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madeenahsh
03-25-2006, 01:49 PM
Asallam alykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

Who can speak Swahili Here?

Just Curious.............

InshAllaah kheiran
Barakatullah feekm
Wasalaamalykum
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The Ruler
03-26-2006, 06:31 PM
not me :-\ ....but dnt mind learnin sum :)

:w:
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Silver Pearl
03-26-2006, 06:46 PM
I could speak it fluently but not anymore, my family do, well most of them.

Why do you need help or is just curiosity?

:wasalamex
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Maimunah
03-26-2006, 07:47 PM
yeah me too!! i used to speak it fluently bt not anymore:(

bt i can say "habaari":giggling:
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The Ruler
03-27-2006, 07:47 PM
i learnt da meanin 4 habari from am m8..it means hello innit :? :? :?

:w:
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Hinna
03-27-2006, 09:01 PM
Mazuri saana
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The Ruler
03-27-2006, 09:07 PM
^^ meanin :? :? :?

:w:
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nurul3eyn
03-27-2006, 09:09 PM
:sl:

i can speak swahili too its easily ;D


:w:
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nurul3eyn
03-27-2006, 09:11 PM
Originally Posted by Tagrid
^^ meanin :? :? :?

:w:
lol sis

it means

mzuri sana= very good
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Shukria
04-27-2006, 02:33 AM
Originally Posted by madeenahsh
Asallam alykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

Who can speak Swahili Here?

Just Curious.............

InshAllaah kheiran
Barakatullah feekm
Wasalaamalykum
:sl:

kidogo. Vipi?

:w:
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extinction
04-27-2006, 04:27 AM
you could do a swahili to english thing? I would love to learn this language!!
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Muslimaatan
04-27-2006, 04:55 AM
i wanna learn too..:-D
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muzna
04-27-2006, 05:53 AM
mahaba ni tongo...hakuna matata!
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extinction
04-27-2006, 05:54 AM
hakuna matata(no worries for the rest of your days) is that right lol??
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muzna
04-27-2006, 05:58 AM
i hope so..
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extinction
04-27-2006, 06:00 AM
whats mahaba ni tongo?
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muzna
04-27-2006, 06:51 AM
i think it means 'love is blind'
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nurul3eyn
04-27-2006, 08:23 AM
Originally Posted by muzna
i think it means 'love is blind'

loooooooooooooooooooooooooool sis :lol:

love=mapenzi
is=ni
blind=chongo (lol) :okay: Or haoni :)
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muzna
04-27-2006, 11:04 AM
okay..so thats all wrong...<blushes> according to encarta encyclopaedia though..mahaba ni tongo is love is blind..maybe a different dialect or something..wouldnt know really
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Shukria
04-27-2006, 11:08 AM
Salaam

R u it's Swahili or mayb it's another African language..Sis nurul3eyn was right...Mapenzi is the rite word for love in Swahili
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MuslimaH~SistaH
04-27-2006, 04:43 PM
Hey-
I wanna learn Swahili too,sounds very interesting!:)
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extinction
04-27-2006, 05:26 PM
ok so can we start getting some swahili words in here lol I really want to learn some words
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Kittygyal
04-27-2006, 06:00 PM
Salam,

i want to learn too! :'(

W.salam
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MuslimaH~SistaH
04-27-2006, 06:19 PM
Jambo-
I heard that word before,what's the meaning?
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nurul3eyn
04-27-2006, 06:42 PM
Originally Posted by MuslimaH~SistaH
Jambo-
I heard that word before,what's the meaning?
Jambo=hello or hi
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*noor
04-27-2006, 06:45 PM
i dont know a word of swahili, but i can say the word "swahili"
[MOUSE]Do i get credit for that??[/MOUSE]
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extinction
04-27-2006, 06:48 PM
haha jambo ok how do you say how are you?
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Kittygyal
04-27-2006, 06:49 PM
erm sis can you teac us this ling please? :)

W.salam
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*noor
04-27-2006, 06:51 PM
how do you say My name is _________
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Silver Pearl
04-27-2006, 06:51 PM
Originally Posted by hafizmo
haha jambo ok how do you say how are you?
Habari yako?=how are you?

Muzuri sana=very good (in reply to how are you)

Hapana=no

Ngoja=wait

Mimi=I

Wewe=you

Sijuwi=don’t know

mamako=mum

anakula-eats

ooji=drinks

Correct me if i'm Mistaken, I’m not good with spelling.

:wasalamex
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Kittygyal
04-27-2006, 06:52 PM
Salam,

are they any silent letters in the words?

W.s
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*noor
04-27-2006, 06:52 PM
this language sounds so cute .

how do you say "My name is______" ?
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MuslimaH~SistaH
04-27-2006, 06:54 PM
Jazak'Allah'Khairan,Sisters!

I really Love to learn all kind of languages,it's really really interesting!
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Kittygyal
04-27-2006, 06:54 PM
Salam,

isn't wewe somet else?

