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yonamaro
Wednesday 11th of May 2005 12:18:32 PM
FOODS IN SWAHILI: Food
How much are these? hizi bei gani?
How much is this? hii bei gani?
Useful Words
food chakula
water maji
chicken kuku
fish samaki
beef nyama ya ng'ombe
pork nyama ya nguruwe
veal nyama ya mdama
goat nyama ya mbuzi
sheep or lamb nyama ya kondoo
shrimp kamba or kamba mdogo
lobster kamba or kamba mkubwa
crab kaa
shark papa
grouper tewa
rice mchele
salt chumvi
sugar sukari
coffee kahawa
tea chai
egg yai (pl: mayai)
vegetables mboga
fruit matunda
potatoes viazi
onions vitunguu
spinach mchicha
cabbage kabichi
carrots karoti
tomatoes nyanya
lettuce salad
unripe coconut dafu
(for drinking)
ripe coconut nazi
limes ndimu
papayas paipai
mangoes maembe
bananas ndizi
oranges machungwa
pineapples mananasi
grapefruits madanzi or mabalungi
passion fruit pasheni
watermelon tikiti or tango
dates tende
sugar cane miwa
At A Restaurant
Where is a restaurant? wapi hoteli ya chakula?
I would like .... nataka ....
and also .... na .... pia
What will you drink? utakunywa nini?
How much do I owe? deni yangu ngapi?
Beverages
drinking water maji ya kunywa
cold water maji baridi
hot water maji ya moto
fruit juice maji ya tamu
orange juice maji ya machungwa
lime juice maji ya ndimu
pineapple juice maji ya nanasi
beer bia or pombe
cold baridi
warm moto
local alcoholic brews pombe or tembo
bottle chupa
opener kifunguo
Meals
rice and meat dish biriani
-with goat meat biriani ya mbuzi
-with chicken biriani ya kuku
-with fish biriani ya samaki
rice and meat cooked together pilau or plau
-with goat meat pilau ya mbuzi
curry mchuzi or kari
chicken curry mchuzi wa kuku
beef curry mchuzi wa ng'ombe
mincemeat (ground meat) kima
Indian flat bread chapati
beef stew karanga
soup supu
chicken soup supu ya kuku
roast meat on a skewer mishkaki or mishakiki
roast ground meat on a skewer kababu or kofta kabab
egg bread mkate wa mayai
(fried with meat, onions, and spices)
samosa samosa or sambusa
(fried pie with meat and vegetables)
vegetable samosa samosa ya mboga
meat samosa samosa ya nyama
Related Words
teaspoon kijiko
soupspoon kijiko cha supu
fork uma
knife kisu
cloth napkin kitambaa
paper napkin karatasi ya mkono
plate sahani
glass glasi or bilauri
cup kikombe
tray sinia




Sophie_Dp
Sunday 16th of October 2005 04:59:31 PM
can u teach me more ???: can u teach me plzzzzz


yonamaro
Sunday 16th of October 2005 10:37:33 PM
yes i can teach u: YES I CAN TEACH U MORE

U CAN EMAIL ME yonamaro@hotmail.com i can send u more notes using ur email its easy than this one thanks

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