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Swahili Core 100 Word List

101 Words
water
maji (n)
water
Mwanamume anakunywa kwa chupa cha maji.
The man is drinking from the water bottle.
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beef
nyama ya ng'ombe (n)
beef
mnofu wa nyama
beef steak
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pork
nyama ya nguruwe (n)
pork
Nyama ya nguruwe ni nyama inayopatikana kutoka kwa nguruwe.
Pork is the meat from a pig.
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chicken
nyama ya kuku (n)
chicken
supu ya kuku
chicken soup
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lamb
nyama ya mbuzi (n)
lamb
Nyama ya mbuzi ni tamu sana.
Lamb is extremely delicious.
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fish
samaki (n)
fish
foot
mguu (n)
foot
mguu wa kushoto.
left foot
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leg
mguu (n)
leg
miguu mirefu.
long legs
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head
kichwa (n)
head
Vaa mrembe kulinda kichwa chako.
Wear a helmet to protect your head.
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arm
mkono (n)
arm
hand
kiganja cha mkono
hand
Mtoto anainua mkono wake.
The child is raising his hand.
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finger
kidole (n)
finger
Kidole changu kinatokwa na damu.
My finger's bleeding.
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body
mwili (n)
body
Mwili wa binadamu.
human body
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stomach
tumbo (n)
stomach
Tumbo linaniuma.
I have a stomach ache.
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back
mgongo (n)
back
Mgongo wangu unauchungu.
My back hurts.
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chest
kifua (n)
chest
Kifua linaniuma.
I have chest pain.
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nurse
muuguzi (n)
nurse
muuguzi wa kike
female nurse
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employee
mfanyikazi (n)
employee
mfanyikazi mwanamke
female employee
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police officer
afisa wa polisi (n)
police officer
afisa wa polisi kwa nguo rasmi
police officer in uniform
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cook
mpishi (n)
cook
Yeye ni mpishi katika mgahawa wa daraja la nne.
She is a cook at a four-star restaurant.
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engineer
mhandisi (n)
engineer
Mimi ni mhandisi.
I am an engineer.
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doctor
daktari (n)
doctor
Daktari anachunguza mguu.
The doctor is examining the foot.
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manager
meneja (n)
manager
Meneja wa idara anapeana maagizo.
The factory manager is giving instructions.
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teacher
mwalimu (n)
teacher
mwalimu darasani
teacher in a classroom
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programmer
programa (n)
programmer
Mimi ni programa.
I am a programmer.
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