Translation: from swahili to english

from english to swahili

amuse oneself

  • 1 cheza

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    [Swahili Word] -cheza
    [English Word] amuse oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza
    [English Word] set in motion
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza
    [English Word] play
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] anacheza hoki kwa gongo [Sul], wakicheza bao penye mkahawa [Sul]
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza
    [English Word] pulse
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza
    [English Word] quiver
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] akabaki anaona baridi, mdomo ukicheza [Sul]
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza
    [English Word] shake
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] miguu ikanicheza [Sul]
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza
    [English Word] engage in sports
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza
    [English Word] start (a mechanism)
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza
    [English Word] waste time
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza densi
    [English Word] dance
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] aliwapiku wasichana wenzake kwa kucheza na kuimba [Sul]
    [English Example] the girl surpassed her companions in dance and song.
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    [Swahili Word] -cheza mpira
    [English Word] play ball
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 2 jizungumza

    [Swahili Word] -jizungumza
    [English Word] amuse oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] -zungumza V
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  • 3 laabu

    [Swahili Word] -laabu
    [English Word] amuse (oneself)
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 4 pumbaa

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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be absentminded
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] Mzee alipumbaa baada ya kulala
    [English Example] The old man was absentminded after sleeping
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be careless
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] pumba kazi
    [English Example] do one's work carelessly.
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be careless
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be dull-witted
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be foolish
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] gape
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be ignorant
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be lazy
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] pumba kazi
    [English Example] do one's work lazily.
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be negligent
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] Alipumbaa mpaka akaanguka kutoka mtini
    [English Example] (s)he was negligent until (s)he fell of the tree
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be nonplussed
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be relaxed
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] Baada ya kazi walipumbaa kwa kunywa pombe
    [English Example] After work, they relaxed by taking beer
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be speechless (from astonishment)
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] Alipumbaa kumwona mtoto anasema vizuri
    [English Example] (s)he was speechless to see that the child was speaking well
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] stare
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be stupid
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa
    [English Word] be thoughtless
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] pumba kazi
    [English Example] do one's work thoughtlessly.
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa kazi
    [English Word] amuse oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Definition] jifurahishe
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa kazi
    [English Word] do one's work carelessly
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Definition] fanya kazi ovyo ovyo
    [Swahili Example] Juma alipumbaa kazi kwa sababu ya kuchoka
    [English Example] Juma did his work carelessly because he was tired
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa kazi
    [English Word] take it easy
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Definition] shukua maisha au jambo kwa rahisi, bila fikira nyingi
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    [Swahili Word] -pumbaa kazi
    [English Word] work in a slipshod fashion
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Definition] fanya kazi ovyo ovyo
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  • 5 ramisi

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    [Swahili Word] -ramisi
    [English Word] amuse oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] Persian
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    [Swahili Word] -ramisi
    [English Word] enjoy oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] Persian
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    [Swahili Word] -ramisi
    [English Word] gamble
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 6 tafaraji

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    [Swahili Word] -tafaraji
    [English Word] amuse oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -tafaraji
    [English Word] enjoy oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -tafaraji
    [English Word] find relaxation
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 7 tafaruji

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    [Swahili Word] -tafaruji
    [English Word] amuse oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -tafaruji
    [English Word] enjoy oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -tafaruji
    [English Word] find relaxation
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 8 zungumza

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    [Swahili Word] -zungumza
    [English Word] amuse oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -zungumza
    [English Word] chat
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -zungumza
    [English Word] carry on a conversation
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -zungumza
    [English Word] converse
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] Nilikuwa nina zungumza na rafiki yangu, wakati kaka yangu alipofika nyumbani.
    [English Example] I was conversing with my friend, when my brother arrived at home.
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    [Swahili Word] -zungumza
    [English Word] pass the time
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] Alikuwa anasoma kwa hivyo hatukuweza kum zungumza naye.
    [English Example] She was studying so we could not pass the time with her.
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  • 9 adili

