Looking forward to hearing the pronunciations for such words. Arabic has a word, بريد /Bareed/ cold, similar to this, but it'll be interesting to see if these words sound like each other.
Really interesting! =)
I think the Arabic word is stressed on the first syllable and the Swahili is not but still very similar.
Here, you will find more pronunciations (see General Words and Phrases):
From Arabic بَارِد (bārid).
baridi (n class, no plural)
baridi (invariable) or -a baridi (invariable)
Here is the audio in Arabic: