Swahili was originally used as a trade language, and this spread its use up and down the East African coast. It is one of the most widely spoken sub-Saharan African languages. Swahili is the language of the Swahili People who inhibit the African Great Lakes region. It is natively spoken by 115 million people. Here a dictionary list with Swahili words & meanings in English and visa versa.

English to Swahili

Abyssinia: 1. Habeshi
American: 1. mwamerikani
April: 1. Aprili
Arab: 1. Mwarabu
Arabia: 1. Uarabu, Ulaya wa Waarabu
August: 1. Agosti
Bible: 1. Biblia
Christian: 1. Mkristo
December: 1. Desemba
East: 1. mashariki
Easter: 1. Pasaka
Egypt: 1. Misri
England: 1. Uingereza, Ulaya wa Waingereza | 2. Uingereza, Ulaya wa Waingereza
Englishman: 1. Mwingereza
Europa: 1. Ulaya | 2. Ulaya
Europe: 1. Ulaya
European: 1. Mzungu
February: 1. Februari
France: 1. Ulaya Faransa, Ufaransa
Frenchman: 1. Mfaransa
Friday: 1. Ijumaa
German: 1. mdachi, mjeremani
Germany: 1. Udachi, Ujeremani
God: 1. Allah, Mungu
Greek: 1. Myunani
Hebrew: 1. Myahudi, Yahudi
India: 1. Bara Hindi, Uhindi
Indian: 1. Mhindi
Indian corn: 1. muhindi
January: 1. Januari
Jew: 1. Myahudi, Yahudi | 2. Myahudi, Yahudi
July: 1. Julai
June: 1. Juni
Kenya: 1. Kenya
Koran: 1. Msahafu
Lucifer: 1. Ibilisi
March: 1. Machi
May: 1. Mei
Mister: 1. bwana
Mohammedan: 1. Mwislamu
Monday: 1. Jumatatu
Moscow: 1. Misko
Moslem: 1. Mwislamu
Mr.: 1. bwana
Mrs.: 1. bibi
Muslim: 1. Mwislamu
Mussulman: 1. Mwislamu
North: 1. kaskazini
November: 1. Novemba
October: 1. Oktoba
Parthian: 1. kipande, sehemu | 2. kipande, sehemu
Persia: 1. Uajemi
Portugal: 1. Ureno
Portuguese: 1. Mreno
Rajab: 1. Rajabu
Ramadan: 1. Ramadhani
Red Sea: 1. Bahari ya Sham
Roman: 1. Mrumi
Sabbath: 1. Jumamosi
Sassenach: 1. Mwingereza
Satan: 1. Ibilisi
Saturday: 1. Jumamosi
September: 1. Septemba
Sunday: 1. Jumapili
Syria: 1. Sham
Tanzania: 1. Tanzania
Thursday: 1. Alhamisi
Tuesday: 1. Jumanne
-ever: 1. -o -ote
USA: 1. Ulaya wa Waamerikani
US citizen: 1. mwamerikani
Uganda: 1. Uganda
United States of America: 1. Ulaya wa Waamerikani
Wednesday: 1. Jumatano
West: 1. magharibi
Zanzibar: 1. Unguja
a: 1. katika, ndani ya
aberration: 1. kosa
able: 1. -enye akili
above: 1. juu ya | 2. juu
abroad: 1. ugenini | 2. nje
absent: 1. hako
absolute: 1. kamili
accede: 1. kubali
accept: 1. pokea
accident: 1. tukio baya
accompany: 1. kwenda na
accomplishment: 1. tendo
accordion: 1. <kinanda cha mkono>
account: 1. sababu | 2. hesabu
acerbic: 1. -kali | 2. -chungu
acerbity: 1. ukali
achievement: 1. tendo
acrimony: 1. ukali
across: 1. katikati
across from: 1. juu ya
act: 1. tendo
action: 1. tendo
actor: 1. mcheza
acuity: 1. ukali
ad: 1. tangazo
addled: 1. -bovu
address: 1. anwani
adieu: 1. kwa heri, kwa herini
ado: 1. kelele
advancement: 1. maendeleo
adversary: 1. adui
advertisement: 1. tangazo
advice: 1. shauri
affair: 1. jambo
affluent: 1. tajiri
afresh: 1. tena | 2. tena
after: 1. nyuma ya | 2. baada ya
afternoon: 1. alasiri
again: 1. tena | 2. tena
against: 1. juu ya
age: 1. umri
agree: 1. kubali
ague: 1. homa
ahead: 1. mbele | 2. mbele
aid: 1. msaada | 2. msaada
ailment: 1. ugonjwa
air: 1. hewa
ale: 1. pombe
alien: 1. -a kigeni
all of a sudden: 1. ghafula
all over again: 1. tena
all the: 1. -ote, kila
also: 1. pia
although: 1. ingawa
always: 1. sikuzote
among: 1. kati ya
and: 1. na
anew: 1. tena
angel: 1. malaika
animal: 1. mnyama | 2. mnyama
another: 1. -ingine
answer: 1. jibu
antelope: 1. paa
ape: 1. tumbili
appellation: 1. jina
apple: 1. tunda la kizungu
arm: 1. mkono
article: 1. kitu
article of clothing: 1. nguo
as: 1. kama | 2. kama | 3. kwa sababu
ass: 1. punda
at all: 1. -o -ote | 2. kabisa
at once: 1. sasa hivi
at present: 1. sasa
at that place: 1. kule, mle, pale
axe: 1. shoka
a lot of: 1. -ingi
baboon: 1. nyani
bad: 1. -baya | 2. -bovu
badly: 1. vibaya
bag: 1. gunia, mfuko | 2. gunia, mfuko
bairn: 1. mtoto
banana-plant: 1. mgomba
banana: 1. ndizi
banana plant: 1. mgomba
bank: 1. benki
bark: 1. ganda
basket: 1. kikapu
bazaar: 1. soko
beam: 1. redio
bear: 1. dubu
beard: 1. ndevu
beast: 1. mnyama
beautiful: 1. -zuri
because: 1. kwa sababu | 2. kwa sababu | 3. kwa sababu
bed: 1. kitanda
bee: 1. nyuki
beer: 1. pombe
before: 1. kabla ya, mbele ya
behind: 1. nyuma ya | 2. nyuma | 3. baada ya