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    [Swahili Word] -adili
    [English Word] conduct oneself well
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -adili
    [English Word] be impartial
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -adili
    [English Word] be just
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -adili
    [English Word] be righteous
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [English Word] correct
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [English Word] honest
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [English Word] impartial
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [English Word] just
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [English Word] right
    [Part of Speech] adjective
    [Note] also: '-adilifu
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [English Word] righteous
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [English Word] straightforward
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [Swahili Plural] maadili
    [English Word] honorable conduct
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [Swahili Plural] maadili
    [English Word] ethics
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [Swahili Plural] maadili
    [English Word] good conduct
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [Swahili Plural] maadili
    [English Word] impartiality
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [Swahili Plural] maadili
    [English Word] justice
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [Swahili Plural] maadili
    [English Word] morality
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
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    [Swahili Word] adili
    [Swahili Plural] maadili
    [English Word] morals
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
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  • 10 akia

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    [Swahili Word] -akia
    [English Word] devour
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -akia
    [English Word] gorge oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -akia
    [English Word] gulp down
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -akia
    [English Word] swallow
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 11 amini

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    [Swahili Word] -amini
    [English Word] devoted
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [Swahili Word] -amini
    [English Word] faithful
    [Part of Speech] adjective
    [Note] also: aminifu
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    [Swahili Word] -amini
    [English Word] reliable
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [Swahili Word] -amini
    [English Word] trustworthy
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [Swahili Word] -amini
    [English Word] believe
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] Arabic
    [Swahili Definition] kukubali sana kuwa jambo ni kweli [Masomo 29]; kukubali na kushika mawazo ya aina fulani [Masomo 115]
    [Swahili Example] amini Mungu [Moh]
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    [Swahili Word] -amini
    [English Word] entrust
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -amini
    [English Word] trust
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] amani N
    [Swahili Definition] kufikiri kuwa mtu/kitu/jambo ni sawa [Masomo 245]
    [Swahili Example] nilimwamini na fedha yangu
    [English Example] I trusted him with my money.
    [Note] also: '-staamini
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    [Swahili Word] -amini
    [English Word] prove oneself trustworthy
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] amini
    [Swahili Plural] amini
    [English Word] blood brother
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Swahili Example] huyu ni amini yangu
    [English Example] this man is my blood brother
    [Note] also: yamini
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    [Swahili Word] amini
    [Swahili Plural] amini
    [English Word] devotion
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [Swahili Word] amini
    [Swahili Plural] amini
    [English Word] faithfulness
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Note] Cf. amana, amani, '-amania, imani, mwamini, uaminifu, toamini
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    [Swahili Word] amini
    [Swahili Plural] amini
    [English Word] fidelity
    [English Plural] fidelities
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [Swahili Word] amini
    [Swahili Plural] amini
    [English Word] reliability
    [Part of Speech] noun
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  • 12 baidi

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    [Swahili Word] -baidi
    [English Word] be by oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -baidi
    [English Word] be apart
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Note] Cf. baada
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    [Swahili Word] -baidi
    [English Word] be distant
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -baidi
    [English Word] be remote
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -baidi
    [English Word] be separated
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] baidi
    [English Word] far away
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Swahili Example] jambo la kufanya kazi liko baidi na wewe [Abd]
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  • 13 bembejea

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    [Swahili Word] -bembejea
    [English Word] obtain by coaxing
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -bembejea
    [English Word] curry favor
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -bembejea
    [English Word] ingratiate oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 14 bidii

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    [Swahili Word] bidii
    [Swahili Plural] bidii
    [English Word] exertion
    [English Plural] exertions
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -bidi
    [Swahili Example] fanya bidii
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    [Swahili Word] bidii
    [Swahili Plural] bidii
    [English Word] effort
    [English Plural] efforts
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -bidi
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    [Swahili Word] bidii
    [Swahili Plural] bidii
    [English Word] energy
    [English Plural] energies
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -bidi
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    [Swahili Word] kwa bidii
    [English Word] energetically
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
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    [Swahili Word] -fanya bidii
    [English Word] exert oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Related Words] -fanya
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    [Swahili Word] -fanya bidii
    [English Word] display energy
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Related Words] -fanya
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    [Swahili Word] -fanya bidii
    [English Word] work hard
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Related Words] -fanya
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    [Swahili Word] bidii
    [Swahili Plural] bidii
    [English Word] diligence
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -bidi
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    [Swahili Word] bidii
    [Swahili Plural] bidii
    [English Word] industry
    [English Plural] industries
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -bidi
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    [Swahili Word] kwa bidii
    [English Word] diligently
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
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    [Swahili Word] kwa bidii
    [English Word] industriously
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
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    [Swahili Word] kwa bidii
    [English Word] assiduously
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Swahili Example] Regina alilima pamba kwa bidii [Kez]
    [English Example] Regina farmed cotton assiduously
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    [Swahili Word] bidii
    [Swahili Plural] bidii
    [English Word] activity
    [English Plural] activities
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -bidi
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    [Swahili Word] bidii
    [Swahili Plural] bidii
    [English Word] alacrity
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -bidi
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    [Swahili Word] -fanya bidii
    [English Word] struggle
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Related Words] -fanya
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  • 15 binafsi

