a week.
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year
mwaka (n)
year
today
leo (n)
today
Leo saa 6:15
today at 6:15
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tomorrow
kesho (n)
tomorrow
Tuonane kesho .
See you tomorrow!
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yesterday
jana (n)
yesterday
Nilichukua siku ya likizo jana.
I took a day off yesterday.
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calendar
kalenda (n)
calendar
Nilitia alama kwa kalenda siku ya ukumbusho wetu.
I marked our anniversary on the calendar.
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second
sekunde (n)
second
kuna sekunde hamsini na nane zilizobaki kwenye saa.
There are fifty eight seconds left on the stopwatch.
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hour
saa (n)
hour
Kuna dakika 60 (sitini) kwa saa moja.
There are sixty seconds in a minute.
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minute
dakika (n)
minute
dakika tatu
three minutes
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o'clock
saa (n)
o'clock
clock
saa (n)
clock
Saa ya ukuta inabembea kwenye ukuta.
The wall clock is hanging on the wall.
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can
weza (v)
can
kuweza kuruka
can jump over
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use
kutumia (v)
use
Programa hutumia tarakilishi.
The programmer uses the computer.
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do
kutenda (v)
do
Mwanamke hufanya kazi ya nyumba.
The woman does housework.
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go
kwenda (v)
go
enda mbele na wima
go straight ahead
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come
njoo (v)
come
Msichana huyu alisongea kamera ya vidio.
The girl came towards the video camera.
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laugh
cheka (v)
laugh
Wachumba walichekelea picha.
The couple laughed at the picture.
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make
tengeneza (v)
make
Mpishi alitengeneza kinywaji cha machungwa.
The chef made orange juice.
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see
kuona (v)
see
Nitatazama tamthilia Jumapili.
I'll see a play on Sunday.
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far
mbali (n)
far
Mwanamke anatazama kitu kilicho mbali zaidi.
The woman is looking at something far away.
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small
ndogo (adj)
small
good
nzuri (adj)
good
Mboga ni nzuri kwa mwili yako.
Vegetables are good for you.
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beautiful
rembo (adj)
beautiful
Yeye ni mrembo.
She is beautiful.
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ugly
sawijika (adj)
ugly
Uso uliosawijika.
ugly face
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difficult
ngumu (adj)
difficult
Kiingereza ni ngumu.
English is difficult.
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