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Swahili Key Phrase List

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I'm sorry.
Samahani.
I'm sorry.
Thank you!
Asante.
Thank you!
Excuse me.
Tafadhali.
Excuse me.
Nice to meet you.
Ninafuraha kukutana nawe.
Nice to meet you.
Please.
Tafadhali.
Please.
Hello.
Jambo.
Hello.
Hi.
Mambo.
Hi.
Good morning.
Habari za asubuhi.
Good morning.
Good afternoon.
Habari za mchana.
Good afternoon.
Good evening.
Habari za jioni.
Good evening.
Good night.
Lala salama.
Good night.
How are you?
U hali gani?
How are you?
You're welcome.
Karibu.
You're welcome.
What's your name?
Jina lako ni nani?
What's your name?
Jina langu ni Petero. Jina lako ni nani?
My name is Peter. What's your name?
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Where are you from?
Ulizaliwa wapi?
Where are you from?
Waongea kama mwingereza. Unatoka wapi?
You sound British. Where are you from?
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No.
Hapana. (v)
No.
May I sit here?
Naweza kaa hapa?
May I sit here?
Where is the bathroom?
Bafu liko wapi?
Where is the bathroom?
Yes.
Ndio.
Yes.
Thank you very much.
Asante sana.
Thank you very much.
I'm fine.
Mimi ni mzima.
I'm fine.
Goodbye.
Kwa heri.
Goodbye.
Congratulations!
Hongera.
Congratulations!
I'm (name).
Mimi ni (jina).
I'm (name).
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Monday at 4:11 pm
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Hey listeners! What phrases would you add to our list? Write them down here!


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Tuesday at 1:36 am
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Jambo Cynthia,


Hongera. Ukweli unasema Habari yako. If you want to be time specific, you say habari za asubuhi, habari za jioni like explained in this lesson.


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Cynthia
Sunday at 5:27 am
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Hello,


When you ask someone Habari yako do you add the "za" between like when you ask Habari za asubuhi/mchana/jioni?

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Monday at 12:04 pm
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Jambo Kennesha,


You are right. Thank you for your contribution. Continue enjoying the Swahili learning experience.


Joshua

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Kennesha
Friday at 12:18 pm
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I would add:


Habari yako

Uko wapi

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Monday at 12:03 pm
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Jambo Ally,


Karibu sana!

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Ally
Sunday at 5:33 am
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Asante Sana!