Chizigula - English


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sindo1NG5trampling(s) of feetMtru azamire sindo zake zevikana kwa hale.A heavy person's tramplings are heard from far off.Salimu sindo zake zevika.Solomon's trampling is hearable.2NG5thud(s) of feet3NG3stomping of feetHo u kuvina ni mpande mbiri, kuno na kuno, sindo na magasa. (Arbow)In the dance are two parts, here and there, stomping and clapping.The plural in this augmentative sense is masindo. See: kutowa sindo.
sindo (masindo)NG3load (in a mortar or mill)Kilo mirongo midi za majirasole zimariywa kwa sindo dimwenga.Twenty kilos of sunflower seeds have been ground in one load.
singanoNG51needle(s)Sisumiira singano ino / zino.I sewed with this needle / these needles.Miye na mwanetu chichakulanya singano idya yagire ma manyasi.Me and my younger sibling looked together for the needle that got lost in the grass.2awl(s)Uzi uno uvungiswa mwe singano.This string has been wrapped around a lot on the awl.3hypodermic needle(s)Wanitunga singano.They vaccinated me with a hypodermic needle.Dektari kanitunga singano dya kufa nene.The doctor stuck me with a numbing hypodermic needle.Sipofoleswa singano mo u mkono.I got poked a lot with a hypodermic needle in the arm.Singano zino za dektari zi chuta.These doctor's needles are dirty (with dust or dirt, so probably can be cleaned).Singano zino za detari ni chafu.These doctor's needles are filthy (with bacteria or virus, so probably cannot be cleaned).See: kutunga singano.4IV (intervenous needle)Mtatuladyi kakawa kwiza; u mtatulwa singano yo u kuleweza imfosa mo mwiri.The surgeon was late coming; the one operated on's IV anesthesizing her came out of her body.5syringe(s)Kakahata kutungwa singano mwe di tako.She hates getting poked with a syringe in the buttock.
singano ya kufaneneNG5epidural (injection)Kerekera singano ya kufanene.She gave birth with an epidural.
singo NG5neck(s)Singo yangu yose imema usalu.My whole neck is covered with beads.Kanihahasa mwe singo.She caressed me on the neck.Singo yangu yaluma.My neck hurts.Sidosa singo yangu.I cracked my neck.Singo zetu zaluma.Our necks hurt.
SingwaNPropSingwaMwe safari yangu nasidyesanya na Singwa.On my trip I went together with Singwa.woman's name
SinigálNG9SenegalWerekerwa Sinigál wowo.They were born in Senegal.See: Msinigál.
siniya (masiniya)NG3platterHande ye mwe shaba isakanywa mwe siniya ili ihole halaka.Food from the pot has been poured onto the platter so it cools down faster.
sinki (masinki)< EngNG3sinkSisuntra viya mwe di sinki.I washed the dishes in the sink.Kasuntre mikono yako mwe di sinki!Go wash your hands in the sink!
sinyeriNG5zipper(s)Vuta sinyeri yako, wi buli!Pull your zipper up, you're naked! (= Barn door's open!)Bhorsa dino hadina sinyeri, lakini dina gwazo nyingi za kufungwa.This bag doen't have a zipper, rather it has many hooks to close it.
siraNG51road(s)Sira ino intali.This road is long.Sira ino yadyinkha magari mengi.A lot of cars pass on this road.Sira ifungwa.The road is blocked.Sira ifungulwa.The road is unblocked.Sira ino ina jirajira.This road has bends. (= This road is windy.)Sichimairwa ni mashufta mwe sira.I was threatened by armed bandits in the road.Sira ya Kakuma na ya Mambasa zachintrana.The Kakuma road and the Mambasa join together.sira ya lami / sira ya jaiasphalt road / gravel roadSee: kasira, mzenga(dyi) sira, mphanda ya sira.2street(s)Mwe sira ya Dhadhabhu mna wabwiradyi wengi.In the streets of Dadab [refugee camp], there are a lot of attackers.Mwe sira ya Dhadhabhu wantru wagwirwa kila siku.In the streets of Dadab, people are seized every day.Sibwira magari maidi yachingamanywe mwe sira.I ran into two cars that were blocked in the street.3path(s)Mnungu naachichumize mwe sira ichumire.God should set us up on the rightious path.Sira ino ina wasiki wengi.This path has lots of little stumps.4route(s)Sira ino yasafirika.This route is travellable.Sira ino haikusafirika.This route isn't travellable.5way(s)Siona mnyama yumwenga na nyoka mbiri nikadyenda mwe sira.I saw one mammal and two snakes while walking on the way.See: kulava sira.6method(s)Marikani kuna sira nyingi za kulima.In America there are many methods of farming.7technique(s)Noutumiye sira gani, kwa kudyamanya ivo?What technique(s) will you use to do that?
