zeal

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[English Word] zeal
[Swahili Word] harara
[Part of Speech] adjective
[Derived Word] hari, uharara
[Swahili Example] ana harara
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[English Word] zeal
[Swahili Word] jitihadi
[Swahili Plural] majitihadi
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6
[Derived Language] Arabic
[Related Words] juhudi
[English Example] all the zeal he had for this creature brought no good
[Swahili Example] jitihada yote aliyofanya kwa kiumbe huyu, hakupata wema [Moh]
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[English Word] zeal
[Swahili Word] juhudi
[Swahili Plural] juhudi
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 9/10
[Derived Word] jitihadi
[Swahili Example] mwenye juhudi
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[English Word] zeal
[Swahili Word] moto
[Part of Speech] noun
[Derived Word] ota
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[English Word] zeal
[Swahili Word] pupa
[Swahili Plural] pupa
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 9/10
[English Example] have a zeal for something.
[Swahili Example] fanya pupa ya
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[English Word] zeal
[Swahili Word] ghera
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 9/10
[Swahili Definition] moyo wa kufanya jambo (hasa kwa kuogopa aibu kama halitafanywa)
[English Example] Back home still other citizens came forth with <b>zeal</b> and a love for their country.
[Swahili Example] Huko nyumbani walichomoza wananchi wengine nao waliokuwa na <b>ghera</b> na mapenzi ya
nchi yao.
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[English Word] zeal
[Swahili Word] uharara
[Part of Speech] noun
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English-Swahili dictionary. 2013.

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  • Zeal — • From delos, a derivative of deo to boil , to throb with heat Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Zeal     Zeal     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • zeal — zeal; zeal·less; zeal·ot·ism; zeal·ot·ry; zeal·ous; zeal·ous·ly; zeal·ous·ness; zeal·ot; un·zeal·ous·ly; …   English syllables

  • zeal — [zi:l] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; : Late Latin; Origin: zelus, from Greek zelos] eagerness to do something, especially to achieve a particular religious or political aim religious/revolutionary/missionary etc zeal ▪ He approached the job with… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Zeal — eal (z[=e]l), n. [F. z[ e]le; cf. Pg. & It. zelo, Sp. zelo, celo; from L. zelus, Gr. ?, probably akin to ? to boil. Cf. {Yeast}, {Jealous}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Passionate ardor in the pursuit of anything; eagerness in favor of a person or cause;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zeal — may refer to: * Zealotry, excessive ideological zeal * Zeal (web), an internet directory * Kingdom of Zeal, a kingdom in the Chrono Trigger video game * ZeAL indie rock band from Toronto, Ontario Canada * USS Zeal , a U.S. Navy minesweeper …   Wikipedia

  • Zeal|ot — «ZEHL uht», noun. a person who shows too much zeal; immoderate partisan; fanatic: »A band of zealots…is pushing his candidacy hard (Wall Street Journal). SYNONYM(S): bigot. ╂[< Latin zēlōtēs < Greek zēlōt < zēloûn be zealous < zêlos… …   Useful english dictionary

  • zeal — [ zil ] noun uncount FORMAL a lot of energy, effort, and enthusiasm: religious/revolutionary zeal In their zeal to industrialize, they got rid of too many farms …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • zeal — (n.) late 14c., from L.L. zelus zeal, emulation (Cf. O.Fr. zel, It. zelo, Sp. celo), a Church word, from Gk. zelos zeal, ardor, jealousy, which is of uncertain origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • zeal — [zēl] n. [ME zele < LL(Ec) zelus, zeal, emulation < Gr zēlos, zeal, ardor < IE base * yā , to be excited, praise > OSlav jaru, furious] intense enthusiasm, as in working for a cause; ardent endeavor or devotion; ardor; fervor SYN.… …   English World dictionary

  • zeal|ot|ry — «ZEHL uh tree», noun, plural es. 1. action or feeling characteristic of a zealot; too great zeal; fanaticism. 2. an instance of this …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zeal — eal, v. i. To be zealous. [Obs. & R.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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