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Freelang Chichewa-English dictionary

Chichewa, also known as Chewa, Nyanja or Chinyanja, is a Bantu language spoken in south-central Africa. It is the national language of Malawi, the third most widely used language in Zimbabwe after Shona (a close relative) and Ndebele, and it is also spoken in Mozambique and Zambia. There are 9.3 million speakers.

Features of this dictionary

Download our free dictionary (for Windows) and browse both the Chichewa-English and the English-Chichewa lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.


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Word list information

This dictionary was made by Renato B. Figueiredo.

List status: © Renato B. Figueiredo

Chichewa > English: 1,866 words
English > Chichewa: 1,645 words

Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: December 21, 2008


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2. Click here to download the program (2.41 mb)

3. Click here to download the Chichewa word list (391.33 kb)

4. Double click on each file and install in suggested folder.