Chizigula - English


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bila viratuPPbarefootViwala vangu vasha nikadyenda bila viratu.My soles burn when I'm walking barefoot.Mafunza yamwingira mtru akudyenda bila viratu.Chiggars get into someone walking barefoot.
BilaliNPropBilalBilali kalawa nawa yeye kwanza mwedhami.Bilal was the one who came out with the prayer call first.Mwedhami ulawa na Bilali kwanza.The prayer call came out first with Bilal.Mwedhami wa Chislamu ulawa na Bilali.The Islamic prayer call came from Bilal.
bili< EngNG5billOngeza i bili!Add up the bill!Mwezi uno bili yangu ya umeme ni gali.This month my electricity bill is expensive
bimba (mabimba)NG3roast (of meat)Idi bimba dye nyama dishololeka.The roast of meat is searable.
binadamu (wabinadamu)< Arb bin AdamuNG1human (being)Kwereka ni kwa binadamu yoyose.To give birth is for any human being.Mdani mwe hondo mpatikana mbakati nyingi za binadamu.In the war there're found many human corpses rotting.Kushukurana ni kwedi kwa binadamu.Thanking each other is great for human beings.Misimo ya kale yahonyesa kwamba Tanzaniya ni mame ywa Afrika na ywa ulimwengu, na msimo wa binadamu. (Arbow: 5)Data from the past show that Tanzania is the mother of Africa and of the world, and the origin of human beings.Mnungu kaumba binadamu.God created humans.Binadamu ni umbo dya Mnungu.A human being is in the form of God.Ni dembi kwa kukoma binadamu.It's a sin to kill human beings.Sometimes the singular form is used in a plural sense.
bindirizizo (mabindirizizo, mibindirizizo)Adjused to complete or finishKompyuta dino ni bindirizizo dye kazi yetu.This computer is used to finish our work.Makompyuta yano ni mabindirizizo ye kazi yetu.These computers are used to finish our work.Mikamshi ino ni mibindirizizo ye hande yetu.These spoons are used to complete our meal.See: kubindiriziza.
bindu (mabindu)NG3waistband (traditional)Mwana chiche yuno ana chigudi anavala bindu.This girl does good twerking when she wears a traditional waistband.This traditional waistband is used to accentuate the movement of a woman's behind while dancing. It is long so that the ends flap and move in the air while the woman dances.
BintiNPropBintiChashukuru vidala wano wachinkire mviko we di bwinda sa: Mnala Binti Nkhulukulu,...We appreciate so much these who gave us the ritual in the butt-shaking dance like: Lady Binti Nkulukulu, et al.woman's name
biribiri (mabiribiri)NG3support wall on outside of houseIka biribiri mhandahanda mwe nyumba yako!Put a support wall on the sides of your house!Biribiri dyangu diwakwa na shamento.My support wall has been troweled with cement.Biribiri ni dya kwikaira na kureba mazi yase kwingira mwe nyumba.The support wall is for sitting on and for keeping water from getting into the house.This support wall about three feet high. It has several functions, two of which are mentioned in the examples above, but another is to support the upper walls.
birido (mabirido)NG3burritoKanizingira birido dya nkhunde na mpunga.She wrapped a bean and rice burrito for me.
birika (mabirika)NG31teapotBirika dyamema.The teapot is filling up.Makolokolo yatogola kwingira mwe di birika dipikirwe shai.Big red ants like to get into the teapot with which chai has been cooked.2kettleBirika dino ni dya wau; apikira gahawa.This kettle is grandma's; she cooks coffee with it.
biringanya (mabiringanya)NG3eggplantBiringanya siditogola rangi yake.Eggplant, I like it for its color.
biriyani< HindiNG5rice cooked with meatNechiro asho yangu nani biriyani.Last night my dinner was rice cooked with meat.
BirmaleNG5BimalBirmale ni kabila nkhulu mwe Somaliya.Bimal is a big tribe in Somaliya.See: Mbirmale.
biti< EngNG5beat(s) of musicBiti iyo nanikaunga haisanike.The beat that I wanted wasn't composable.Biti iyo nanikaunga izimwa kusanika.The beat that I wanted couldn't be composed.
biya< EngNG5beerDyero sakunywa biya kwa mbuyangu.Today I went and drank beer at my friend's.
biyasharaNG51business(es)Watambaza biyashara yao.They spread their business out.Mwaliko katambazizwa biyashara yake.Mwaliko's business was spread out for him.Biyashara yangu yaningiziza faida nyingi.My business brings me in a lot of profit.Biyashara za magari zengizisa mapesa mengi.Car businesses bring in a lot of money.2commerceMarikani ni isi ya biyashara kulu.America is a country of great commerce.3trade
blauzi< EngNG5blouse(s)Sitogola blauzi ya sanamu diya.I like the blouse of that mannequin.Sitogola blauzi za ma masanamu yadya.I like the blouses of those mannequins.
blubhanda (mablubhanda)< EngNG3butterIdi blubhanda didayuswa ni u moto we idi roti.The butter got melted with the heat of the bread.
bobo (mabobo)NG3shell (hard, like coconut)Nazi yose ya mwe di bobo ikunwa.All the coconut [meat] of this shell has been shredded.Bobo dino dikunwa i nazi yose.This shell has been shredded of all its coconut.
bobo dya risasi (mabobo ya risasi)NG31bullet casingMaaskari yadondola bobo dya bundiki ya bharoni.The police have picked up a heavy machine gun bullet casing.Mtoho we i bundiki watowa i pini yo moto, akadyika yatowa kunyuma kwe di bobo dye risasi bada ye risasi yafosa ka nguvu.The hammer of the gun strikes the firing pin, and then it strikes the rear of the bullet casing, after which the bullet comes out with force.2bullet shell
bodaboda (mabodaboda)NG31driver of small transportMiye ni bodaboda.I'm a driver of small transport.Ali ni bodaboda.Ali is a driver of small transport.2transport (small)Wakati nani Kenya, nanikegala bodaboda.When I was in Kenya, I was running small transport.Small transport includes motorcycle buses (tuktuks), minivans, bicycles, and rickshaws.
bofulo ~ boflo (mabofulo ~ maboflo)NG3loaf (of bread)Boflo ni roti ditogolwe ni wantru wengiA loaf is [the kind of] bread that is liked by a lot of people.
bogi (mabogi)NG3eye patchSaibogi ana bogi mwe di ziso.The one-eyed guy has an eye patch on the eye.
boi (maboi)< Eng boyNG3servantAkugalusiza mbwani kama boi dyake?Why is he making you become like his servant?Kwetu china boi wa chiche.At our place we have a girl servant.Boi wa he haranti yetu akawa kuvugula idi ganjela.The servant at our place is delaying opening the gate.