መወከስ ማህደረ-ቃላት

First Impressions

an instant or snap judgement
ቅጽበታዊ ፍርዲ

don’t judge a book by its cover
ንመጽሓፍ ብገበሩ ኣይትፍረዱ

character
ባህርይ

to keep an open mind
ክፉት ሓንጎል ሒዝና ምቕራብ

a first impression
ቀዳማይ ጦብላሕታ

a handshake
ሰላምታ ኢድ

to judge
ፍርዲ ምሃብ

I can’t help it
ይስዕረኒ (ንዘረባ/ስምዒት)

Mobile Phone Addiction

distracted
ኣቓልቦ ምስላብ

to pay attention
ብግቡእ-ምስማዕ

to focus
ምትኳር

productive
ህርኩት

unable
ዘይምኽኣል

devices
መሳርሒታት

to tap
ምትንካይ / ምጥብጣብ

to swipe
ሸፈፍ ምባል

Happy at Work

rewarding
ኣዕጋቢ

job satisfaction
ዕግበተ-ስራሕ

appreciated
ዝተሞገሰ

stressed
ጸቕጢ ወይ ዉጥረት ዘሎዎ

commissioned
ውክልና ዝተዋህበ

a survey
ድህሰሳ

feedback
መልሰ-ሓበሬታ

moody
ዝቀያየር ጠባይ

Can we control pain?

to cope with
ብኣድማዒ ንኵነታት ምምካት

pain relief
ረፍታ-ቃንዛ

to push through
ምቕጻል

a remedy
ፈውሲ

incredible
ዘይእመን

painkillers
ፈውሲ-ቃንዛ

ankle
ዓካሪቶ

What would you do if you found a wallet full of cash?

absolutely devastated
ብክቱር ኣምዑት ዘሕርር

completely thrilled
ልቢ ኣዝዩ ዝምስጥ

totally heartbroken
ኵሉዅሉ ልቢ ዝሰብር

absolutely ecstatic
ኣዐርዩ ብታሕጓስ ምፍንጫሕ

flyers
ናይ ሓበሬታ ወረቐት

to run off
ምህዳም

valuable
ክቡር

related to
ዝተዛመደ

How long should you wash your hands?

harmful germs
ሃሰይቲ ህዋሳት

to cause infection
ብከላ ዘስዕብ

to lead to colds or flu
ናብ ጕንፋዕ ወይ ኢንፍሉወንሳ ዘምርሕ

to prevent
ምክልኻል

hygiene
ስነ-ጽርየት

viruses
ቫይረሳት

cases
ጕዳያት/ ተርእዮታት

to waste
ብኹን/ ጐሓፍ

Can we change our personality?

innumerable
ማእለያ ዘይብሎም

an aspect of someone’s personality
ገለ ሸነኽ ናይ ሓደ ሰብ ሰብኣዊ መንነት

a personality trait
ባህርይ ሰብኣዊ መንነት

a characteristic
መለለዮ-ጠባይ

a quality
ዓይነት

to tend to
ዝንባለ

to assume
ከም ክዉን ምግማት

to be stuck with
ዝተሸኽለ / ዝተቈርነ

therapy
ፍወሳ

Is one career enough?

to hold down a job
ሓደ ስራሕ ሰጥ ኢልካ ምሓዝ

to switch careers
ምያ ምልዋጥ

to devote oneself
ነብስኻ ምዉፋይ

to be into
ምግዳስ

full time
ናይ ምሉእ ጊዜ

part time
ናይ ከፊል ጊዜ

for a living
ድራር ዕለት

working lives
ናይ ስራሕ ህይወት

Can we teach the girls of the future with books of the past?

gender bias
ጾታዊ ኣድልዎ

a stereotype
መለሳ-ኣልቦነት

a role model
ኣብነታዊ ተራ

equal rights
ናይ መሰላት ማዕርነት

to portray
ቅብኣ / ምስሊ ምሃበ

various experts
ዝተፈላለዩ ክኢላታት

hidden in plain sight
ኣብ ቃልዕ ምሕባእ

Lonely in London

vibrant
ቀስቃሲ / ዉዕዉዕ

opportunities
ዕድላት

transient
ሓላፊ / ግዝያውያን

dispersed
ዝተበታተነ

lonely
ጽምዎ ዚስምዖ

culture
ባህሊ

population
ብዝሒ ህዝቢ

explore
ምድህሳስ 

What makes a good boss?

