n (in lawguaranty) 1 (written promise) dhamana. 2 mdhamana. 3 (guarantor) mdhamini. 4 (in lawguaranty) (something offered) rahani he offered his house as a ~ aliweka nyumba yake rahani. 5 (colloq)(assurance) hakikisho passing an examination is not always a ~ of getting a job kufaulu mtihani hakumhakikishii mtu kupata kazi. vt 1 dhamini, weka rahani, toa uhakikisho he does not ~ habitual criminals hadhamini wahalifu sugu. 2 (colloq)(without legal obligation) ahidi we ~d to pay you well tuliahidi kukulipa vizuri. guarantorn mdhamini. guarantyn(leg) dhamana, mdhamana; rahani.