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    After searching for a thread, I can't really find one for people who want to learn or already speak Swahili (Kenyan, if the region has a big impact)

    I'm learning from scratch and the only issue I've come across so far is finding the right verb to use and what it actually is...

    So if there are any fluent speakers, or anyone who wants to learn, please post!

    Asante

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    Starters PDF File - Pronounciation and Grammar
    Swahili - Also useful for any other languages.
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    (Original post by Olympiad)
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    Habari?

    Do you want to learn from scratch?

    If so, there's a really useful PDF I have... See if I can find the link...
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    Habari?

    Do you want to learn from scratch?

    If so, there's a really useful PDF I have... See if I can find the link...
    Nzuri! Think that means I'm fine :?
    I do, it's a wonderful language
    Some of my family speak it fluent but I don't know anything at all

    Yes please


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    Nzuri! Think that means I'm fine :?
    I do, it's a wonderful language
    Some of my family speak it fluent but I don't know anything at all

    Yes please


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    Yeah it does

    It's quite easy to learn as well!

    Link is in the OP:woo:
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    Nitaenda kufika chuo! (I will go to school)
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    Jambo! Habari za asubuhi? I don't speak Swahili but I started learning it for a while last summer (although now I've forgotten most of what I learned...) My mum is British but she was born in Kenya and lived there until she was 11, so there is the odd Swahili word that we use around the house! I'm very keen to learn more
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    Jambo! Habari za asubuhi? I don't speak Swahili but I started learning it for a while last summer (although now I've forgotten most of what I learned...) My mum is British but she was born in Kenya and lived there until she was 11, so there is the odd Swahili word that we use around the house! I'm very keen to learn more
    Nzuri!

    Aah, yay! My friend also wants to start learning properly again, because he lived in Kenya up until 5 years ago but he spoke bukusu (his tribe's langue) more fluently... And now after 5 years of never using it, he's rusty with his Swahili, so I think he wants to pick it up again over the summer!

    As for me, I want to learn it, because it's my first African language, and it'd make sense...

    So do you know any grammar? There is a very good link above
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    Nzuri!

    Aah, yay! My friend also wants to start learning properly again, because he lived in Kenya up until 5 years ago but he spoke bukusu (his tribe's langue) more fluently... And now after 5 years of never using it, he's rusty with his Swahili, so I think he wants to pick it up again over the summer!

    As for me, I want to learn it, because it's my first African language, and it'd make sense...

    So do you know any grammar? There is a very good link above
    All I know is, Bwana Ahmed.
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    All I know is, Bawana Ahmed.
    Bawana or bwana?
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    Bawana or bwana?
    Bwana.
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    Bwana.
    Haha better get cracking then with the learning
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Yeah it does

    It's quite easy to learn as well!

    Link is in the OP:woo:
    Asante!


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    No problem

    Ninakula chamshakinywa - tea and croissants! :mmm:
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    Choo kiko wapi?
    You can't learn a language and not learn that :P


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    (Original post by Olympiad)
    Choo kiko wapi?
    You can't learn a language and not learn that :P


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    What's it mean?
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    What's it mean?
    Where's the toilet, I think


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    Where's the toilet, I think


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    Haha, fair enough :') I normally dance around with my legs in a funny position. I'm sure they'll get it!

    For those of you who are starting here are some important things to remember:

    A = c(a)r
    E = b(e)d
    I = s(ee)n
    O = r(o)b
    U = l(oo)t

    That's how you pronounce each vowel and this never changes!
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    Nzuri! Think that means I'm fine :?
    I do, it's a wonderful language
    Some of my family speak it fluent but I don't know anything at all

    Yes please


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    Interesting :beard:
    You're black, knew it :yes:
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    Interesting :beard:
    You're black, knew it :yes:
    LOOOL no, I'm not - it's some really distant relatives I don't even know if they are my relatives tbh aha


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