Free English-Bemba Dictionary: A-M

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Learning to speak Bemba language can be fun if you have some help. In this post we start our journey to populate an online English-Bemba Dictionary, in alphabetical order. The Bemba dictionary is not comprehensive but contains the more commonly used words.

If there are particular words you want to translate please feel free to leave a message below. If you speak Bemba and would like to participate, get in touch with us with suggestions about how you wish to participate.

Your comments and corrections are most welcome.




If you want to translate English to Bemba you can send in your word and we will do our best to include it in the Bemba dictionary. Or if you simply cannot wait until we get to the word you want to learn because it appears under the letter “Z” let us know and we will translate it for you.

Remember that we want to include all other Zambian languages here. So if you speak Lamba, Lozi, Tonga, Nyanja, Tumbuka, Chokwe, or any other Zambian language, you can start the ball rolling by sending in a few words at a time and we will add it to our database. You can translate Bemba or another language into English and vise versa.

Click on a letter of the alphabet to get to the appropriate section of the English to Bemba dictionary:

A , BC, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M

N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z


(For Free English to Bemba Translation Service click here)

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  3 comments for “Free English-Bemba Dictionary: A-M

  1. JS
    August 29, 2017 at 5:29 am

    Hi Sabina,
    “Ilonda” = Wasp
    “Amalonda” = Wasps

  2. August 21, 2017 at 9:54 am

    English for ilondq?

  3. thompson siame
    November 22, 2016 at 10:12 am

    what is the bemba name for date fruit?

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