W.s
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MuslimaH~SistaH
04-27-2006, 06:58 PM
Originally Posted by Silver Pearl
Habari yako?=how are you?

Muzuri sana=very good (in reply to how are you)

Hapana=no

Ngoja=wait

Mimi=I

Wewe=you

Sijuwi=don’t know

mamako=mum

anakula-eats

ooji=drinks

Correct me if i'm Mistaken, I’m not good with spelling.

:wasalamex
Manshallah-You can speak Swahili,Where are you from?
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nurul3eyn
04-27-2006, 07:19 PM
Originally Posted by Silver Pearl
ooji=drinks
i think different parts of East Africa speak different swahili

we say
drinks= kinywaji,,(remember u dnt pronounce it kiny,,u say kin-yi-waji) a lil bit hard
water=maji
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nurul3eyn
04-27-2006, 07:20 PM
[QUOTE="My name is______" ?[/QUOTE]

Jina langu ni?
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nurul3eyn
04-27-2006, 07:23 PM
Originally Posted by islamgyal
Salam,

are they any silent letters in the words?

W.s
i dont think so sis,,well not that i know of any...may be they r some silent letters am not 100% sure
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extinction
04-27-2006, 07:23 PM
wow it sounds african like some languages like gujrati dont sound indian(but it is) lol but this actually sounds african....
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nurul3eyn
04-27-2006, 07:25 PM
Originally Posted by hafizmo
how are you?
Habari yako? or Shikamo
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Silver Pearl
04-27-2006, 07:30 PM
Originally Posted by nurul3eyn
i think different parts of East Africa speak different swahili

we say
drinks= kinywaji,,(remember u dnt pronounce it kiny,,u say kin-yi-waji) a lil bit hard
water=maji
Well that could be the case. The Swahili I know (or the lack of it in my case) is spoken in Kenya, Mombassa.

Do you know this song: mamako star, star! Ana koola fish, fish, ooji na coke! Lol.

And how about this one: samaki akeoza msintoope, mtafote malimawo mkaooshe…..Lol, classic!



:wasalamex
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nurul3eyn
04-27-2006, 07:34 PM
Originally Posted by Silver Pearl
Well that could be the case. The Swahili I know (or the lack of it in my case) is spoken in Kenya, Mombassa.

Do you know this song: mamako star, star! Ana koola fish, fish, ooji na coke! Lol.

And how about this one: samaki akeoza msintoope, mtafote malimawo mkaooshe…..Lol, classic!



:wasalamex
looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool sis i do remember hahahahahaha :lol:

uji means Porridge innit?
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amiratul_jannah
04-27-2006, 08:25 PM
:w:
i do y do u ask???
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Shukria
04-27-2006, 09:53 PM
Uiji means porridge sis and maji is water...Wat kinda swahili do u lot know..I know Tanzanian swahili...
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MuslimaH~SistaH
04-29-2006, 05:07 PM
This is very cool
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MuslimaH~SistaH
04-30-2006, 07:49 PM
Habari Yako?:D
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Hawa
05-15-2006, 04:15 AM
lol not sure if my spelling is good..

bwana/mwanaume = man
manamuke = woman
kijana = young man
msichana = girl
dada = sister
kaka = brother
baba = father
mama = must I say this one?
enda = go
kuja = come
nataka = I want
nini = what?

thats all for today kids..
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nurul3eyn
05-21-2006, 11:23 PM
:lol:
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islamrules
05-30-2006, 07:40 PM
sounds cool
Now how do you say " i wana go to my freinds house" and "you are weird"

dont ask about the last one just wana kno is all:giggling:
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amirah_87
06-14-2006, 12:15 AM
Hey Just Discovered This Place........

Mama Mimi Nataka Kokojowa!!..........looooooool!
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Arwa
06-14-2006, 12:20 AM
Me too ^ lol

I have family members who can speak it, but not me.:)
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Shukria
06-14-2006, 12:21 AM
Sis Arwa...Where ur family from as in wat type of Swahili do dey speak..
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Arwa
06-14-2006, 12:23 AM
Originally Posted by Shukria
Sis Arwa...Where ur family from as in wat type of Swahili do dey speak..
I have noooo idea!

Kenyan Swahili? :p

Btw, do the people of Nairobi also speak it?
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Shukria
06-14-2006, 01:01 AM
LOL..Yea..But the onez in Nairobi speak a bit different. So how much do u kno of the lingo..
Vipi?
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Arwa
06-14-2006, 01:06 AM
I don't know anything.

I had family living in Kenya and Nairobi but we are all in the UK now. :D I was born in the UK so I have no idea of the language.