below: 1. chini | 2. chini ya | 3. chini
beneath: 1. chini ya
between: 1. kati ya
beyond: 1. katikati
bicycle: 1. baisikeli
big: 1. -kubwa
bike: 1. baisikeli
bird: 1. ndege, nyuni
bit: 1. kipande
bitter: 1. -chungu
black: 1. -eusi
blackness: 1. weusi
blank: 1. -eupe
blind: 1. kipofu
blood: 1. damu
bloom: 1. ua
blushing: 1. -ekundu
board: 1. ubao
body: 1. mwili
bold: 1. -nene, -nono
bone: 1. mfupa
book: 1. kitabu
bosom: 1. kifua
boss: 1. jumbe | 2. bwana
bottle: 1. chupa
boutique: 1. duka
bovine: 1. ng’ombe
bovine animal: 1. ng’ombe
box: 1. sanduku | 2. chombo
boy: 1. mtumishi
brave: 1. hodari
bread: 1. mkate
breast: 1. kifua
brief: 1. -fupi
broad: 1. -pana
broom: 1. ufagio
brother: 1. kaka, ndugu
buffalo: 1. nyati
bug: 1. mdudu
bull: 1. ng’ombe dume
burden: 1. mzigo
burdensome: 1. -zito
bureau: 1. afisi
business: 1. jambo
business deal: 1. jambo
but: 1. lakini | 2. bali, lakini
butter: 1. siagi
by: 1. -a
bye: 1. kwa heri, kwa herini
cabin: 1. kibanda
camel: 1. ngamia
can opener: 1. kifungua kopo
capable: 1. -enye akili
carpenter: 1. seremala
case: 1. jambo
cassava: 1. muhogo | 2. muhogo
cat: 1. paka
certificate: 1. cheti
chair: 1. kiti
chamber: 1. chumba
charge: 1. mzigo
cheap: 1. rahisi | 2. rahisi
cheese: 1. jibini
chest: 1. kifua
chicken: 1. kuku
chief: 1. jumbe | 2. -kuu
child: 1. mwana | 2. mtoto | 3. mtoto
church-building: 1. kanisa
church: 1. kanisa
city: 1. mji
clean: 1. safi
clerk: 1. karani
clever: 1. -erevu
clock: 1. saa
cloth: 1. kitambaa
clothes: 1. nguo
clothing: 1. nguo
coast: 1. pwani
cock: 1. jogoo
coconut: 1. dafu, nazi
coconut palm: 1. mnazi
coffee: 1. kahawa
cold: 1. baridi
colour: 1. rangi
complete: 1. kamili
consent: 1. kubali
container: 1. chombo
cook: 1. mpishi
cooking pot: 1. chungu
cord: 1. uzi
cork: 1. kizibo
corn: 1. muhindi
corpulent: 1. -nene, -nono
correct: 1. sahihi
costly: 1. ghali
counsel: 1. shauri
country: 1. nchi, ulaya
courageous: 1. hodari
course: 1. sahani
court: 1. ua
courtyard: 1. ua
cover: 1. kifuniko
crab: 1. kaa ya pwani
crocodile: 1. mamba
cross: 1. msalaba
cunning: 1. -erevu
cup: 1. kikombe
currently: 1. siku hizi
custom: 1. desturi
cycle: 1. baisikeli
daily paper: 1. gazeti
danger: 1. hatari
dark: 1. -enye giza
darkness: 1. giza
date-palm: 1. mtende
date: 1. tarehe
date palm: 1. mtende
daughter: 1. binti
day: 1. siku
dear: 1. ghali | 2. ghali | 3. ghali
deep: 1. -refu
design: 1. shauri
diagram: 1. shauri
dim: 1. -enye giza
diminutive: 1. -dogo
din: 1. kelele
disease: 1. ugonjwa
dish: 1. sahani | 2. sahani
dismal: 1. -a huzuni
distance: 1. mwendo
doctor: 1. daktari, mganga
dog: 1. mbwa
donkey: 1. punda
door: 1. mlango
downstairs: 1. chini
dream: 1. ndoto
drug: 1. dawa
dry: 1. -kavu
dung: 1. choo
dye: 1. rangi
each: 1. -ote, kila
ear: 1. sikio
early: 1. mapema
earth: 1. kiwanja
east: 1. mashariki
easy: 1. rahisi
egg: 1. yai
eight: 1. nane, -nane
eighteen: 1. kumi na nane, kumi na -nane
eighth: 1. -a nane
eighty: 1. themanini
elephant: 1. ndovu, tembo
eleven: 1. edashara, kumi na moja, kumi na -moja
else: 1. -ingine
empty: 1. -tupu
enchanter: 1. mchawi
enchantment: 1. uchawi
end: 1. mwisho
ending: 1. mwisho
enemy: 1. adui
engine: 1. mashine, mtambo
enough: 1. -a kutosha
entire: 1. -zima
entirely: 1. kabisa
equally: 1. pia
error: 1. kosa
evening: 1. jioni
ever: 1. sikuzote
every: 1. -ote, kila
everybody: 1. -ote, kila
every one: 1. -ote, kila
exclusively: 1. tu
excrement: 1. choo
expensive: 1. ghali | 2. ghali
eye: 1. jicho
face: 1. uso
facile: 1. rahisi
factory: 1. karakana, kiwanda | 2. karakana, kiwanda
faint: 1. hafifu
fair: 1. soko
farewell: 1. kwa heri, kwa herini
fast: 1. -epesi
fat: 1. -nene, -nono
father: 1. baba | 2. baba
fear: 1. hofu
feather: 1. kalamu
fellow: 1. mwanamume
fever: 1. homa
field: 1. shamba | 2. shamba | 3. shamba
fifteen: 1. kumi na tano, kumi na -tano
fifth: 1. -a tano
fifty: 1. hamsini
fine: 1. -zuri | 2. bora
finger: 1. kidole
finished: 1. tayari
fire: 1. moto
first: 1. -a kwanza
fish: 1. kuvua, samaki
five: 1. tano, -tano
flour: 1. unga
flower: 1. ua
fly: 1. inzi
folk: 1. watu
food: 1. chakula
fool: 1. mjinga
foot: 1. mguu | 2. mguu
for: 1. ili | 2. kwa sababu
foreign: 1. -a kigeni
foreigner: 1. mgeni
forest: 1. msitu
foreward: 1. mbele
forgetful: 1. -sahaulifu
formerly: 1. mbele
forty: 1. arobaini
