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civility courtesy или politeness costs nothing

  • 1 civility

    [English Word] civility
    [Swahili Word] utuvu
    [Part of Speech] noun

    English-Swahili dictionary > civility

  • 2 courtesy

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    [English Word] courtesy
    [Swahili Word] adabu
    [Swahili Plural] adabu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] courtesy
    [Swahili Word] heshima
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] heshimu, mahashumu, muhashamu
    [Swahili Example] wekeana heshima; shika kwa heshima
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    [English Word] courtesy
    [Swahili Word] jamala
    [Swahili Plural] jamala
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] courtesy
    [Swahili Word] jamala
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] tajamala; tajamali
    [Swahili Example] hana jamaa wala jamala
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    [English Word] courtesy
    [English Plural] courtesies
    [Swahili Word] mrua
    [Swahili Plural] mirua
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 3/4
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    [English Word] courtesy
    [Swahili Word] murua
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] courtesy
    [Swahili Word] ustahifu
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] courtesy
    [Swahili Word] ustahivu
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    English-Swahili dictionary > courtesy

  • 3 good-for-nothing

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    [English Word] good for nothing
    [Swahili Word] -dufu
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [English Word] good-for-nothing
    [Swahili Word] tundu
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [English Word] good-for-nothing
    [English Plural] good-for-nothings
    [Swahili Word] dude
    [Swahili Plural] madude
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6an
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    [English Word] good-for-nothing
    [English Plural] good-for-nothings
    [Swahili Word] maleuni
    [Swahili Plural] maleuni
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10an
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] laana
    [English Example] This child is a good-for-nothing
    [Swahili Example] mtoto huyu ni maleuni sana
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    [English Word] good-for-nothing
    [English Plural] good-for-nothings
    [Swahili Word] maluuni
    [Swahili Plural] maluuni
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10an
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] laana
    [English Example] This child is a good-for-nothing
    [Swahili Example] mtoto huyu ni maluuni sana
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    [English Word] good-for-nothing person
    [English Plural] good-for-nothings
    [Swahili Word] mfujaji
    [Swahili Plural] wafujaji
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 1/2
    [Derived Word] fuja
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    English-Swahili dictionary > good-for-nothing

  • 4 nothing

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    [English Word] for nothing
    [Swahili Word] bilashi
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [English Example] he struck him without reason.
    [Swahili Example] alimpiga bilashi
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    [English Word] for nothing
    [Swahili Word] bileshi
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [English Example] he struck him for no reason
    [Swahili Example] alimpiga bilashi
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    [English Word] for nothing
    [Swahili Word] bure
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [English Example] work for nothing
    [Swahili Example] fanya kazi buri
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    [English Word] for nothing
    [Swahili Word] mahonyo
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [English Example] Don't eat my fruit without paying.
    [Swahili Example] msile matunda yangu mahonyo
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    [English Word] get nothing
    [Swahili Word] mwande
    [Swahili Plural] miande
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Swahili Example] la mwande
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    [English Word] have nothing to do
    [Swahili Word] -vinjari
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] tangatanga
    [English Example] why are you loitering around here?
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    [English Word] have nothing to do with
    [Swahili Word] -susa
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] have nothing to do with
    [Swahili Word] -susia
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] nothing
    [Swahili Word] sifuri
    [Swahili Plural] sifuri
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] nothing
    [English Plural] no things
    [Swahili Word] hapana kitu
    [Swahili Plural] hapana vitu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 7/8
    [Related Words] hapana
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    [English Word] nothing (in score of a game)
    [English Plural] nothing
    [Swahili Word] yai
    [Swahili Plural] mayai
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
    [Terminology] sport
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    [English Word] nothing but
    [Swahili Word] tu
    [Part of Speech] adverb
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    [English Word] to say nothing of...
    [Swahili Word] sembuse
    [Part of Speech] conjunction
    [English Example] I will not give you a cent, to say nothing of a shilling
    [Swahili Example] senti moja sikupi sembuse shilingi.
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    English-Swahili dictionary > nothing