Does chai mean tea? :?
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Shukria
06-14-2006, 01:19 AM
Yea Chai means Tea..I was born in Tanzania..Forgot da language but kinda learnt some of it when I went back couple times..Probably won't b any beta than u...
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Arwa
06-14-2006, 01:22 AM
Originally Posted by Shukria
Yea Chai means Tea..I was born in Tanzania..Forgot da language but kinda learnt some of it when I went back couple times..Probably won't b any beta than u...
Lol.. my grandma was saying it was something else.. I don't remember myself now. :? And we had a Kenyan teacher and when I said it to her, she was like no, tea is chai and I was like :? . lol

I was born in the UK, never spoken it with anyone, not even learnt it. Well, I did learn bits and bobs from grandma, uncles and aunties ... but I've even forgotten that. :offended: lol

I'm sure you know MORE than me because right now, I think I only know chai. :p
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Shukria
06-14-2006, 01:27 AM
LOL..Chillax..Don't kno dat much..Trust Me..By da way, Vipi means Wat's Up..
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Arwa
06-14-2006, 01:29 AM
Originally Posted by Shukria
LOL..Chillax..Don't kno dat much..Trust Me..By da way, Vipi means Wat's Up..

ooooh okay cool.

vipi? :D
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Shukria
06-14-2006, 01:32 AM
Powe (Cool)..Leta Habari = Wat's new (Literaly means give me da news).
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Arwa
06-14-2006, 01:34 AM
oooh leta habri.. all sounds so familiar. :? habri is like khabr in arabic meaning news! :p

Nothing really.. I'm going to sleep now.

^ How would you say that?
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Shukria
06-14-2006, 01:37 AM
Hapana = Nothing
Can't remember da rest..Ooops..Told Ya..
LOL
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Arwa
06-14-2006, 01:38 AM
Originally Posted by Shukria
Hapana = Nothing
Can't remember da rest..Ooops..Told Ya..
LOL
:lol:

Oh well, hapana will do for now.
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Shukria
06-14-2006, 01:43 AM
LOL..I tried..Kwaheri = Bye
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jkr
06-14-2006, 07:35 AM
I can speak swahili.What do u want to know????
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amirah_87
06-14-2006, 09:49 AM
Check This Out...

Jumbo.jumbo. Saana ..abarigaani, Mizuri Sana..........lol!

I Don't Know The Rest To That Song.....
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Shukria
06-14-2006, 11:58 AM
I kno da song..LOL..u got da tune in ma head now..LOL
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amirah_87
06-14-2006, 02:33 PM
it's hevvi man....i luv that song!!!!

hey you know all the words.....
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habiibti
06-19-2006, 03:53 PM
nice to see people interested in learning different languages.
i speak swahili too,but mine is da nairobi.people say nairobi kiswahili is polluted.

if there is anything u wanna know,let me know.i might be able to help.

kwaheri= bye.
salama=salaam
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*!~Faith~!*
06-19-2006, 03:56 PM
Originally Posted by amirah_87
Check This Out...

Jumbo.jumbo. Saana ..abarigaani, Mizuri Sana..........lol!

I Don't Know The Rest To That Song.....
loool amira ur a joker. This made my morning :giggling:
But yea I speak swahili too :)
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amirah_87
06-19-2006, 04:16 PM
hehehee.... i'm a learner sis!!..
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Arwa
06-22-2006, 12:49 AM
Originally Posted by habiibti
nice to see people interested in learning different languages.
i speak swahili too,but mine is da nairobi.people say nairobi kiswahili is polluted.

if there is anything u wanna know,let me know.i might be able to help.

kwaheri= bye.
salama=salaam

Wicked. My grandad's brothers side is from Nairobi. :rollseyes But they too are all here now. :thankyou:
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MuslimaH~SistaH
06-24-2006, 05:20 PM
I really want to learn Swahili,it's very cool language.

Could someone tell me....I'm fine,thanks! (In swahili)

Salaam -
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amirah_87
06-24-2006, 05:59 PM
you say : " ,mimi nataka kubwa saana sindiyo!!" sis ok!! :):)................:Evil:
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umm-sulaim
07-10-2006, 12:23 AM
Lol amira ur raaaaaaaaaaw!
sis that ain't the right way she woulda humiliated you, had you said that sentence!
Dunno much swahili but i think i'm fine is- mimi mzouri. ask the experts though inshaAllah.
wassalaam.
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Books
07-14-2006, 11:32 PM
Originally Posted by madeenahsh
Asallam alykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

Who can speak Swahili Here?

Just Curious.............

