Bwana


Bwana
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[Swahili Word] bwana
[Swahili Plural] mabwana
[English Word] man
[English Plural] men
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
[Related Words] kibwana, ubwana
[Swahili Example] bwana mkubwa
[English Example] big man
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[Swahili Word] bwana
[Swahili Plural] mabwana
[English Word] gentleman
[English Plural] gentlemen
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
[Swahili Example] mabibi na mabwana
[English Example] ladies and gentlemen
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[Swahili Word] bwana
[Swahili Plural] mabwana
[English Word] Mr
[English Plural] Messrs
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
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[Swahili Word] bwana
[Swahili Plural] mabwana
[English Word] mister
[English Plural] misters
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
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[Swahili Word] bwana
[Swahili Plural] mabwana
[English Word] sir
[English Plural] sirs
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
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[Swahili Word] Bwana
[English Word] God
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
[Swahili Definition] Mungu
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[Swahili Word] Bwana
[English Word] Lord
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
[Swahili Definition] Mungu
[Terminology] religious
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[Swahili Word] bwana
[Swahili Plural] mabwana
[English Word] owner
[English Plural] owners
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
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[Swahili Word] bwana
[Swahili Plural] mabwana
[English Word] proprietor
[English Plural] proprietors
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
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[Swahili Word] bwana
[Swahili Plural] mabwana
[English Word] master
[English Plural] masters
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
[Swahili Example] shani zake na mizungu, ni Bwana wa wasanifu [Shaaban Robert, "Rangi Zetu" 4 ii]
[English Example] His wonders and marvels, He is the master artist
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[Swahili Word] bwana
[Swahili Plural] mabwana
[English Word] dude
[English Plural] dudes
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 5/6an
[Terminology] slang
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Swahili-english dictionary. 2013.

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