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Some Simple English To Kiswahili Words You Need To Know When You Visit East Africa

I always appreciate other people’s languages and Cultures and in most scenarios, I do tend to teach one or two basics from one of our National Languages, Kiswahili. Kiswahili is a National Language to almost all countries making the East African region which includes Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.

Welcome to our world and I do pray that you at least grasp one or two words in Kiswahili.

Hey! – Sasa!

I Love Persona Paper – Ninapenda Persona Paper

How Are You? – Uhali gani?

Thanks - Asante

Welcome Home – Karibu Nyumbani

Welcome To Persona Paper – Karibu Persona Paper

Sorry! – Pole!

Have A Good Night – Lala Salama

Good Morning? – Habari Ya Asubuhi?

Greetings – Salamu

Have You Read Ashley’s latest Updates? – Umeweza Kuyasoma Matangazo Kutoka Kwa Ashley

Since I am trying to have a post which is not dominated by Kiswahili, I guess that the above words would serve you just well in case you one day decide to visit any of the countries in east Africa.

What’s your favorite Kiswahili word for today?


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Comments

DoubleDabrew wrote on June 10, 2014, 4:15 PM

Impressive!With these it is possible to navigate around.

MaeLou wrote on June 10, 2014, 11:31 PM

Wow! These are all very interesting.. I can't pronounce half of them though lol

Frnc wrote on June 12, 2014, 6:43 AM

You are kidding DoubleDabrew (DD) you ought to be a moderator on this!!

Frnc wrote on June 12, 2014, 6:44 AM

I can guess MaeLou but have them drafted somewhere because you never know what the future has in store

Frnc wrote on June 12, 2014, 6:45 AM

Maybe these can start you off and as we progress, others will come in

Frnc wrote on June 12, 2014, 6:47 AM

Sure &cinderella I am just a click a way, thanks to Persona Paper

DoubleDabrew wrote on June 12, 2014, 10:42 AM

Aint kidding you Frnc

oldies909 wrote on September 8, 2014, 3:25 AM

Good to know. Doubt I will ever make it to East Africa though.

rana199426 wrote on December 14, 2014, 9:37 AM

Haha nice words :D Thank you...what's thank you in this language though :D