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Bravani language



YOURSELF

  1. What is your name? next

Inayo naáni?

  1. My name is Omar

Inaya ni Omari>

  1. My name is spelled this way.

Inaya handikowa jisiyi.

  1. I am from Brava (Mini).

Mi ni munthu wa Mini.

  1. We are from Brava (Mini).

Si ni wamthu wa Mini.

  1. He (or: She) is from Brava (Mini).

ile ka Mini.

  1. They are from Brava (Mini).

Wa ile  ka Mini.

  1. I am Bravani.

Mi ni munthu wa Mini.

  1. We are Bravanesse.

Si ni wanthu wa Mini.

  1. I am [26] years old.

Mi nimo miyaka 26.

  1. I am a student.

Mi ni mafunzi.

  1. We are student’s

Si ni wanafunzi.

  1. I am a teacher.

Mi ni malimu.

  1. We are teacher’s.

Si ni walimu.

  1. I am [a business man].

Mi ni menye biyanshara.

  1. I am a clerk.

Mi ni karani.

  1. I am a tourist.

Mi ni turista.

  1. I am a visitor.

Mi ni marti.

  1. I am a nurse

Mi ni farmariyeri.

  1. I am a doctor.

Mi ni dakhtari.

  1. I am a friend of Omar.

Mi ni menza wa Omar

  1. I have come here [to study].

Mi nile apa khsoma.

  1. I have come here [to teach].

Mi nile apa khsomesha.

  1. I have come here [to work].

Mi nile apa khfanya kazi.

  1. I have come here [on a business trip].

Mi nile apa khfanya biyanshara.

  1. I have come here [on vacation].

Mi nile apa khtumata.

  1. I am glad. (Or: happy).

Mi ntro furahilo.

  1. I am tired.

Mi nofete.

  1. I am sorry.

Nbelela rathi.

  1. I am in a hurry.

Mi nakudharara.

  1. I am not in a hurry.

Mi sina ku dharara.

  1. I am busy.

Mi ni mashquli.

  1. I am not busy.

Mi siwo mashquli.

  1. I am hungry.

Mi nshishila ndala.

  1. I am not hungry.

Mi skushikowa ndala.

  1. I am thirsty.

Mi nshishila oni.

  1. We are warm.

Si chinaku hisa hari.

  1. I am cold.

Mi nshishila bardi.

  1. I am sick.

Mi ni fahamdara.

  1. I am not feeling well.

Mi sina fahamu sura lelo.

MAKING YOURSELF UNDERSTOOD

  1. Do you speak English?

Hukhadira qkoda Chingerenza?

  1. I speak English.

Mi hukotha Chingerenza.

  1. I know a little English.

Naiwa Chingerenza habamoyi.

  1. Please speak more slowly.

Fanya ehsani koda ka tartibu.

  1. I do not understand.

Skufahama.

  1. Do you understand me?

We nakun fahama mi?

  1. Repeat it, please?

Fanya ehsani rudila?

  1. What is that thing called in Chimimi?

Chintru icho huhadowanii ka Chimini?

  1. How is that thing used?

Chintru ichi hutumikilowayi?

  1. What does this word mean?

Kodi iyi manaye niyo?

  1. How do you say “pencil” in Chimini?

Huhadowayi ‘pencil” ka Chimini?

  1. Will you please write down the place]?

Taqadira kunfanyiliza ehsani ku nadikila iyomahala?

  1. We need [an interpreter]

Chinaq tahaja turjumani.

  1. We need someone to translate for us.

Chinaqsula momape kishfasirila

By @Omar

DAYS OF THE WEEK

  1. Monday

Jimatatu

  1. Tuesday

Jimane

  1. Wednesday

Arabiya

  1. Tuesday

Arkhamisi

  1. Friday

Jima

  1. Saturday

Mfumajima

  1. Sunday

Jimapili

 

DIFFICULTIES AND EMERGENCIES

  1. Stop!

Simama!