InshAllaah kheiran
Barakatullah feekm
Wasalaamalykum
wa alaykum salam wa rahamatullah wa barakaatahu. i know how to speak a little bit you know a bit more than Hakuna mataata! it's a great language i would love to learn more.:w:
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amirah_87
07-14-2006, 11:35 PM
ass salaam

nini takkalm swahili sindiyo!! ;) * puhlzzz*
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Books
07-14-2006, 11:39 PM
Originally Posted by hafizmo
hakuna matata(no worries for the rest of your days) is that right lol??
yup that's right, and Rafiqi means friend remember the old baboon from the lion king? and simba means = lion cub.
Actuallly it would be a great idea if we had a thread for this.
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amirah_87
07-14-2006, 11:43 PM
ass salamu alaykum

rafiki is also arabic....rafiqiy..innit :D
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 12:11 AM
Originally Posted by amirah_87
ass salaam

nini takkalm swahili sindiyo!! ;) * puhlzzz*
wa alaikum assalam

Does that mean, I don't speak Swahili?:rollseyes
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amirah_87
07-15-2006, 12:13 AM
ass salaamu alaykum

hey sis ...i think i was meant to say...i speak swahili too!! :p
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Books
07-15-2006, 12:13 AM
Originally Posted by amirah_87
ass salaam

nini takkalm swahili sindiyo!! ;) * puhlzzz*
what on earth are you on about amirah lol you're a joker!;D
dont you get it? i'm trying to post as much as i can i'm not even half way yet, well almost maashaAllah!
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amirah_87
07-15-2006, 12:15 AM
ass salaamu alaykum

hey i'm tryin' man!!.....

yeah you keep postin'!!! ;)..LOL!!

Wa alaykum ass salaam
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 12:15 AM
Originally Posted by amirah_87
ass salaamu alaykum

hey sis ...i think i was meant to say...i speak swahili too!! :p
wa alaikum assalam

haha oooh I thought nini was like.. erm negative. :giggling:
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amirah_87
07-15-2006, 12:16 AM
ass salaamu alaykum

:giggling: Allaahu musta3aan!!

well fix it for me sis!!!
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hanah_06
07-15-2006, 12:34 AM
nini means what
ex: Una taaka nini= what u want
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hanah_06
07-15-2006, 12:37 AM
meme na ongeya kwahili kiidogo
neeme sahawuu kiitamboo
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Somalina
07-15-2006, 12:38 AM
~salaam~

let's learn

lugha ya taifa,i also speak it,having lived in kenya:)
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hanah_06
07-15-2006, 12:41 AM
niime sahawuu tum muwambia sasasa boole
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:07 AM
Mimi nataka learn swahili, i know how to say : mimi natako kokojowa lol!
mimi natako kula, our favourite sentence innit durwaa's umm sulayman, and amira!? loooooooool!
sindiyo hehe!!
baado.
but i would love to learn it, its a hectic language!
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Books
07-15-2006, 10:07 AM
Originally Posted by hanah_06
meme na ongeya kwahili kiidogo
neeme sahawuu kiitamboo
hatta meemi nime sahaawu kitambo, lakeni nataaaka kumo ongalaasha sayee, ni luga raeesisee saana! leakeeni me sihjuiwi mingi!
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 10:30 AM
yeah man, mimi sahaaw saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaana saana hehe, i'm beggin it hard core lol! lakinii na lugaa raeesee you're right umm sulayman!

hehe! boy oh boy!
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amirah_87
07-15-2006, 12:01 PM
ass salaamu alaykum

LOOOOOL!!....JOKERS!!
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Books
07-15-2006, 08:42 PM
Originally Posted by amirah_87
ass salaamu alaykum

LOOOOOL!!....JOKERS!!
LoooooooooooL this is great! ni muzuuri saana!:happy:
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 08:57 PM
laakin mimi nataka lessons baana! kwaanini saasaa? hehe i'm begging it innit ummsulayman? looool!!
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 08:58 PM
[S]vipi[/S]
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:01 PM
what does vipi mean? lol
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 09:01 PM
[S]what's up[/S]
I was told. :X
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:03 PM
loooooooooooooool ahaa! well thanks for that!

you as bad as i am, i don't know swahili but i have very close friends that do, so i picked it up from them hehehe!
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 09:04 PM
[S]I'm sure you know more than me[/S]
I don't know anything apart from:

leta habri
vipi
and chai :giggling:

oh and takallam [S]hmm[/S]
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:07 PM
loooooool ok then, its a really nice language though, i'd love to learn it, sindiyo -means isn't it?
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Books
07-15-2006, 09:08 PM
Originally Posted by Arwa
[S]I'm sure you know more than me[/S]
I don't know anything apart from:

leta habri
vipi
and chai :giggling:

oh and takallam [S]hmm[/S]
Takallam!;D lol umm sulaym! but that's the right way to go about it innit? i go to the urdu thread, learn a bit there too!:w:
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the_muslimah
07-15-2006, 09:10 PM
k i feel a bit left out here lol i don't know a word!:?
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:14 PM
hehe...well as soon as the real speakers come you'll see me walking out this thread backwards lol !
hopefully they'll feel sorry us and teach us lol
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 09:15 PM
Does Urdu have a lot of Swahili words??

