Translation:I am afraid of lightning
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"Radi" is one of those many words of Arab origin. It's a N-group Class 9/10 word (i-/zi-), so singular and plural are the same word. It can be used for both a clap of thunder or lightning. Lightning might also be translated as "Umeme" (electricity). Lightening (becoming lighter in colour or weight) might come afterwards!
Asante sana BwanaSimba :) The dictionaries I am using are about only swahili and they don't take the passwords out of swahili also not sheng versions even if they complete the explanations by sheng words too. This is why sometimes I can not to find the informations as in case of " radi". Looking at the " quality" of this course the surching it is my daily duty what can make really tired.l =D
Mpendwa wangu, I know a few good resources that might be helpful to you: for a good free course google scribd.com kiswahili mwanasimba (also in french); for dictionaries google: somabiblia.files.wordpress.com kamusi swahili english pdf (both sw-en and en-sw); also TUKI Kamusi at elimuyetu.co.tz/subjects/arts/swa-eng/a.html (both sw-en and en-sw); and weltladen-moemlingen.de reichenbach swahili english pdf. This last one is very old but is like a bible for Swahili. Succes!