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M/Wa M/Mi Ki/Vi Noun

Singular only, from Steere's book

SwahiliEnglish
Mnyama animal
mkono arm
mshale arrow
mbuyu boabab tree
kikapu basket
kitanda bed
mzinga beehive
kipofu blind person
mfupa bone
kitabu book
mpaka boundary
mvulana boy
kifua breast, chest
kifungo button
mzinga cannon
mumbwi canoe
msafara carvan
mkufu chain
kiti chair
mtoto child
kidevu chin
mnazi coconut tree
mbuni coffee plant
kitana comb
mpishi cook
kizibo cork
kikombe cup
mtende date tree
kiziwi deaf person
mlango door
mlevi drunkard
kitambaa duster
mzungu European
kidole finger, toe
mvuvi fisherman
kiroboto flea
mjinga fool
mguu foot, leg
kivuko ford
mgeni foreigner
mchezo game
msichana girl
mlinzi guard
mkono hand, arm
kipini handle
kichwa head
mchunga herdsman
kilima hill
kiboko hippopotamus
mume husbnd
mkalimani interpreter
kisiwa island
mfalme king
kisu knife
kibarua workman
mguu leg
mwongo liar
kifuniko lid
mstari line
mdomo lip
mjusi lizard
mzigo load
mkate loaf
kioo looking-glass
kitanzi loop
mlingoti mast
kiberiti match
kipimo measure
mganga medicine man
mjumbe mesenger
msiba misfortune
kinu wooden mortar for pounding grain
mlima mountain
kinywa mouth
kiapo oath
mzee elder
kitunguu onion
msimamizi overseer
mchikichi palm oil tree
mchi pestle
kipande piee
mto pillow
mti pole, tree
mpagazi caravan porter
kiazi sweet potato
kigae potsherd
mfuko purse, bag
kidaka recess
kifaru rhinoceros
mto river
mtoro runaway
mtai scratch
mtumishi servant
kivuli shadow
kibanda shed
miatu shoe
mgonjwa sick person
mjinga simpleton
mtumbwa slave
mjakazi slave woman
mkeka sleeping mat
kdonda sore, ulcer
mkuki spear
mtambo metal spring
kijiko sppon
kiti stool
mgeni stranger
mkia tail
kiko tobacco pipe
kidole toe
kitambaa towel
mji town
mtego trap
kilemba turban
mzabibu vine
kishibau waistcoat
mtungi water jar
kisima well
mjeledi whip
mjane widow
mke wife
mchawi witch, wizard
kibarua workman
kijana youth
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