English to Chichewa Meaning :: old

Old :
akale
wokalamba - akaleakaleachikulireakaleoldisholdness
 
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Noun(1) past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old'
Adjective(1) (used especially of persons(2) of long duration; not new(3) (used for emphasis(4) skilled through long experience(5) belonging to some prior time(6) very good(7) of a very early stage in development(8) just preceding something else in time or order

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(1) he's old enough to be her father(2) Those who yearn for the good old warehouse days are going to appreciate the jazzy, ambient vibe.(3) I rode him first at Punchestown in the autumn of 1999 and we've had a good old haul together.(4) The studios keep making this genre of film, and people still go and see them, but they're getting old fast.(5) Jim, as he was popularly known, belonged to an old and highly respected family in the district.(6) Some have been offering old clothes, but these offers have been rejected by most charities.(7) the same old story(8) But Southampton transport planners have said there are no plans to dig up the old ramps or replace them.(9) For those who know Stan, you've heard many of these stories before - but surprisingly they never get old .(10) he filled a bag with old clothes(11) What on earth possessed me to read through those old emails and instant message files?(12) How many times do we need to see the same old arguments made and the same sources quoted?(13) I belong to the old imperial class who want to put up roads and hospitals and make life easier for people.(14) they spent the money on a five-year old hospital(15) the conflict was more than a decade old(16) The rationale for replacing the old buses remains slightly mysterious.
Related Words
(1) old man ::
nkhalamba
(2) years old ::
zaka
(3) old school ::
sukulu yakale
(4) old-fashioned ::
zachikale
(5) old woman ::
mayi wachikulire
(6) old lady ::
dona wokalamba
(7) very old ::
wokalamba kwambiri
(8) old age ::
ukalamba
(9) old times ::
nthawi zakale
Synonyms
Adjective
1. elderly ::
okalamba
2. dilapidated ::
dilapidated
3. worn ::
ankavala
4. antique ::
yakale yoyendera
5. mature ::
okhwima
6. bygone ::
makedzana
7. hackneyed ::
hackneyed
8. former ::
poyamba
9. time-honored ::
nthawi-analemekeza
10. older ::
achikulire
11. previous ::
yapita
12. honest-to-goodness ::
woonamtima ndi ubwino
Antonyms
1. young ::
achinyamata
Different Forms
old, older, oldest, oldish, oldness
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

The old houses
will flock to our queen

The OLD houses will flock to our queen

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 5


Hello to you, you wrinkled old bastard.

Hello to you, you wrinkled OLD bastard.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 24


If you grow old.

If you grow OLD.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 1


Yeah, l guess me
and old Popeye, huh?

Yeah, l guess me and OLD Popeye, huh?

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 4


This man must sail past old Valyria.

This man must sail past OLD Valyria.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7


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