#work


Lewo

1. To be late

2. To float

e.g.

1. Alewo ne rich.

2. Pat pat olewo e pi.

en

1. I'm late for work.

2. The slipper is floating in the water.


By Smiley

September 12, 2019

Ni

for

e.g.

Atiyo ni pesa

en

I work for money


By Nyamburko

September 20, 2019

Tich

Job/work

Plural: jobs

 

e.g.

Tich ariyo an e ofis nyaka saa apar gi achiel, an gi tije mang'eny.

en

I will be in the office on Tuesday until five o'clock, I have lots of work.


By Nyamburko

September 21, 2019

Omusatsa

A man could also mean someone's husband.

e.g.

Omusatsa oyo yayanza emilimo chichie.

en

That man loves his work.


By Malika

September 30, 2019

Abasirishi

Doctors/nurses

e.g.

Abasirishi abanji balobere okhutsia khumilimo.

en

Many doctors have refused to go to work.


By Malika

October 7, 2019

Buruula/buluula

Complaining in a low tone like murmuring

e.g.

Buruula butswa mana okhole emilimo.

en

Just complain but make sure you do the work.


By Malika

October 9, 2019

Ati

1. Supposedly/apparently

2. Even

e.g.

1. Mnaamba ati mu matajiri na muna 
chila chitu, hata tamuna mutsowacho!

2. Siyo vinono kunihendera kazi bure ati kpwa 
sababu u muwangu. 

en

1. You say, apparently, that you 
are rich and you have everything, even that you have no needs!

2. It is not good for you to work for me for nothing, even if you are my nephew.


By Smiley

October 12, 2019

Mala

Finish

e.g.

Mala emilimo chichio bwangu ukalushe ingo.

en

Finish your work fast and go back home.


By Malika

October 13, 2019

Mbia

money

e.g.

andu nwanginya marute wira niguo magie mbia

en

people must work in order to get money


By Carole

October 15, 2019

Abayia

A word used to describe boys in their youthful age.Omuyia in singular.

e.g.

Nderera  abayia abamaani munane bakhole emilimo chino.

en

Bring me eight strong boys to do this work.


By Malika

October 16, 2019

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