[S]I know laakin too[/S]
It had quiet a few Arabic words too. :p
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 09:15 PM
Originally Posted by umm-sulaim
hehe...well as soon as the real speakers come you'll see me walking out this thread backwards lol !
hopefully they'll feel sorry us and teach us lol
[MAD]Yeah![/MAD]
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:17 PM
yeah its got loadsa arabic words, you know arabic right? so it'll be easy for you to learn.
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Books
07-15-2006, 09:18 PM
Originally Posted by the_muslimah
k i feel a bit left out here lol i don't know a word!:?

take this for your first word sis habaari gaani?= how are you?, this is formal, it menas How are ya?

VIPI? informal= whassup!

hey Umm Sulaym take this down too ok, i know you already know this though...lol.
:thankyou:
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 09:19 PM
would habaari gaani be same for both genders? :?

Yeah, I'd love to learn Swahili. :giggling:
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:22 PM
umm sulayman lol, yeah i know that but i'll wrwite it down if this is an official dars sis! hehehe....so u gonna teach us sorry people? *pouts*........plz
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 09:24 PM
We should have a Swahili game? [S]They help you know[/S]
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:26 PM
lool ya they do sis, we'll let umm sulayman make one for us hehe, umm sulayman........help us.
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Books
07-15-2006, 09:27 PM
Originally Posted by Arwa
would habaari gaani be same for both genders? :?

Yeah, I'd love to learn Swahili. :giggling:
yup sis habaari gaani is used for both genders, but not many ppl use this anymore well the youngsters anyway. They'd say instead VIPI?
I personally dont know swahiili a great deal but i know a few words here and there which is better than nothin'.
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Arwa
07-15-2006, 09:28 PM
Aaah okay cool. :happy:
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Books
07-15-2006, 09:36 PM
Originally Posted by umm-sulaim
umm sulayman lol, yeah i know that but i'll wrwite it down if this is an official dars sis! hehehe....so u gonna teach us sorry people? *pouts*........plz
Here are a few words that i know.
saasa means now
but you can use saasa like whassup also.
SAASA?
the answer is FEETI! that means Good.
meemi = i
weawe= you ( for both, luckily huh?:happy:
nataaka= i want...
Naku peanda saana= means i love you very much. the
the word peanda is pronounced like PEN in english but the E is longer.
so it's like sayin peeen
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the_muslimah
07-15-2006, 09:36 PM
Originally Posted by ummsulayman
take this for your first word sis habaari gaani?= how are you?, this is formal, it menas How are ya?

VIPI? informal= whassup!

:

thanx, atleast thats a start!!:)
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:40 PM
thanks sis!
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Books
07-15-2006, 09:48 PM
maama= mother
baaba= father
maama yaangu= my mother
baaba yaangu= my father
rafiqi= friend
rafiqi yaangu= my friend
mardaadi= beautiful
supoo= also means beautiful but youngsters use this more, i love this word it's soo cool.
the word KIBOAKO means a hippo! but when you see something really good you say NI KIBOAKO! = it's like, It's wicked!
:w:
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 09:52 PM
your lesson ni kiboako sis hehehe.......thx *getting daftar*
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Books
07-15-2006, 09:56 PM
Originally Posted by umm-sulaim
your lesson ni kiboako sis hehehe.......thx *getting daftar*
alhamdulillah! God knows how long i can keep it up for. I'll try my best.:sister:
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umm-sulaim
07-15-2006, 10:05 PM
aaaaaaaw much apprecited sis!
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hanah_06
07-16-2006, 06:13 AM
Assalam'alaikum
try to figureout this words
Tafadali
Samahani
Kwenda Huko
Ni ambiye
wacha bana
Harakisha
Mambo
Poa

Salam
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MUNIRAH
07-16-2006, 06:24 AM
Originally Posted by hanah_06
Assalam'alaikum
try to figureout this words
Tafadali
Samahani
Kwenda Huko
Ni ambiye
wacha bana
Harakisha
Mambo
Poa

Salam

Ok......let me try these!

1-Please
2-Sorry
3-TO go there
4-Tell me
5-Lool there or here:? :? Not sure about this one
6-Faster or hurry!
7-how u doin?
8-good-great-well-fantastic..........I could go on 4ever...;D looooool

how did I do.....??
well great I guess or fantastic?loooooooooool
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umm-sulaim
07-16-2006, 05:19 PM
Wa alaykuma salaam wa rahmatullah,

Tafadali -welcome
Samahani-forgive me/sorry
Kwenda Huko- something....present
Ni ambiye-(not a clue)
wacha bana-something man/maybe whats up man lol
Harakisha
Mambo-hello
Poa
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Labaik Ya Allah
07-16-2006, 05:43 PM
:sl:

can someone plz tell us about da vowels as for in somali the (E) makes an (A) sound and the (I) make the (E) sound. im askin 4 dis cuz inshalah im gonna go kenya dis summa n i dnt wanna be pronouncin da words incorrect.

:w:
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Books
07-16-2006, 05:59 PM
Originally Posted by Labaik Ya Allah
:sl:

can someone plz tell us about da vowels as for in somali the (E) makes an (A) sound and the (I) make the (E) sound. im askin 4 dis cuz inshalah im gonna go kenya dis summa n i dnt wanna be pronouncin da words incorrect.

