Umodya wa Mataifa< SwNG6United Nations (UN)Umodya wa Mataifa wasaidiya wakimbizi wa Kenya.The UN is helping refugees in Kenya.Umodya wa mataifa kazi yawo ni kusuluhisha shida za mwe duniya.The UN's work is solving problems in the world..See alternate form: Umwenga wa Mataifa.
umoumoDemNG91in thereKuna wandugu washano wasimbire sima dya kutekera mazi; umoumo wapata zahabu.There were five brothers who were digging a well to fetch water; in there they found gold.2therein
umri ~ mriNG61ageUna umri gani? -- Umri wangu ni miyaka mbokolo.How old are you? (lit.: You have how much age?) -- My age is one hundred years.Baba ana umri wa miyaka mbokolo.Grandfather has the age of one hundred years. = Grandfather is 100 years old.Una umri gani? -- (Nna) mirongo mitatu.What age do you have? -- (I have) thirty years.This noun is always singular; there is no plural form.. The form umri is Swahili but people use it sometimes.2lifeKusamehesa kwakulera umri mtali.Forgiving a lot brings long life.Umri wangu ni mtali.My life is long.3livesUmri wenyu ni mtali.Your lives are long.
umuhimuNG61importanceKazi yangu nikutoza ina umuhimu.My job that I hold has importance.Wasayensi wana umuhimu mwe duniya.Scientists have importance in the world.See: muhimu.2valueMbuli yako ukolonga, ina umuhimu gani?The thing you're talking about, what value does it have?
umuliNG6recuperation period after childbirthThis usually lasts for approximately forty days.
umuliso (waumuliso)NG1midwifeMkazangu ana usungu, haluse nanikamwitange umuliso.My wife has contractions; now I'm going to go call a midwife.Umuliso ahokera wana.A midwife delivers babies.
umwaziNG6opennessThis noun is always singular; there is no plural form. See: mwazi.
umwengaNG61onenessUmwenga wetu ni nguvu.Our oneness is strength.This noun is always singular; there is no plural form. 2unitySirafu zatongerezana na zina umwenga lakini wanadamu chazimwa.Red ants follow each other and have unity but humans are unable to.Kalemera unwenga na isi za Afrika na soko zawe.He refused unity with countries of Africa and their economies.See: mwenga.3union"Eisenhower" kasaini tangazo dya kongeza Alaska mo umwenga.Eisenhower singed a proclamation adding Alaska to the union.4singular(ity)Bantri ni zina dya umwenga.Door is a singular noun.
Umwenga wa AfricaNG6African UnionUmwenga wa Afrika ukongwa miyaka mingi idyinkhre.The African Union was started many years ago.Malalamiko yawe yabulizwa mpaka Umwenga wa Afrika.Their complaints were taken to the African Union.
Umwenga wa MataifaNG6United NationsTaliyani akenkwe uwezo ni Umwenga wa Mataifa, awabwirize Somaliya uhuru. (Arbow)When Italy was given the authority by the United Nations, it gave Somalia independence.See alternate form: Umodya wa Mataifa.
Umwenga wa OropaNG6European UnionMalalamiko yawe yabulizwa mpaka Umwenga wa Oropa.Their complaints were taken up to the European Union.Umwenga wa Oropa ni mfungano wa isi zose za Yurup.The European Union is a league of all the countries of Europe.
Umwenga wa WaislamuNG6Islamic UnionUmwenga wa Waislamu wagamgwa wiyuko lakini sinati kuhakikisha na meso yangu.The Islamic Union is said to be there but I haven't confirmed it with my own eyes.
Umwenga wa WarabuNG6Arab LeagueUmwenga waWarabu wi mndani mwe zi isi za Warabu.The Arab League is within the countries of the Arabs.
umwenyePrnNG1yourself, by yourself, your ownKwehinye (umwenye) kwigala gari!Teach yourself how to drive a car!Kwingira umwenye dhini ino; huhitulizwe ni mtru male.You've entered into this religion by yourself; you haven't been made to convert by anyone at all.Kaula mbinu ya kudyamanya umwenye!Look for a way to do it yourself!Kubahatika na kudyamanya dyuhudi zako umwenye; ni kuhi kwedi?Being lucking and making your own effort, which is better?
umwireNG6sweetnessUmwire we vitumbua ni zaidi.The sweetness of sweet fry breads is too much.This noun is always singular; there is no plural form. See: mwire.
unasiNG6nursingWanangu wa chiche wose wasomera unasi.All my daughters study nursing.This noun is always singular; there is no plural form.
unde (maunde)NG3chunk of meat or fleshUnde dya nyama ya forno dyatagwa dala mirongo midi.A chunk of meat from the oven is sold for twenty dollars.
undereNG6young womanhoodWaungigwa uchumize maisha yako mo undere wako.You are supposed to establish your life in young womanhood.This noun is always singular; there is no plural form. See: mndere.This noun refers to the state of an unmarried girl or woman who has already menstruated.
undoleNG5gawkingLeka undole!Stop gawking!This noun is always singular; there is no plural form.
unduguNG61kin(ship)Mkulu yuno kegala undugu.This president carries kin. (i.e., he is nepotistic)This noun is always singular; there is no plural form. See: chi undugu, ndugu, mndugu.2extended family (-ies)Waspanish waishi chi undugu zaidi.The Spanish live in extended families well.3relations, relativesKutozana undugu ni kwedi.To unite relatives is good.4brotherhood
uneneNG61thicknessUnene wa sahara dino ni inchi mbiriThe thickness of this board is two inches.This noun is always singular; there is no plural form. See: nene.2chunkinessUnene wa Luhizo haushinde unene wa Sehondo.Luhizo's chunkiness is less than Sehondo's (chunkiness).3fatnessAkeza, keza enga pipa ns unene.When he comes, he comes like a tin can with fatness.
ungaNG21flourTeka unga!Fetch some flour!Ugali wangu siutogezanya na unga wa ungangano.My polenta, I firmed it up together with wheat flour.Unga uno ni mtinye.This flour is very fine.See: warsha wa unga, Chiungaunga.2cocaineNavuta unga.I'm snorting cocaine.Sidyamanya mvuto umwenga wa unga tú maisha yangu yose.I've only done one snort of cocaine in my whole life.A unga a masa yalahika.The cocaine dispute has been resolved.
ungameNG6in groupsWapangana ungame.They divided up in groups.See: ngame.
ungamengameNG6in groupsMzigula uko Zigula kekala ungamengame. (Arbow: 4)A Kiziguan there in Zigula lives in groups.Wapangana ungamengame.They divided into groups.
unganganoNG2wheat flourYano ni mafiga ya ungangano.These are balls of dough of wheat flour.Nasegesa ungangano una madudu.I'm straining wheat flour that has bugs.Levito yafutula ungangano.The yeast made the wheat flour rise.This noun is always singular; there is no plural form.