Chizigula - English


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chambiga (machambiga)NG3tank truckChambiga dyaleta mazi ya kugasiza shamento.The tank truck is bringing water to mix with cement.See: biga.This truck includes any with a tank that carries liquids, e.g., oil truck, milk truck, cement truck, pump truck.
chambikavumbaNG5southntrendere za hagati na za chambikavumbanear the center and south [of Africa]Chambikavumba ni Kenya.In the south is Kenya.
chamgutwi (machangutwi, wachamgutwi)NG1big-eared (one)Mwana yuno ni chamgutwi.This kid is big-eared.Shabani mwanawe ni chamgutwi; ana gutwi kama dya ntrembo.Shabani's child is big-eared; he has an ear like an elephant.Obama ni chamgutwi.Obama is big-eared.Chamgutwi alemera kutegereza.The big-eared one is refusing to listen.See: chamagutwi.This is cursing someone with one big ear.
chamkono (machamkono)NG51bucket (on heavy equipment)2backhoeNaunga nifunganishe chamkono mwe di same dyangu.I want to attach a backhoe to my tractor.3dozer (with blade, bucket or shovel)Naunga chamkono dimwenga kwa kufekula honde yangu ya eka mbokolo mbiri.I need one dozer to clear off my farm of two hundred acres.Nanilete chamkono chusize msanga uno.I'll bring a dozer so we can remove that soil.4ugly armed oneChamkono yuno Mnungu kamlemaza u mkono.This ugly armed guy, God crippled his arm.This is a cursing word. See: mkono.
chamkuba (machamkuba)NG31steam shovelKwa kukuba jai ino hano ni yedi chipate chamkuba hata dimwenga.In order to scoop up this gravel here, it's better that we get even one steam shovel.See: kukuba.2scoop on heavy equipmentChamkuba dadaha dikakuba kilo mbokolo shano.The scoop can scoop up five hundred kilos.3backhoeSame dyangu sididyereka chamkuba.My tractor, I've put a backhoe on it.
chamkupula (machamkupula)NG31dump truckSigula chamkupula dimwenga dyanambize kututa kokoto zino.I bought one dump truck to help me haul this black gravelChamkupula dyangu dyadaha kukupula tani shano za kokoto mara u mwenga.My dump truck can dump out five tons of black gravel at one time.Idi chamkupula dyatuta chisanga kwe bahari.The dump truck is hauling sand back and forth from the ocean.See: kukupula.2garbage truckKaya ino ina chamkupula dimwenga.This town has one garbage truck.
chamntruNG41someoneChamntru na mgosiwe wahakana mavuta.Someone and her husband applied oil on each other.Chamntru na mkaziwe wahakana mavuta.Someone and his wife applied oil on each other.Chamntru na wavere wake wahakana mavuta.Someone and his wives applied oil on each other.Chamntru na mgosiwe watozana mikono.Someone and her husband are holding hands.Ni vedi kuomba ukaunga chamntru.It's good to ask when you want someone['s belongings]See: mtru2somebody3everyoneChamntru na mpenzi wake wagonanya.Everyone and his/her lover are lying together.4everybody
chamzinda (machamzinda, wachamzinda)NG1big-bellied (one)Mbwanga yuno kadisa mayembe niyo agaluka chamzinda.This guy ate a lot of mangoes so he became big-bellied.Mwaliko na Dhahiri ni machamzinda.Mwaliko and Dadiri are big-bellied.Farasi ziya ni machamzinda.These horses are big-bellied.Ngoto yangu yereka mazana machamzinda.My sheep gave birth to big-bellied lambs.Chamzinda aviniza mzinda wake.The big-bellied one is making his belly dance.This is a cursing word for somebody with a big belly. Wachamzinda is more polite than machamzinda. See: nda, zinda.
chamzitwi (machamzitwi, wachamzitwi)NG5big-headedMwanangu wa katatu kagaluka chamzitwi.My third child is big-headed.Mwana yuno ni chamzitwi.This kid is big-headed.Wana wano ni machamzitwi / wachamzitwi.These kids are big-headed.This is a cursing word for somebody with a big head. Wachamzitwi is more polite than machamzitwi. See: mtwi, zitwi.
chanchibitiAdjyellowSitogole dege diya di chanchibiti.I don't like that yellow bird.Sitogole madege yadya ye chanchibiti. I don't like those yellow birds.
