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Lesson #69: Ipi ni ipi?…#11

Neno: unga

This word is both a noun (nomino) and verb stem (shina la kitenzi)

1. Flour-as in the one we use to cook ugali, chapati, maandazi etc with

2) Join- as in 2 or more things together
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LESSON #66: Ipi ni ipi?…#10

Word to learn: Kifaru (vifaru)

Definitions:
kifaru mnyama

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LESSON #56: Ipi ni ipi?…#8

Ziwa (maziwa):  This refers to a lake or a (mammal’s) breast

Maziwa: This refers to milk (clearly you can see where this got its name from!)

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LESSON #47: Ipi ni ipi?…#7

Word to learn: mbuzi

  • Mbuzi, is the Swahili name for a ‘goat.’

mbuzi mnyama

  • Mbuzi is also a ‘coconut grater’ which is a very common equipment you’ll find in most Swahili kitchens as we love our coconut milk and add it in just about anything and everything.

mbuzi nazi
So you basically sit in the middle and get grating!

LESSON 43: Ipi ni ipi?…#6

Word to learn: Uma

Click on the link below to learn the different definitions of the above word…

EPISODE 38: Ipi ni ipi…#6.

(So yeahs our ‘which is which’ segment has been renamed to ‘ipi ni ipi’ which is simply its Swahili translation…)

LESSON #41: Ipi ni ipi?… #5

Verb to learn: Vua
1) Vua nguo
2) Vua samaki

Click the link below to find out the 2 definitions of the word and phrases above…

 EPISODE 37: Which is which…#5.

LESSON #33: Ipi ni ipi?…#4

Word to learn: meza (n,v)

Sikiliza (listen):

 

 

LESSON #26: Ipi ni ipi?…#3

This is what the word kaa represents:

crabmkaa

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LESSON #22: Ipi ni ipi?…#2

The guilty (no pun intended!) word today is “ua” which is both a noun and a verb stem with meanings coming from 2 totally different extremes!

Sikiliza: …more>>

LESSON #17: Ipi ni ipi?…#1

Yet another brand new segment added to the fold! I’ll be discussing words that have double (triple, quadruple…….) meanings.

Word to learn:Shuka

Just what different meanings does this word have? Click either of the links below to find out…

EPISODE 17: Which is which…#1.

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