give and take
እንካን ሃባን

competent
ብቑዕ

flexibility
ተዓጻጻፍነት

to lead by example
ብኣብነት ምምራሕ

concerns
ሻቕሎታት

qualities
ብልጫታት

characteristics
ባህርያት

to value
ዋጋ ምሃብ

Why do we need sleep?

sleep-deprived
እኹል ድቃስ ዘይረክብ

exhausted
ዝሃለኸ

an early riser
ብጊሓት ዝበራበር

to have a lie-in
ቀም ምባል

to catch up
ምርካብ

heart disease
ሕማም ልቢ

diabetes
ሕማም-ሽኮርያ

Alzheimer’s
ኣልዛይመርስ

How to solve the problem of waste

a social conscience
ማሕበራዊ ሕልና

to implement change
ለውጢ ምትእትታው

to make a difference
ዓቕሚ-ሰብ ዝጠልቦ ምብርካት

to come up with solutions
ፍታሓት ምቕራብ

a recycling bin
መአከብ ዳግም-ተመስራሒ ጐሓፍ

waste
ጐሓፍ

rubbish
ረሳሕ-መሳሕ

an entrepreneur
በዓል ዋኒን

Inventions that made the modern economy

practical
ግብራዊ

convenient
ምቹእ

fundamental
ኣድላዪ

significant
ኣገዳሲ

life-changing
ኣንፈት-ህይወት ዚልውጥ

glass
ጥርሙዝ

irrigation
መስኖ

spreadsheet
ስፕረድ-ሺት  

Road-mending grandmothers

pride
ሓበን

take responsibility
ሓላፍነት ምውሳድ

patronising
ምንእኣስ

initiative
ተበግሶ

local authority
በዓል መዚ ከባቢ

neighbourhood
ከባቢ

community
ማሕበረ-ሰብ

safety
ድሕነት

Is literature important?

fiction
ፈጠራ

to broaden horizons
ዝርጉሕ ደረት ፍልጠት

insight
ኣስተብህሎ

escapism
ህድማ

patriotism
ሓርበኝነት

entertainment
መዘናግዒ

literature
ስነ-ጽሑፍ

a novel
ዓቢ ልቢ-ወለድ ጽሑፍ

Fathers and parenting

cognitive development
ሰነ-ልቦናዊ ዕቤት

paternal
ኣባታዊ

risk-taking
ሓላፍነት ምውሳድ

exploration tendencies
ዝንባለ ድህሰሳ

hard work
ጻዕሪ

benefits
ረብሓ

involvement
ኢድ ምእታው

solving problems
ሽግር ምፍታሕ

Plastic bottle panic

obesity
ህዝርጥና (ግዝፊ)

pollution 
 
ብከላ

degradable
እናረቀቀ ዝኸይድ

environment 
ኣከባቢ

consequence
ሳዕበን

fizzy drinks
ልስሉስ መስተ

recycle
ዳግም መስርሕ

reuse
ዳግማይ ምጥቃም

Changing consumer tastes

demographic
ስነ-ህዝቢ

consumer
ኣህላኺ

globalisation
ዓለማውነት

trend
ኣመት

social media
ማሕበራዊ መራኸቢታት

mainstream
ኣረኣእያ

I’ll never buy it
ኣይሰማማዕን’የ።

How close is too close?

touchy-feely
‘ምትንኻፍ ዝፈትዉ

invade personal space
ጥቓ ሰብ ምጽጋዕ

reserved
ዕቃበ

tolerant
ተጻዋሪ

interactions
ሐሳብ ምልውዋጥ

kiss
ምስዓም

hug
ምሕቋፍ

Tanzania’s app-based health insurance

to have a positive impact
እወንታዊ ጽልዋ ንክህልዎ

to bring about social change
ማሕበራዊ ለውጢ ንምምጻእ

a basic right
መሰረታዊ መሰል

a luxury people can’t afford
ኩሉ ሰብ ዘይኽእሎ ናይ ሙችኦት ጠለብ

a subscriber
ተጠቃሚ

health insurance
መድሕን ጥዕና

healthcare
ሓልዮት ጥዕና

to be here to stay
ነባርን ቕቡልን

at their fingertips
ኣዕሪኻ ምፍላጥ

Late for the wedding!