chando (vyando)NG41purposeChando che di buku dino ni wasomi we di lika dye Chizigula wamanye ulosi na tangu dye Chigula. (Arbow: 5)The purpose of this book is so readers of the younger generation of Kiziguans may understand the Kizigua language and its traditions.2reasonChando cha "Al Shabab" kukoma wantru mwe Garisa ni kuliha halo.The reason for Al Shabab killing people in Garissa is to take revenge.3sourceWamanya vivihi kama chando cha manyonje yako ni sungwi yako?How do you know if the source of your illnesses is your gallbladder?4baseMluka luchiri hana chando. (Arbow)The plaiter of twine doesn't have a base [from which to start plaiting it].
chaneli< EngNG5channel(s)Wategerezwa wose wana chaneli zawo.All the ones listened to have their own channels.
changale (vyangale)NG4bunch (on a stick, string or branch)Wau, nnakulowa nanikuletera changale cha mallahi.Grandma, when I go fishing, I'll bring you a bunch of fish (on a stick).Sigala changale cha mallahi.I'm carrying a bunch of fish (on a stick).Sigala changale cha mayembe.I'm carrying a bunch of mangoes (on a branch).Kegala changale cha nazi.She's carrying a bunch of coconuts( on a branch).The items in a bunch must be attached.
changu (-angu)PossPrnNG41myChiga changu chasha.My leg is burning.Chikombe changu chimema.My cup is full.Chiga changu chose chididimira mwa matope.My entire leg is immersed in mud.2mineKila chintru cha mwe nyumba ni changu.Everything in the house is mine.
ChanguwoNPropChanguwoChanguwo adyamanyiza wantru makompyuta yawo.Changuwo fixes their computers for people.man's name
ChangwaNPropChangwaChangwa kabhoromosa koleji.Changwa has graduated from college.Changwa na Mnoza ni wavere werevu.Changwa and Mnoza are genius women.woman's name
chani (vani, ani)IntrrgNG4whose?Chikombe chani?Whose cup?Chikombe chino ni chani?This cup is whose? = Whose cup is this?
chanya (vyanya)1NG4cooperative laborChalima chanya wantru washano.We're cultivating with cooperative labor among five people.Nashiriki mwe chanya cha wabwanga Semboga.I'm sharing in the cooperative labor with the Semboga guys.2AdvcooperativelySame dino dyalimirwa (chi) chanya.This tractor is used to farm cooperatively.
chanzoNG4beginningChanzo che dhiksheneri dino nani miyaka minne idyinkhire.The beginning of this dictionary was four years ago.There is no plural form of this noun.
chao (-ao)PossPrnNG4their(s)Chiti chao chivumika.Their chair broke.Kila chintru cha mwe nyumba ni chao.Everything in the house is theirs.See alternative pronunciations: chawo, chawe.
chapa (vyapa)NG41birthmarkAna chapa mwe di tako.She has a birthmark on the butt.2logoChapa cha Somali Bantu chi manyasi.The logo of the Somali Bantu is green.3sealKompyuta dino dina chapa cha "HP".This computer has the seal HP.4stampHanshi yangu sitowerwa chapa ni mwalimu mkulu.My paper got a stamp by the headmaster.5brandAna chapa chukuhonyesa kama yeye ni mtumwa.He has a brand that shows that he's a slave.Mbwa yangu ina chapa changu.My dog has my brand.See: kutowa chapa, kutowera chapa, kudyerekera chapa/vyapa.
chapati (machapati)< HindiNG3chapatiNakoka chapati.I'm frying a chapati.See alternate pronunciation: jabati.
chapua (vyapua)NG4djembe drumChapua yatowigwa kabla ya msondo.The djembe drum is played before the bass drum.Kagoma kadodo kafaya chapua na goma kulu dyafaya msondo.A little drum is good as a chapua and a big drum is good as a bass.This is a drum with a small tightly stretched head that emits a high pitch.
Charabu (Varabu)NG4ArabicKwehinyeni nyowenye kusoma Charabu!Teach yourselves to read Arabic!Nahinya luga ya Charabu.I'm learning Arabic the language.Buku dino dye i Charabu dyagambirizika kwa Chizigula.This book in Arabic is interpretable into Kizigua.
charabu (vyarabu)NG4tunaMallahi ya charabu yapatikana mwe bahari zaidi.Tuna fish are found in the ocean a lot.Sitogola lalahi dya charabu.I like tuna fish.Chilamba cha charabu china miwa itogire.The fin of a tuna has fish bones that are hard.