translation / dictionary Lingala - English
, form of a verb
- irregular form !
- infinitive : kokende, kokenda
- time : (ezalisi) simple present (I work, I dance,...) or present perfect (I have worked, I have danced,...) (-i)
- person : third person singular or plural (objects) (it)
, irregular form ! (racine : ke, racine : key) (class 15 : ko- (verbs))
, irregular form ! (racine : ke, racine : key) (class 15 : ko- (verbs))modern version
to go, to leave
! irregular: nakei (nakeyi),...
- nakokende makala likolo na yo
- I'll go to jail because of you (over you)
- okei na pompi, ofungoli robine, otoki mai na kopo
- You go to the pump, you open the tap, you let the water pour into the cup
- Ethan na Gaby bakei mobembo.
- Ethan and Gaby are gone on vacation
- Tokei kotambola na zando.
- We will walk on/to the market.
- owuti wapi ? okei wapi ? ozali wapi ?
- Where do you come from ? Where do you go ? Where are you ?
- amati bisi po na kokende na zando.
- He took the bus to the market.
- kokende na kozonga
- round-trip, forth and back
- nakeyi nango na ndaku.
- I go home with that.
- akei nanu na zando, (na) sima akokende mosala.
- he goes already to the market, afterwards he will go to work.
- akei liboso na zando, (na) sima akokende mosala.
- firstly he goes to the market, afterwards he will go to work.
- kende nanu kosomba lipa.
- Go buy the bread already.
- nakei kolala! Lobi okosala nini na pokwa ?
- I'm going to sleep ! What will you do tomorrow evening ?
- lakisa ngai nzela po na kokende na Kintambo.
- Show me the way to go to Kintambo.
- okeyi ?
- Are you going ? Are you leaving ?
- Tokendeki kozwa bitekuteku na kati ya zamba.
- We went to pick bitekuteku inside the forest.
- Akozonga lisusu ? - Te, akei libela.
- Will he come back again ? - No, he left forgood.
- Nakei na wenze koluka maputa kitoko.
- I go to the market to search for a beautiful cloth.
- na ntongo oyo mama akeyi na zando asomba mapa
- This morning mama went to the market to buy bread.
- kende malamu. - tikala malamu.
- leave well (you say this to someone who leaves). - stay well (you say this to someone who stays).
- Mokolo moko, nguma akendeki bokila na zamba. Amonaki nyama moko ya monene na amelaki ye mobimba.
- One day the python went hunting in the forest. He had seen a large beast and had swallowed it entirely.
- Yo, okende wapi, kuluna ?
- You, where are you going, thug ?
- Ngonga nini okokende na musala. ngonga ya zomi na mwambe.
- What time will you go yo work ? 6 (18) o'clock.
- kende kolembola masoko / sima / babottes ya mokonzi.
- go lick the buttocks / the behind / the boots of the boss. (flatter)
- akei ye moko mpenza
- He left really all alone.
- kende kolala !
- go to sleep !
- papa, zwa bisaka na yo, kende malembe
- Mister, take your things, leave calmly
- bakendaka bokila na motu ya makelele te
- One doesn't go on a hunt with a noisy person.
- kokenda liboso ezali kokoma te Proverb/expression (don't translate litteraly)
- To go first is not "to arrive"
- nakei na kinkole koliya maboke ya mbisi ya mayi
- I go to Kinkole to eat papillottes of fresh fish.
- nazokende mobembo pona kotala libota na nga
- I go on a trip to see my family.
- yaka po tokende kotala yaya na yo ya mwasi
- Come so we go see your big sister
- nakeyi mobembo na mobali na ngai.
- I travelled with my husband.
- kolia mingi te. tozokende lisano. okolia kuna
- Don't each much. We are going to the party. You will eat there.
- nazokende epayi ya munganga atala liso na ngai. nazomona malamu te.
- I'm going to the doctor so that he looks at my eye. I don't see well.
- nazokende na mboka ya mopaya pona kosilisa kelasi na ngai
- I'm going to a foreign country (abroad) to finish my studies.
- kende kosomba mapa pona tata na yo
- Go buy bread for your father
- pona nini ozokende lokola moyibi boye
- Why do you leave as a thieve like that ?
- nazokende na zamba pona kokanga baniama
- I'm going to the forest to catch animals.
- kokweya awa te. kende kokweya kuna.
- Don't fall here. Go fall there.
- nazoyoka lino pasi ebongi nakende epayi ya munganga
- I feel tooth pain. I have to go to the doctor.
- nakeyi. koluka ngai te, bolimbisi.
