How To Use Kiswahili In A Sentence
Languages: French (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba
Democratic Republic of the Congo
It took 6 days of walking for 5-6 hours each day, while gradually gaining in altitude to acclimatize (in Kiswahili "poli-poli", or slowly-slowly).
Congo, Democratic Republic of theFrench (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba
She has been running a food shop ( "duka" in Kiswahili) since last year.
And behind me, is the bandari (ph), or harbor in Kiswahili.
CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2009
I recently heard a little story for the origin of the Kiswahili word "mzungu," which means European, but is really used for anyone who is not Tanzanian and is frequently shouted to us as we walk past little children in the streets.
Both the British and the Germans enrolled local troops called askaris a Kiswahili word meaning soldier, but usually only applied to native troops.
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In the seminary classroom I taught relative clauses by transcribing examples of Kiswahili sentences on the blackboard with their English equivalents.