Body Parts

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Please note that wherever ever there is plural available, I have used (s) after the English word and put a Swahili word in brackets, because often times the plural word is totally different (or so it seems). Some times there are two words in Swahili for one English word, so then there are four possibilities when it comes to singular and plural. Though it seems complicated, there actually format as you will learn through the pages.

Body Parts

Body

Mwili

External / Out side

Nje

Head

Kichwa

Hair

Nwele

Eye(s)

Jucho (Macho)

Eye brows

Nyusi

Eye lashes

Kope

Iris

Kiini cha macho

(yolk of eyes)

Ear(s)

Sikio (Masikio)

Nose

Pua

Mouth

Kinywa

Lips

Midomo

Tongue

Ulimi

Chin

Kidevu

Cheek(s)

Shavu(Mashavu) / Chavu (Machavu)

Neck

Shingo

Shoulder(s)

Bega (Mabega)

Arm(s) / Hand(s)

Mkono (Mikono)

Elbow(s)

Kisugudi (Visugudi)

Wrist(s)

Kiganja (Viganja)

Chest

Kifua

Breast(s)

Ziwa (Maziwa) / Titi (Matiti)

Nipple(s)

Chuchu (Machuchu)

Stomach / Belly

Tumbo

Navel

Kitovu

Back

Mgongo

Buttock(s)

Tako (Matako)

Anus / Buttocks

Mkundu

Thigh(s)

Paja (Mapaja)

Leg(s) / Foot (Feet)

Mguu (Miguu)

Knee(s)

Goti (Magoti)

Penis

Mboo / Mboro / Ume / Dhakara

Ume = masqulinity

Scrotum(s) / Balls

Koro (makoro) / Korodani (makorodani)

Vagina

Kuma / Uke

uke = feminity

Clitoris

Kilimi (cha kuma)

Internal / Inside

Ndani

Brain

Ubongo / Akili

Rib(s)

Ubavu (Mbavu)

Bone(s)

Mfupa (Mifupa) / Mafupa

Muscles

Misuli

Heart

Moyo

Lung(s)

Pafu (Mapafu)

Liver(s)

Ini (Maini)

Kidney(s)

Figo (Mafigo)

Spinal Cord

Ute wa mgongo

 

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