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harufumbayaNG51smell (bad)Unachinya vedi, mnomo wako nouleke kulava harufumbaya.If you brush your teeth well, your mouth will stop producing a bad smell.2stench
hasaga (mahasaga)NG3molarHasaga dyangu divunika.My molar broke.Hasaga dyangu dyaluma.My molar hurts.See: kusaga.
HasaniNPropHasanHamadi na Hasani wengizanywa mwe timu.Hamadi and Hasan have been put on the team together.Hamadi na Hasani wengizanya magari yao mwe bara.Hamadi and Hasan drove their cars in the field together.man's name
hasaraNG51loss (in profits)Sipata hasara kwa kutaga nyumba yangu.I got a loss in selling my house.Sipatwa ni hasara kwa kutaga nyumba yangu.I got a loss in selling my house. (lit.: I was got by a loss...)Magari yadya nikataga yaniletera.Those cars that I was selling brought me a loss (in profits).2waste, wastageNi hasara kudula gari dyako dibanike.It's a waste to throw away your broken car.See: kuhasarisha.3troubleMze Isa kagaluka mzamanadyi; kila siku wazana wake wengira hasara.Mr. Isa became a gaurantor; every day his kids are getting in trouble.
hasha!Interjgood job!This is most commonly said to kids.
hasiNG91bottom, at/on the bottomSika galamu hasi he di bhorsa dya kwe skulu yangu.I put a pen at the bottom of my school bag.2groundHasi hano hafukika.This ground is diggable.Hasi hano hana simole.This ground has dampness.Kachirigintra boko dyangu hasi.He mashed my banana on the ground.Hasi hano si salaha.This ground isn't level.msango wa hasi / misango ya hasiearthworm / earthwormsSee: msango wa hasi, kuholomala hasi.3undergroundChidondoera vyuma vidugike hasi kwaranta zino.We have collected metal pieces buried underground with these magnets.4floor(s)Hasi hano hatera.This floor is slick.Mwana uyo, sono mpirisepirise kwa sababu nomzage hasi!That baby, don't keep bouncing it up and down because you'll knock it down hard on the floor!5genitalshasi hangu, hasi hako, hasi hake, hasi hetu, hasi henyo, hasi haomy genitals, your genitals, his/her genitals, our genitals, you all's genitals, their genitals6private partsSilumwa ni chisuse hasi hangu.I was stung by a scorpion on my private parts.7down(wards)E hadya hasi.She is down there.Ni hasi hano.I am down here.Sigona hasi.I laid down.Ika mavindi yako hasi!Put your knees down! = Kneel down!Siterezwa hasi ho mnima.I was made to slide down the hill.kwita hasigo down8under(wards)Hasi hano he meza ye di kompyuta hamema mifila.Here under the table for the computer, it's full of cables.9below10lowUnadyinkha sira ya hasi, naukaone wafungwa.If you pass the lower road, you'll see captives.
hasi na hasi ~ hasi kwa hasiNG9in secretYuno ni mfitina wa hasi na hasi.This one is an instigator in secret.Wano ni wafitina wa hasi na hasi.These are instigators in secret.
hasidi (mahasidi)NG31meanMbwa idya ni hasidi.That dog is mean.Miye ni mtru mdyima; wazana wano sikudaha kuwagalukira hasidi.I'm an old person; these kids, I can't be mean to them.Bwanga diya ni hasidi.That big guy is mean.See: mhasidi, uhasidi.2selfish (person)Hasidi hakutogola weyawe wakapataA selfish person doesn't like others to get things.
hasnaNG51clip(s) for a gunHasna yangu imema risasi.My clip is full of bullets.2magazine(s) on a gunShamshi ana ake imwenga na hasna mbiri.Shamshi has one AK47 and two magazines.
haswaAdvespeciallyWano wekala mikowa chenda mwe Somaliya haswa mwe mito imidi. (Arbow: 6)These [people] live in nine towns in Somalia especially along the two rivers.Watuhu wenulwa ni gumbo; haswa wengi wenulwa ni nkhondo mingi. (Arbow: 5)Others were displaced by drought; many especially were displaced by a lot of wars.
hataAdv1evenMo mfuko sina hata sumuni.In my pocket I don't even have an eighth [of a shilling].Si Wazigula uchedu, hata mnaero kuna makolo matuhu walawanye hamwenga aho kale. (Arbow:5)There were not only Kiziguans, but even there were other clans that came from the same place before.Sizire kudya nguluwe hata siku dimwenga.I haven't eaten pork even one time.Kwa 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.2not evenSiteyi e bila chizazi; kwa ivo hena mwana hata yumwenga.Siteyi is barren; therefore she doesn't have a child not even one.
