Swahili Language and Culture

Parent Category: Languages and Cultures
The Swahili language is spoken by over 100 million people worldwide, primarily in East and Central Africa. It is the national language of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is used in many neighboring countries. Come enjoy a safari, climb Kilimanjaro, and listen to local stories in Swahili!
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Swahili is spoken in "East Africa" (Kenya,Tanzania,Uganda),( bits of neighbouring Rwanda/Burundi and Southern Sudan) as well as some parts of "Central Africa" like Eastern DR Congo, and Not 'West Africa' as previously wrongly stated by someone.
'Mimi" in Swahili means I or me. It has the same form in both nominative and objective cases, e.g., Alinipiga mimi (he hit me) or Mimi Nilimpiga (I hit him).
It actually developed as a trading language between Arab and African traders over the past few centuries.
The term Swahili refers o the blended African-Arab culture that had become common in East Africa
Kiswahili emerged in intermarriage between the Arabs and the Coastal Bantu like the Mijikenda
Islamic merchants became interested in the developing states and brought trade. They then began to thrive.
The Arabians brought their Islamic religion to the Swahili culture.
So that the Swahili people would find gold and that they would growvery rich
Safari is a Swahili noun that means journey or trip of any length, whether down the street or around the world. Its verb form is safiri (infinitive, kusafiri ), to travel. Its abstract form, usafir i, means method of transporation. Its origin is Arabic, as are many Swahili words. The...
The common (customary) English greeting (salutation) " good morning " roughly translates to " habari za asubuhi " or " asubuhi njema " or " subalkheri ". Of the three versions stated above " habari za asubuhi " is perhaps the most commonly used and widely recognized in most Swahili speaking...
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The Swahili coast is an 1800 mile stretch of coastline comprised of stretches of deserted sand, with towns and fishing villages spread along it. There is a game reserve (The largest in the world) set in its own private forest.
Dr. Johann Ludwig Krapf pioneered the translation of the bible into Swahili language. He was a Germany missionary that spent several years in East Africa where Swahili is a dominant language.
Swahili is a language that is spoken by the Swahili people in countries such as Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The word for the numeral one in Swahili is 'moja'.
Babu is the word for grandfather. Bibi is the word for grandmother.
The Swahili language was developed in 1728 as a lingua francabetween Arabs and African traders.
Shariri jadi kumt'ii uhakika aya muundo. Chatri metrical namashairi jadi ni kukaa mbali na mashairi ya kisasa
Kwaheri (if talking to one person), or kwaherini if talking to more than one.
Hello is 'hodi'. Good morning is 'habari za asubuhi'. Goodafternoon is 'alasiri nzuri'. Good day is 'siku njema'
The language that East Africans in Tanzania, Kenya and Ugandaspeak commonly is Swahili. For most, Swahili is a second languagelearned at school. At home and with their family they speak one ofabout 50 different tribal languages. . East Africans who have reached High school will commonly alsospeak...
Nini ni umri wako
Heri mtoto, also means happy baby
Kufurahia chakula chako cha mchana
Mdogo for little one or younger one
Swahili is a Bantu language that developed from Sabaki. Some words are derived from Arabic through more than 12 centuries of contact with Arabic-speaking people. Other languages that loaned words to Swahili are: Persian German Portuguese English French CLARIFICATION: Swahili is a...
The people follow the Sunni religion of Islam, pork is a forbiddenfood
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"one who is blessed" or "blessing". And the spelling is "baraka." The answer above is good but not wholly correct. The word baraka indeed means blessing. It would take a form of the verb from baraka , which is bariki , to say one who is (or has been) blessed: aliyebarikiwa .
The Swahili language developed among the descendants of Arabs whosettled along the eastern coast of Africa.
Haki za wagonjwa , patients' rights, or Orodha ya haki za wagonjwa , a list of patients' rights.
The Suahili language evolved from Bantut and Arabic.
Swhili speaking countries include; Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Rwanda and Burundi, Somalia, and the Comoro Islands
In Medieval times the Swahili people mostly traded with the Arabians, the Persians (I think) and also the Chinese for sure. Actually, that is where they adopted a lot of their culture from, which is why archaeologists originally thought the Swahili people were Arabians. That is also what made the...
so the people would keep their traditions! (***this will be an EOG question!!!!!!*** study hard)
Ikr, i dont know either waiting for someone to answer. lol
i say it is mainly Islam Christianity and traditional culutures of Africa