PokomoNG3Pokomo clan or tribeKabila yangu ni Pokomo.My tribe is Pokomo.See: Chipokomo, Mpokomo, Wapokomo. There is no plural form to this noun.This group is a Bantu tribe in Kenya with their own Bantu language. However, some of them were taken to Somalia as slaves, like the Kiziguans, and when the Kiziguans were escaping from slavery, some Pokomo went with them and integrated with them adopting the Kizigua language. So, today they are recognized as a clan within the Kizigua tribe.
PolandNG5PolandPoland ni isi imndani mwe Yurupo; i madyirani na Jermani. Poland is a country in Europe; it's neighboring with Germany.
pole1InterjsorryPole!(I'm) sorry!Galuka pole!Be sorry!Mwinkhe 'pole' mnyawo!Give (= say) sorry to your friend!2AdjforgivingSee: kugaluka pole, mpole, wapole.
polisi (mapolisi)< It1NG1police(man)Sichimazwa ni polisi.I was stopped by a policeman.Polisi kanitowa nyihi mwe zi saya.The policeman slapped me on the jaws.Polisi kakwera kulanga ko mnima, niyo akonga kupagasa.The policeman climbed up on the hill, and then began looking around.Mwaliko, kunishitaki miye kwa polisi?Mwaliko, did you report me to the police?The singular is normally NG1 but the plural is NG3. The singular can by NG3 but then it's cursing.2NG1copPolisi yudya anionera tu, kwa sabu kesi idya sidyamanye miye male.That cop accused me only, because that case I didn't do at all.Eiga kama ni polisi.He's pretending like he's a cop.Polisi keza naho.The cop has come again.Polisi yuno ni mnyonje.That cop is sick.3NG3Polisi dino ni nyonje.That damned cop is sick.
porti ~ portiyeri (maporti(yeri), waporti(yeri))< ItNG11goalkeeperIkala porti!Stay as goalkeeper!Portiyeri abomoka akabwira mpira.The goalkeeper is bending over while catching the ball.This noun has both a plural in NG1 and NG3.2goaliePortieri na mohiza wakobadikana.The goalie and scorer tripped over each other.Mwe timu yao wana porti(yeri) yumwenga, lakini suwe china waporti(yeri) waidi.On their team they have one goalie, but we have two goalies.
posta< ItNG51post office(s)Mabhaka yangu yaletigwa dyero kwe posta.My packages have been brought today from the post office.Napatira baruwa zangu kwe posta.I receive my mail from the post office.See: mta posta (wata posta).2mailViya vawe viza kale mwe posta.Their stuff has already come in the mail.
presha< EngNG5blood pressure (high)Siku zino nna presha.Nowadays, I have high blood pressure.Presha yangu ikwera kulanga.My blood pressure has climbed high.
profesa (maprofesa)NG3professorCheo chake ni profesa.His rank is professor.Profesa "MD" kasana wira uno.Professor M.D. composed this song.Mwereuwala ni profesa umkulu we koleji yetu.Mweruwala is head professor at our college.
programu< EngNG5program(s)Kompyuta danda kuhanguswa izi programu zose, dikatagwa.The computer first is to be wiped clean of all its programs, and then it's sold.Programu yetu yadaha kuhafidhi wazana wengi mwe kaya, nawakunga wabanike.Our program can keep a lot of kids in town from being spoiled.Sirikali iza na programu mahomlesi yazenge nyumba zawo wenye.The government came with a program for homeless people to build their own houses.
puku (mapuku)1NG5rat(s)Puku ino sigwiza.This rat, I caught it in a trap.Puku ino ikanyagwa ni gari.This rat was squished by a car.kolongo dya puku / makolongo ya mphukurat hole / rat holesPuku is in both NG5 and NG3.2NG3rat (humongous)Puku dino sidigwiza.This humongous rat, I caught it in a trap.See: mphuku, kapuku
pula (mapula)NG3humongous noseAna pula.He has a humongous nose.See: mphula.This term is mildly cursing.
pulu (mapulu)NG31anusPulu dyangu dyafosa kwa sababu nna chironda.My anus is protruding because I have diarrhea.2assholePulu dyangu dyawawa.My asshole is burning.3cloacaPulu dya nguku na madege matuhu yana kazi nyingi ya kunyera, kukozeza na kukwerana.The cloaca of a chicken and those of other birds have many jobs such as shitting, pissing and mating.
punto< ItNG5pointKulonga punto yedi.You've spoken a good point.Punto zako ni zedi.Your points are good.
pupuAdvflappingDyapuluka pupu, pupu.I was flying flapping, flapping.
puuInterjpowAmtowa risasi mo lusaya, puu! Agwa, afa.He shoots him in the cheek, pow! He falls, he dies.
pwaNG51crack (sound of breaking)See: pwa no mhini.2powKamtowa pwa.He hit him pow.Watowana pwa pwa pwa.They hit each other pow, pow, pow.
pwa no mhiniNG5openlyHachizilonge pwa no mhini.We'll not speak openly about them.Kalemera kuninkha izi mbuli pwa no mhini.He refused to give me the matters openly.
pwaniNG5coast(s)Nauna pwani.I see the coast.Afrika ya Kusini ina pwani ntrali katika isi za Afrika.South Africa has the longest coast with respect to countries of Africa.See: mphwani.
pwasaptcppop!Basi amilihira amtunga mwehwawe mwe di ziso pwasa!So he paid him back, he poked his nephew in the eye, pop!Amtwika nadyo twe twe, mtwi pwasa!He puts it on his head, whack whack and his head [goes] pop!This is the sound of a poke, or a bone snapping, pop!
pwataNG5boiling sound(s)Hano hana pwata ya mazi / oliyo / fire.Here there is a boiling sound of water / oil / fire.See: kupwata.
PweruNPropPweruPweru aira ngombe.Pweru cries like a cow.male name in a folktale
pweza (mapweza)NG31octopusMsuzi wa pweza una hafiya.Octopus soup is nutritious.2squidPweza yataga matagi mengi.A squid lays a lot of eggs.3cuttlefishPweza dya gome piya dyadika.Cuttlefish is also edible.
pwiiAdvIntnsreallyNyumba ino i moto pwii!This house is really hot!This adverb only intensifies hotness.