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agreement(s) (m-)

muafaka (3, p: miafaka)

2

tragedy(ies) (m-)

mkasa (3, p: mikasa)

3

to bribe

kuhonga

4

violation

ukiukaji

5

to be silenced

kunyamazishwa

6

kuvuruga

to disturb, disrupt

7

panel(s)

jopo (5, p: majopo)

8

to create

kuunda

9

commission (n)

tume

10

activist(s)

mwanaharakati (1, p: wanaharakati)

11

to submit

kuwasilisha

12

stigma

unyanyapaa

13

strategy(ies)

mkakati (3, p: mikakati)

14

violation

ukiukaji

15

statistics

takwimu

16

to deserve, be worthy of

kustahili

17

interests

maslahi

18

treaty(ies)

mkataba (3, p: mikataba)

19

to smell

kunusa

20

to smell bad

kunuka

21

appointment, nomination

uteuzi

22

selection(s)

mchujo (3, p: michujo)

23

while, whereas

ilhali

24

to contest, run for office

kugombea, kuwania

25

vacant, open, evident, obvious

wazi

26

clearly, openly

wazi wazi

27

anxiety, confusion, uncertainty

wasi wasi

28

to sell, market

kuuza sera

29

to be armed

kujihami

30

another word for jinsi (v-)

vile

31

curious person

mdadisi (1, p: wadadisi)

32

analysis(es)

mchanganuo (3, p: michanganuo)

33

to smooth, soften, streamline

kulainisha

34

experience (n)

tajriba

35

ancestry, family tree, genealogy

jadi

36

for a very long time

tangu jadi

37

performance, the way you work

utendakazi

38

valuables, treasure

hazina

39

to strengthen, solidify, improve, establish

kuimarisha

40

chit chat, small talk, propaganda

porojo (5, p: maporojo)

41

fraud

utapeli

42

willingly, by choice

kwa hiari

43

concept

dhana

44

attraction(s)

kivutio (7, p: vivutio)

45

award(s), reward(s), honor(s), prize(s)

tuzo (5, p: matuzo)

46

to compose, arrange, put together

kutunga

47

short for "will be"

akawa

48

savior(s), rescuer(s), liberator(s)

mkombozi (1, p: wakombozi)

49

chains, fetters

minyonyoro

50

misfortunes, afflictions, grief

masaibu

51

to be introduced

kujulishwa

52

to inform, announce, make known

kujulisha

53

term(s) (in school or office)

muhula

54

To fund, sponsor, facilitate, aid

kufadhili

55

to chat

kupiga gumzo

56

chat(s)

gumzo (5, p: magumzo)

57

to disappear, vanish, be absent

kutoweka

58

to have sex

kufanya ngono

59

livelihood, nourishment, sustenance

riziki

60

to dampen, wilt, fade, grow dim

kufifia

61

metal, iron, steel

chuma (7, p: vyuma)

62

gold

dhahabu

63

dowry(ies)

mahari

64

to reprimand, reproach, scold

kukaripia

65

tear(s)

chozi (5, p: machozi)

66

hunting

msako (3, p: misako)

67

obstacle(s), difficulty(ies), disturbance(s), protest(s)

pingamizi

68

to acknowledge, confirm, admit, confess

kukiri

69

to board, travel as a passenger

kuabiri

70

passenger(s)

abiria (5, p: maabiria)

71

modern ship

meli

72

boat(s)

mashua, boti

73

by air

angani, kwa hewa

74

Middle East

Mashiriki ya Kati

75

inspection

ukaguzi

76

to be inspected

kukaguliwa

77

process, procedure

utaratibu

78

to beautify

kurembesha

79

billboard(s)

bango (5, p: mabango)

80

guidance(s), guideline(s), advice

mwongozo (3, p: miongozo)

81

certificate(s), academic degree(s)

shahada (5, p: mashahada)

82

Kenya school system: class (primary school)

darasa (5, p: madarasa)

