[Swahili Word] -adhibiwa
[English Word] be punished
[Part of Speech] verb
[Class] causative
[Derived Word] adhabu N
[Swahili Definition] kufanyiwa ukatili kwa ajili ya kosa fulani [Masomo 417]
[Swahili Example] Kila mmoja wetu anataka adui huyo aadhibiwe [Nyerere, Masomo 274]; Ni haki mtu kuadhibiwa kwa jambo ambalo hakufanya? [Masomo 417]
[English Example] Every one of us wants this foe to be punished; Is it just for a person to be punished for something s/he didn't do?.

Swahili-english dictionary. 2013.

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