Chizigula - English


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kareta (makareta)NG31cartNgombe yavuta kareta.The ox is pulling a cart.Mphunda ukaidyereka kareta, ifunge mikowa mingi!When you're putting a cart on a donkey, tie it with many cinches.2wagonIdi kareta dizamiziswa ni u mzigo.The wagon has been made really heavy by the load.Mzigo uno wazamizisa idi kareta.This load is making the wagon really heavy.Wantru wano wose siwadolisiza kareta.All these people, I took them across with a wagon.3chariotKareta nani usafiri wa halaka zamani.A chariot was fast transportation long ago.
karibu1PrepnearNekala karibu na Walmart.I live near Walmart.2Preparoundkaribu hanoaround here3Prepclose (to)Watuma mtanganyiko wa wantru wengi Wazigula karibu magana mfungate. (Arbow: 7)They sent a mixture of many Kiziguan people, close to seven hundred.Dhiksheneri dye Chizigula ni karibu na kusira.The Kizigua dictionary is close to finishing.Miye na Dhadhiri chi karibu.Me and Dadiri are close.4AdvnearlyKaribu anikome.He nearly killed me.Karibu anitowe.He nearly hit me.The verb used with this adverb is usually in the subjunctive in final -e.5AdvalmostKaribu nakaunga anisole.He almost wanted to marry me.Karibu anisole.He almost married me.Karibu nakaunga anikome.He almost wanted to kill me.6AdvsoonAtiyarisha mabuku ya skulu kwasabu i skulu yafungulwa karibu.He's getting his school books ready because the school opens soon.Mnembwe ni chirumbu changu; karibu nachisolane.Mnembwe is my fiancé; soon we'll get married.7GreetwelcomeHodi? -- Karibu!Can I come in? -- Welcome (come in)!See: kukaribisha.Karibu is used generaly meaning '(your) welcome', especially after someone says, asante 'thanks'. And, it is also used by the owner of a house when someone is at the door saying, hodi? 'Can I come in?'. In this case it means 'welcome, come in!'.
kariyole (makariyole)< ItNG3wheelbarrowSitutuika na kariyole.I took it in several loads with a wheelbarrow.Kariyole dino nahamaira mizigo.This wheelbarrow, I'm using to heft heavy loads.
karko< It carico ??NG5load(s)Kutemwa karko mbokolo shano kwa siku dimwenga.There have been fetched five hundred loads of firewood in one day.
karniNG5century (centuries)Aho karni ya 17 chindedi cho mwaka hachina. (Arbow)There [after] the 17th century we don't have the true [harvest celebration] for the year.
kartasi (makartasi)NG31paperSee alternate pronunciation: karatasi.2document3form
kartoni (makartoni)< ItNG31cardboard boxKartoni idyo divugule!That cardboard box, open it!Karton idyo dfungule!That cardboard box, unwrap it!2cartonSalahisha idi kartoni!Flatten the carton!Idi kartoni isalahishwa.The carton has been flattened.3cardboardUsisiri wa hanshi ni zaidi kuliko kartoni.The thinness of paper is more than that of cardboard.
kasagale (wasagale)NG71dik-dik (antelope)Kasagale kanagwizwa kavumgisa kuliko kabuga.When a dik-dik is caught in a trap, it struggles a lot more than a rabbit to get away.Ngola yangu nasanguira kasagale.My knife, I'm using it to skin a dik-dik.Naunga nitowe mlindi ili niwashe moto wa kukokera kasagale.I want to use a firedrill to start a fire to barbedue a dik-dik.2dwarf antelopeKasagale kavumba zaidi kanagwizwa.The dwarf antelope struggled a lot when it got caught.
kasahani (wasahani)NG7plate (little)Kila mtru mwinkhe kasahani adyere hande!Give everyone a little plate to put food on!See: sahani.
kasalu (wasalu)NG7bead (little)Mwanawo kamera kasalu; ni vedi umwigale akamone dektari.Your baby has swallowed a little bead; it's better to take her to see the doctor.See: usalu.
kasango (wasango)NG7stomach worm (little)Dektari kaona kasango mwe matahiko yako.The doctor has seen a little stomach worm in your vomit.See: msango.
kasasu (wasasu)NG7branch (little)
kasekanene (wasekanene)NG7styNna kasekanene.I have a sty.The belief is that you get a sty for mocking or laughing at your maternal uncle.See: sekanene.
kaseti< EngNG5cassette(s)Nazinga kaseti yangu.I'm rewinding my cassette.Sauti ya mbu haikuzingika mwe kaseti.The sound of a mosquito isn't recordable on the casette.
kashaba (washaba)NG7pot (little, metal)Kadyereka kashaba kadodo kwasaba ni yeye uchedu.She put on a little pot because she is all by herself.
kashano (shano)NofifthNani mtru wa kashano mwe faili, lakini sidalikwa, sigaluswa wa kumi.I was the fifth person in the file, but I was skipped over and I was made tenth.Mwezi Wa Kashanofifth month = MaySidyera marsha ya kashano.I shifted into fifth.mara ya kashanofifth timeSiona kabuga kashano.I saw a fifth rabbit.See: shano.
kashawitoNG5screwdriver(s)Naunga kashawito nifunguire meza yangu.I need a screwdriver to take apart my table.Ninkhiriza kashawito nitohoere katina zino!Give me a screwdriver to loosen these clamps!
kashindi (washindi)NG7porcupineMwiwa wa kashindi una mbulo hatari.The quill of a porcupine has a sharp dangerous point.miwa ya kashindiporcupine quillsSee also: shindu.
kasidi1NG9intentionNna kasidi ka kuguta.I have an intention to scream.2AdvintentionallyNyumba idya sitowa kasidi.That house, I hit it intentionally.3Advon purposeKunikuntra kasidi!You bumped into me on purpose!Sitenda kasidi kwa kwigala gari dyangu mbokolo.I did drive my car on purpose one hundred [mph/kph].
kasiki (wasiki)NG7stump (little)Kasiki kano kanibalangira i chiratu.This little stump has ruined my shoe.See: siki.
kasimbi (wasimbi)NG71residueMna kasimbi mwe chikombe chino.There is a little residue in this cup.2dregNna kasimbi mwe chikombe chino nikanywera.I have a dreg in this cup
Kasimu< ArbNPropKasimuRamazani na Kasimu wahosana kwa chichao.Ramazani and Kasimu gave each other up to their dad.Kasimu kanivigitira yuwe dya bharafu.Kasimu threw a snowball at me.
kasino (makasino)< It/EngNG3casinoUnengira mwe di kasino wagaluka mdantrwa.When you enter the casino, you become a tricke one.Mashehe yanigamba nitimule kasino dyangu.The mullahs told me to demolish my casino.
kasira (wasira)NG71pathIzi ntrembo kwa sabu zadyinkha hano kila mara; zilava kasira.Because the elephants pass here always, they have made a path.See: sira.2trailWadyenda mwa kasira kano bila viratu.They have walked on this trail barefoot.Kasira kano kamema sirafu.This trail is full of red ants.3alleyHita kefise ha kasira kadya!Go hide in that alley!Kaguluka mwa kasira.He ran into the alley.4little roadSidyinkha kasira kadodo nikaita Nampa.I passed on a little road going to Nampa.
kasisimizi (wasisimizi)NG7ant (common little black)Kasisimizi ni kateke zaidi.A little black ant is very tiny.See: sisimisi.