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Flashcards in Swahili--Ma class Deck (53)
1

eye

jicho - macho

2

stone

jiwe - mawe

3

stove

jiko - majiko

4

tooth

jino - meno

5

answer/decision

jibu - majibu

6

meeting

baraza - mabaraza

7

corrugated tin

bati - mabati

8

compound

boma - maboma

9

valley

bonde - mabonde

10

parliament

bunge - mabunge

11

bridge/staircase

daraja - madaraja

12

window

dirisha - madirisha

13

shop

duka - maduka

14

car

gari - magari

15

newspaper

gazeti - magazeti

16

leaf/grass

jani - majani

17

hoe

jembe - majembe

18

sun

jua

19

church

kanisa - makanisa

20

oil drum/container

pipa - mapipa

21

bush

pori - mapori

22

suitcase/box/trunk

sanduku - masanduku

23

land/garden

shamba - mashamba

24

advice

shauri - mashauri

25

axe

shoka - mashoka

26

market

soko - masoko

27

nation

taifa - mataifa

28

mud

tope - matope

29

egg

yai - mayai

30

carpet

zulia - mazulia

31

building

jengo - majengo

32

flower

ua - maua

33

fruit

tunda - matunda

34

mango

embe - maembe

35

this

hili

36

that

lile

37

these

haya

38

those

yale

39

of (sing/plu)

la - ya

40

possessive pronouns (sing/plu)

langu - yangu

41

subject prefixes (sing/plu)

li - ya

42

subject prefixes, negative (sing/plu)

hali - haya

43

locative (sing/plu)

liko - yako

44

negative locative (sing/plu)

haliko - hayako

45

which/that (sing/plu)

ambalo - ambayo

46

consonant stem adjective prefix, singular

no prefix, except 'jipya' or 'lipya'

47

consonant stem adjective prefix, plural

ma-

48

vowel stem adjective prefix, singular

j- or l- (jeupe)

49

vowel stem adjective prefix, plural

m- (+ ingi becomes mengi)

50

to have (sing/plu)

lina - yana

51

to not have (sing/plu)

halina - hayana

52

any (sing/plu)

lolote - yoyote

53

all (sing/plu)

lote - yote