sira ya chidumuNG5shorcutWadyinkha sira ya chidumu.They took a shortcut. (lit.:They went on a shortcut way.)Hakuna sira ya chidumu yakudaha kubhasa mtahani uno.There is no shortcut for passing this exam.Kwita "San Diego" kudyinkha "Twin Falls" nii sira ya chdumu.Going to San Diego passing through Twin Falls is a shortcut.
sirafuNG5red ant(s)Sirafu zatongerezana na zina umwenga lakini wanadamu chazimwa.Red ants follow each other and they have unity, but humans are unable to.Sisimizi na sirafu zitunga milolongo.Little black ants and red ants formed lines.This ant is actually closer to orange than red in color.
siriNG5secret(s)Kufofa vinyago ni siri.To construct "vinyago" ritual objects is secret.Sifahama siri yao yose nawegale.I understood all their secrets that they held.Siri ya wantru waidi yafisika.Secrets of two people are hideable.Kuna wantru hawadahire kufunika siri zawao.There are people who don't know how to keep their secrets.chi siriin a secret way
sirigiziNG5massage(s)Sigirizi hailemereka.A massage is not refusable.
sirikaliNG51government(s)Sirikali ya Somaliya ibanika.The government of Somalia has broken down.Sirikali ichipangira mhaka.The government drew us a boundary.Sirikali ipanula sira zose za mwe kaya.The government widened all roads in the town.Sirikali inihukuma alfu kumi.The government fined me ten thousand.Sidumuirwa njemo ya kulima ni sirikali.I've been distributed a parcel of land to farm by the government.See: msirikali, wasirikali.2authority (-ies)Mbuyangu kanishitaka kwa sirikali.My buddy reported me to the authorities.Wazana chiche wadya wasoligwe ni "Boko Haram" nawahonywe ni sirikali yao ya Naijeriya.Those girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram will be saved by the government of Nigeria.Naona ariri kwa sababu ya wanangu wasoligwe ni sirikali.I feel uncomfortable because of my children being taken away by the authorities.
sirio< EngNG5cereal(s)Nyumba ino ivavagalika sirio.This house looks messy with cereal (all over).
SiriyaNG9SyriaSirhebwa ni tate nise kwita Siriya.I was kept by dad from going to Syria.Wantru wengi ni wadibwa mwe Siriya.Many people are horrified in Syiria.Kaya inkhulu ya Siriya ileka kubuliswa siku zino.The capital of Syiria stopped getting blown up these days.
sisimiziNG5ant(s), little blackSisimizi ni kadudu kadodo zaidi.A little black ant is a really tiny insect.Sisimizi ni wadudu wadodo zaidi.Little black ants are really tiny insects.See: kasisimizi.
sisiniNG51sesame seed(s)Dyero naunga nisage mavuta ya sisini mwe mansara.Today I want to grind oil from sesame seeds in the oil mill.Ninkha haluwa sisini!Give me some sesame halva!Pakula vibaba vidi va sisini!Scoop out two kilograms of sesame!2sesame plant(s)Sisini yahota.The sesame plants are coming up.Mwe honde yangu situba matubu mirongo mnane na mnanae ya sisini.In my farm I've sheaved eighty-eight sheaves of sesame.
sisiri (msisiri, misisiri)Adj1thinMnugwa uno ni msisiri.This switch stick is thin.Zengo ni miti i misisiri ikusosomekwa hagati he vihanda na mango."Zengo" are the thin sticks stuck in between the studs and horizontal beams.2narrowSira idya ni sisiri.That road is narrow.
Sitei ~ SiteyiNPropSiteyiNaunga kumdola Sitei, lakini hakudoleka kwasabu ni mtana.I wanted to have nothing to do with Sitei, but she wasn't abandonable because she's so cute.Fatuma na Siteyi wakandanya nyumba yangu.Fatuma and Siteyi daubed my house with mud togetherSiteyi e bila chizazi; kwa ivo hena mwana hata yumwenga.Siteyi is barren; therefore she doesn't hava a child, not even one.woman's name
sitiNG5dress (three piece)Siti ni dhiraa dikwiza na vintru vitatu: dhiraa, ghona na honshi.A "siti" is a dress that comes with three things: a dress, an [under]skirt and a scarf.Siti zimwenga zisumwa kwa nguwo ikuona.Some "situ" dresses are sown with see-through cloth.Sigula siti lakini tate kalemera nikaivala.I bought a [see-through] "siti"dress but dad refused to let me wear it.
sitimaNG5electricityNaungwa mapesa ya sitima ya mezi midi.I owe money for electricity for two months.
sitimana< ItNG5weekMwigala teksi yuno apata alfu na mbokolo faida kwa sitimana mbiri.This taxi driver gets eleven hundred [dollars] profit for two weeks.Sitimana ino nna likizo; naita "Hawaii".This week I have vacation; I'm going to Hawaii.