for the reason that: 1. kwa sababu | 2. kwa sababu
four: 1. nne, -nne
fourteen: 1. kumi na nne, kumi na -nne
fourth: 1. -a nne
fowl: 1. kuku | 2. kuku
fragment: 1. kipande
frequently: 1. mara nyingi
friend: 1. rafiki
frog: 1. chura
from: 1. -a | 2. kwa
gain: 1. faida
game: 1. mchezo
garage: 1. banda la motokaa
garden: 1. bustani
garment: 1. nguo
gate: 1. mlango
gateway: 1. mlango
gaunt: 1. -a huzuni
gazette: 1. gazeti
gentle: 1. -tamu
gentleman: 1. bwana
giraffe: 1. twiga
gladness: 1. furaha
glass: 1. kioo
gnu: 1. kongoni, nyumbu
goat: 1. mbuzi
good: 1. -ema, -zuri
goodbye: 1. kwa heri, kwa herini
grade: 1. cheo
grass: 1. majani
great: 1. bora | 2. -kubwa
greeting: 1. salamu
ground: 1. udongo
guard: 1. mlinzi
guest: 1. mgeni
habit: 1. desturi
hand: 1. mkono
handsome: 1. -zuri
hard: 1. -gumu | 2. -gumu
hare: 1. sungura
harvest: 1. mavuno
have: 1. -na
have got: 1. -na
he: 1. yeye
head: 1. kichwa | 2. kichwa | 3. kichwa | 4. kichwa
health: 1. afya
heart: 1. moyo
heavy: 1. -zito
help: 1. msaada | 2. msaada
her: 1. -ake, -ao | 2. -ake
herb: 1. majani
herself: 1. -enyewe
hey: 1. je
hill: 1. kilima, mlima
him: 1. yeye
himself: 1. -enyewe
hippo: 1. kiboko
hippopotamus: 1. kiboko
his: 1. -ake | 2. -ake, -ao
hoe: 1. jembe
hog: 1. nguruwe
hole: 1. tundu
honey: 1. asali
hood: 1. kifuniko
horse: 1. farasi
hot: 1. -a moto, -kali
hotel: 1. hoteli
hour: 1. saa
house: 1. nyumba
housefly: 1. inzi
house of worship: 1. kanisa
how: 1. kama | 2. kama | 3. kama
however: 1. bali, lakini
hundred: 1. mia
hunger: 1. njaa
husband: 1. mume
husk: 1. ganda
husked rice: 1. mchele
hut: 1. kibanda
hyaena: 1. fisi
if: 1. ikiwa, kama
ill: 1. -gonjwa
illness: 1. ugonjwa
immediately: 1. sasa hivi
important: 1. -kubwa
in: 1. katika, ndani ya
inexpensive: 1. rahisi | 2. rahisi
infant: 1. mtoto
inhabitant: 1. mwenyeji
ink: 1. wino
insect: 1. mdudu
inside: 1. katika, ndani ya | 2. ndani
instead of: 1. badala ya
instructor: 1. mwalimu
into: 1. katika, ndani ya
in exchange for: 1. juu ya
in front of: 1. kabla ya, mbele ya
in order to: 1. ili
in what way: 1. kama | 2. kama
iron: 1. chuma
island: 1. kisiwa
its: 1. -ake, -ao | 2. -ake
itself: 1. -enyewe
jackal: 1. mbweha
job: 1. kazi
journal: 1. gazeti
journey: 1. mwendo, safari
joy: 1. furaha
jug: 1. chungu | 2. chombo
just: 1. tu | 2. sasa hivi
key: 1. ufunguo
kilo: 1. kilo
kilometre: 1. kilometa
king: 1. mfalme
kingdom: 1. ufalme
knee: 1. goti
knife: 1. kisu
lady: 1. bibi
lamp: 1. taa
land: 1. nchi, ulaya | 2. kiwanja
language: 1. lugha
large: 1. -kubwa
large spoon: 1. mwiko
last: 1. -a mwisho
latrine: 1. choo
laziness: 1. uvivu
lazy: 1. -vivu
leader: 1. jumbe
leaf: 1. jani
leg: 1. mguu | 2. mguu
length: 1. urefu | 2. urefu
leopard: 1. chui
letter: 1. barua
lid: 1. kifuniko
lie: 1. uongo
life: 1. maisha
light: 1. nuru | 2. hafifu | 3. -epesi
lightning: 1. umeme
like: 1. kama
likewise: 1. pia | 2. pia
line: 1. mstari
lion: 1. simba
little: 1. -dogo
load: 1. mzigo
loaf: 1. mkate
long: 1. -refu
looking-glass: 1. kioo
lord: 1. bwana
loss: 1. hasara
lovely: 1. -zuri | 2. ghali
lump: 1. kipande | 2. kipande
machine: 1. mashine, mtambo
madam: 1. bibi
magazine: 1. gazeti
magic: 1. uchawi
magician: 1. mchawi
main: 1. -kuu
maize: 1. muhindi
major: 1. -kuu
male cook: 1. mpishi
man: 1. mwanamume
mango-tree: 1. mwembe
mango: 1. embe
market: 1. soko | 2. soko
marketplace: 1. soko
master: 1. bwana
mat: 1. mkeka
matter: 1. jambo
mature: 1. -bivu
maybe: 1. labda
mayhap: 1. labda
meal: 1. unga
mealies: 1. muhindi
meaning: 1. maana
measure: 1. cheo
measurement: 1. cheo
meat: 1. nyama
medicine: 1. dawa
midday: 1. adhuhuri
milk: 1. maziwa
millet: 1. mtama
minute: 1. dakika
mirror: 1. kioo
miserable: 1. -baya | 2. hafifu, maskini | 3. -a huzuni
mistake: 1. kosa
money: 1. fedha
monkey: 1. tumbili
month: 1. mwezi
moon: 1. mwezi
mosquito: 1. mbu
mother: 1. mama
mountain: 1. mlima
mouse: 1. panya mdogo
much: 1. -ingi
murk: 1. giza
my: 1. -angu
name: 1. jina
narrow: 1. -embamba
nasty: 1. -baya
nation: 1. watu
nearby: 1. karibu
necessary: 1. lazima
need: 1. haja
needle: 1. sindano
net: 1. wavu
network: 1. wavu
nevertheless: 1. bali, lakini
new: 1. -pya
newness: 1. upya
news: 1. habari
newspaper: 1. gazeti | 2. gazeti
nice: 1. -ema, -zuri
night: 1. usiku
nine: 1. kenda, tisa
nineteen: 1. kumi na kenda, kumi na tisa
ninety: 1. tisini
