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Swahili possessive pronouns : my

The Swahili word for 'my' is based on the word '-angu'. A letter is added in front which corresponds to the class of the noun possessed.


kaka zangu
my brothers
rafiki zangu
my friends
watoto wangu
my children
watoto wa kiume wangu
my sons
binti zangu
my daughters
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About Swahili

About Swahili

Swahili is a lingua franca of much of East Africa, spoken by upwards of 40 million people. You're probably looking for a good way to learn Swahili. Play the learn Swahili flashcard game and you'll learn essential Swahili words and phrases quickly and easily.

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Basic words and phrases in Swahili

Learn to get by in Swahili with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Swahili, introduce yourself in Swahili and even hold a conversation in Swahili after you have met someone.

Msichana ni mdogo.
The girl is small.
Msichana ni mrembo.
The girl is pretty.
Msichana ni mjanja.
The girl is smart.
Msichana ni imara.
The girl is strong.
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TeachMe! Swahili

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You can learn Swahili in just 9 easy steps.

You can go from beginner to fluent in Swahili in a short time and our nine-step Swahili learning guide will show you how. We'll be talking about Swahili greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Swahili.

Swahili learning guide : Step 7

In the previous steps, you learned a lot about Swahili nouns. You learned kitabu and vitabu (book, books). You learned kitabu, kitabu and vitabu (a book, the book, the books). And you also learned kitabu hiki and kitabu kile (this book, that book). In this step we concentrate on Swahili adjectives. You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Swahili and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol. Or you can move ahead to step 8, by clicking the Next Step button (Swahili verbs).

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On the Road! Swahili

Make the most of your trip to work by learning Swahili words and phrases on the way. With this audio CD, you'll learn 1000's of Swahili words & phrases in a very short time. The voice is in both Swahili and English. Just listen, absorb and enjoy! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a learn Swahili audio cd. If you have a CD player at home or in your car, this is the Swahili course for you.

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