Chizigula - English


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BwedoNG9Bwedo (in Mugambo, Somalia)Naita kutanga bwedo.I'm going to the farm in Bwedo.Honde zangu zose mbiri zikaira Bwedo.Both my two farms sit in Bwedo.See: kubweda.
bwefuna (mabwefuna)NG3thing (unknown)Siona bwefuna di titu.I saw a black thing.Mwanangu katusizwa bwefuna dino.My kid was startled by this thing.See alternate pronunciations: besuna, befuna.
bwembweNG3panicBwembwe dinigira bada ya kupata habari ino.Panic got into me after getting this news.Naona bwembwe.I feel panic.This noun has no plural form.
bwereNG1buddyBwere, weye nongeza!Buddy, include me in!This is an informal form of address among males.
bwesuna (mabwesuna)NG31thing (unkown)Ukeza, niletera bwesuna dyangu!When you come, bring me my thing!2damn thingBwesuna dino dyanunga mbwani?What does this damn thing want from me?Bwesuna weye!You damn thing!This term may be used as a normal 'thing (unknown)' or as a cussing word for 'damn thing'.
bwinda (mabwinda)NG3butt-shaking dance and ritualMwavina mbwani? -- Chavina bwinda.What are you dancing? -- We're dancing the butt-shaking dance.Mwe di bwinda wavere wadumula vigudi zaidi.In the butt-shaking dance women are twerking a lot.Bwinda divinigwa nechiro.The butt-shaking dance was performed last night.This is a traditional dance and ritual done by women at the end of a girl's seclusion time after the start of her first period (i.e., kukula). The dance is done by relatives and close friends of the girl, and no men are supposed to be around. The women are almost naked with very short skirts, and they dance shaking their behinds vigorously. The girl is given a special woman's belt (i.e., bambo) and womanly advice. There is also a public form of the dance, in which both men and women dance but the women still shake their behinds a lot.
bwiribwiri (mabwiribwiri)NG3spiderBwiribwiri sono dikulume!Don't let a spider bite you!Bwiribwiri dadya isi.The spider is eating a fly.bwiribwiri sumupoisonous spiderSee: ubwiriri, nyumba ya bwiribwiri.
bwiririAdj1nativeMiye ni Mzigula bwiriri.I am a native Kiziguan.Ni Mkenya bwiriri.He's a native Kenyan.2originalWazigula bwiriri wa Somaliya nawakaishi Tanzaniya.The original Kiziguans from Somalia used to live in Tanzania.Makampyuta bwiriri yadyamanywa ni dyeshi dya Marikani.The original computers were made by the American military.See: ubwiriri.