Kiswahili Reading Vocab

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Reading (p. 82-83)

alikuwa sokoni

she was at (=-ni) the the market

Unga

flour

Kutosha

enough

ili

whatfor to

Katika

in?

mahitaji

needs

vingine

other

kwa kawaida

usually, it is the norm

mahali

place

kuwekea

to pack

kitu

thing

wakulima

farmers

wavuvi

fishers

samaki

fish

wauzaji

shop-owners (retailers)

kadhaa

several

vitu

items

vyakula hivi

these foods

kutegemea

to depend on

sehemu

part

mashambani

countryside

kuna

there

hawaendi

do not go

watu

people

wengine

others

wachungaji

pastors (shepdherds?)

karibu

close

maji

water

kuvua

catch

hawawezi

can not

kulima

cultivation

chao chote

their entire

kwa hivyo

because

soko

market

mazao

crops

matunda

fruit

watauza

sell

kutumia

to use

pesa

money

kujinunulia

to buy

kwa mfano

for example

atauza

he/she will sell

kupata

to get

kununua

to buy

vitunguu

onions

kuuza

to sell

kununua

to buy

mara kwa mara

occasionally

kuzungumza

to talk/chat

nafasi

space

rafiki zake

his/her friends

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