Late for your own funeral!
ኣብ ናብ ናይ ገዛእ ርእስኻ ቀብሪ ምድንጓይ

a funeral
ስርዓተ-ቀብሪ

tardy
ጎሳስ

the bridegroom/ groom
መርዓዊ/ መርዓት

the reception
መቐበሊ ኣጋይሽ

the ceremony
ጽንብል

extravagant
ቅጥዒ ዘይብሉ

the honeymoon
ሕጽኖት

Pet therapy

llama
ኣብ ደቡብ ኣሜሪካ እትርከብ ዘቤታዊ ንመጽዓን እተገልግል እንስሳ

wellbeing
ጥዕና

treatment
ኣተሓሕዛ

therapy
ፍወሳ

therapeutic
ፍወሳዊ

alternative therapy
ቅያር ፍወሳ

to get back on your feet
ሓውኻ ምምላስ

stressed
ጭንቀት ዘለዎ

Right-handed or left-handed – which is better?

a bias against/ to be biased against
ኣድልዎ / ኣዳላዊ ምዃን

an affliction/ to be afflicted by
ጸበባ/ኣብ ጸበባ ምእታው

to be associated with
ኣብ ሽርክነት ምህላው

a bonus
ሞቑሽሽ

hugging
ምሕቋፍ

dominated
ምዕብላል

to be disproportionately high
ዘይመጣጠን ዕቤት

How late is too late?

punctuality
ግዜ ምኸባር

courtesy
ጭውነት

rushing
ታህዋኽ

shared understanding
ሓበራዊ መረዳእታ

resignation
ብገዛእ ፍቓድ ምሕዳግ

waiting
ምጽባይ

complicated
ዝተሓላለኸ

organising
ምውህሃድ/ምምዳብ

How to split the bill

stingy
በቃቕ

eat out
ኣብ ደባም ምምጋብ

bad form
በደል ኣንጻር ማሕበራዊ ስምምዕ

gluttony
ህርጉምና

round up
ምእካብ

round down
ዋጋ ምጽግጋዕ

scruple
ስክፍታ

splash out
ዘረውቲ

Hypnotism – madness or medicine?

