LESSON #16: Colors (rangi)

First the 4 colors of Tanzania’s flag: (being the patriotic citizen that I am, 😉 )

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  • Green- kijani

  • Yellow- manjano/njano

  • Black- nyeusi

  • Blue- buluu/ samawati

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LESSON #13: Learn Swahili vocabulary with pictures #3

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(photo courtesy of the web)

Words to learn: darasa (madarasa), mwalimu (walimu), ubao, wanafunzi (mwanafunzi), sare za shule (sare ya shule), madawati (dawati), shule Read More

LESSON #12: Season’s Greetings

I shall tackle 5 expressions including two congratulatory messages. And that’s it for this week, enjoy your weekend everybody!

  • Heri ya mwaka mpya…….

  • Heri ya Krismasi…………

  • Heri ya Pasaka………….

  • Heri ya siku ya kuzaliwa………….

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LESSON #11: Common Professions

I have picked 12 most commonly known professions:

  • Mwalimu…………….

  • Daktari (mganga)……………….

  • Wakili…………….

  • Mhandisi…………….

  • Mwandishi wa habari……………..

  • Mwigizaji…………..

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LESSON #10: Je,wajua? (#1)

Another new segment added to the fold! (Je, wajua? =do you know?(formerly known as “what in the world?”) I’ll be tackling a new word, verb, expression etc and explaining its meaning in detail. This will be a segment for every Wednesday, so look forward to learning some new Swahili with me. Any suggestions for a topic are gladly welcome. Read More

LESSON #9: Body Parts (sehemu za mwili)

Let’s learn how to say the most common body parts in Swahili (Head-shoulders-knees & toes…) Plus there’s 2 other body parts added at the end ; )

  • Kichwa……….

  • Mabega…………

  • Magoti…………

  • Vidole………………

  • Macho……………

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LESSON #8: Learn Swahili vocabulary with pictures #2

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words to learn: harusi,  ndoa, maharusi, bibi harusi, bwana harusi, wasimamizi (msimamizi), wakwe (mkwe), mama mkwe, baba mkwe Read More