I hope y’all having a great time in Tanzania. Well today we are going to do something a little bit productive. More of Swahili classes for our dear expats. This will enable expats who are striving to improve their Swahili language skills. I am sure it has reached a point you wish to communication with local people so bad in Swahili and not sure where to start.
Special thanks to APE network ( African Proper Education ) for publishing the books called ‘’NAHAU ZA KWETU’’ and ‘’METHALI ZA KWETU’’.
Methali = Proverbs
Nahau = Idioms
You can download ‘SWAHILI SAYING’ app in your mobile phone through googleplay.
I will posting at least ten proverbs and idioms per week five each.
Let’s do this
1.‘’Acha kwenye mataa’’
Swahili: Telekeza au acha mtu nyuma bila yeye kutarajia.
English: Leave somebody behind or hanging without them expecting it
Swahili: Staafu, amua kuacha cheo au mamlaka.
English: Stepping down from a position/power/top rank
Swahili: Rithishwa madaraka au majukumu
English: Left to do what someone was doing, more of an inheritance of a job or obligations or manners etc.
Swahili: shindwa kupata chochote
English: when you get nothing out of something you have asked for.
5.‘’Ana kwa ana’’
Swahili: Kutana na mtu uso kwa uso
English: A face to face interaction
So, i will be posting more swahili proverbs and idioms on the forum section everyweek. Feel free to wind back at Bongohub for more so called classes Click Here