  • 5 politeness

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    [English Word] politeness
    [Swahili Word] adabu
    [Swahili Plural] adabu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] politeness
    [Swahili Word] mapendezi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] penda
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    [English Word] politeness
    [Swahili Word] mrua
    [Swahili Plural] mrua
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] politeness
    [Swahili Word] murua
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] politeness
    [Swahili Word] madahiro
    [Swahili Plural] madahiro
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Swahili Example] politeness
    [Note] rare
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    [English Word] politeness
    [Swahili Word] ustahifu
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] politeness
    [Swahili Word] ustahivu
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] politeness
    [Swahili Word] utuvu
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] teach someone politeness
    [Swahili Word] -nyenyekelea
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] nyenya V
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    English-Swahili dictionary > politeness

  • 6 alarm

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    [English Word] alarm
    [English Plural] alarms
    [Swahili Word] dukuduku
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] alarm
    [English Plural] alarms
    [Swahili Word] kamsa
    [Swahili Plural] kamsa
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Swahili Example] piga kamsa
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    [English Word] alarm
    [English Plural] alarms
    [Swahili Word] kituko
    [Swahili Plural] vituko
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 7/8
    [Related Words] -tukia
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    [English Word] alarm
    [English Plural] alarms
    [Swahili Word] mauja
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] alarm
    [English Plural] alarms
    [Swahili Word] muuya
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] alarm
    [English Plural] alarms
    [Swahili Word] mwuja
    [Swahili Plural] miuja
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 3/4
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    [English Word] alarm
    [English Plural] alarms
    [Swahili Word] paipu
    [Swahili Plural] paipu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Word] Eng.
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    [English Word] alarm
    [English Plural] alarms
    [Swahili Word] peipu
    [Swahili Plural] peipu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Word] Eng.
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    [English Word] alarm
    [Swahili Word] -stusha
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] causative
    [Derived Word] stua V
    [English Example] there is nothing threatening to alarm Diana
    [Swahili Example] hakuna linaloelekea kumstusha Diana [Muk]
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    [English Word] be alarmed
    [Swahili Word] -stuka
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] intransitive
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    English-Swahili dictionary > alarm

  • 7 ask

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    [English Word] ask
    [Swahili Word] -saili
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] father asked mother a question
    [Swahili Example] Baba alimsaili mama swali
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    [English Word] ask (about)
    [Swahili Word] -uliza
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] ask after someone
    [Swahili Word] -hakikia
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] hakika
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    [English Word] ask for
    [Swahili Word] -omba
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] They <b>asked for</b> tea, but they got coffee.
    [Swahili Example] Wali<b>omba</b> chai, lakini wakapata kahawa.
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    [English Word] ask for
    [Swahili Word] -ombea
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] ask for
    [Swahili Word] -taka
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] ask for
    [Swahili Word] -takia
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] ask for advice
    [Swahili Word] -uliza shauri
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] ask father for an advice
    [Swahili Example] Mulize baba shauri
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    [English Word] ask insistently
    [Swahili Word] -sisitiza
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] (s)he asked insistently again while looking at that girl
    [Swahili Example] alisisitiza tena akimtazama msichana huyo [Mt], "Nipe mwalimu", msichana alisisitiza kwa shauku bila kujua alikuwa akisisitiza jambo gani [Muk]
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    [English Word] ask something of someone
    [Swahili Word] -ombea
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] ask to marry (a woman)
    [Swahili Word] -posa
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] money for wedding preparations.
    [Swahili Example] mali ya kuposea
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    [English Word] be asked
    [Swahili Word] -sailiwa
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] passive
    [English Example] all the workers who were called to be asked by mrs. Tamima looked at each other
    [Swahili Example] watumishi wote walioitwa kusailiwa na Bi Tamima walitazamana [Moh]
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    [English Word] one who asks for something
    [English Plural] ones who ask for something
    [Swahili Word] mtaka
    [Swahili Plural] wataka
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 1/2
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -taka
    [English Example] he who asks for everything receives nothing (proverb)
    [Swahili Example] mtaka wote hukosa yote (methali)
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    [English Word] one who asks for something
    [Swahili Word] mwombi
    [Swahili Plural] waombi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] omba V
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    English-Swahili dictionary > ask