- I left. Don't look for me, please.
- balobi na ye akende.
- They told him to leave.
- bopekisi ye akende kelasi
- You prohibited him to go to school.
- naza na tukutuku. nazokende kotala mama na ngai.
- I'm on the motorbike. I'm going to see my mum.
- nakendaki feti lobi. batu bazalaki ebele.
- I went to the party yesterday. There were a lot of people.
- kende kosombela ngai kisi
- Go buy me medicin
- nake kokamola bilamba
- I'll go twist the clothes.
- kende kozwa biloko na yo kuna
- Go take your food there.
- kokende na ebale lelo te mbonge eza makasi
- Don't go to the river today. The waves are strong.
- ngai nakeyi. botikala na kimia.
- I'm leaving. Stay in peace.
- Nazokende na mwana na ngai na lopitalo. Azobela.
- I'm going with my kid to the hospital. He's sick.
- nalingaka kokende epai na ye te.
- I don't like to go to her place.
- nazokende na Kinshasa pona sanza mibale
- I'm going to Kinshasa for two months.
- Akeyi wapi kiliya na ngai wana ?
- Where did he go, my client there ?
- nake kotanda bilamba libanda
- I'm going to spread the clothes outside
- Kende koyamba ye. Azozela yo.
- Go welcome her. She's waiting for you.
- kende kosomba litungulu na zando.
- Go buy an onion at the market.
- nake kobalula biloko na moto.
- I will go stir the food on the fire.
- kende kozua bisaka na yo oya kofanda epayi na ngai
- Go take your things to come stay with me.
- akeyi kotika mwasi na ye.
- He went to drop off his wife.
- toza kokende na mboka pona matanga.
- We're going to the village for a mourning.
- kende kolala soki oza koyoka pongi.
- Go to sleep if you feel tired.
- nayebi te esika nini moninga na ngai akendaki kolokota ye wana.
- I don't know where my friend went to pick that one up.
- nayebaki ke soki okeyi na poto okobosana ngai.
- I knew that if you'll go to Europe, you'll forget me.
- nakokende kofanda epayi na ye tango nakozala na Amerika.
- I will go live with her when I'll be in America.
- Mobali nabala akeyi kosala ekobo. Abimi na ndeko nga.
- The guy I married went to do adultery. He went out with my sister.
- Makanisi nioso ekeyi na tshombo.
- All the thoughts go to the cellphone.
- Nayoki nzoto mingayi. Nake na lopitalo
- I don't feel well. I go to the hospital.
other words with the tag 'verbs with [ko...e]' : kokende
, pl. mike (class 3/4 : mo- (mu-) / mi- : objects)
, pl. mike (class 3/4 : mo- (mu-) / mi- : objects)Kinshasa version
, pl. mikie (class 3/4 : mo- (mu-) / mi- : objects)slang
little, small, insignificant, thin, skinny, less
- Mbula enokelaka ndaku ya moninga omoni yango moke, kasi mokolo ekonokela yo ekomi matata. Proverb/expression (don't translate litteraly)
- When the rain fell on the house of your friend, you found it insignificant, but the day it fell on you it became a problem.
- Ezali ntalo mingi. Kakola moke.
- That's very expensive. Negotiate a bit.
- elengi na mbeto: Muasi ya monene na muasi ya moke, nani azali sukali ? © kitokolile
- pleasure in bed: a big girl and a slim girl, who is sweet ?
- ndaku ya monene, ndaku ya moke, ndaku ya suka, ndaku ya liboso
- a big house, a small house, the last house, the first house
- muana moke amelaka likaya te
- a small child doesn't smoke a sigaret
- Maman azali malamu moke
- Mother is doing a bit well
- kopesa ye mbongo mingi te, aza nanu mwana muke
- Don't give him much money, it's still a little child
- awa nde nazalaki kofanda tango nazalali mwana muke
- It's here that I lived when I was a little child
- aza nanu mwana muke. azomela likaya na mbula na ye.
- He's still a small kid. He smokes sigarets at his age.
- kokita nanu te. zela mukie.
- Don't come down yet. Wait a bit.
- aza kaka mwana muke. Kopesa ye bazoka te.
- He's only a small child. Don't give him chewing gum.
- Tokotambola makolo pona tokonda mukie.
- We'll walk by foot so that we might slim a bit.
- seka muke balula yo
- Smile a bit, that we admire you
- komela mingi, kolangwa muke
- To drink a lot, to get a bit drunk
- totalaki lisano ya motopi na etando eke
- we watched the football game on the television