Chichewa

Learn Chichewa Lesson 7: Weather

Lesson 7: Weather

1) It is hot today.

Chichewa
Chichewa
Kukutentha lero.

Kukutentha lero.
English Chichewa
It is Kuku
to be hot tentha
today lero

2) It is very cold today.

Chichewa
Chichewa
Kukuzizira kwambiri lero.

Kukuzizira kwambiri lero.
English Chichewa
It is Kuku
to be cold zizira
a lot / very much kwambiri
today lero

3) It is not hot today.

Chichewa
Chichewa
Sikukutentha lero.

Sikukutentha lero.
English Chichewa
not si
it is kuku
hot tentha
today lero

4) It was hot yesterday.

Chichewa
Chichewa
Kunatentha dzulo.

Kunatentha dzulo.
English Chichewa
It was Ku na
hot tentha
yesterday dzulo

5) I am feeling cold today.

Chichewa
Chichewa
Ndikumva kuzizira lero.

Ndikumva kuzizira lero.
English Chichewa
I am Ndiku
feel / hear / understand mva
coldness kuzizira
today lero

6) I am not feeling hot.

Chichewa
Chichewa
Sindikumva kutentha.

Sindikumva kutentha.
English Chichewa
not si
I am ndiku
feel / hear / understand mva
warmth / heat kutentha

7) I felt very cold yesterday.

Chichewa
Chichewa
Ndinamva kutentha kwambiri dzulo.

Ndinamva kutentha kwambiri dzulo.
English Chichewa
I did Ndina
feel / hear / understand mva
warmth / heat kutentha
very much / a lot kwambiri
yesterday dzulo

8) It is windy today. (There is wind today.)

Chichewa
Chichewa
Kuli mphepo lero.

Kuli mphepo lero.
English Chichewa
There is Ku li
wind mphepo
today lero

9) It was windy yesterday. (There was wind yesterday.)

Chichewa
Chichewa
Kunali mphepo dzulo.

Kunali mphepo dzulo.
English Chichewa
There was Ku nali
wind mphepo
yesterday dzulo

10) It is sunny today. (There is sun today.)

Chichewa
Chichewa
Kuli dzuwa lero.

Kuli dzuwa lero.
English Chichewa
There is Ku li
sun dzuwa
today lero

11) It is not sunny today. (There is no sun today.)

Chichewa
Chichewa
Kulibe dzuwa lero.

Kulibe dzuwa lero.
English Chichewa
There is Ku li
without be
sun dzuwa
today lero

12) It is cloudy today. (There are clouds today.)

Chichewa
Chichewa
Kuli mitambo lero.

Kuli mitambo lero.
English Chichewa
There is Ku li
cloud / clouds mtambo / mitambo
today lero

13) It is raining today. (There is rain today.)

Chichewa
Chichewa
Kuli mvula lero.

Kuli mvula lero.
English Chichewa
There is Ku li
rain mvula
today lero
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