  • 8 assent

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    [English Word] assent
    [Swahili Word] ukiri
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] assent
    [English Plural] assent
    [Swahili Word] ukubali
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 14
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -kubali
    [English Example] without our assent nothing can be done
    [Swahili Example] bila kibali chetu haliwezi kufanyika jambo [Mun]
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    [English Word] assent
    [Swahili Word] uradhi
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] assent
    [Swahili Word] -afiki
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] assent
    [Swahili Word] -idhini
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] assent
    [Swahili Word] -itikia
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] Bahati alifahamu na kuitikia kwa kichwa [Sul]
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    [English Word] assent
    [Swahili Word] -kiri
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] ikirari, ukiri
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    [English Word] assent
    [Swahili Word] -kubali
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] ukubali, -kubalia, -kubaliana, --kubalika, -kubalisha
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    [English Word] yes (interjection of assent or approval)
    [Swahili Word] ewaa!
    [Part of Speech] interjection
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    English-Swahili dictionary > assent

  • 9 bait

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    [English Word] bait
    [English Plural] bait
    [Swahili Word] chambo
    [Swahili Plural] vyambo
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 7/8
    [Related Words] amba
    [English Example] a trap without bait catches nothing (proverb)
    [Swahili Example] mtego bila chambo haunasi (methali)
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    [English Word] bait
    [Swahili Word] dhiaka
    [Swahili Plural] madhiaka
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] bait
    [Swahili Word] kishawishi
    [Swahili Plural] vishawishi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 7/8
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -shawishi
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    [English Word] bait
    [Swahili Word] -ambika
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] amba
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    [English Word] bait (of fishing)
    [English Plural] bait
    [Swahili Word] jambo
    [Swahili Plural] mambo
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
    [Terminology] marine
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    [English Word] piece of cuttlefish used as bait
    [Swahili Word] dome
    [Swahili Plural] dome
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Dialect] Kimvita
    [Terminology] marine
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    [English Word] tebait
    [Swahili Word] kishushi
    [Swahili Plural] vishawisihi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] shawishi V
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    English-Swahili dictionary > bait

  • 10 beginning

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    [English Word] beginning
    [Swahili Word] asili
    [Swahili Plural] asili
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Note] Cf. asilia
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    [English Word] beginning
    [Swahili Word] auwali
    [Swahili Plural] auwali
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [English Example] from beginnning to end; take the first or nothing (proverb)
    [Swahili Example] tangu beginning hata aheri; beginning ni beginning, hakuna beginning mbovu
    [Note] also: awali
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    [English Word] beginning
    [English Plural] beginnings
    [Swahili Word] awali
    [Swahili Plural] awali
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Swahili Definition] mwanzo
    [English Example] from beginnning to end; take the first or nothing (proverb)
    [Swahili Example] tangu beginning hata aheri; beginning ni beginning, hakuna beginning mbovu
    [Note] also: auwali
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    [English Word] beginning
    [English Plural] beginnings
    [Swahili Word] chanzo
    [Swahili Plural] vyanzo
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 7/8
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] anza
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    [English Word] beginning
    [Swahili Word] chimbuko
    [Swahili Plural] machimbuko
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] beginning
    [English Plural] beginnings
    [Swahili Word] kianzio
    [Swahili Plural] vianzio
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 7/8
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -anza
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    [English Word] beginning
    [Swahili Word] mwanzo
    [Swahili Plural] mianzo
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 3/4
    [Derived Word] anza V
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    [English Word] beginning
    [Swahili Word] uanzishaji
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Swahili Example] uanzishaji wa masomo ya mila katika shule za msingi ni bora kwa kuhifadhi historia za watu
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    [English Word] beginning
    [Swahili Word] ufuo
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] from the beginning
    [Swahili Word] asili
    [Part of Speech] adverb
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    [English Word] from the beginning of time
    [Swahili Word] tangu na tangu
    [Part of Speech] phrase
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    [English Word] in the beginning
    [Swahili Word] -auwali
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    [English Word] in the beginning
    [Swahili Word] awali
    [Part of Speech] adverb
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    [English Word] in the beginning
    [Swahili Word] kwanza
    [Part of Speech] adverb
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] anza
    [English Example] I didn't like him at first, but later we became friends
    [Swahili Example] sikumpenda kwanza, lakini baadaye tulirafikiana
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    [English Word] without beginning
    [Swahili Word] azali
    [Part of Speech] adjective
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    English-Swahili dictionary > beginning

