Chizigula - English


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vuha dya dole (mavuha ya madole)NG3finger boneVuha dya dole dyavunika chi rahisi.A finger bone breaks easily.
vuha dya mgongo (mavuha ya mgongo)NG31backboneKila mwanadamu ana vuha dya mgongo.Every human being has a backbone.2spineVuha dya mgongo dyarheba u mtwi na izi mbavu.The spine supports the head and the ribs.Mavuha yadya yabwirahe ko mgongo yaponkhoke hagali msipa ukudyinkha kulawa ko ubongo mpaka kwe chigudi kwa hamwenga yetangwa vuha dya mgongo.The bones that meet together in the back that are pierced in the middle where the spinal cord passes through from the brain to the waist are together called the spine.3vertebraSivuna vuha dya mgongo wangu dimwenga.I've broken one vertebra.
vuha dya mkono (mavuha ya mikono)NG31arm boneVuha dino ufukule hano ni vuha dya mkono.The bone that you dug up here is an arm bone.2hand bone
vuha dya mphula (mavuha ya mphula)NG3nose boneKanivuna idi vuha dye mphula.He broke my nose bone.
vuha dya mtwi (mavuha ya mitwi)NG31skullVuha dyangu dyo mtwi dyaluma.My skull hurts.Dino ni vuha dya mtwi.This is a skull.2cranium
vuha dya vindi (mavuha ya mavindi)NG31kneecapVuha dya vindi hadikusokera halaka.The kneecap doesn't get tired quickly.2patela
vuha dya wambo (mavuha ya mawambo)NG31femurVuha dya wambo dyangu divunika kwa adyali ya gari.My femur got broken in a car accident.2thigh bone
vuha dya yega (mavuha ya mayega)NG31shoulder boneSidondola vuha dya yega.I just found a shoulder bone.2clavicle
vulata (mavulata)NG31billy goatVulata dyanunkha uvulata.A billy goat smells of billy-goatness.Mbuzi ngosi yetangwa vulata.A male goat is called a billy goatSee: kavulata.2he-goatDino ni vulata.This is a he-goat.
vuma (mavuma)NG31bad luckMwaliko ana vuma.Mwaliko has bad luck.Miye nna vuma.I have bad luck.Kama una vuma, ikala malahi!If you have bad luck, stay put!2unlucky
vunde (mavunde)NG31cloudKwafunga vunde.It's getting cloudy.Umbo dya vunde diya difanana na mgamira.The shape of that cloud looks like a camel.2swarm3chicken (speckled)Nguku i ntitu kuno naho ni na ivu yetangwa vunde.A black chicken that is here and there with ash is called speckled.
vunde dya nyuchi (mavunde ya nyuchi)NG3swarm of beesSo usinye vunde dya nyuchi kuno!Come here and see a swarm of bees!
vunde dya sidye (mavunde ya sidye)NG3swarm of locustsVunde dya sidye dinachima mwe hond yako virigwa vose navisire.If a swarm of locusts lands on your farm, all the crops will be gone.
vunga ~ vunge (mavunga ~ mavunge)NG31foreskinMiye nna vunga kwa sababu sitinigwe.I have foreskin because I haven't been circumcised.Vunga dyake dizimwa kutinika.His foreskin couldn't be circumcised.Vunga dya farasi hadidahe kutinika.The foresking of a horse can't be circumcised.2uncircumcised penisMwanayuno ana vunga.This child has an uncircumcised penis.
vungu (mavungu)NG3space under bed or tableViratu vangu, sivika he di vungu.My shoes, I've stored them in the space under [the bed].He di vungu dyo usazi wangu siona nyumba ya bwiribwiri.In the space under my bed I saw a spider web.
vunkhizo (mavunkhizo)1NG3fumigantNyasi dino ni vunkhizo.This weed is a fumigant.See: kuvunkhiza.2NG5incenseWatumiya vunkhizo gani mwe nyumba yako?What kind of incense do you use in your house?
vuro (mavuro)NG31intestines (large)Ana kansa ya mwe di vuro.He has cancer of the large intestine.2colonKansa ya mwe di vuro yaleta nda kuluma, gasi na chironda.Colon cancer brings stomach pain, gas and diarrhea.
vuta (mavuta, mivuta)NG3fat (chunk or roll of)Mbuzi inanona, yagaluka ina vuta mwe nda.When a goat gets fat, it gets a roll of fat in the belly.
vyalaAdjin-law (parent only, woman speaking)Mame vyala aunga nimsuntrire viya vake.Mother-in-law wants me to wash her dishes for her.Simlamsa tate vyala.I greeted father-in-law.
vyama (chama)NG4organizationsVyama vyawo valeta maendeleo makuluTheir roganizations have brought great progress.
vyama va siyasa (chama cha siyasa)NG4political partiesVyama va siyasa navileke kutangazana kwiha.Political parties should stop proclaiming negatively about each other.
vyando (chando)NG41purposesVyando va kuwandika diksheneri dino ni kutafsiri i Chizigula na kuilimisha wantru.The purposes for writing this dictionary are to translate Kizigua and to educate people.2reasonsHondo na sala ni vyando va kudyamanya wantru wasumire isi nduhu.War and famine are the reasons making people flee to other countries.
vyangale (changale)NG4bunches of (on a stick, string or branch)Siona wantru kumi wegale vyangale va mallahi.I saw ten people carrying bunches of fish (on a stick).Mitende ino igala vyangale va ntrende.These date palms carry bunches of dates (on branches).
vyanya (chanya)NG4cooperative laborsWantru wose wa mwe kaya wanadyamanya vyanya, nawabinde kazi zao kwa halaka.If everybody in the town does cooperative labor(s), they'll finish their work on time.
vyapa (chapa)NG41birthmarksWana vyapa ma matako.They have birthmarks on the buttocks.2sealsShahadha yangu ina vyapa vidi.My certificate has two seals.3logosVyapa ni tafautitafauti kwa kila kampani.Logos are of different varieties in each company4stampsMakartasi yano yana vyapa va shirika dyetu.These forms have stamps from our corporation.5brandsNgombe zino zina vyapa va Masai.These cows have Masai brands.