Bemba Lesson 10 – At the Hospital

Ambulance
Some of the terms you are likely to come across at the clinic or hospital: 

   Good morning = Mwashibukeni
   Good evening = Cungulopo mukwai
   How are you? = Mulishani?
   What brings you to the clinic today? = Cinshi camuleta kuno cipatala    ilelo?
   

Do you have pain? = Pali icilekalipa?
Do you have fever? = Umubili ulekaba?
Is he (or she) having fever? (singular) = Alekabo mubili? (singular)
                                                                      = Balekabo mubili? (plural)
This pill is for worms = Uyu muti wansokanda
Please chew now = Kokoteni nombaline (or "Sheteni nombaline")
This is a vitamin = Aya ma "vitamin"
Take one each day = Mulenwa kamo cilabushiku
Abdominal pain = Ukukalipa mumala
Are you getting abdominal pain? = Mumala mulekalipa?
Chest pain = Ubukali mucifuba
Nausea = Umuseelu
Vomiting = Ukuluka
Diarrhoea = Ukupolomya
Are you having diarrhoea? = Ulepolomya?
                                                   = Mulepolomya?
Are you having diarrhoea? = Alepolomya? (singular)
                                                   = Mulepolomya? (Plural)
Are you vomiting? = Uleluka? (singular)
                                    = Muleluka? (plural)
Sleep = Tulo
Go to sleep = Sendama (singular)
                      = Sendameni (plural)
Itching = Ukubaba
Blood = Umulopa
Saliva = Amate
Sputum = Icikôla
Stools = Icimbusu
Urine = Imisu
A sore = Icilonda
Scabies = Lupele
Sores = Ifilonda
Worms = Insokanda
Water = Amenshi
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