Stamps Coins Notes: Language Details for Swahili

Swahili Language

Native Speakers: 800000
L2 Speakers: 40000000
Family: Niger-Congo
Language Code: sw
Spoken In: Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Official Language In: Comoros, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

Swahili includes Comorian.

Selected Vocabulary

SwahiliEnglishCategory
AfrikaAfricaNoun
akauntiaccountNoun
AlhamisiThursdayWeekday
baridicoldAdjective
bluublueAdjective
chaiteaNoun
daktaridoctorNoun
garicarNoun
IjumaaFridayWeekday
jambohelloInterjection
JumamosiSaturdayWeekday
JumanneTuesdayWeekday
JumapiliSundayWeekday
JumatanoWednesdayWeekday
JumatatuMondayWeekday
kahawacoffeeNoun
kukuchickenNoun
kwaherigoodbyeInterjection
majiwaterNoun
manjanoyellowAdjective
matundafruitNoun
mbayabadAdjective
mimiIPronoun
mzurigoodAdjective
nyokasnakeNoun
nyumbahoursNoun
rafikifriendNoun
samakifishNoun
temboelephantNoun
umemeelectricityNoun
weweyouPronoun
ziwalakeNoun

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