83

Kenya school system: form (secondary school)

kidato (7, p: vidato)

84

to commit suicide

kujitoa muhanga

85

activist(s)

mwanaharakati (1, p: wanaharakati)

86

fertility

rotuba

87

roof(s)

paa (5, p: mapaa)

88

interests

maslahi

89

to urge, encourage

kuhimiza

90

tension, gravity

mvutano

91

previously

awali

92

to sadden, make sad

kusikitisha

93

to manage, oversee, supervise, direct

kusimamia

94

to stand, stop, be stationary

kusimama

95

editor(s)

mhariri (1, p: wahariri)

96

to make dirty

kuchafua

97

pollution

uchafuzi

98

environs, suburbs(s)

kiunga (7, p: viunga)

99

to breed, reproduce, multiply

kuzaana

100

asthma

pumu

101

train (gari...)

gari la moshi

102

old, useless, worn out

-kuukuu

103

fertility

rotuba

104

bush(es), shrub(s)

kichaka (7, p: vichaka)

105

to leak, ooze

kuvuja

106

to flourish, thrive, succeed

kustawi

107

to collect, sweep up, gather up

kuzoa, kukusanya

108

to rot, decay, compose, marry off

kuoza

109

to die away, fade, wilt, wither

kufifia

110

to invent, establish, construct

kubuni

111

impediment(s), obstacle(s), sanction(s)

kikwazo (7, p: vikwazo), zuizi (5, p: mazuizi)

112

capital (as in financial, etc.)

mtaji (3, p: mitaji)

113

means/system of transport

uchukuzi

114

growth

ukuzi, ukuaji

115

kindness, goodwill, favor, assistance

ufadhili

116

anger

hasira

117

confidence, bravado, daring, recklessness

ujasiri

118

AIDS

ukimwi = Ukosefu wa Kinga Mwilini

119

elegant, modern, stylish, beautiful

maridadi

120

to be sick

kuugua

121

"Get Well"

Ugua Pole

122

to have sex

kushirika ngono

123

handsome (man)

-tanashati

124

beautiful (woman)

-rembo

125

slum(s)

mtaa ya mabanda (5, p: mite ya mabanda)

126

to ask for, want someone to do something, wish for someone

kutakia

127

to cut open, split, tear

kupasua

128

prostitution

ukahaba, umalaya

129

prostitute(s)

mwanamke malaya, mkahaba

130

cereal/grain crops

nafaka

131

camel(s)

ngamia

132

appearance

sura

133

smile

tabasamu

134

abuse, oppression, violation, injustice

dhuluma

135

to deserve, to be worthy, to be obligatory, to be proper, to be fitting

kustahili

136

accountability

uwajibikaji

137

the first one, number one

mosi

138

to create, form, shape (usually Mungu)

kuumba

139

to construct, put together, create

kutunga

140

That's why

Ndiyo maana

141

to think about deeply, imagine, consider

kufikiria

142

signature, authentication, proof, validation, security

sahihi

143

to persist, remain, last long

kudumu

144

to expound

kufafanua

145

"that which I have"

nilichonacho

146

backbone

uti wa mgongo

147

casual job(s)

kibarua (7, p: vibarua)

148

sweat, perspiration

jasho (5, p: majasho)

149

to deceive, fool, embarass

kupumbaza

150

to refuse, deny, refute

kukana, kukataa, kukanusha

151

to trust

kuamini

152

selfishness

ubinafsi

153

to be done, to happen

kufanyika

154

to succeed

kufanyikiwa

155

to respect someone a lot, honor, glorify

kuenzi

156

expectations

matarajio

157

whale(s)

nyangumi

158

shark(s)

papa

159

electronic device(s)

mtambo (3, p: mitambo)

160

region(s) - gov

eneo (5, p: maeneo)

161

ward(s), location(s) - gov

kata

162

sublocation(s) - gov

kata ndogo

163

province(s) - gov

mkoa (3, p: mikoa)