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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] personal
    [Part of Speech] adjective
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Definition] mtu mwenyewe [Masomo 126]
    [Swahili Example] usafi wa binafsi
    [English Example] personal hygiene [Masomo 126]
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] private
    [Part of Speech] adjective
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] nimefika hapa kwa matembezi yangu binafsi
    [English Example] I've come here on my own private business
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] personally
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] privately
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] herself
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] amejisomesha binafsi
    [English Example] she has paid for her education by herself
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] himself
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] atanunua gari lile binafsi
    [English Example] he will buy that car by himself
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] itself
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] ndege alitengeneza kiota chake binafsi
    [English Example] the bird made its nest by itself
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] myself
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] nilijenga nyumba hii binafsi
    [English Example] I built this house by myself
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] oneself
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] kujiendesha binafsi ni uhuru
    [English Example] to drive oneself is freedom
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] ourselves
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] tutaamua binafsi
    [English Example] we will decide by ourselves
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] themselves
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] wanajitegemea binafsi, bila msaada kutoka nje
    [English Example] they depend on themselves, without outside assistance
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] yourself
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] fanya binafsi
    [English Example] do it by yourself
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    [Swahili Word] binafsi
    [English Word] yourselves
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] bi, nafsi
    [Swahili Example] wekeni akiba binafsi
    [English Example] save money by yourselves
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  • 16 bodoa

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    [Swahili Word] -bodoa
    [English Word] boast
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Dialect] obsolete
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    [Swahili Word] -bodoa
    [English Word] praise oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Dialect] obsolete
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  • 17 burahi

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    [Swahili Word] -burahi
    [English Word] make oneself comfortable
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -burahi
    [English Word] take it easy
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -burahi
    [English Word] rest
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 18 bwaga

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    [Swahili Word] -bwaga
    [English Word] astonish
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] na walipokutana ukweli ulimbwaga [Ya]
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    [Swahili Word] -bwaga
    [English Word] dumbfound
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -bwaga
    [English Word] free oneself of something.
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] bwaga moyo
    [English Example] "free the heart, be conforted".
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    [Swahili Word] -bwaga
    [English Word] throw down
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -bwaga
    [English Word] throw off
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -bwaga
    [English Word] tip a load off one's shoulder
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -bwaga
    [English Word] check a basket type fish trap for catch after a few hours
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Dialect] Kimvita
    [Terminology] marine
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    [Swahili Word] bwaga moyo
    [English Word] throw off cares
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 19 chachawa

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    [Swahili Word] -chachawa
    [English Word] be delighted
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -chachawa
    [English Word] make a strong effort
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -chachawa
    [English Word] emulate someone
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -chachawa
    [English Word] enjoy oneself
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -chachawa
    [English Word] jump
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [Swahili Word] -chachawa
    [English Word] leap
    [Part of Speech] verb
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  • 20 chekesha

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    [Swahili Word] -chekesha
    [English Word] make (someone) laugh
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] causative
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -cheka
    [Swahili Definition] kufanya mtu acheke
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    [Swahili Word] -chekesha
    [English Word] joke
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] causative
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -cheka
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    [Swahili Word] -chekesha
    [English Word] kid
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] causative
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -cheka
    [Swahili Example] kakangu wanichekesha [Amana, Masomo 407]
    [English Example] my brothers kid me
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    [Swahili Word] -chekesha
    [English Word] tease
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] causative
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -cheka
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    [Swahili Word] -chekesha
    [English Word] amuse
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] causative
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -cheka
    [Swahili Definition] kufanya mtu afurahi
    [English Definition] occupy in an entertaining fashion
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    [Swahili Word] -chekesha
    [English Word] stimulate
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] causative
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -cheka
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    Swahili-english dictionary > chekesha

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