:w:
I'm not the best to ask but what i do know is that swahili doesnt have like the X in somali nor do they have the ayn like in arabic, and most of the pronounciation is kinda long and they have kinda nasal sounds at the end of words, you'll hear it when you go there!
Oh the vowels it's the opposite to somali the A makes an E sound... Allahu a'lam bout the rest.
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Books
07-16-2006, 06:04 PM
:sl: Hey Umm Sulaym and Arwa looks like we've given up on the swahili...lol. Come back!:)
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umm-sulaim
07-16-2006, 06:09 PM
Vipi. mimi in my nyumbaani, hehe
Looool not at all sis, i had a crack at the words sis hanah gave and i memorised the words you gave too sis...
couldn't do that to you sis........hehehe,
so what are the next words?
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Arwa
07-16-2006, 06:39 PM
:sl:

Loool I haven't given up!! I do read.. it's going to take a while.. it's not that easy. :-[
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amirah_87
07-16-2006, 08:34 PM
ass salaamu alaykum

hey hey add me in sindiyo!!! :D
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Labaik Ya Allah
07-16-2006, 09:32 PM
i ask a question can someone plz answer
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amirah_87
07-16-2006, 09:35 PM
ass salaamu alaykum

i'd luv to but i don't speak swahili..we all waiting for us sis to post us up new words from time to time!! :(

you know swahili akhee?
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Books
07-16-2006, 10:39 PM
Originally Posted by Labaik Ya Allah
i ask a question can someone plz answer
well if you look back a bit someone tried their best!:?
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hanah_06
07-16-2006, 11:43 PM
Originally Posted by MUNIRAH
Ok......let me try these!

1-Please
2-Sorry
3-TO go there
4-Tell me
5-Lool there or here:? :? Not sure about this one
6-Faster or hurry!
7-how u doin?
8-good-great-well-fantastic..........I could go on 4ever...;D looooool

how did I do.....??
well great I guess or fantastic?loooooooooool
assalam'alaikum

wacha bana=leave it yo
sis u got 7/8 good job:)

Ok checkout Nxt words
1-Boona unalala
2-uwongo
3-Nasiikya
4-watoto yaangu
5-haly-kahli
6-fungua mulango
7- hukumu ya saa kumi
8-Shindano la kuvua samaki litaanza mwezi wa Decemba
9-pata kufanya kazi
10-mvua imepusa
11-roho huniripuka, miguu ikanicheza
Sorry guys if I being late to definition or nxt
words:sister:
W/salam
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Books
07-17-2006, 12:03 AM
Originally Posted by hanah_06
assalam'alaikum

wacha bana=leave it yo
sis u got 7/8 good job:)

Ok checkout Nxt words
1-Boona unalala
2-uwongo
3-Nasiikya
4-watoto yaangu
5-haly-kahli
6-fungua mulango
7- hukumu ya saa kumi
8-Shindano la kuvua samaki litaanza mwezi wa Decemba
9-pata kufanya kazi
10-mvua imepusa
11-roho huniripuka, miguu ikanicheza
Sorry guys if I being late to definition or nxt
words:sister:
W/salam
i'll try im not soo good
1) why are you sleeping?
2-wrong
3-i hear or i feel right?
4-my kids
5-something hot or sour?
6-open the door
7-something bout the time?
8-this is hard! something fish...:rollseyes
9-look for work
10- dog?
11-soul? and something dancing?...no? maybe not!
khayr inshaaAllah.
kwaheeri sista! Asanti saana
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umm-sulaim
07-17-2006, 12:26 AM
Lol oooookay, umm sulayman, sis i don't get that hard stuff so plz can you carry on with the easy wordz plz...lol, shukran 3azeezati.
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hanah_06
07-17-2006, 12:40 AM
Originally Posted by ummsulayman
i'll try im not soo good
1) why are you sleeping?
2-wrong
3-i hear or i feel right?
4-my kids
5-something hot or sour?
6-open the door
7-something bout the time?
8-this is hard! something fish...:rollseyes
9-look for work
10- dog?
11-soul? and something dancing?...no? maybe not!
khayr inshaaAllah.
kwaheeri sista! Asanti saana
Wow! Sister u got right most of them & the other almost:)
5-how u doing + great
7-about four o'clock
8-the fishing race will start in December
10-The rain has abated.
11-my heart flies into a rage and the legs swing
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Books
07-17-2006, 10:16 AM
Originally Posted by hanah_06
Wow! Sister u got right most of them & the other almost:)
5-how u doing + great
7-about four o'clock
8-the fishing race will start in December
10-The rain has abated.
11-my heart flies into a rage and the legs swing
wow maashaaAllah you speak swahili really well. how could i forget that mugu means leg?...lol. how do you say where are you from?
kwaheeri!
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amirah_87
07-17-2006, 10:17 AM
ass salaamu laaykum