hata ivoAdv1neverthelessNi mwana chiche wedi naho akunga. -- Hata ivo sanite male kwake.She's a nice girl and likes you. -- Nevertheless, I won't go to her place at all.Hata ivo sikumunga male.Nevertheless, I don't like her at all.Kulemerwa safari dyero, hata ivo luvi nachikubase.You've been denied a trip today, nevertheless, tomorrow we'll come get you.This is a conjunct adverb, connecting discourse.2even soHata ivo, ni vedi use kulemera kugaluka raisi.Even so, it's better not to reject becoming president.Kulemerwa safari; hata ivo, nani vedi uzidi kulombeza.You have been denied a trip; even so, it would be good to keep on asking.
hata kamaConj1even thoughHata kama vitoga, bado nanidyaribu.Even though it's hard, still I'll try.Kulemerwa safari; hata kama kumemeza izi hanshi.You have been denied a trip even though you filled out the papers.subordinating conjunction2althoughHata kama sibindire kazi, nanize.Although I haven't finished work, I'll come.3even ifMwitango haukulemerwa male, hata kama ni wa mwana mdodo.A calling can't be denied at all, even if it's from a little kid.
hata...vihiAdvno matter howHakudaha kutegeseka hata unamtegesa vihi.He can't be tickled no matter how you tickle him.
hatariNG51danger(ous)Ino ni hatari.This is danger(ous).Zino ni hatari.These are danger(ous).Weye wi hatari.You are danger(ous).Askari yudya ni hatari; aunga akome wantru.That soldier is danger(ous); he wants to kill people.Ni mwe hatari.I'm in danger.Masuzi ni hatari kuliko washindi.Skunks are more dangerous than porcupines.2serious(ness)Mbuli ino haikusekeka kwa sababu ni hatari.This matter is not laughable because it's serious.3unbelievableShebule ni hatari; kasoma mabuku yano yose.Shebule is unbelievable; he has read all these books.
Hathija< ArbNPropHathijaHathija asolwa luvi.Hathija is getting married tomorrow.Mwalimu wangu etangwa Hathija.My teacher is named Hathija.Here th is an eth [ð], a voiced interdental fricative. Some people pronounce this name in a more Arabic fashion; see: Xathija.woman's name
hatimaNG51end(s)Dyero ni hatima ya fire dya baba.Today is the end of grandfather's funeral (ceremony).This noun indicates the end(s) of something in progress.2conclusion(s)Chinkheni hatima yo u mkutano uno!Give us the conclusion of this meeting!
hatuwaNG51step(s)Nnakusowera hatuwa, naulumire.If I take a step toward you, you'll get hurt.Nanikusowere hatuwa.I'll take steps toward you.Nausole nkhacho gani unapaka mapesa?What kind of steps will you take when you get money?2pace(s)3action(s)Nanikusowere hatuwa.I'll take action toward you.Kusola hatuwa gani ukanbinde sasomo, Mesozi?What actions have you taken since you finished studying, Mesozi?
haukagaVExstthere was/were (once upon a time)Haukaga mwana chiche agambire, "Naunga mgosi hakunya."There was a girl who said, "I want a man who doesn't shit."Haukaga kaya ingirwa ni ngalika, na a wantru wake wakwera mwe milima.There was a city that a flood entered, and its people went up into the mountains.This existential verb is often used in storytelling.
HawaNProp1EveAdamu na Hawa wadya matunda.Adam and Eve ate fruit.2HawaU mpunga usakaywa ni Hawa.The rice has been poured by Hawa.Hawa ni mtaniyadyi.Hawa is a joker.
hawadyi1NG5turmericMabhajiya yadyamanywa na nkhunde, riko, hawadyi na vituhu.Bean patties are made with beans, bullion, turmeric and other stuff.2AdjyellowChisuse chi hawadyi.The scorpion is yellow.Dherbhi idya i hawadyi.That wall is yellow.3AdjorangeKoho yangu yaunga nkhazu na suruwale zi hawadyi.My team needs t-shirts and shorts that are orange.
hawadyi dhudhupdhudhup < SomNG5cuminSidyera hawadyi dhudhup mwe mboga yangu.I put cumin in my soup.Hawadyi dhudhup siitogola mo mpunga.Cumin, I like it in my rice.
hawari< SomNG3curse(s)Hawari yako hainitoze male.Your curse doesn't take hold of me at all.
hawe (-awe)PossPrnNG91their(s)mahali hawe / haotheir placeSee alternative pronunciations: hao, hawo.2their placeWana wadya wekala hawe.Those children are staying at their place.
HawiwaNPropHawiwaHawiwa na Hamiso wanitwika bhaldhi ya mazi.Hawiwa and Hamiso helped me put a jug of water on my head.Sitwikwa ni Hawiwa na Hamiso baldhi ya mazi.I was helped by Hawiwa and Hamiso to put a jug of water on my head.man's name