  • 11 breakfast

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    [English Word] breakfast
    [English Plural] breakfasts
    [Swahili Word] chamshakinywa
    [Swahili Plural] vyamshakinywa
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 7/8
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -amsha, kinywa
    [Terminology] culinary
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    [English Word] breakfast
    [English Plural] breakfasts
    [Swahili Word] kifungua kinywa
    [Swahili Plural] vifungua kinywa
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 7/8
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -fungua, kinywa
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    [English Word] breakfast
    [English Plural] breakfasts
    [Swahili Word] chai
    [Swahili Plural] chai
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] breakfast
    [English Plural] breakfasts
    [Swahili Word] chakula cha asubuhi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Related Words] asubuhi
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    [English Word] breakfast
    [Swahili Word] -choma uchango
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] breakfast (on)
    [Swahili Word] -fungua kinywa (kwa)
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] early morning [...] breakfasting on a mouthful of tea with nothing else
    [Swahili Example] asubuhi mapema [...] kufungua kinywa kwa funda la chai kavu [Sul]
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    [English Word] eat breakfast
    [Swahili Word] -sebeha
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Note] rare
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    [English Word] eat breakfast
    [Swahili Word] -amsha kinywa
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] causative
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -amka
    [Related Words] kinywa
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    [English Word] have breakfast
    [Swahili Word] -nywa chai
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Related Words] -nywa
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    English-Swahili dictionary > breakfast

  • 12 broke

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    [English Word] be broke
    [Swahili Word] -luzu
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] broke
    [Swahili Word] alosto
    [Part of Speech] adjective
    [Swahili Definition] bila hela
    [Note] slang source www.darhotwire.com 3/2004
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    [English Word] broke
    [Swahili Word] chai ya rangi
    [Swahili Plural] chai za rangi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Terminology] slang
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    [English Word] go broke
    [Swahili Word] -enda kapa
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] he owns nothing
    [Swahili Example] amekwenda kapa
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    English-Swahili dictionary > broke