ninth: 1. -a kenda, -a tisa
no: 1. la
noise: 1. kelele
noon: 1. adhuhuri
north: 1. kaskazini
not: 1. la
not at all: 1. hata kidogo
novel: 1. -pya
novelty: 1. habari
now: 1. je | 2. sasa
nowadays: 1. siku hizi
now and then: 1. mara kwa mara
number: 1. hesabu
numeral: 1. hesabu
nurse: 1. mlezi
object: 1. kitu
occasion: 1. mara
of: 1. -a
office: 1. afisi
offset: 1. mwendo
offspring: 1. mwana
often: 1. mara nyingi
oil: 1. mafuta
okay: 1. -ema, -zuri | 2. vema, vizuri
on: 1. mbele | 2. katika, ndani ya | 3. juu ya
once: 1. mara moja
once more: 1. tena
one: 1. moja, -moja, mosi
onerous: 1. -zito
one hundred: 1. mia
one thousand: 1. elfu
one time: 1. mara moja
onion: 1. kitunguu
only: 1. tu
on that account: 1. kwa hiyo
on the other side of: 1. katikati
on top: 1. juu
opposed to: 1. juu ya
opposite: 1. juu ya
or: 1. au
orange-tree: 1. mchungwa
orange: 1. chungwa
other: 1. -ingine
our: 1. -etu
out: 1. nje
outside: 1. nje
out of: 1. kwa
over: 1. juu ya
overall: 1. -zima
overhead: 1. juu
over there: 1. kule, mle, pale
owner: 1. mwenyewe
o’clock: 1. saa
palace: 1. jumba
paper: 1. karatasi
parent: 1. mzazi
part: 1. kipande, sehemu | 2. kipande, sehemu
pate: 1. kichwa
path: 1. njia
patient: 1. mgonjwa | 2. mgonjwa
paw: 1. mguu
pawn: 1. askari
peel: 1. ganda
pencil: 1. kalamu
people: 1. watu
per: 1. katika, ndani ya | 2. ili
perchance: 1. labda
perhaps: 1. labda
peril: 1. hatari
periodical: 1. gazeti
permission: 1. ruhusa
person: 1. mtu
pharmaceutical: 1. dawa
physician: 1. daktari, mganga
piece: 1. kipande | 2. kipande, sehemu | 3. kipande
pig: 1. nguruwe
pipe: 1. kiko
place: 1. mahali
place of worship: 1. kanisa
plaited mat: 1. mkeka
plan: 1. shauri | 2. shauri
plane: 1. shauri
plank: 1. ubao
plate: 1. sahani
platter: 1. sahani
plaza: 1. mahali
please: 1. tafadhali
plume: 1. kalamu
pole: 1. mti
poor: 1. -baya | 2. hafifu, maskini | 3. hafifu
portal: 1. mlango
possibly: 1. labda
post: 1. mti
pot: 1. chungu
potato: 1. kiazi
poverty: 1. umaskini
previously: 1. mbele
pricey: 1. ghali
principal: 1. -kuu
profit: 1. faida
profound: 1. -refu
progress: 1. maendeleo
project: 1. shauri
provided that: 1. ikiwa, kama
public square: 1. mahali
pure: 1. safi
question: 1. swali
quick: 1. -epesi
quite: 1. mno, sana | 2. kabisa
rabbit: 1. kisungura
radio: 1. redio
rain: 1. mvua
rank: 1. cheo
rapid: 1. -epesi
rat: 1. panya
rate: 1. cheo
rather: 1. katikati
ray: 1. redio
razor: 1. wembe
ready: 1. tayari
reason: 1. sababu
receive: 1. pokea
red: 1. -ekundu | 2. -ekundu
regularly: 1. mara nyingi
relative: 1. ndugu
reply: 1. jibu
respect: 1. heshima
restaurant: 1. mkahawa
rhino: 1. kifaru
rhinoceros: 1. kifaru
rice: 1. mchele, mpunga
rich: 1. tajiri
right: 1. -a kuume | 2. sahihi
righthand: 1. -a kuume
right away: 1. sasa hivi
right now: 1. sasa hivi
ripe: 1. -bivu
river: 1. mto
road: 1. barbara, njia
room: 1. chumba
rooster: 1. jogoo
root: 1. mzizi
rope: 1. uzi
rotten: 1. -bovu
route: 1. barbara, njia
sack: 1. gunia, mfuko
sad: 1. -a huzuni
sadness: 1. huzuni
salary: 1. mshahara
salt: 1. chumvi
say: 1. je
scheme: 1. shauri
school: 1. chuo, shule
scorpion: 1. nge
sea: 1. bahari
seaside: 1. pwani
second: 1. -a pili
seed: 1. mbegu
self: 1. -enyewe
serious: 1. -kubwa
serpent: 1. nyoka
servant: 1. mtumishi
seven: 1. saba
seventeen: 1. kumi na saba
seventh: 1. -a saba
seventy: 1. sabini
several times: 1. pengine
shack: 1. kibanda
share: 1. kipande, sehemu | 2. kipande, sehemu
sharp: 1. -kali | 2. -kali
sharpness: 1. ukali
sheep: 1. kondoo
sheet: 1. jani
shell: 1. ganda
shepherd: 1. mchungaji | 2. mchungaji
shoe: 1. kiatu
shop: 1. duka
shopkeeper: 1. mwuza duka
shore: 1. pwani
short: 1. -fupi | 2. -fupi
sick: 1. -gonjwa
sightless person: 1. kipofu
silver: 1. fedha
since: 1. -a | 2. kwa sababu
sir: 1. bwana
sister: 1. dada
six: 1. sita
sixteen: 1. kumi na sita
sixth: 1. -a sita
sixty: 1. sitini
size: 1. ukubwa
slave: 1. mtumwa
sleep: 1. usingizi
slender: 1. -embamba
slim: 1. -embamba
sly: 1. -erevu
small: 1. -dogo
smallpox: 1. ndui
smart: 1. -erevu
smoke: 1. moshi
smooth: 1. laini
snake: 1. nyoka
soap: 1. sabuni
soft: 1. -tamu | 2. laini
soil: 1. udongo | 2. kiwanja
soldier: 1. askari
something new: 1. habari
sometimes: 1. pengine
son: 1. mwana
song: 1. wimbo
sorcerer: 1. mchawi
sorcery: 1. uchawi
sore: 1. kidonda
sorrow: 1. huzuni