to address a phobia
ንፍርሒ መዕለቢ ምግባር

to kick a habit
ንልምዲ ምእላይ

to have clear or tangible benefits
ጭቡጥን ንጹርን ጥቕምታት

have significant or serious risks
ዓቢ ወይ ዕቱብ ጉድኣት

hypnotism
ምዕንዛዝ

a clown
መስሓቅ

to approach with caution
ብጥንቃቐ ምቕራብ

No man is an island

claustrophobic
ፍርሒ ናይ ምዕባጥ

paradise
ገነት

inhabitants
ተቐማጦ

uninhabited

ሰብ ዘይነብሮ

secluded
ወሰን/ግሉል ቦታ

isolated

ግልል ዝበለ ቦታ

no man is an island
 
ደቂ ሰባት ህላዌኦም ንምውሓስ ካብ ካልኦት ሰባት ሓገዝ የድልዮም።

Age is just a number

to feel/ be inadequate
ዘይእኹል/ዘይብቑዕ

to be motivating
ምትብባዕ

to be demoralising
ተስፍ ምቁራጽ

to be impressive
ደስ ዘብል

to be a barrier or obstacle to something
ዕንቅፋት ምዃን

to be impressed by something or someone
ምድናቕ/ ምግራም

to have a thirst for life
ናይ ምንባር ህንጡይነት ምህላው

the trials
ፈተናታት/ብድሆታት

Persuasion

logic
ስነ-መጉት

trust
እምነት

credibility
ተኣማንነት

building a relationship
ዝምድና ምምስራት

sales figures
ናይ መሸጣ ኣሃዝ

facts
ሓቅታት

make decisions
ምውሳን

tool of persuasion
ናይ ምእማን ሜላታት

Gender pay gap

gender pay gap
ጾታዊ ክፍሊት ጋግ

to take home
ንገዛ ምውሳድ

to discriminate
ኣድልዎ

a rigorous system
ጥቡቕ ስርዓት

to bring in rules
መምርሒታት ምውጻእ

to put in place
ምትግባር

to get carried away
ነብሰ ምቁጽጻር ምስኣን

Safe as houses

(to be) as safe as houses
ውሑስ ምዃን

to make an investment
ወፍሪ ምግባር

caretaker / take care of
ኣላዩ/

rent
ክራይ

landlord
ዋና መሬት

to exploit
ምዝመዛ

to extort
ምምንዛዕ

to put up with
ምጽማም

You don’t have to be macho to be male

to put someone off from doing something 
ንሓደ ሰብ ገለ ነገር ካብ ምግባር ክትዕንቅጾ እንከለኻ።

to tap into something 
ናይ ሰብ ባህሪ ምርዳእን ምግላጽን

to draw someone to something 
ኣድህቦ ሰባት ምስሓብ

to break something down 
ዝተለምደ ባህሊ ምእላይ

in the first place 
ካብ መጀመርታ

to consider something 
ኣብ ዳግመ ግምት ምእታው

a perception 
ኣረኣእያ

macho
ተባዕታዊ ባህሪ 

a profession
ሞያto put someone off from doing something 

ንሓደ ሰብ ገለ ነገር ካብ ምግባር ክትዕንቅጾ እንከለኻ።

to tap into something 
ናይ ሰብ ባህሪ ምርዳእን ምግላጽን

to draw someone to something 
ኣድህቦ ሰባት ምስሓብ

to break something down 
ዝተለምደ ባህሊ ምእላይ

in the first place 
ካብ መጀመርታ

to consider something 
ኣብ ዳግመ ግምት ምእታው

a perception 
ኣረኣእያ

macho
ተባዕታዊ ባህሪ 

a profession
ሞያ

Divorce parties

bonfire
መጋርያ

bring up
ነገራት ምልዓል

hurt
ምቕሓር (ምጉዳእ)

focus
ኣተኩሮ

draw a line under
መንገድኻ ምሓዝ

trigger
መንቀሊ

closure
መኸተምታ

move on
ሂወትካ ቀጽል

Good morning India!

millennial 
ደቂ ዘመን

tech-savvy
ፈትውቲ ቴክኖሎጂ

a daily basis 
መዓልታዊ

clog up
ብብዝሒ ሓበሬታ ምሕናቕ

slow down 
ቀስ ምባል

switch on 
ምውላዕ

switched-on 
ወትሩ ንቐሕ
ዝተወልዐ

influx
ምውሓዝ

pervade
ዝርጋሐ

How important is the sea?

dominated by
ዝተዓብለለ

imports
ንዓዲ ዝኣቱ ንብረት

undersea cables
ትሕቲ ባሕሪ ዘሎ ገመድ ናይ ኮሚኒከሽን።

depends on
ምምርካስ

moderate
መንጎኛ

commerce
ንግዲ

connectivity
ምትእስሳር

marine
ምስ ባሕሪ ዝተኣሳሰር

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

a (technological) breakthrough
ሓድሽ ምሕዞ ተክኖሎጂ

a global phenomenon
ዓለማዊ ተርእዮ

a new wave of (something)
ሓደሽቲ ተርእዮታት ወይ ምዕባለታት

to shape the way we do something
ኣገባብና ምቅያር

AI (artificial intelligence)
ኣርተፊሻል ኢንተሊጀንስ

3D printing
ስሉሳዊ ሕትመት

a self-driving car
ብዘይ ኣውቲስታ ዝንቐሳቀሳ መካይን

connectivity or connectedness
ምትእስሳር ወይ ምርኻብ

to create a profile
ብዛዕባኻሓበሬታምፍጣር

Eat your leftovers!

leftovers
ተረፍ

throw away
ምጉሓፍ

smartphone app
ኣፕሊከሽን ናይ ተለፎን

unhygienic
ረሳሕ/ዘይ ጽርይ

sustainable
ቀጻልነት ዘሎዎ

to capitalise on
ንሓደ ነገር ኣብ ረብሓ ምቕያር

squander
ምዝራው

Should we pay kids to do homework?

homework
ዕዮ ገዛ

performance
ውጽኢት

importance
ጥቅሚ

responsibility
ሓላፍነት

frivolous
ሃተውቆጠው ወይ ዘይረብሕ ነገር ምግባር

driven
ድፍኢት

financial inducement
ገንዘባዊ ምትብባዕ

repercussion
ሳዕቤን