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Some useful everyday language (I'll add to it as I get time).

Shopping

shilingi ngapi? or bei gani? - how much?
ghali sana - too expensive
punguza tafadhali - please reduce the price


School/Instructions

kupima - to measure
kurekebisha - to adjust
kutengeneza - to make
kujenga - to construct
kubomoa - to break or destroy

Family Relationships

mimi - I or me
mama - mother
baba - father
kaka - brother
dada - sister
bibi - grandmother
babu - grandfather
sister/brother-in-law - shemeji
mother's older sister - mama mkubwa
mother's younger sister - mama mdogo
father's sister - shangazi
mother's brother - mjomba
father's older brother - baba mkubwa
father's younger brother - baba mdogo
wife - mke
husband - mume
child - mtoto
children - watoto


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