ask

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[English Word] ask
[Swahili Word] -saili
[Part of Speech] verb
[English Example] father asked mother a question
[Swahili Example] Baba alimsaili mama swali
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[English Word] ask (about)
[Swahili Word] -uliza
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] ask after someone
[Swahili Word] -hakikia
[Part of Speech] verb
[Derived Word] hakika
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[English Word] ask for
[Swahili Word] -omba
[Part of Speech] verb
[English Example] They <b>asked for</b> tea, but they got coffee.
[Swahili Example] Wali<b>omba</b> chai, lakini wakapata kahawa.
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[English Word] ask for
[Swahili Word] -ombea
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] ask for
[Swahili Word] -taka
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] ask for
[Swahili Word] -takia
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] ask for advice
[Swahili Word] -uliza shauri
[Part of Speech] verb
[English Example] ask father for an advice
[Swahili Example] Mulize baba shauri
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[English Word] ask insistently
[Swahili Word] -sisitiza
[Part of Speech] verb
[English Example] (s)he asked insistently again while looking at that girl
[Swahili Example] alisisitiza tena akimtazama msichana huyo [Mt], "Nipe mwalimu", msichana alisisitiza kwa shauku bila kujua alikuwa akisisitiza jambo gani [Muk]
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[English Word] ask something of someone
[Swahili Word] -ombea
[Part of Speech] verb
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[English Word] ask to marry (a woman)
[Swahili Word] -posa
[Part of Speech] verb
[English Example] money for wedding preparations.
[Swahili Example] mali ya kuposea
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[English Word] be asked
[Swahili Word] -sailiwa
[Part of Speech] verb
[Class] passive
[English Example] all the workers who were called to be asked by mrs. Tamima looked at each other
[Swahili Example] watumishi wote walioitwa kusailiwa na Bi Tamima walitazamana [Moh]
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[English Word] one who asks for something
[English Plural] ones who ask for something
[Swahili Word] mtaka
[Swahili Plural] wataka
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 1/2
[Derived Language] Swahili
[Derived Word] -taka
[English Example] he who asks for everything receives nothing (proverb)
[Swahili Example] mtaka wote hukosa yote (methali)
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[English Word] one who asks for something
[Swahili Word] mwombi
[Swahili Plural] waombi
[Part of Speech] noun
[Derived Word] omba V
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English-Swahili dictionary. 2013.

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