Swahili verbs (kitenzi) translated into English (Y)
Verbs are the most important part of speech in Swahili, because they convey the richest meaning and are used thoroughly. Compared to English, Swahili speakers use verbs more often, and many meanings that are conveyed by other type of words in English are verbs in Swahili. There are many Swahili verbs that do not exist in English, or can only be told as phrasal verbs. This fact speaks of the dynamic culture behind the Swahili language.
Moreover, Swahili verbs have verbal extensions (unyambulisho), forming thousands of new verbs with richer meanings.
Here you have all 10 verbs in Swahili that start by letter Y: