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Flashcards in Simplified Swahili Chapter 12 Simple Past Tense Deck (46):
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I wanted or I did want

nilitaka

1

you wanted, or you did want

ulitaka

2

he/she wanted or he/she did want

alitaka

3

we wanted or we did want

tulitaka

4

they wanted, or they did want

wanataka

5

you wanted or you did want (pl)

mlitaka

6

I replied or I did reply

nilijibu

7

you replied or you did reply

ulijibu

8

he/she replied or he/she did reply

alijibu

9

we replied or we did reply

tulijibu

10

you replied or you did reply

mlijibu

11

they replied or they did reply

walijibu

12

I was or I became
monosyllabic verbs retain the infinitive ku-

nilikuwa

13

you were or you became

ulikuwa

14

he/she was or he/she became

alikuwa

15

we were or we became

tulikuwa

16

you were or you became (pl.)

mlikuwa

17

they were or they became

walikuwa

18

That tree fell

Mti ule ulianguka

19

Where were you?

ulikuwa wapi?

20

I was there

Nilikuwa pale

21

Were you (pl) able to buy bread?

mliweza kununua mkate?

22

to write

kuandika

23

to watch out, pay attention, to look at, to be careful of

kuangalia

24

to choose

kuchagua

25

to play

kucheza

26

to continue, to progress

kuendelea

27

to slash, cut, to clear the bush

kufyeka

28

to cough

kukohoa

29

to agree

kukubali

30

to remember

kukumbuka

31

to finish, end

kumaliza

32

to wash hands and face

kunawa

33

to beg, pray or to ask a favor

kuomba

34

to lift or raise

toinua

35

to fill

kujaza

36

to run

kukimbia

37

to increase, to add to

kuongeza

38

to arrange, to hire

kupanga

39

to rest, to stop working

kupumzika

40

to look at, gaze

kutazama

41

to walk

kutembea

42

to come out of, to come from, to go out

kutoka

43

to ask a question

kuuliza

44

to get used to or become accustomed

kuzoea

45

to converse with purpose

kuzumgumza