  • 13 burial

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    [English Word] preparations for a burial
    [English Plural] preparations
    [Swahili Word] mazishi
    [Swahili Plural] mazishi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 6/6
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -zika
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    [English Word] burial
    [Swahili Word] kuzika
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] zika V
    [Note] rare
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    [English Word] burial
    [Swahili Word] kuzikwa
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] zika V
    [Note] rare
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    [English Word] burial
    [Swahili Word] kuzikani
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] zika V
    [Note] rare
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    [English Word] burial place
    [Swahili Word] mafa
    [Swahili Plural] mafa
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] fa
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    [English Word] burial
    [Swahili Word] maziko
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 6
    [Derived Word] zika V
    [Swahili Example] leo uhai, kesho maziko [Muk]
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    [English Word] articles used in a burial
    [English Plural] articles
    [Swahili Word] mazishi
    [Swahili Plural] mazishi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 6/6
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -zika
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    [English Word] burial
    [English Plural] burials
    [Swahili Word] mziko
    [Swahili Plural] miziko
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 3/4
    [Derived Word] zika V
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    [English Word] burial ceremony for a child
    [English Plural] burial ceremonies
    [Swahili Word] akika
    [Swahili Plural] akika
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] burial ceremony for a child
    [English Plural] burial ceremonies
    [Swahili Word] akiki
    [Swahili Plural] akiki
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [English Example] hold the burial ceremony for a child.
    [Swahili Example] -soma burial.
    [Note] Cf. akika
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    [English Word] one who attends to a burial (either a friend who looks after the details of the ceremony or a professional undertaker, grave-digger, etc.)
    [Swahili Word] mzishi
    [Swahili Plural] wazishi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] zika V
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    [English Word] burial cloth
    [English Plural] burial cloths
    [Swahili Word] sanda
    [Swahili Plural] sanda
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [English Example] the corpse was covered with the burial cloth after it was washed
    [Swahili Example] maiti alifunikwa sanda baada ya kuoshwa
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    [English Word] preparation of a corpse for burial
    [Swahili Word] uoshaji
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] burial (act, methods, costs, etc)
    [English Plural] burials
    [Swahili Word] mazishi
    [Swahili Plural] mazishi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 6/6
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -zika
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    English-Swahili dictionary > burial

  • 14 cost

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    [English Word] cost
    [Swahili Word] chaji
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] cost
    [Swahili Word] gharama
    [Swahili Plural] gharama
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Word] Arabic
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    [English Word] cost
    [English Plural] costs
    [Swahili Word] kikunja jamvi
    [Swahili Plural] vikunja jamvi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 7/8
    [Derived Language] Swahili
    [Derived Word] -kunja
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    [English Word] cost
    [Swahili Word] -gharimu
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] gharama n
    [Swahili Example] kuvunja chupa ya kunyonyea mtoto kulimgharimu deni [Sul]
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    [English Word] cost of living
    [Swahili Word] masarifu
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] cost of living
    [Swahili Word] masarifu
    [Swahili Plural] masarifu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] sarafu, sarifu N
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    English-Swahili dictionary > cost

  • 15 criticize

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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -adhiri
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] Don't criticize me in front of the people.
    [Swahili Example] Usiniadhiri mbele za watu.
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -aili
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -ailisha
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -atibu
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -aziri
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] Don't criticize me in front of the people.
    [Swahili Example] Usiniaziri mbele za watu
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -chambua
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Related Words] -ambua
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -checha
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -guna
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -hakiki
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] hakika n
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -kosoa
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] kosa V
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -laumu
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] lawama
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -nyambua
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -nyonyoa
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -onya
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] ona V
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    [English Word] criticize
    [Swahili Word] -pima
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [English Example] I have weighed his/her words and found that they are untrue
    [Swahili Example] nimeyapima maneno yake nimeyaona si kweli
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    [English Word] criticize each other
    [Swahili Word] -pimana
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] reciprocal
    [English Example] Aziza and I achieved nothing for criticizing each other
    [Swahili Example] mimi na Aziza tulikwenda sare kwa kupimana [Abd]
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    [English Word] criticize someone obliquely
    [Swahili Word] -piga vijembe mtu
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] ndiyo nini kumpiga vijembe mwenziwe mbele za watu [Ya]
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    English-Swahili dictionary > criticize

