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Chichewa kana ChiNyanja rurimi rwunotaurwa munyika dzinoti: Malawi; Zambia, Mozambique neZimbabwe. Mutauro uyu wakapararira munyika dzeSADC nokuda kwevanhu vakatamira munyika idzi vachitsvaga mabasa, vari vashandi vakabva kuMalawi neZambia.

Mazwi Anotodzana neShona[chinja | edit source]

Chichewa chine mazwi mazhinji anotodzana neChiShona nemamwe akafanana zvachose.

  • Izwi rokuti fanana (to resemble; to be similar) ndiro rimwe kuChiChewa neShona.
  • Izwi rokuti gombe (edge of a river or lake) ndiro rimwe kuChichewa neShona.
  • Izwi rokuti imbvi (white hair) rinotaurwa mururimi rweChewa richireva imvi.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti bambo (father, master, sir), kureva baba kana tenzi.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti mpini (handle of hoe or axe), kureva mupini.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chimbudzi (pit latrine), kureva chimbuzi.
  • Mbali (brother or sister - same sex; same sex sibling).
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti bere (breast), kureva zamu.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti bereka (to bear; to have a child; to carry baby on back), kureva kubereka.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti boola (to pierce; drill a hole through), kureva kuboora.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti bvuma (to give consent; give assent; take up a chorus), kureva kubvuma.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti bvunda kana vunda (rotten), kureva kuwunda.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti bvundula (stir up), kureva kubvundura kana kubvondora.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti bwato (boat), kureva bwato.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chala (toe, finger), kureva chigunwe.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti taya (to lose, throw away), kureva kutaya kana kurasa. Kutayika (to e lost; lose one's way).
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti tate kana atate (father), kureva baba.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chaulere (freely given; gift), kureva chouerere.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chembere (old woman; a married woman with children), kureva chembere.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chidindo (stamp, seal or date stamp), kureva chidhindo.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chibayo (pneumonia; pleurisy), kureva mabayo.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chilombo (a dangerous animal; a wild animal), kureva chirombo.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chilimwe (the dry season), kureva chirimo.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti diso kana maso (eye; eyes), kureva ziso.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti dondo (thick bush), kureva dondo.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti duwa kana maluwa (flower), kureva ruva.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti dya (to eat), kureva kudya.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti dzala (to be full), kureva kuzara.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti dziko (country or territory of a chief), kureva nyika yaShe.
  • Izwi rokuti chalalo rinoreva nyika sekuti nyika yeZimbabwe.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti dzimbiri (rust; green mould on copper etc), kureva ngura.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti dziwe (pool on a river), kureva dziva.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti dzuro (yesterday), kureva nezuro.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti dzino (tooth), kureva zino.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti dzuwa (sun), kureva zuva.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti kufika (to arrive; to reach), kureva kusvika. Kufikira (until) ndiko kuti kusvikira.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti fulatira (to turn back on), kureva kufuratira.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti fula (to forge as a blacksmith), kureva kupfura semhizha.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti fupi (short; near), kureva pfupi.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti futsa (to parboil vegetables, then dry them in the sun for future use), kureva kufusha.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti guwa (a shelf made of clay in the house), kureva huva kana chikuva.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti linganika (to be equal), kureva kuenzana.

Mamwe Mazwi[chinja | edit source]

  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chikwati (wedding), kureva muchato. Zvichida zita rokuti Mukwati rinotodzana nezwi iri?
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chimanga (maize or corn), kureva chibage.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chimbala (cold left-over sadza), kureva munya kana muradzwa.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti basi (that's all; it's enough), kureva kuti zvakwana.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chepa (to be too few, to be diminished; little). Kuchepetsa (cause to be small or diminished).
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti chikondi (love), kureva rudo.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti fisi (hyena), kureva bere.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti fota (wither as flowers or leaves), kureva kuwuna.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti fotokoza (explain), kureva kutsanangura.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti fuko (people), kureva vanhu.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti gowero (boys's house or dormitory), kureva gota.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti gwero (a source, beginning of a river or stream), kureva panotangira rwizi.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti gwira (to grasp; to hold; to catch). Gwira nchito - to work.
  • Vatauri veChewa vanoti Mlezi kana Leza (God), kureva Mwari.

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  1. https://archive.org/stream/anenglishnyanja00lawsgoog#page/n16
  2. https://books.google.ca/books?id=h8ExAQAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false