164

weed(s)

gugu (5, p: magugu)

165

to weed

kupalilia

166

rule(s), convention(s), principle(s)

kanuni

167

openness, transparency

uwazi

168

equality

usawa

169

literature

fasihi

170

written literature

fasihi andishi

171

oral literature

fasihi simulizi

172

beauty, decoration, adornment

mapambo

173

to decorate, make beautiful

kupamba

174

proverb(s), saying(s)

methali

175

novel(s)

riwaya

176

poem(s)

shairi (5, p: mashairi)

177

to represent

kuakilisha

178

conflict(s), crisis(es)

mzozo (3, p: mizozo), mgogoro (3, p: migogoro)

179

"Intelligence is Wealth"

Akili ni mali

180

"He who is not taught by his mother is taught by the world"

Asiyefunzwa na mamaye hufunzwa na ulimwengu

181

clear meaning

maana wazi

182

hidden meaning

maana ficha

183

taste(s), flavor(s), aroma(s)

ladha

184

skin, leather, hide

ngozi

185

bridge(s)

kivuko (7, p: vivuko)

186

to cross over

kuvuka

187

structure(s)

muundo (3, p: miundo)

188

to lease, rent

kukodisha

189

one of a number of things (adj)

mojawapo

190

to share

kugawa, kugawana

191

to flood, overflow

kufurika

192

to accuse, confront

kusuta

193

clever, cunning, sly

-janja

194

haphazardly, carelessly

holela

195

trap, dangerous, charm

tego (5, p: matego)

196

habit(s)

zoea (5, p: mazoea)

197

honorable conduct, good morals

adili (5, p: maadili)

198

tongue(s)

ulimi (p: ndimi)

199

to make advances, seduce

kukatia

200

Ex: how to shorten "wakati tulikuwa"

tukiwa

201

to laugh at, mock

kuchekelea

202

laugh, giggle (n)

kicheko (7, p: vicheko)

203

way of demeaning, calling someone small

use the ki/vi form (i.e. hiki kimtu)

204

to be furious

kufura

205

shida (Sheng)

ngori

206

all of us

sisi sote

207

all of you

nynyi nyote

208

all of them

wao wote

209

to happen to someone

kufanyikia

210

to succeed in something

kufanikia

211

even though

hata kama

212

glory, honor, majesty, greatness

utukufu

213

forgiveness

msamaha (3, p: misamaha)

214

spying, espionage

upelelezi

215

hunt (n), trapping

msako (3, p: misako)

216

to confirm, grant, allow, accept, acknowledge, recognize, admit, plead guilty

kukiri

217

activist(s)

mwanaharakati (1, p: wanaharakati)

218

movement(s), operation(s), activity(ies), struggle(s)

harakati

219

oppression, repression, suppression, crackdown

ukandamizaji

220

memory(ies), recollection(s), souvenir(s), reminder(s)

kumbukumbu

221

to celebrate, exalt, glorify, praise (adh)

kuadhimisha

222

daughter(s)

binti (mabinti)

223

to be killed

kuuawa (kuuwawa)

224

holiday(s)

sikukuu

225

to be trusted, to be reliable, to be believed

kuaminika

226

to sacrifice oneself, suicide attack

kujitoa muhanga

227

naked, nude, nudity, genitals

uchi

228

to deserve, to be fitting, to merit

kustahili

229

to accuse, bring action against, charge, prosecute

kushtaki

230

show(s), performance(s), entertainment, festival(s), spectacle(s)

tamasha

231

attack(s)

shambulio (5, p: mashambulio), shambulizi (5, p: mashambulizi)

232

founder(s)

mwanzilishi (1, p: waanzilishi); muumba (1, p: waumba)

233

infrastructure

miundo mbinu

234

pipeline

bomba

235

to be quoted

kunukuliwa

236

accord(s), resolution(s)

azimio (5, p: maazimio)