how do you say....i'm gonna PM you okay!! ;)
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Books
07-17-2006, 10:18 AM
Originally Posted by umm-sulaim
Lol oooookay, umm sulayman, sis i don't get that hard stuff so plz can you carry on with the easy wordz plz...lol, shukran 3azeezati.
lol umm sulaym, i'll see what i can come up with inshaaAllah.
Sis hana is the best.
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Books
07-17-2006, 10:20 AM
Originally Posted by amirah_87
ass salaamu laaykum

how do you say....i'm gonna PM you okay!! ;)
Allaaahu a3lam mi sijuwee!
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amirah_87
07-17-2006, 10:21 AM
ass salaamu alaykum

woteverrr...y'know we just know the basic from you guys innit!!

so next word!!...how do you say!!!....WE EAT GOOOOD!!
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Books
07-17-2006, 05:49 PM
Originally Posted by amirah_87
ass salaamu alaykum

woteverrr...y'know we just know the basic from you guys innit!!

so next word!!...how do you say!!!....WE EAT GOOOOD!!
;D:giggling: ;D
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umm-sulaim
07-17-2006, 05:53 PM
haye hanah and umm sulayman, don't leave us hangin' now lol......wassalaam.
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Books
07-17-2006, 06:15 PM
Few words in swahili=
kisu : knife
kitu : thing
kiti : chair
kitabu : book
kitanda : bed
.......... Enjoy!
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hanah_06
07-17-2006, 07:38 PM
Assalam'alaikum

I'm sorry that I didn’t answer ur questions right away

1-where are you from? wapi ni nyinyi toka
2-I'm gonna PM you okay- nitakutumiya ujumbe barua
3-We eat good- wi kula muzuri
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hanah_06
07-17-2006, 07:54 PM
Originally Posted by ummsulayman
wow maashaaAllah you speak swahili really well. how could i forget that mugu means leg?...lol. how do you say where are you from?
kwaheeri!
Sis I really don't speak Swahili that well:hiding: I have been in Kenya nineyrs, so since 2000 until now I have never spoken Swahili.
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hanah_06
07-17-2006, 08:09 PM
Check it out the English sentence that I translate in Swahili

1-The Somali have many camels.
Wasomali wana ngamia wengi.

2- Cats say nyau!
Nyau husema nyau!

3-where are you going?
unaisha wapi?

4- what's happening here?
nini inabamba uko?

5-it's not time yet
zi bado time

6- First I must go, secondly....
mosi lazima niende, pili...

7-lie on one's back
lala chali

8-The muezzin calls to prayer
Mwadhini anaadhana

9-five articles of Muslim faith
nguzo za Uislamu

10-we scored six goals
tuliwafunga mabao sita
W/salam
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amirah_87
07-17-2006, 08:39 PM
Originally Posted by ummsulayman
;D:giggling: ;D

ass salaamu alaykum

tell me then.....is it

nani nakuja mizouri!!!...innit...was i right
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Books
07-17-2006, 11:04 PM
Originally Posted by hanah_06
Sis I really don't speak Swahili that well:hiding: I have been in Kenya nineyrs, so since 2000 until now I have never spoken Swahili.
Lol sis you're still very good thank you for those sentences. mimi napeenda ki swahiili maama yaangu ame fundiisha miimi! lol dos that make any sense?
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Books
07-17-2006, 11:05 PM
Originally Posted by amirah_87
ass salaamu alaykum

tell me then.....is it

nani nakuja mizouri!!!...innit...was i right
I eh sink it's eh... nani na kula muzoori! i sink ok?!!!:)
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umm-sulaim
07-18-2006, 06:59 AM
lol umm sulayman, have you given up on us already, and you sister hanah *Pout*...........?
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Books
07-20-2006, 07:22 PM
Ok looks like we need a few more words

mugu leg

mukoono hand

ooso face

maacho eyes

viyaazi potato ( thats all i can think of right now )

nyaama meat
......... kwaheari! ( means bye )
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amirah_87
07-20-2006, 07:22 PM
^^^ ass salaamu alaykum

hmmmm.....i guess so!! ;D
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Kittygyal
07-20-2006, 07:23 PM
need help!!
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amirah_87
07-20-2006, 07:27 PM
^^^yeppo, you know swahili Sis??
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umm-sulaim
07-21-2006, 09:06 AM
wheres our swahili speaking sisters?

yaa um sulayman.......yaa hanah....where are you guys...??

mimi waiting ....
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Books
07-21-2006, 10:20 PM
hakuna matataaaaaaaaa!

