dawa (madawa)NG51medicine(s)Waninkha dawa.They gave me medicine.Nasinkhigwa dawa.I was given medicine.Sinkhigwa dawa ino na inisaidiya.I was given this medicine, and it helped me.Dektari kaninkha dawa yakunidyamanya nikoze.The doctor gave me medicine that's making me pee.Dektari kaninkha dawa inidyamanye nikoze.The doctor gave me medicine that made me pee.Dektari kaninkha dawa nainidyamanye nikoze.The doctor gave me medicine that'll make me pee.Dawa ino yatibu.This medicine healsDawa zino zinihonya.These medicines saved me.Dawa ino haikutibu.This medicine doesn't heal.Dawa ino yashegeya.This medicine works.Dawa ino haikushegeya.This medicine doesn't work.dawa za mizizimedicines of herbs = herbal medicinesIn the plural only, this noun can also be in NG3.2medication(s)Dawa ino yadaha kuhololesa wantru i viga.This medication can paralyze people's legs.3remedy (-ies)Dawa ya deni ni kudivuza kwa mdai.The remedy for a loan is giving it back to the creditor.4chemical(s)Meza ino leka kuihangusisa na dawa, yabanika!This table, stop wiping it so much with chemical[s], it's being ruined.Shiri ya dawa ino yanisumbula.The smell of this chemical bothers me.5cleanerHafisi ino ihaka mwaka kusafishwa na dawa ikununkha vedi.This office has been cleaned for a long time with a good smelling cleaner.6pesticideDawa iya imwagirwe mo kwere iholoza mtama wose.The pesticide that was sprayed on the cornfield withered all the corn.Mbu za mwe kaya zibhufiywa dawa na ndege.Mosquitos in the town have been sprayed with pesticides by an airplane.7insecticide(s)Washa hiti na mwagira dawa kwa kukoma nkhunkhuni zose za mwe nyumba!Turn on the heat and spray insecticide to kill all the bedbugs in the house!Kanywa dawa?Did she drink the insecticide? (or medicine, depending on context)8herbicideChina dawa ya kudaha kurheba manyasi yaleke kufafa mwe honde.We have an herbicide able to hinder weeds so they stop spreading all over the farm.9formulaNna dawa ya kwambukiziza wantru mbushi ya korona.I have a formula for transmitting corona virus to people.Dawa ino ni ya kwambukizizwa ukimwi.This formula is for transmitting AIDs.10product(s) for body (like cream)Unahaka dawa ino, hukunyofuka ufiri hata umwenga.If you apply this product, you won't lose even a single hair.Ahaka dawa.She applies cream [to her bady].