  • 16 estimate

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    [English Word] be estimated
    [Swahili Word] -hesabiwa
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] hesabu v
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    [English Word] estimate
    [English Plural] estimates
    [Swahili Word] kisi
    [Swahili Plural] makisi
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 5/6
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] kisio, makisi
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    [English Word] estimate
    [Swahili Word] makisi
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] estimate
    [Swahili Word] makisio
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] estimate
    [Swahili Word] ukadiri
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] estimate
    [Swahili Word] -atikali
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] estimate
    [Swahili Word] -hesabu
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] estimate
    [Swahili Word] -kadiri
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] kadirifu, makadirio, ukadirifu
    [Swahili Example] kadiri kiasi; kadiri maneno
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    [English Word] estimate
    [Swahili Word] -kadiria
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Class] applicative
    [Derived Word] kadiri V
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    [English Word] estimate
    [Swahili Word] -kisi
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] kisio, makisi
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    [English Word] estimate
    [Swahili Word] -kisia
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Derived Word] kisi V
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    [English Word] estimate (of costs)
    [Swahili Word] makadirio
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] estimate (to charge someone)
    [Swahili Word] -wakifia
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] estimate (usually pl.)
    [Swahili Word] kisio
    [Swahili Plural] makisio
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] kisi V
    [English Example] lie in the shade
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    [English Word] form an estimate
    [Swahili Word] -pima
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    [English Word] form an estimate (of a person)
    [Swahili Word] -thamini
    [Part of Speech] verb
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    English-Swahili dictionary > estimate

  • 17 fate

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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] ajali
    [Swahili Plural] ajali
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [English Example] Nothing can avert an impending blow of fate (proverb).
    [Swahili Example] haina kinga wala kafara
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    [English Word] fate
    [English Plural] fates
    [Swahili Word] bahati
    [Swahili Plural] bahati
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] -bahatika, -bahatisha, bahatisho
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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] fali
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] jumu
    [Part of Speech] noun
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    [English Word] fate
    [English Plural] fates
    [Swahili Word] kura
    [Swahili Plural] kura
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] majaaliwa
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 6
    [Derived Word] Arabic
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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] majaliwa
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 6
    [Derived Word] jali V
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    [English Word] fate
    [English Plural] fates
    [Swahili Word] mungu
    [Swahili Plural] miungu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 3/4
    [Derived Word] uungu, umungu
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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] muungu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] uungu, umungu
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    [English Word] fate
    [English Plural] fates
    [Swahili Word] nasibu
    [Swahili Plural] nasibu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] nujumu
    [Swahili Plural] nujumu
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] ole
    [Swahili Plural] ole
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] riziki
    [Swahili Plural] riziki
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Word] Arabic
    [English Example] the child died, it was not his/her fate
    [Swahili Example] Mtoto alikufa, haikuwa riziki yake
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    [English Word] fate
    [Swahili Word] tua
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Derived Word] Arabic
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    [English Word] fate
    [English Plural] fates
    [Swahili Word] nyota
    [Swahili Plural] nyota
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
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    English-Swahili dictionary > fate

  • 18 fifty cents coin

    [English Word] fifty cents coin
    [English Plural] thumni
    [Swahili Word] thumni
    [Swahili Plural] thumni
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Swahili Definition] Sarafu ya senti hamsini.
    [English Example] One shilling has the value of two fifty cent coins. (fig: A fifty cents coin can buy nothing nowadays.)
    [Swahili Example] Shilingi moja ina thamani sawa na thumni mbili
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    English-Swahili dictionary > fifty cents coin

  • 19 forebode

    [English Word] forebode nothing good
    [Swahili Word] -tomkalia vyema
    [Part of Speech] verb
    [Swahili Example] msogeo wake haukumkalia vyema Tamima [Moh]
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    English-Swahili dictionary > forebode

  • 20 freedom

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    [English Word] freedom
    [English Plural] freedoms
    [Swahili Word] huria
    [Swahili Plural] huria
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 9/10
    [Derived Language] Arabic
    [Related Words] huri, huru, uhuru
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    [English Word] freedom
    [Swahili Word] uhuru
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 14
    [Related Words] huri, huria, huru
    [English Example] freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose
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    [English Word] freedom from care
    [Swahili Word] mteremo
    [Swahili Plural] miteremo
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 3/4
    [Derived Word] terema V
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    [English Word] freedom from care
    [Swahili Word] nderemo
    [Swahili Plural] minderemo
    [Part of Speech] noun
    [Class] 3/4
    [Derived Word] terema V
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    English-Swahili dictionary > freedom

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