Swahili Vocabulary

Welcome to the 9th lesson about the Swahili vocabulary. We're dedicating this page to the most important and most used words in Swahili. For example: clothes, languages, countries, travel, survival words, class, and house components.

shirt
shirt Audio
shati
sweater
sweater Audio
sweta
jacket
jacket Audio
koti
coat
coat Audio
koti
socks
socks Audio
soksi
shoes
shoes Audio
viatu
trousers
trousers Audio
suruali
pajamas
pyjamas Audio
pajamas
belt
belt Audio
ukanda
underwear
underwear Audio
chupi
hat
hat Audio
kofia
skirt
skirt Audio
skati

The following words are related to languages and countries.

Language
Swahili
Country
Swahili
Arabic
kiarabu Audio
Morocco
morocco Audio
Chinese
kichina Audio
China
uchina Audio
English
kiingereza Audio
England
uingereza Audio
French
kifaransa Audio
France
ufaransa Audio
German
kijerumani Audio
Germany
ujerumani Audio
Greek
kigiriki Audio
Greece
ugiriki Audio
Portuguese
kireno Audio
Portugal
ureno Audio
Hindi
kihindi Audio
India
bara hindi Audio
Italian
kiitaliano Audio
Italy
italia Audio
Japanese
kijapani Audio
Japan
japan Audio
Russian
kiurusi Audio
Russia
urusi Audio
Spanish
kihispania Audio
Spain
uhispania Audio
Swedish
swedish Audio
Sweden
sweden Audio

The following vocabulary is related to travel and survival.

Travel
Swahili
airport
uwanja wa ndege Audio
doctor
daktari Audio
airplane
ndege Audio
medicines
madawa Audio
train
treni Audio
pharmacy
duka la dawa Audio
taxi
teksi Audio
hospital
hospitali Audio
bus
basi Audio
ambulance
ambulansi Audio
car
gari Audio
poison
sumu Audio
ticket
tiketi Audio
help me
nisaidie Audio
hotel
hoteli Audio
danger
hatari Audio
reservation
reservation Audio
accident
ajali Audio
passport
pasipoti Audio
police
polisi Audio
luggage
mizigo Audio
headache
maumivu ya kichwa Audio
tourism
utalii Audio
stomach ache
maumivu ya tumbo Audio

The following list of words is related to a class environment and the components of a house.

Class
Swahili
books
vitabu Audio
toilet
choo Audio
pen
kalamu Audio
bed
kitanda Audio
dictionary
kamusi Audio
bedroom
chumba cha kulala Audio
library
maktaba Audio
furniture
samani Audio
desk
dawati Audio
house
nyumba Audio
student
mwanafunzi Audio
kitchen
jikoni Audio
teacher
mwalimu Audio
plate
sahani Audio
chair
kiti Audio
refrigerator
jokofu Audio
paper
karatasi Audio
room
chumba Audio
page
ukurasa Audio
table
meza Audio
pencil
penseli Audio
window
dirisha Audio
question
swali Audio
television
televisheni Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about the Swahili vocabulary? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Swahili Grammar   Swahili Grammar

Swahili Verbs   Swahili Verbs


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