ok what else do i know? hmmm not much unfortunately

leawo today

keasho tomorrow

sa yee now
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umm-sulaim
07-21-2006, 11:53 PM
LOl thanks, you guys already taught us that though..thanks anyway, wassalaam.
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habiibti
07-22-2006, 03:58 PM
i do speak swahili.ask and i will try to answer

umm_sulaim,u r all correct except for the spellings
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umm-sulaim
07-22-2006, 04:21 PM
aaah i see, please keep correcting me inshaAllah....thanks ukhtee
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hanah_06
07-23-2006, 01:29 AM
salam
samahani ndugu nii me chelewa
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hanah_06
07-23-2006, 01:57 AM
omba- ask
ashiki-love
bora-better or fine
ingia-enter or go in
neno- word
elimu -knowledge
jifunza-study
tayari- ready, prepared
baadaye- later or next
kwachu or zuri- good, nice
danganya -cheat or lie
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umm-sulaim
07-24-2006, 09:16 PM
Thanks for all the new words sis, i been practising them, thanks, may Allah reward your efforts sis.....
wassalaam.
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Waryaa
07-27-2006, 12:03 AM
Please, take your Sawaaxili lessons out of this thread. This is a Soomaali language thread.
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AzizMostafa
08-22-2006, 10:16 PM
Dear Friends,
In the hope of presenting Bilingual Flowers, I am looking forward to translating the answers to the K-sample here:
http://www.crauswords.com/flowers/WFlowers.htm
into the language of this thread.
Many Thanks in Anticipation
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Books
08-22-2006, 11:36 PM
hey wheres everyone nowadays? we need to continue with our swahili right?? :) :)
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umm-sulaim
08-23-2006, 12:56 PM
too right amo...where you been 3ajuuzah :) lol..

TC

wassalaam
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Books
08-23-2006, 11:47 PM
Honestly sis i need a teach myself! lol but i got better when i was with my family in sweden u know they speak it a lot.
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umm-sulaim
08-24-2006, 10:17 AM
yeah mashaAllah they do lol, so 3azeezah i'll just be waiting, tamaam :)

wassalaam
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Books
08-25-2006, 12:20 PM
Yeah where is aziza nowadays?? she was the best here actually.

Azeeeeeeza!!
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umm-sulaim
08-25-2006, 01:13 PM
lol la3aabah i meant you 3azeezati (yaa nasb LOol...) but yeah wheres sis aziza got to?

oh dear gotta make do with you *eye rolly* lol...

so....come one then haat haat

wassalaam
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Books
09-05-2006, 09:01 AM
yes azeezati!!!
so anyway siste, i think thats how they pronounce it in swahili.


Daada is sister.

tazmo would be good here.... saaaax?? ;D
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umm-sulaim
09-05-2006, 09:09 AM
lol :) ya bint you make me laugh... yuuu minnish!!

yeah tazmo would be good here masha Allah... and fati hehe..

in the mean time yalla.... lookin' for excuses are we hmmm...

wassalaam
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Ameeratul Layl
09-05-2006, 09:12 AM
SALAM,

Iskawaran = somali
racha racha (rain) = swahili.

or is it the other way round? *ponders*,. No, no...I'm right.

wasalam
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umm-sulaim
09-05-2006, 09:21 AM
iskawaran=somali means how are you, you're right sis

books'll hopefully come and answer the swahili part

wassalaam
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Ameeratul Layl
09-05-2006, 09:23 AM
Originally Posted by umm-sulaim
iskawaran=somali means how are you, you're right sis

books'll hopefully come and answer the swahili part

wassalaam

:sl:
I know what they mean. :uuh:
I was sharing them with everyone else.
:w:
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umm-sulaim
09-05-2006, 09:24 AM
oh ok

wassalaam
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Shukria
01-18-2007, 11:27 PM
Vipi!!!
Lete Habari every1
Wat happened to the swahili forum..
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umm-sulaim
01-21-2007, 10:30 AM
lolz i dunno sis...I miss it

wassalaam
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*!~Faith~!*
01-22-2007, 04:21 AM
Originally Posted by Ameeratul Layl
SALAM,

Iskawaran = somali
racha racha (rain) = swahili.

or is it the other way round? *ponders*,. No, no...I'm right.

wasalam
racha for rain in swahili?? :? its mvua :) soo a random sentence of It's raining would be mvua inanyesha
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hibah786
03-15-2007, 07:45 PM
ahhhh brothers and sisters i need 2 learn swahili properly coz i ma grandma is kenyan n wen i go 2 kenya i dnt know wat 2 say so is dere anyway i cud learn plz????? thank u fi aman allah every1
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nurul3eyn
04-16-2007, 07:57 AM
Originally Posted by hibah786
ahhhh brothers and sisters i need 2 learn swahili properly coz i ma grandma is kenyan n wen i go 2 kenya i dnt know wat 2 say so is dere anyway i cud learn plz????? thank u fi aman allah every1
what do you want to learn
i can help :D
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H4RUN
04-25-2007, 09:51 PM
:sl:

this is shway shway:p:p
:w:
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mujahideenryder
08-15-2007, 03:03 AM
inshaAllah i plan on learning swahlil
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