  1. Look there

Langala oko.

  1. Listen

Kasaa.

  1. Be careful

Tahadari.

  1. Watch out

Langala.

  1. Danger

Khatari.

  1. Fire

Mulo.

  1. Accident

Ajala.

  1. Thief

Mizi.

  1. Police

Askari.

  1. Help me.

Nsaydani.

  1. Come quickly.

Ndo kahima hima.

  1. Run

Fakata

  1. Leave me alone.

Ndhata mi peke.

  1. Stop bothering me.

Ndhata sin dhibe.

  1. Will you go away or not?

Nakentra  ambo ntunakentra?

  1. I will call a policeman

Nakuwa vila ma askari.

  1. Where is the police station?

Steshini ya ma askari ni mahalampi?

  1. He is bothering me.

Ye nakundhiba mi.

  1. He is bothering us

Ye nakichidhiba si.

  1. My money has been stolen.

Pesaza zi bozela.

  1. My bag has been stolen.

Borsaya ibozela.

  1. My clothes have been stolen.

Nguwoza zi bozela.

  1. My suitcase has been stolen.

Sandukhuya ibozela.

  1. My car was stolen.

Gariya ibozela.

  1. My jewelry was stolen.

Thahabuza zibozela.

  1. I’m lost.

Mi nbele.

  1. I cannot find my hotel.

Mi Ntozele hoteli yami hukalanto.

  1. I do not remember the name of the street.

Mi Sinaqkumbuka ina ya dila.

  1. I have lost my money.

Mi.Nbashize pesazaza.

  1. I have lost my passport.

Mi Nbashize pasaportaya.

  1. I have lost my key.

Mi Nbashize nfuguloza.

  1. I have lost my wallet.

Mi Nbashize chiborsacha.

  1. I have lost my visa.

Mi.Nbashize vizaya.

  1. I have lost my glasses.

Mi.Nbashize diraya.

  1. I have lost my camera.

Mi.Nbashize kameraya.

  1. I have lost my friends.

Mi.Nbahene na wenzawa.

  1. I have missed the train.

Mi.Tarina indhasile.

  1. I have missed the bus.

Mi.Chitawo chindhasile.

  1. I have missed the plane.

Mi Dayura in dhasile.

  1. I have missed the boat.

Mi.Batera in dhasile.

  1. There has been an accident.

Uko itulishile aksidente.

  1. I do not know what to do.

Mi Sisi nfanyeni.

  1. I do not know what is the matter.

Mi Sisi jawabu iyi itrulishileyi.

  1. Will you get me someone who speaks English?

Ndhetelani momape kukotho chizungu?

  1. Where is the washroom?

Chikopi cholo?

  1. What am I going to do?

Si Mi tkhfanyani?

  1. Where are we going?

Chinakendhapi si?

  1. Can you wait for me?

Taqadira kundhidha?

  1. Can you wait for us?

Taqadira kichilindha?

ACCIDENTS

  1. There has been an accident.

Oko itrulushile aksidente.

  1. Please call a doctor.

Fanya ehsani mvile dakhtari.

  1. Please call a policeman.

Fanya ehsani mvile askari.

  1. Please call an ambulance.

Fanya ehsani vila ablansa.

  1. He has fallen.

Trulushile.

  1. He has fainted.

Suhete.

  1. He has cut.

Atrushile.

  1. He has bruise.

Mzimawe miluma.

  1. He has fracture.

Fundishile.

  1. He has a sprain.

Murkete.

  1. He is bleeding.

Nqtawanyika mazi.

  1. His leg is swollen.

Kuulu imfurile.

  1. Can you  dree this wound?

Takhadira kumpaka dawa ijaraha iyi?

  1. I need something for a tourniquet.

Nakhtaja fasha ya ku rebela mazi.

  1. Are you all right?

Uku baraba? ama Haliyo?

  1. I have hurt my arm.

Nhalawete garabu.

  1. I have hurt my leg.

Nhalawete kuule.