south: 1. kusini
speedy: 1. -epesi
spider: 1. buibui
spoon: 1. mwiko | 2. kijiko
square: 1. mahali
stake: 1. mti
stanchion: 1. mti
stomach: 1. tumbo
stone: 1. jiwe
store: 1. duka
strange: 1. -a kigeni
stranger: 1. mgeni
stream: 1. kijito
string: 1. uzi
strong: 1. imara, -enye nguvu
such a: 1. kama
such as: 1. kama
suddenly: 1. ghafula
suffice: 1. tosha
sufficient: 1. -a kutosha
sugar-cane: 1. muwa
sugar: 1. sukari
sun: 1. jua
sweet: 1. -tamu
sweetness: 1. utamu
swift: 1. -epesi
swine: 1. nguruwe
table: 1. meza
tail: 1. mkia
take: 1. pokea
take in: 1. pokea
tea: 1. chai
teacher: 1. mwalimu
ten: 1. kumi
tender: 1. -tamu
tenth: 1. -a kumi
testimony: 1. cheti
thanks: 1. asante
thank you: 1. asante
that: 1. kama | 2. nini | 3. nani
their: 1. -ake, -ao | 2. -ake, -ao
there: 1. kule, mle, pale | 2. kule, mle, pale
therefore: 1. kwa hiyo
these days: 1. siku hizi
they: 1. wao | 2. wao
the day after tomorrow: 1. kesho kutwa
the day before yesterday: 1. juzi
thick: 1. -nene, -nono
thief: 1. mwivi, mwizi
thing: 1. kitu | 2. kitu
third: 1. -a tatu
thirteen: 1. kumi na tatu, kumi na -tatu
thirty: 1. thelathini
thorn: 1. mwiba
thou: 1. ninyi, wewe | 2. ninyi, wewe | 3. ninyi, wewe
though: 1. ingawa
thought: 1. wazo
thousand: 1. elfu
three: 1. tatu, -tatu
through: 1. tayari
till: 1. hata
timber: 1. mti
time: 1. mara | 2. saa | 3. nafasi, wakati
tin-opener: 1. kifungua kopo
to: 1. ili
tobacco: 1. tumbako
today: 1. leo
toe: 1. kidole
together: 1. pamoja
tomato: 1. nyanya
tomorrow: 1. kesho
tongue: 1. ulimi | 2. lugha
too: 1. pia | 2. mno
tooth-brush: 1. mswaki
tooth: 1. jino
too much: 1. mno
tortoise: 1. kobe
town: 1. mji
traveller: 1. msafiri
tree: 1. mti
tribe: 1. kabila
trip: 1. mwendo, safari
twelve: 1. kumi na mbili, kumi na -wili, thenashara
twenty: 1. ishirini
two: 1. mbili, -wili, pili
two hundred: 1. mia mbili, mia -wili
ulcer: 1. kidonda
umbrella: 1. mwavuli
uncle: 1. baba mdogo, mjomba
under: 1. chini ya
underneath: 1. chini | 2. chini ya | 3. chini
unity: 1. umoja
university: 1. chuo kikuu
unripe: 1. -bichi
until: 1. hata
upon: 1. juu ya | 2. juu ya
upstairs: 1. juu
us: 1. sisi
valiant: 1. hodari
valuable: 1. ghali
vase: 1. chombo
vegetable: 1. mboga
very: 1. mno, sana
very much: 1. mno, sana
vessel: 1. chombo | 2. chombo
village: 1. kijiji, mji
voice: 1. sauti | 2. sauti
void: 1. -tupu
volcano: 1. volkeno
vote: 1. sauti
voyage: 1. mwendo, safari
wage: 1. mshahara
wages: 1. mshahara
wall: 1. ukuta
want: 1. haja
warlock: 1. mchawi
watch: 1. saa
water: 1. maji
wax: 1. nta
way: 1. desturi | 2. barbara, njia
we: 1. sisi
weak: 1. hafifu
wealthy: 1. tajiri
week: 1. juma, wiki
well-off: 1. tajiri
well: 1. vema, vizuri | 2. je | 3. kisima, shimo
well then: 1. je
west: 1. magharibi
what: 1. nini | 2. nini
what a: 1. kama
what kind of: 1. gani | 2. gani
what kind of?: 1. gani?
what sort of: 1. gani | 2. gani
wheat: 1. ngano
when: 1. lini | 2. lini | 3. lini | 4. lini
where: 1. wapi | 2. wapi
wherever: 1. mahali po pote
which: 1. nani | 2. nani
while: 1. nafasi, wakati
white: 1. -eupe | 2. -eupe
who: 1. nani
whole: 1. -zima
wholly: 1. kabisa
widow: 1. mjane
wife: 1. mke
wildebeest: 1. kongoni, nyumbu
wind: 1. upepo
wing: 1. ubawa
wireless: 1. redio
wisdom: 1. ujinga
witchcraft: 1. uchawi
within: 1. katika, ndani ya
without: 1. bila, pasipo
wizard: 1. mchawi
wizardry: 1. uchawi
woman: 1. mwanamke
wood: 1. mti
woods: 1. msitu
word: 1. neno
work: 1. kazi
world: 1. ulimwengu
wrench: 1. ufunguo
yard: 1. ua
ye: 1. ninyi, wewe | 2. ninyi, wewe
year: 1. mwaka
yes: 1. naam, ndiyo
yesterday: 1. jana
yet: 1. bali, lakini
yon: 1. kule, mle, pale
yonder: 1. kule, mle, pale
you: 1. ninyi, wewe | 2. ninyi, wewe | 3. ninyi, wewe | 4. ninyi, wewe
young: 1. mwana
youngster: 1. kijana
your: 1. -ako, -enu | 2. -ako, -enu
youth: 1. kijana
zebra: 1. punda milia

Swahili to English

Agosti: 1. August
Alhamisi: 1. Thursday
Allah: 1. God
Aprili: 1. April
Bahari ya Sham: 1. Red Sea
Bara Hindi: 1. India
Biblia: 1. Bible
Desemba: 1. December
Februari: 1. February
Habeshi: 1. Abyssinia
Ibilisi: 1. Lucifer, Satan
Ijumaa: 1. Friday
Januari: 1. January
Julai: 1. July
Jumanne: 1. Tuesday
Jumapili: 1. Sunday
Jumatano: 1. Wednesday
Jumatatu: 1. Monday
Juni: 1. June
Kenya: 1. Kenya
Machi: 1. March
Mei: 1. May
Mfaransa: 1. Frenchman
