Peas in Swahili

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Pea definition in English

A pea is a spherical green seed that is eaten as a vegetable or as a pulse when dried.

Peas in Swahili

Here are popular peas in Swahili:

Njegere (Chickpeas/ green peas).

Njegere ni nafaka jamii ya maharagwe iliyo na punje za mviringo na yenye rangi ya manjano inapokomaa.

Njegere is pronounced as: njeh-GEH-reh.

Mbaazi (pigeon peas)

Mbaazi is pronounced as: mba-ah-zi.

Mbaazi ni mmea wa jamii ya mkunde wenye kuzaa mbegu katika vitumba.

Example in a sentence/ Mfano katika sentensi

Njegere ni nzuri kwa afya yako. (Peas are good for your health.)

Nimepika mbaazi leo. (I cooked pigeon peas today.)