  1. I want to (rest) sit down a moment.

Naqsula qkalanta habamoyi.

  1. Please notify my husband.

Fanya ehsani miwisheni muwliwa.

  1. Please notify my wife.

Fanya ehsani miwisheni mukewa.

USEFUL EXPRESSIONS

  1. Yes

Haye         

  1. No

Aa-Aah

  1. Perhaps

Hutasawara

  1. Please

Fanya-ehsani

  1. Excuse me

Nbelela rathi

  1. Many thanks

Khushukura Zaydi

  1. You are welcome

Siwo chintu

  1. Not at all

Hanta pesamo

  1. It doesn’t matter

Haidhibi chintru

  1. That is all

Basi hutosha

  1. All right

Barabara

  1.  O.K

Haye

  1. Is that so?

Kanama? Or Kumbe?

  1. What do you wish?

Naq tarajani?

  1. I want

Mi naqsuula

  1. I do not want [this thing].

Mi spendi [chintru ichi].

  1. This is beautiful.

Iyi ni sura zaydi.

  1. Where is-----?

Yikopi-----?

  1. When does it open?

Itaqfungulowa lini?

  1. When does it close?

Itaqfungowa lini?

  1. I am looking for (Mohiadin).

Mi nam-mera (Mohiadin).

  1. I am looking for (Mohiadin na Abducadir).

Mi nakuwa’mera (Mohiadin na abducadir).

  1. I am looking for the post office.

Mi nakumera hafisa ya posta.

  1. Can you help me?

Taqaadira we kunsayda?

  1. Can you help us?

Taqaadira we kichisaayda?

  1. Can you take me there?

Taqaadira kunpeleka oko?

  1. It is near.

Niqariibu.

  1. Is it near?

Niqariibu so?

  1. It is far.

Nikule.

  1. Good!

Suura!

  1. Bad!

Mbovu!

  1. It’s my fault.

Qalta ndaka.

  1. It’s not my fault.

Siwo qaltaya.

  1. I know.

Na’iwa.

  1. I do not know.

Siisi.

  1. Why?

Ka qisani?

  1. When?

Liini?

  1. What?

Niyo?

  1. What is that?

Ije ni niyo?

  1. What is this?

Iyi ni niyo?

  1. Who?

Naani?

  1. Who is that?

Uje ni naani?

  1. Who is this?

Uyu ni naani?

  1. How?

Jisaayi?

  1. How much?

Kamu?

 

  1. How many?

Habaa kamu?

  1. How long?

Muda gani?

  1. How far?

Ni kule so?

  1. Where?

Mahalampi?

  1. Here.

Apa.

PARTS OF THE BODY

  1. The arm

Mkono

  1. The back

Mungo

  1. The blood

Mazi

  1. The blood vessel

Hinzizi

  1. The bone

Mishpa

  1. The brain

Ongo

  1. The breast

Mawele

  1. The cheek

Mataya

  1. The chest

Hewesi

  1. The chin

Chidhevu

  1. The ear

Ishkilo

  1. The eye

Mato

  1. The eyebrows

Nkope

  1. The eyelashes

Mashungi ya mato

  1. The face

Uso

  1. The finger

Zala

  1. The fingernail

Manyala yam mkono

  1. The foot

Santi

  1. The gums

Tdhenegi

  1. The hair

Mashungi

  1. The head

Chita

  1. The heart

Qalbi

  1. The leg

Kulu

  1. The liver

Inyi

  1. The lip

Mnomo

  1. The lung

Sanbavu

  1. The mouth

Kana

  1. The muscle

Muruqu

  1. The neck

Shingo

  1. The nose

Npula

  1. The rib

Mbavu

  1. The shoulder

Garabu

  1. The skin

Ngozi

  1. The spine

Mishpa wa mungo

  1. The stomach

Minba

  1. The teeth

Mino

  1. The toe

Chala shkulu cha kulu

  1. The tongue

Limi

  1. The wrist

  2. Chilungo.