be

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[English Word] be
[Swahili Word] iko
[Part of Speech] verb
[Class] conjugated
[Swahili Example] minazi iko shambani; nyumba yake iko wapi?; sukari iko
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[English Word] be
[Swahili Word] ipo
[Part of Speech] verb
[Class] conjugated
[Swahili Example] miti ipo shambani
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[English Word] be
[Swahili Word] -li
[Part of Speech] verb
[Related Words] si
[English Example] he who is
[Swahili Example] aliye
[Terminology] historical
[Note] old fashioned and only used in the general relative verb construction
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[English Word] be
[Swahili Word] -kaa
[Part of Speech] verb
[Related Words] kikalio, kikao, makao, makazi, mkaa, mkalio, ukaaji, ukao, ukazi
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[English Word] be
[Swahili Word] -wa
[Part of Speech] verb
[English Example] we will be friends
[Swahili Example] tutakuwa marafiki
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[English Word] be for
[Swahili Word] -wia
[Part of Speech] verb
[Class] applicative
[English Example] It's hard for me
[Swahili Example] Inaniwia vigumu
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[English Word] be in a place
[Swahili Word] -kuweko
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] be in a place
[Swahili Word] -kuwako
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] be in something
[Swahili Word] imo
[Part of Speech] verb
[Class] conjugated
[Swahili Example] mizizi imo mchangani; nguo imo sandukini
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[English Word] be inside
[Swahili Word] -kuwemo
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] be inside
[Swahili Word] -kuwamo
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] be present
[Swahili Word] -kuwapo
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] be present
[Swahili Word] -kuwepo
[Part of Speech] verb
[English Example] she was present here
[Swahili Example] alikuwepo hapa
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[English Word] be to
[Swahili Word] -wia
[Part of Speech] verb
[Class] applicative
[English Example] and it was to them just trouble and doubts
[Swahili Example] basi ikawawia tabu na mashaka [Moh]
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[English Word] to be
[Swahili Word] kua
[Part of Speech] verb
[Dialect] dialectical
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English-Swahili dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(whether in fact or in imagination), , ,


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