Swahili Phrasebook

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Lonely Planet, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 236 pages
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HABARI! The ever-present greeting you'll remember long after your trip. But travel in East Africa is so full of encounters, being able to interact in Swahili will turn your trip into the travel experience you're hoping for. Whether you're sailing on a dhow off Zanzibar, scaling the heights of Kilimanjaro or having a quiet drink with your host in Nairobi, this book will help you communicate the way you want to - understand the correct Swahili greetings; - identify those animals with the 'On Safari' section; - enjoy the local cuisine; - identify market food and traditional dishes; - use the comprehensive two-way dictionary to find the words you need; - learn about the language with grammar and pronunciation tips throughout.
 

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Contents

Inanimate Subject Prefixes 25
9
HowtoUsethePhrasebook
11
Pronounce Every Letter 17 Vowels
17
To Have
36
Questions
43
Studying
58
Finding your way 65 Train
69
Market 117
102
Methods of Cooking
114
Bus 68
115
Parts Of The Body
135
Months
142
Telling the Time 139 Present
143
Cardinal Numbers 149 Fractions
150
Music 90
229
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Martin Benjamin is professor of philosophy at Michigan State University. Philosophy and This Actual World is his fourth book.