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Swahili Emotion

Click below to get sound of Swahili emotion

Emotion in Swahili

 
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Posted by on September 5, 2013 in Swahili Classes

 

Swahili at the Airport

 
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Posted by on August 18, 2013 in Tips for Foreigners

 

Taking a Taxi

 
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Posted by on August 18, 2013 in Tips for Foreigners

 

20 important greeting phrases to know before going to Tanzania, Africa.

 
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Posted by on August 17, 2013 in Tips for Foreigners

 

Emotion in Swahili

Emotion in Swahili

 
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Posted by on July 10, 2013 in Swahili Classes

 

Months & Dates

Months / Miezi

In Swahili the months in year are named as follows:

Mwezi wa kwanza – Januari
Mwezi wa pili – Februari
Mwezi wa tatu – Machi
Mwezi wa nne – Aprili
Mwezi wa tano – Mei
Mwezi wa sita – Juni
Mwezi wa saba – Julai
Mwezi wa nane – Agosti
Mwezi wa tisa – Septemba
Mwezi wa kumi – Oktoba
Mwezi wa kumi na moja – Novemba
Mwezi wa kumi na mbili – Desemba

Dates / Tarehe

In Swahili language dates are indicated by ordinary numbers whereby one date first, then month and lastly the year. The word ‘tarehe’ comes before the number.

Mfano:

Tarehe saba mwezi wa saba mwaka elfu mbili na kumi na tatu ni 7/7/2013

Terehe moja – the first date of the month
Tarehe mbili – the second date of the month
Tarehe tatu – the third date of the month
Tarehe nne – the fourth date of the month

 
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Posted by on July 8, 2013 in Swahili Classes

 

Pronouns & Demonstratives

 
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Posted by on July 8, 2013 in Swahili Classes

 

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