Integrity in Swahili

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Integrity meaning in English

Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles that you refuse to change.

Integrity in Swahili

In Swahili, there are several words of saying “integrity”. The most common translation of integrity in Swahili is uadilifu. It means “uprightness, honesty, morality, rectitude, and virtue.”

Uadilifu is pronounced as: oo-ah-dee-lee-foo.

Meaning of uadilifu in Swahili definition/ Maana ya uadilifu in Swahili

Uadilifu ni hali au tabia ya kutenda haki bila ya kumpendelea mtu au upande wowote.

Visawe vya uadilifu/ Synonyms for integrity in Swahili

wongofu (pronounced as: won-goh-foo) – uprightness, honesty, morality, rectitude

insafu (pronounced as: een-sa-foo) – justice, fairness, equity, impartiality

haki (pronounced as: ha-kee) – justice, fairness, right, privilege

usawa (pronounced as: oo-sa-waa) – equality, fairness, impartiality

hideaya (pronounced as: hee-dee-ah-yaa) – honesty, integrity, truthfulness

unyofu (pronounced as: oo-nyoh-foo) – honesty, sincerity, genuineness

Examples of integrity in Swahili in sentences

Siku zote nimemwona kama mtu mwadilifu. (I have always regarded him as a man of integrity.)

Alisifiwa kwa uadilifu wake na uadilifu wa hali ya juu. (She was praised for her fairness and high integrity.)

Alikuwa mtu mwadilifu. (He was a man of integrity.)

Na tukazie ndani yao sifa za uaminifu, uadilifu, na wajibu. (May we instill in them the qualities of loyalty, integrity, and duty.)