Swahili

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Swahili
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2013-05-06 19:24:10
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1st Chapter of Kiswahili: msingi wa kusema kusoma na kuandika
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  1. ashubuhi
    morning
  2. au
    or
  3. baba
    father
  4. bibi
    mr., mrs., miss
  5. bwana
    mr., sir
  6. gani?
    what kind? what sort?
  7. habari
    • news
    • "habari gani" 'How are things?"
  8. hujambo
    how are you?
  9. kuitika
    respond, affirm
  10. je
    starting a question sentence
  11. mama
    mother
  12. mchana
    daytime, afternoon
  13. mwalimu
    walimu
    • teacher
    • teachers
  14. mwanafunzi
    wanafunzi
    • student
    • students
  15. mzee
    wazee
    • elder, old person
    • elders, old people
  16. ndugu
    sibling, relative
  17. nzuri
    good (adj used in response to habari)
  18. salama
    safety, security; peace (used in greeitngs)
  19. kusema
    speak, say
  20. sijambo
    "I'm fine"  (Response to hujambo)
  21. tu
    only, just, merely
  22. wewe
    you
  23. basi
    well, then, well then, etc.
  24. kufundisha
    to teach
  25. haya
    alright, o.k.
  26. kuitika
    to respond
  27. mmoja
    one person (-moja)
  28. mwingine
    another person, other person
  29. na
    and
  30. sana
    very, very much, a lot
  31. sasa
    now
  32. kusema
    to speak, to say
  33. kusoma
    to read, to study
  34. vizuri
    very well, fine (adverb)
  35. yeye
    he/she

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