Mhindi: 1. Indian
Misri: 1. Egypt
Mkristo: 1. Christian
Mreno: 1. Portuguese
Mrumi: 1. Roman
Msahafu: 1. Koran
Mungu: 1. God
Mwarabu: 1. Arab
Mwingereza: 1. Englishman, Sassenach
Mwislamu: 1. Mohammedan, Moslem, Muslim, Mussulman
Myahudi: 1. Hebrew, Jew | 2. Jew
Myunani: 1. Greek
Mzungu: 1. European
Novemba: 1. November
Oktoba: 1. October
Pasaka: 1. Easter
Rajabu: 1. Rajab
Ramadhani: 1. Ramadan
Septemba: 1. September
Sham: 1. Syria
Tanzania: 1. Tanzania
-ake: 1. their | 2. his | 3. her, his, its, their | 4. its | 5. her
-ako: 1. your | 2. your
-angu: 1. my
-ao: 1. their | 2. her, his, its, their
-a huzuni: 1. dismal, gaunt, miserable, sad
-a kenda: 1. ninth
-a kigeni: 1. alien, foreign, strange
-a kumi: 1. tenth
-a kutosha: 1. enough, sufficient
-a kuume: 1. right, righthand
-a kwanza: 1. first
-a moto: 1. hot
-a mwisho: 1. last
-a nane: 1. eighth
-a nne: 1. fourth
-a pili: 1. second
-a saba: 1. seventh
-a sita: 1. sixth
-a tano: 1. fifth
-a tatu: 1. third
-a tisa: 1. ninth
-baya: 1. bad, miserable, nasty, poor
-bichi: 1. unripe
-bivu: 1. mature, ripe
-bovu: 1. addled, bad, rotten
-chungu: 1. acerbic, bitter
-dogo: 1. diminutive, little, small
-ekundu: 1. red
-ema: 1. good, nice, okay
-embamba: 1. narrow | 2. slender, slim
-enu: 1. your | 2. your
-enyewe: 1. self, herself, himself, itself
-enye akili: 1. able, capable
-enye giza: 1. dark, dim
-enye nguvu: 1. strong
-epesi: 1. light | 2. fast, quick, rapid, speedy, swift
-erevu: 1. clever, cunning, sly, smart
-etu: 1. our
-eusi: 1. black
-fupi: 1. short | 2. brief, short
-gonjwa: 1. ill, sick
-gumu: 1. hard | 2. hard
-ingi: 1. a lot of, much
-ingine: 1. other, another, else
-kali: 1. hot
-kavu: 1. dry
-kubwa: 1. big, great, large | 2. important, serious
-kuu: 1. chief, main, major, principal
-moja: 1. one
-na: 1. have, have got
-nane: 1. eight
-nene: 1. bold, corpulent, fat, thick
-nne: 1. four
-nono: 1. bold, corpulent, fat, thick
-o -ote: 1. at all, -ever
-pana: 1. broad
-pya: 1. new, novel
-refu: 1. long | 2. deep, profound
-sahaulifu: 1. forgetful
-tamu: 1. gentle, soft, sweet, tender
-tano: 1. five
-tatu: 1. three
-tupu: 1. empty, void
-vivu: 1. lazy
-wili: 1. two
-zima: 1. entire, overall, whole
-zito: 1. burdensome, heavy, onerous
-zuri: 1. beautiful, fine, handsome, lovely | 2. good, nice, okay
Uajemi: 1. Persia
Uarabu: 1. Arabia
Udachi: 1. Germany
Ufaransa: 1. France
Uganda: 1. Uganda
Uhindi: 1. India
Uingereza: 1. England | 2. England
Ujeremani: 1. Germany
Ulaya Faransa: 1. France
Ulaya wa Waamerikani: 1. United States of America, USA
Ulaya wa Waarabu: 1. Arabia
Ulaya wa Waingereza: 1. England | 2. England
Unguja: 1. Zanzibar
Ureno: 1. Portugal
Yahudi: 1. Hebrew, Jew | 2. Jew
adhuhuri: 1. midday, noon
adui: 1. adversary, enemy
afisi: 1. bureau, office
afya: 1. health
alasiri: 1. afternoon
anwani: 1. address
arobaini: 1. forty
asali: 1. honey
asante: 1. thank you, thanks
askari: 1. pawn, soldier
au: 1. or
baada ya: 1. after, behind
baba mdogo: 1. uncle
badala ya: 1. instead of
bahari: 1. sea
baisikeli: 1. bike, cycle, bicycle
bali: 1. but, however, nevertheless, yet
banda la motokaa: 1. garage
barbara: 1. road, route, way
baridi: 1. cold
barua: 1. letter
benki: 1. bank
bila: 1. without
binti: 1. daughter
bora: 1. fine, great
buibui: 1. spider
bustani: 1. garden
bwana: 1. boss, master
chai: 1. tea
chakula: 1. food
cheo: 1. measure, measurement | 2. grade, rank, rate
cheti: 1. certificate, testimony
chini: 1. below, downstairs, underneath | 2. below, underneath
chini ya: 1. below, beneath, under, underneath
chombo: 1. jug, box, container, vessel | 2. vase, vessel
choo: 1. dung, excrement | 2. latrine
chui: 1. leopard
chuma: 1. iron
chumba: 1. chamber, room
chumvi: 1. salt
chungu: 1. cooking pot | 2. jug, pot
chungwa: 1. orange
chuo: 1. school
chuo kikuu: 1. university
chupa: 1. bottle
chura: 1. frog
dada: 1. sister
dafu: 1. coconut
dakika: 1. minute
daktari: 1. doctor, physician
damu: 1. blood
dawa: 1. drug, medicine, pharmaceutical
desturi: 1. custom, habit, way
dubu: 1. bear
duka: 1. boutique, shop, store
edashara: 1. eleven
elfu: 1. thousand, one thousand
embe: 1. mango
faida: 1. gain, profit
farasi: 1. horse
fedha: 1. silver | 2. money
fisi: 1. hyaena
furaha: 1. gladness, joy
ganda: 1. bark, husk, peel, shell
gani?: 1. what kind of?
