noun, plural Swa·hi·lis, (especially collectively) Swa·hi·li for 1.
Examples from the Web for swahili
Contemporary Examples of swahili
The Telegraph reports that he is fluent in Swahili and a keen zoologist.How A British Aristocrat Used Big Game Hunter’s Sperm To Get Pregnant Without His Permission
December 2, 2014
Neither Arabic or Swahili writings make note of Gedi, despite it being located 65 miles from the port city of Mombasa.Kenya Has Its Own Machu Picchu—the Lost Town of Gedi
September 18, 2014
Campi ya Kanzi means “Camp of the Hidden Treasure” in Swahili.Eco-Chic Safari
July 27, 2010
Interestingly, as Azad means “freedom” in Arabic, Urdu, Farsi, Turkish, and other languages, "Uhuru" means "freedom" in Swahili.What Hogwarts Can Teach Muslims
Asra Q. Nomani
July 4, 2010
The Swahili language has been another powerful force in uniting Tanzanians.A Gruesome Black Market
October 28, 2009
Historical Examples of swahili
"You have asked a true question," Kingozi shifted to Swahili.
The request was repeated outside in Swahili, and turned into a strange tongue.
Those who understood Swahili murmured eagerly to those who did not.
"You have done well, very well," Kingozi shifted to Swahili.
He cursed in Swahili and Portuguese, and his language was forcible and impolite.The Keepers of the King's Peace
Word Origin for Swahili
name of a Bantu people inhabiting the coast of South Africa, 1814, from Arabic sawahil, plural of sahil "coast" + gentilic suffix -i.