Chizigula - English


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kachiko (wachiko)NG7squirrelSiona kachiko kagonire mwe di tuwa.I saw a squirrel sleeping in the bush.A kachiko kabakulwa ni chimphanga.The squirrel got snatched by an eagle.
kachira (wachira)NG7tail (little)Wachema wagamba: Mbombo kachira, mbombo kachira...They sing saying: "Mbombo" little tail, "mbombo" little tail...Kachira ka kapuku kana mavuha.The little tail of the mouse has bones.See: mchira.
kadagala ~ kadagaa (wadagala ~ wadagaa)NG7sardineKadagala kano kapirika mnanga mwe ndoni.This sardine has jumped in the boat.The form without the l is from Swahili.
kadege (wadege)NG71little birdKadege kano kasufuka.This little bird is molting.Kazana kadege kagwirika.A little baby bird is capturable.See: dege.2little planeNna kadege ka kusafiira.I have a little plane to travel with.
kadi (makadi)< EngNG5card(s)Kadi ino kamwinkhe mshegale wako!This card, go give it to your worker!Siku zino hachikugula kadi za kulongera Afrika, ila chikatumiya mitandawo.These days we don't buy cards to talk with Africa, but rather we use internet programs.Watogoerwa wose wenkhigwa kadi zawo.All the accepted ones have been given their cards.This noun is NG5, however it also has an NG3 cursing plural.
kadudu (wadudu)NG71insect (little)Sikahata kadudu kano.I hate this little insect.Ni kadudu.It's a little insect.Sisimizi ni kadudu kadodo zaidi.A little black ant is a really little insect.See: dudu.2bug (little)Nadherema kadudu kanitambaza.I feel a little bug crawling on me.Kadudu kano sikakahata.This little bug, I hate it.Kadudu kano kaiha.This little bug is ugly.Kadudu kano ni kakulu.This (little) bug is big.
kadutu (wadutu)NG7blemish (little)Nna kadutu mo mkono kakunyegera.I have a little blemish on the hand that is itching.See: dutu.
kadya (-dya)DemNG71thatKabuga kadya kaguluka.That rabbit ran away.2thereNefenya, nefenya, naonga kavere, si kadya.I'm showing off, I'm showing off, I need a girl, she's there.
kadyakadyaDemNG7that samekabuga kadyakadyathat same rabbitKeza na kagari kadyakadya ezire nako mwaka udya.She came with that same little car that she came with last year.
kadyambedyambe (wadyambedyambe)NG7little thin personMiye ni kadyambedyambe; nikadyena sikutowa masindo male.I am a little thin guy; when I walk I don't stomp my feet at all.
kadyani1AdjsarcasticMheza mbuli zake zose ni kadyani.All of Mheza's words are sarcastic.Hachikunga mbuli za kadyani male; chikaira mbuli za chindedi .We don't want sarcastic talk at all; we are sitting [here] for truthful talk only.2AdvsarcasticallyWalonga kadyani tú weye.You're just talking sarcastically.
kadyemtemwaExpltcuss wordKadyemtemwa weye sogera tú! Nankukanyasire; nkuhanganyene di tope.You so-and-so, scoot over! I'll stomp on you; I'll mix you up with the mud.
kadyula (wadyula)NG71baby frog or baby toadKadyula kana sumu? -- Labda.Is a baby frog (or toad) poisonous? -- Maybe.Kadyula kana folfota.A baby frog (or toad) has lungs.See: dyula.2tadpoleKadyula kadaha kuhema hasi kwa a mazi.A tadpole can breathe under the water.
kafani (makafani)NG3burial shroudKafani yake igaluseni ni guwo dihundu.His burial shroud, make it with a large red cloth.
kafaraNG5sacrifice(s)Wantru wano walava kafara za nguko.These people gave chicken sacrifices.Fimili idya ilava mwana wawe kafara.That family gave their child as a sacrifice.
kafarasi (wafarasi)NG71ponyNna kafarasi mwanangu akwigala.I have a pony that my child rides.2horse (little)
kafere (wafere)NG7chaff particleSingano inengira kafere, haidahe kwitira dawa.If a syringe gets a chaff particle in it, it can't inject medicine.See: fere.
kafu (makafu, ukafu)Adj1bitterGahawa ino ni kafu.This coffee is bitter.Madyani yano ni makafu.This tea is bitter.2dullNgola ino ni kafu.This knife is dull.
kafuko (wafuko)NG71clay pot (small)Mame kaniumbira kafuko.Mom created a small clay pot for me.See: fuko.2ceramic pot (small)
kafulo (wafulo)NG7arrowhead (little)Kafulo ni mfulo mdodo wa wana kusezigire."Kafulo" is a little arrowhead for kids to play with.Amwinkha kazuta na kafulo. (Arbow)He gives in a little bow and arrow and a little arrowhead.See: mfulo.
kafungulo (wafungulo)NG7key (little)Kafungulo kano nakaziza maghambusi.This little key, I'm using to tune guitars.Kafungulo ke di bhorsa kaga.The little key for the bag got lost.
kagane (wagane)NG71dormitory (little), little dormSizenga kagane kwa mwezi umwenga.I built a little dorm in one month.2bachelor pad (little)
kaghasanyanya (waghasanyanya)NG7tomato paste can (little)Kaghasanyanya nakatumiya mara mbiri.A little tomato paste can, I use it two times.
kagola (wagola)NG71knife (small)Kwa kuhata magome ya mapalpacha, tumiya kagola kadodo.To scrape off the scales of tilapia, use a small knife.Kagola kano kasarsarisa mallahi.This little knife has stripped fish a lot.2scalpelUna kagola?Do you have a scalpel?Kagola kano chikafuntriira mavulata mengi.With this scalpel, we have castrated a lot of billy-goats.
kagoma (wagoma)1NG7sparrowKagoma kano kafa; labda kadya sumo.This sparrow has died; maybe it ate poison.Katundu ka kagoma ni kadodo.The little nest of the sparrow is small.