gazeti: 1. gazette, magazine, newspaper, periodical | 2. daily paper, journal, newspaper
ghafula: 1. all of a sudden, suddenly
ghali: 1. costly, dear, expensive, pricey
giza: 1. darkness, murk
goti: 1. knee
habari: 1. news, novelty, something new
hafifu: 1. faint, light, weak | 2. miserable, poor | 3. poor
haja: 1. need, want
hako: 1. absent
hamsini: 1. fifty
hasara: 1. loss
hata: 1. until, till
hatari: 1. danger, peril
hata kidogo: 1. not at all
hesabu: 1. account | 2. number, numeral
heshima: 1. respect
hewa: 1. air
hodari: 1. brave, courageous, valiant
hofu: 1. fear
homa: 1. ague, fever
hoteli: 1. hotel
huzuni: 1. sadness, sorrow
ikiwa: 1. if, provided that
ili: 1. for, to, in order to, per
imara: 1. strong
ingawa: 1. though, although
inzi: 1. fly, housefly
ishirini: 1. twenty
jambo: 1. affair, business, business deal, case, matter
jana: 1. yesterday
jani: 1. leaf, sheet
je: 1. hey, say | 2. now, well, well then
jembe: 1. hoe
jibini: 1. cheese
jibu: 1. answer, reply
jicho: 1. eye
jina: 1. appellation, name
jino: 1. tooth
jioni: 1. evening
jiwe: 1. stone
jogoo: 1. cock, rooster
jua: 1. sun
juma: 1. week
jumba: 1. palace
jumbe: 1. boss, chief, leader
juu: 1. above, on top, overhead, upstairs
juu ya: 1. across from, against, in exchange for, opposed to, opposite, upon | 2. above, over | 3. on, upon
juzi: 1. the day before yesterday
kaa ya pwani: 1. crab
kabila: 1. tribe
kabisa: 1. at all, entirely, quite, wholly
kabla ya: 1. before, in front of
kahawa: 1. coffee
kaka: 1. brother
kalamu: 1. pencil
kama: 1. that | 2. if, provided that
kamili: 1. absolute, complete
kanisa: 1. church, church-building, house of worship, place of worship
karakana: 1. factory | 2. factory
karani: 1. clerk
karatasi: 1. paper
karibu: 1. nearby
kaskazini: 1. north, North
katika: 1. a, in, inside, into, on, per, within
katikati: 1. rather | 2. across, beyond, on the other side of
kati ya: 1. among, between
kazi: 1. job, work
kelele: 1. ado, din, noise
kenda: 1. nine
kesho: 1. tomorrow
kesho kutwa: 1. the day after tomorrow
kiatu: 1. shoe
kiazi: 1. potato
kibanda: 1. cabin, hut, shack
kiboko: 1. hippo, hippopotamus
kidole: 1. finger | 2. toe
kidonda: 1. ulcer, sore
kifaru: 1. rhino, rhinoceros
kifua: 1. bosom, breast, chest
kifungua kopo: 1. can opener, tin-opener
kifuniko: 1. cover, hood, lid
kijana: 1. youngster, youth
kijiji: 1. village
kijiko: 1. spoon
kijito: 1. stream
kikapu: 1. basket
kiko: 1. pipe
kikombe: 1. cup
kilima: 1. hill
kilo: 1. kilo
kilometa: 1. kilometre
kioo: 1. looking-glass, mirror | 2. glass
kipande: 1. fragment, lump, piece | 2. part, Parthian, share | 3. bit, lump, piece
kipofu: 1. blind, sightless person
kisima: 1. well
kisiwa: 1. island
kisu: 1. knife
kisungura: 1. rabbit
kitabu: 1. book
kitambaa: 1. cloth
kitanda: 1. bed
kiti: 1. chair
kitu: 1. thing | 2. article, object, thing
kitunguu: 1. onion
kiwanda: 1. factory | 2. factory
kiwanja: 1. earth, land, soil
kizibo: 1. cork
kobe: 1. tortoise
kondoo: 1. sheep
kongoni: 1. gnu, wildebeest
kosa: 1. aberration, error, mistake
kubali: 1. accede, agree, consent
kuku: 1. chicken, fowl | 2. fowl
kumi: 1. ten
kumi na -moja: 1. eleven
kumi na -nane: 1. eighteen
kumi na -nne: 1. fourteen
kumi na -tano: 1. fifteen
kumi na -tatu: 1. thirteen
kumi na -wili: 1. twelve
kumi na kenda: 1. nineteen
kumi na mbili: 1. twelve
kumi na moja: 1. eleven
kumi na nane: 1. eighteen
kumi na nne: 1. fourteen
kumi na saba: 1. seventeen
kumi na sita: 1. sixteen
kumi na tano: 1. fifteen
kumi na tatu: 1. thirteen
kumi na tisa: 1. nineteen
kusini: 1. south
kuvua: 1. fish
kwa: 1. from, out of
kwa heri: 1. adieu, farewell, bye, goodbye
kwa herini: 1. adieu, farewell, bye, goodbye
kwa hiyo: 1. on that account, therefore
kwa sababu: 1. because, for the reason that | 2. because, for the reason that | 3. as, because, for, since
kwenda na: 1. accompany
labda: 1. maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly
laini: 1. smooth | 2. soft
lakini: 1. but | 2. but, however, nevertheless, yet
lazima: 1. necessary
leo: 1. today
lugha: 1. language, tongue
maana: 1. meaning
maendeleo: 1. advance, advancement, progress
mafuta: 1. oil
magharibi: 1. west, West
mahali: 1. place | 2. plaza, square, public square
mahali po pote: 1. wherever
maisha: 1. life
maji: 1. water
malaika: 1. angel
mama: 1. mother
mamba: 1. crocodile
mapema: 1. early
mara: 1. occasion, time
mara kwa mara: 1. now and then
mara moja: 1. once, one time
mara nyingi: 1. frequently, often, regularly
mashariki: 1. east, East
mashine: 1. engine, machine
maskini: 1. miserable, poor
mavuno: 1. harvest
maziwa: 1. milk
mbegu: 1. seed
mbele: 1. ahead, formerly, previously | 2. ahead, foreward, on
mbele ya: 1. before, in front of
mbili: 1. two
mboga: 1. vegetable
mbu: 1. mosquito
mbuzi: 1. goat
mbwa: 1. dog
mbweha: 1. jackal
mchawi: 1. enchanter, magician, sorcerer, warlock, wizard
mchele: 1. rice | 2. husked rice
mcheza: 1. actor
mchezo: 1. game
mchungaji: 1. shepherd | 2. shepherd
mchungwa: 1. orange-tree
mdachi: 1. German
mdudu: 1. bug, insect
meza: 1. table
mfalme: 1. king
mfupa: 1. bone
mganga: 1. doctor, physician
mgeni: 1. foreigner, stranger | 2. guest
mgomba: 1. banana plant, banana-plant
mgonjwa: 1. patient | 2. patient
mguu: 1. leg | 2. leg, paw
mia: 1. hundred, one hundred
mia -wili: 1. two hundred
mia mbili: 1. two hundred
mjane: 1. widow
mjeremani: 1. German
mji: 1. city, town | 2. village
