oda< EngNG5order(s)Oda ino yalemereka.This order is refusable.Oda zino zalemereka.These orders are refusable.Nalemera oda zako.I'm negating your orders.Sipata oda ya kukoma wantru wano ko u mkulu.I got an order to kill these people from the leader.
ofisi< EngNG5office(s)Ofisi si idya.The office is right there [pointing].Dyero kwe ofisi hakwingirwe male.Today the office wasn't entered at all.Mta kutaipu wa mwe ofisi ni Shabani.The typist in the office is Shabani.See alternate pronunciation: hafisi.
ofu< EngAdvoff (work)Dyero naona chevu kwa sababu ni ofu.Today I feel idle because I'm off (work).Dyero na luvi ni ofu.Today and tomorrow I'm off.Wi ofu?Are you off?
oliyo< ItNG5oil (motor)Sinya óliyo!Check the oil!Gari dyangu sidibedelisha óliyo.My car, I changed oil in it.Bomba dye óliyo dya motore we di gari dyako disitana.The oil pipe of your car engine is closed up.Gari idyo didyere óliyo!That car, put oil in it!Óliyo mwe di gari yarheba kubalangika ko u motore.Oil in the car prevents ruining of the motor.
Omari< ArbNPropOmarOmari kamkaula chichake aho eri ampate.Omar looked for his dad where he was to get him.man's name
omoNG5soap (blue powdered)Kagule bhaka dya omo kwe di duka!Go buy a package of powdered soap at the store!Nidyere onzi nyingahi za omo mwe zi nguwo zino nikuhuta?How many ounces of powdered soap should I put in these clothes that I'm washing?
ongeza (kongeza)VTplusShano ongeza shano ni kumi.Five plus five is ten.Ntratu ongeza nne ni mfungate.Three plus four is seven.This actually is the imperative form of kongeza.
onyo (maonyo)NG3warning (with penalty)Raisi yetu kalava onyo ndege zise kupuluka.Our president gave a warning for planes not to fly.See: kuonyo.
onzi< ItNG5ounce(s)Nidyere onzi nyingahi za omo mwe zi nguwo zino nikuhuta?How many ounces of powdered soap should I put in these clothes that I'm washing?onzi mbiritwo ouncesonzi shanofive ounces
oparesheni< EngNG51operation(s)Nyumba ye oparesheni haikukoshekana wagola male.The operation room doesn't lack scalpels at all.Nna oparesheni ntratu mo mgongo.I've had three operations on the back.See: kudyamanya oparesheni.2surgeryNi dektari; kazi yangu ni kudyera wantru oparesheni.I am a doctor; my job is to perform surgery on people.
OqatheniNG5Ogaden Somali tribeOqatheni ni kabila ya Wasomali.Ogaden is a tribe among the Somalis.Oqatheni ni kabila ya Somali.Ogaden is Somali tribe.See: Muoqatheni.
orancho< It arancio (with influence from Eng orange)NG5powdered drink (mix)Orancho ya kugasa ni yedi.Powdered drink for mixing is good.
OrigonNG5OregonBangi si bandiya mwe steti ya Origon.Pot is not illegal in the state of Oregon.
Oropa ~ Yuropo1NG5EuropeJermaniya kakonga i nkhondo; atowa isi izimwengaza Oropa sa... (Arbow)Germany started the war; it attacked some countries of Europe like...2NG9
OsmaniNPropOsmaniChashukuru wowo nawo: Mzee Osmani Huseni Mberwa...We appreciate these also: Mr. Osmani Huseni Mberwa, et al.
ovaroli (maovaroli)< EngNG8overallsOvaroli dyangu dichofekwa mo mazi ye moto na sabuni.My overalls are immersed in hot and soapy water.
owoNG1big brotherNanikamviringira owo Mkomwa ubaulo wake mwe honde ya mpungu.I was whirling big brother Mkomwa's popping whip for him in the rice field.Owo Hamadi kaniletera baskili.Big brother Hamadi brought me a bicycle.This is a short form of wabhobho used only as a title.