English-Bemba Dictionary: Ta -Ty

 

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English  –   Bemba

Table     Itêbulo

Taboo   Mwiko

Tadpole    Tombolilo

Tail         Mucila

Tailor     Kabila

Take      Bûla

Talk        Ilyashi

Talk (v)  Landa

Tall         Lêpa

Tallness Butali

Tame     Belesha

Tangle   Lukanya

Tank      Tanki

Tape (measure)  Cipimo

Tapioca Kalundwe

Tarantula             Ikalashi

Task       Mulimo

Taste     Cinunkilo

Taste (v)               Sonda

Tasteless             Fyantalala

Tasty     Nunkila

Tatter    Lusâmu

Tatoo (facial)      Nakonde

Tatoo (abdominal)           Lupoloto

Tax         Musonko

Tea       

Teach    Funda

Teacher               Kafundisha

Teaching              Ifunde

Tear       Cilambu

Tear (v) Lepula

Tease    Konya

Teasing Musange

Tell         Eba

Temper Cau

Tempt   Pimpila

Temptation         Ntunko

Ten        Ikumi

Tender  Naka

Tenderness         Cikûku

Tent       Tenti

Tent pole              Mulongoti

Tepid     Cifulefule

Test       Esha

Testament           Cishilano

Testify   Ba kambone

Testimony           Bunte

Thank    Tôtela / Sosa santi

That       Ukuti / Pakuti

Thatch   Fimbo mutenge

Thee      Ku

Theft     Bupûpu

Their      …Abo

Then      Elyo

There     Eko / Uko / Apo

Therefore            Eico / Kanshi

Thick      Kulu

Thicket  Iteshi / Cisonso

Thickness             Bufumo

Thief      Mupûpu

Thigh     Itanta

Thin       Onda

Thine     Obe

Thing     Cintu

Think     Tontonkanya

Thirst     Cilaka

Thirsty   Ba ne cilaka

This        Ici

Thorn    Mûnga

Thoroughly         Bwino bwino

Thou      Iwe

Though Nelyo

Thought               Muntontonkanya

Thousand            Ikana limo

Thrash   Kanda

Thread  Bushishi

Threaten              Tinya

Three     Tatu

Thresh   Twa

Throat   Cikolomino

Through               Mu

Throw   Pôsa

Thumb   Cikumo

Thunder               Cibulukutu / Nkuba

Thursday              Pali Cine

Thus       Ifyo

Thy         Obe

Thyself  Wemwine

Tick        Lukufu

Ticket    Itikiti

Tickle     Tekunya

Tidiness Busaka

Tidy        Fûtuka

Tie          Kaka

Tile (roof)             Tailoshi

Tile (floor)           Cisele

'Till (Until)             Mpaka na

Till (land)              Lima

Tilt         Sendeka

Time      Nshita

Times    Mikula

Timidity Mwenso

Tin can  Cikopo

Tiny        Ubuce  

Tip          Mpela

Tiptoe   Endela pa tukondo

Tire        Nasha

Tired      Naka

Tithe      Mutûlo

To          Ku / Kuli

Tobacco              Fwaka

Today    Lelo

Toe        Cikondo

Together             Pamo

Tomato Matimati

Tomb     Cilindi / Luputa

Tomorrow           Mailo

Tongue Lulimi

Tongs Lumano

Tonight Lelo cungulo

Tool       Cibombelo

Tooth    Lino

Toothache          Muca

Toothbrush         Muswaki

Top        Mûlu

Torch     Lusaniko

Torrent Mulamba

Tortoise               Fulwe

Total      Fyonse pamo

Totem   Mukowa

Totter    Talantanta

Touch    Kumya

Tough    Kosa

Tour       Lwendo / Bulendo

Towards              Ku / Kuli

Towel    Citambala

Tower   Lupungu lwa njelwa

Town     Musumba

Toy        Kwangasha

Trace     Ishinda

Track     Lonshe nama

Trade     Lukwebo

Tradesman          Musulwishi

Tradition              Cishilano

Train      Shitima

Transfer               Sesha

Translate             Alula

Transplant           Limba

Trap       Citeyo

Travel    Tandala

Traveller              Mulendo

Treachery            Busangu

Tread     Nyanta

Treason               Busangu

Treasure              Cuma

Treat     Tentemba

Treaty   Cunfwano

Tree       Muti

Tremble               Tutuma

Trench   Ngalande

Tribe      Mutundu

Tribute  Mulambo

Trickle   Konkoloka

Trigger  Buta bwa mufti

Trim       Angwila

Trip        Lwendo

Trot       Sunsunta

Trouble Bwafya

Trough  Mulimba

Trousers              Itoloshi

Trowel  Mwiko

True       …Ine …ine

Truly      Wacine

Trumpet               Ipenga

Trunk     Mukonso

Trust      Cetekela / Tetekela

Trustful  Ba ne citetikelo

Truth     Cumi, Cine

Try         Esha

Tsetsefly              Kashembele

Tuberculosis       Ntanda-bwanga

Tuesday               Pali cibili / Muli cibili

Tumour  Mumena

Tunnel   Cilongoma

Turkey   Kalukuluku

Turn       Pilibula

Turtle    Fulwe

Turtle dove         Cipêle

Twice    Miku ibili

Twig      Musambo

Twine    Butonge

Twinkle  Shibantukila

Twin      Mpundu

Twist     Nyonga

Two       …Bili

Type      Musango

Tyre       Mupeto


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