mjinga: 1. fool
mjomba: 1. uncle
mkahawa: 1. restaurant
mkate: 1. bread, loaf
mke: 1. wife
mkeka: 1. mat | 2. plaited mat
mkia: 1. tail
mkono: 1. hand
mlango: 1. gate, gateway, portal | 2. door
mlezi: 1. nurse
mlima: 1. hill | 2. mountain
mlinzi: 1. guard
mnazi: 1. coconut palm
mno: 1. quite, very, very much | 2. too, too much
mnyama: 1. animal | 2. animal, beast
moja: 1. one
moshi: 1. smoke
mosi: 1. one
moto: 1. fire
moyo: 1. heart
mpishi: 1. cook, male cook
mpunga: 1. rice
msaada: 1. aid, help | 2. aid, help
msafiri: 1. traveller
msalaba: 1. cross
mshahara: 1. salary, wage, wages
msitu: 1. forest, woods
mstari: 1. line
mswaki: 1. tooth-brush
mtama: 1. millet
mtambo: 1. engine, machine
mtende: 1. date palm, date-palm
mti: 1. tree | 2. pole, post, stanchion, stake | 3. timber, wood
mto: 1. river
mtu: 1. person
mtumishi: 1. boy, servant
mtumwa: 1. slave
muhindi: 1. corn, Indian corn, maize, mealies
muhogo: 1. cassava | 2. cassava
mume: 1. husband
muwa: 1. sugar-cane
mvua: 1. rain
mwaka: 1. year
mwalimu: 1. instructor, teacher
mwamerikani: 1. American, US citizen
mwana: 1. son | 2. child, offspring, young
mwanamke: 1. woman
mwanamume: 1. fellow, man
mwavuli: 1. umbrella
mwembe: 1. mango-tree
mwendo: 1. distance, offset | 2. journey, trip, voyage
mwenyeji: 1. inhabitant
mwenyewe: 1. owner
mwezi: 1. moon | 2. month
mwiba: 1. thorn
mwiko: 1. spoon, large spoon
mwili: 1. body
mwisho: 1. end, ending
mwivi: 1. thief
mwizi: 1. thief
mwuza duka: 1. shopkeeper
mzazi: 1. parent
mzigo: 1. burden, charge, load
mzizi: 1. root
na: 1. and
naam: 1. yes
nafasi: 1. time, while
nane: 1. eight
nazi: 1. coconut
nchi: 1. country, land
ndani: 1. inside
ndani ya: 1. a, in, inside, into, on, per, within
ndege: 1. bird
ndevu: 1. beard
ndiyo: 1. yes
ndizi: 1. banana
ndoto: 1. dream
ndovu: 1. elephant
ndugu: 1. brother | 2. relative
ndui: 1. smallpox
neno: 1. word
ngamia: 1. camel
ngano: 1. wheat
nge: 1. scorpion
nguo: 1. article of clothing, garment | 2. clothes, clothing
nguruwe: 1. hog, pig, swine
ng’ombe: 1. bovine, bovine animal
ng’ombe dume: 1. bull
njaa: 1. hunger
nje: 1. abroad, out, outside
njia: 1. path | 2. road, route, way
nne: 1. four
nta: 1. wax
nuru: 1. light
nyama: 1. meat
nyani: 1. baboon
nyanya: 1. tomato
nyati: 1. buffalo
nyoka: 1. serpent, snake
nyuki: 1. bee
nyuma: 1. behind
nyuma ya: 1. behind, after
nyumbu: 1. gnu, wildebeest
nyuni: 1. bird
paa: 1. antelope
paka: 1. cat
pamoja: 1. together
panya: 1. rat
panya mdogo: 1. mouse
pasipo: 1. without
pengine: 1. several times, sometimes
pia: 1. also, likewise, too | 2. equally, likewise
pili: 1. two
pokea: 1. accept, receive, take, take in
pombe: 1. ale, beer
punda: 1. ass, donkey
punda milia: 1. zebra
pwani: 1. coast, seaside, shore
rafiki: 1. friend
rahisi: 1. easy, facile | 2. cheap, inexpensive | 3. cheap, inexpensive
rangi: 1. colour, dye
ruhusa: 1. permission
saa: 1. clock, watch | 2. hour, o’clock, time
saba: 1. seven
sababu: 1. account, reason
sabini: 1. seventy
sabuni: 1. soap
safari: 1. journey, trip, voyage
sahihi: 1. correct, right
salamu: 1. greeting
samaki: 1. fish
sana: 1. quite, very, very much
sanduku: 1. box
sasa: 1. at present, now
sasa hivi: 1. at once, immediately, just, right away, right now
sehemu: 1. part, Parthian, share
seremala: 1. carpenter
shauri: 1. advice, counsel | 2. design, diagram, plan, plane | 3. plan, project, scheme
shimo: 1. well
shoka: 1. axe
shule: 1. school
siagi: 1. butter
sikio: 1. ear
siku: 1. day
sikuzote: 1. always, ever
siku hizi: 1. currently, nowadays, these days
simba: 1. lion
sindano: 1. needle
sisi: 1. us, we
sita: 1. six
sitini: 1. sixty
soko: 1. bazaar, fair, market | 2. market, marketplace
sukari: 1. sugar
sungura: 1. hare
swali: 1. question
taa: 1. lamp
tafadhali: 1. please
tajiri: 1. affluent, rich, wealthy, well-off
tangazo: 1. ad, advertisement
tano: 1. five
tarehe: 1. date
tatu: 1. three
tayari: 1. finished, ready, through
tembo: 1. elephant
tena: 1. afresh, again, all over again, anew | 2. afresh, again, once more
tendo: 1. accomplishment, achievement, act, action
thelathini: 1. thirty
themanini: 1. eighty
thenashara: 1. twelve
tisa: 1. nine
tisini: 1. ninety
tosha: 1. suffice
tu: 1. exclusively, just, only
tukio baya: 1. accident
tumbako: 1. tobacco
tumbili: 1. ape, monkey
tumbo: 1. stomach
tunda la kizungu: 1. apple
tundu: 1. hole
twiga: 1. giraffe
ua: 1. bloom, flower | 2. court, yard, courtyard
ubao: 1. board, plank
ubawa: 1. wing
uchawi: 1. enchantment, magic, sorcery, witchcraft, wizardry
udongo: 1. ground, soil
ufagio: 1. broom
ufalme: 1. kingdom
ufunguo: 1. key, wrench
ugenini: 1. abroad
ujinga: 1. wisdom
ukali: 1. acerbity, acrimony, acuity, sharpness
ukubwa: 1. size
ukuta: 1. wall
ulaya: 1. country, land
ulimi: 1. tongue
ulimwengu: 1. world
umaskini: 1. poverty
umeme: 1. lightning
umoja: 1. unity
umri: 1. age
unga: 1. flour, meal
uongo: 1. lie
upepo: 1. wind
upya: 1. newness
urefu: 1. length | 2. length
usiku: 1. night
usingizi: 1. sleep
uso: 1. face
utamu: 1. sweetness
uvivu: 1. laziness
uzi: 1. cord, rope, string
vema: 1. okay, well
vibaya: 1. badly
vizuri: 1. okay, well
volkeno: 1. volcano
wakati: 1. time, while
watu: 1. folk, nation, people
wavu: 1. net, network
wazo: 1. thought
wembe: 1. razor
weusi: 1. blackness
wiki: 1. week
wimbo: 1. song
wino: 1. ink
yai: 1. egg
yeye: 1. he, him

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