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Swahili Greetings
Learn some basic greetings in Swahili
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01/06/2006

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Jambo!
Definition
Hello!
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Jambo, Bwana!
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Hello, Sir!
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Jambo, Mama!
Definition
Hello, Madam!
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Salama?
Definition
Are you fine?
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Salama!
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Fine!
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Mambo (vipi)!
Definition
How are you?
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Poa tu! / Safi!
Definition
Cool!
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Hujambo!
Definition
How are you?
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Sijambo!
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I am fine!
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Hamjambo!
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How are you all?
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Shikamoo!
Definition
My respects! (said to an elderly person)
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Sijambo!
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I am fine!
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Hatujambo!
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We are fine!
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Marahaba!
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Thank-you! (said by an elderly person recognizing your respect)
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Habari?
Definition
What's new?
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Habari gani?
Definition
How are you?
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Habari yako?
Habari zako?
Definition
What is your news?
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Habari ya leo?
Habari za leo?
Definition
How are you today?
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Habari ya asubuhi?
Habari za asubuhi?
Definition
How are you this morning?
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Habari ya mchana?
Habari za mchana?
Definition
How are you this afternoon?
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Habari ya jioni?
Habari za jioni?
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How are you this evening?
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Habari ya nyumbani?
Habari za nyumbani?
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What about your home?
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Habari ya kazi?
Habari za kazi?
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What about your work?
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Habari ya mtoto?
Habari za mtoto?
Definition
How is your child?
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Habari ya safari?
Habari za safari?
Definition
How was your journey?
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Njema!
Definition
Fine!
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Subalkheri!
Definition
Good morning (Arabic)
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Masalkheri!
Definition
Good evening! (Arabic)
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Hamjambo nyumbani?
Definition
How's the family?
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U hali gani?
Definition
How are you?
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U mzima?
Definition
Is your health good?
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(Ni) mzima
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I am well.
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Na wewe?
Definition
And you?
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Na wewe pia?
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And you too?
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Haya!
Definition
OK! / Let's go!
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Naam!
Definition
Yes? (when answering a call)
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Ndiyo
Definition
Yes
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Siyo
Hapana
Definition
No
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Aha!
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No!
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Tafadhali
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Please
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Asante!
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Thank you!
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Asante sana!
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Thank you very much!
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Hamna shida
Definition
Don't mention it or no problem
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Pole!
Definition
Sorry!
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Pole na msiba wako!
Definition
My sincere sympathy!
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Pole na safari!
Definition
Be careful! (on a journey)
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Safari njema!
Definition
Have a good journey!
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Hodi!
Definition
Anybody home? (when standing outside someone's door)
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Karibu!
Definition
Your welcome here! (when inviting someone inside)
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Karibuni!
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You are all welcome here!
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Starehe!
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Feel at ease and relax! (when someone enters your place)
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Asanteni!
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Thank you all!
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Kwa heri!
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Good bye!
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Kwa herini!
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Good bye everyone!
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Kwa heri ya kuonana!
Definition
See you soon!
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Tutaonana!
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See you again!
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Tutaonana kesho.
Definition
See you tomorrow!
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Asubuhi njema.
Definition
Have a good morning!
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Usiku mwema!
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Good night!
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Lala salama!
Definition
Sweet dreams! (when going to sleep)