Chizigula - English


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storiya (istoriya)< ItNG51story (-ies)Nakomboganya kila storiya nidyinkhire.I recall each story that I have experienced.Kufyamphula kila istoriya ni kazi yangu.To recognize every story is my work.An initial i may occur in the middle of a sentence, never at the beginning of an utterance. See: istoriya.2history (-ies)Storiya ya Wazigula ni ntrali.The history of Kiziguans is long.3legend(s)Ijipti ni isi ina storiya nyingi.Egypt is a country that has many legends.
stovu (mastovu)< EngNG3stoveSanidahe kuidyarisha nyumba bila stovu.I can't rent a house without a stove.
stubit (wastubit)< EngNG1stupidMwana weye wi stubit sana!You, child, are utterly stupid!Wana nyuwe mwi stubit!You kids are stupid!Miye ni stubit.I am stupid.
studiyo< It/EngNG5studio(s)Nohokera wasanadyi kwe studiyo yangu.I'm receiving composers in my studio.I studiyo ya Madyeni imanywa ni wantru wengi.Majeni's studio is known by a lot of people.Miye na Shabani chaunga kutangazanya he studiyo ino.Shabani and I want to announce at this radio station together.China studiyo ya TiVi.We have a TV station.
subiraNG5patienceSono mugaluke waongadyi; galuka na subira!Don't be needy; have patience!Subira zenyu ni ndodo.You all's patience is short.Mmamuli wa kominiti ni vedi agaluke na subira.It's good that the community organizer have patience.
subiriNG5neem sap ( very bitter used as medicine)Sikosha chintru chisungu kama subiri.I couldn't find anything more bitter than neem sap.I subiri yose siinywa.All the neem sap, I've drunk it.
subutuVTdareSubutu![I] dare [you]!This is a defective verb with only the command form; it is thought to be from Swahili.
SudaniNG5SudanMwanangu ana safari ya kwita Sudani wiki ukwiza.My daughter has a trip going to Sudan next week.Wakulawa Kenya, Tanzaniya, Uganda, Sudani na mphande ntuhu.They came from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan and other parts.See: Msuldani, Chisuldani.
Sudani ya KusiniNG5South SudanSudani ya Kusini waunga kupangirwa isi yao.South Sudan wants its country to be divided up.
sufiNG51cottonSivala nkhazu ya sufi.I'm wearing a cotton t-shirt.See alternate pronunciation: sufu.2kapokNachidyamanye madyodoro ya sufi yakubonyera vedi.We'll make mattresses of kapok that really spring back.Misufi ino yereka sufi nyingi.These cottonwood trees have produced a lot of kapok.See: msufi.3batting
sufi (masufi, wasufi)NG11calm (person)Yudya ni sufi.That one is calm.2tranquil (peson)Dhadhiri ni sufi.Dadiri is tranquil.3quiet (person)Weye wi sufi zaidi; hata kulonga na wantru wazimwa.You are so quiet; you're not able even to talk with people.4SufiYuno ni Sufi; nami ni Suni.This one is Sufi and I am Sunni.
sufuNG51cottonWasoladyi sakame wose wegala sufu na mabandechi.All phlebotomists carry cotton [balls] and bandages.Hachikufifirika kama sufu kwasabu ya mvuto.We don't float around like cotton because of gravity.See alternate pronunciation: sufi.2kapokMpamba wapatikana na sufu nyingi.A ceiba is found with a lot of kapok.3battingDawa ino yasasamaza izi sufu ze bharshi.This product makes the batting of the pillows fluff.
sufuri< ArbNozeroChohiza kumi kwa sufuri.We scored ten to [their] zero.Chohiza kumi nawo wahiza sufuriWe scored ten and they scored zero.Mfuko we bengi yangu ni sufuri.My bank account is zero.
sufuriyaNG5cooking pot(s), metalLeka kusoma izi sufuriya ukapika hande!Stop burning the metal cooking pots when you cook meals.Sisoma i sufuriya, mame.I burned the metal pot, mom.Zamani wantru nawakatumiya nyungu kwa haluse vino watumiya sufuriya zaidi.Previously people were using clay pots but now they use metal cooking pots a lot.
suguluNG51anthill(s)Sugulu ino yaseremka mswa.The anthill is leaking ants.Wakati nachi wazana nachikatereza mabharela mwe zi sugulu.When we were kids we were sliding sleds on the anthills.Hita kwe sugula kahinye ivo mswa ukutumika..Go to the ant hill and learn how the ants behave.2termite hill(s)
sukari< ArbNG51sugarMwe shayi kudyera sukari kiasi gani?How much sugar did you put in the tea?Sukari nidyeire mwa mere ilolomoka.The sugar I put in milk dissolved.Mere yano yakologanye na sukari!This milk, mix it with sugar!Soda ino mwire wake ni kama sukari.This soda's taste is like sugar.Wi sukari yangu.You're my sugar.See: warsha wa sukari.This term can be used as an endearment.2diabetesMame ana sukari.Mom has diabetes.See: unyonje (wa) sukari, chisukari.
sukeNG51menstrual pad(s)Mkazangu kanituma nikamguire suke.My wife sent me to go buy menstrual pads.See: kuvina suke, kuvuna suke, mvina suke.This term originally meant 'rag' or 'cloth', but is now obsolete in this sense.2menstruation
sukoVLocSt1there isSuko uko noukaita.There is where you were going.This is a contraction of si 'be (pointing)' + uko.2not thereSuko male.It's not there at all.This is a contraction of si 'not be' + uko.
suksi< EngNG51sock(s)Suksi zangu ni tafauti.My socks are mismatched.Navalisa suksi.I wear socks a lot.2stocking(s)Siponkhola maponkho maidi mwe suksi ino nionere.I pierced two holes in this stocking to see with.Wagosi wadya wavala suksi mwe zi nyuso.Those guys are wearing stockings on [their] faces.
sukuNG5bloodlettingKudaha kutowa suku?Do you know how to perform bloodletting?Naudahe kutowa suku?Can you perform bloodletting?
SukumaNG3Sukuma tribeSukuma ni kabila.Sukuma is a tribe.See: Msukuma, Wasukuma. There is no plural form to this noun.
sukuma (masukuma)NG31kaleUgali na sukuma ni hande zikudyera nguvu.Polenta and kale are foods that strenghthen.2cauliflower leavesSukuma ni dyedi dinapikwa na nyama.Cauliflowere leaf is good when (it's) cooked with meat.
sultani (wasultani)NG1sultanBaba yako ni sultani wa mwe kaya ino.Your grandfather is sultan of this town.
suluhisho< EngNG5solutionU mvere kaona kufunga mbereko si suluhisho.The woman feels stopping bearing [children] is not the solution.Naunga kumanya kwiza na suluhisho gani?I want to know what solution you came with?Kuhunguza magari mwe sira si suluhisho malte; kongeza sira nyingi ni suluhisho dyediReducing cars on the road is not a solution at all; adding more roads is the best solution.See: kusuluhisha.
Sumani< ArbNProp1OsmanSumani dyero kaita kwe skulu.Today Osman went to school.Sumani kakantruira Shabani kome dino.Osman beat up Shabani badly with this club.This is a man's name.2SumaniSumani ni mziwanda we famili yetu.Sumani is the last born in our family.Sumani na Shabani wazanya mali yao.Sumani and Shabani lost their wealth together.