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GENERAL WORDS AND PHRASES

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ENGLISH                                                                                 SWAHILI                       ENGLISH                                                                                   SWAHILI


And...........................................................................................................Na             Bad.................................................................................................... Mbaya


Bicycle............................................................................................. Baiskeli           Bitter............................................................................................... Chungu


Car......................................................................................................... Gari             Cold....................................................................................................   Baridi


Danger............................................................................................... Hatari              Drink (noun).................................................................................. Kinywaji


Drink (verb).................................................................................... Kunywa             Eat.........................................................................................................  Kula


Eat your lunch.............................................Kula chakula cha mchana yako               Eat your lunch..................................................Kula chakula cha jioni yako


Excuse me.................................................................................... Samahani!            Food............................................................................................. Chakula


Friend................................................................................................. Rafiki               God bless you....................................................................Mungu akubariki


Good.....................................................................................................Nzuri               Good morning.................................................................Habari za asubuhi


Goodbye.......................................................................................... Kwaheri!             Help me, please!..................................................... Nisaidie, tafadhali!

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Here..................................................................................................... Hapa                Hot.......................................................................................................Moto

 

How?.....................................................................................................Vipi?                 I am angry......................................................................... Nimekasirika.


I am traveling.............................................................................. Ninasafiri.               I am happy........................................................................... Nimefurahi.


I am hungry..............................................................................Mimi ni njaa                   I am thirsty..............................................................................Mimi nina kiu


I can speak Swahili................................... Ninaweza kusema Kiswahili.                I can't speak Swahili................................ Siwezi kusema Kiswahili.


I have no money.............................................................................Sina pesa                   I love you..............................................................................Ninakupenda!

 

I want to go home...............................................Nataka kwenda nyumbani                   Leave me alone.....................................................................Achana na mimi


Motorcycle........................................................................................ Pikipiki               Money...................................................................................................Fedha

 

No..................................................................................................... Hapana!              Okay................................................................................................... Sawa!


Please............................................................................................. Tafadhali              Praise the Lord........................................................................Bwana asifiwe


Pray for me..............................................................Kuomba kwa ajili yangu                Sorry (apologize)............................................................................Samahani!


Sorry (sympathize)................................................................................. Pole!             Sweet.................................................................................................... Tamu


Thank you........................................................................................... Asante!            Thank you very much................................................................. ante sana!


There....................................................................................................... Pale              Very......................................................................................................... Sana


Water..................................................................................................... Maji               Welcome.............................................................................................. Karibu! 


What?.................................................................................................... Nini?             When..........................................................................................Wakati gani?


Where?................................................................................................. Wapi?            Where are you going?..................................................... Unakwenda wapi?


Which?..................................................................................................... Ipi?             Yes............................................................................................................ Ndio!

 


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