Sheng - English Lexicon

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akadai
aladhe
alidai
alipewa
amechoka
anadai
arbesa
ashu
babii
bakes
bale
-bamba rada
-bambwa
beshte
bia
bila
-bindja
-bleki
bluu
-bofya

alipewa inflected verb, cl. 1 Stem -pewa

1 he/she was given   ► Alipewa jina hilo wakati akiwa bado sio Muislamu He was given that name in the time when he wasn't a Muslim yet.

2 (Sheng) he/she got drunk

-pewa verb, + passive

1 be given

2 be accomplished, be carried out

3 (Sheng) get drunk, drink too much

News Oct 2014 This dictionary has been updated to work better on mobile devices.

This online lexicon for Sheng is based on Sarah Hillewaert's MA thesis (Ghent University, 2003). At present, only a selection of words has been reworked for this online version by Sarah Hillewaert and Gilles-Maurice de Schryver. This work in progress is being created with David Joffe's dictionary compilation software TLex, and is online since 10 May 2004.

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