noun, plural Swa·hi·lis, (especially collectively) Swa·hi·li for 1.
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Origin of Swahili
OTHER WORDS FROM SwahiliSwa·hi·li·an, adjective
Words nearby Swahili
Example sentences from the Web for 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|Tom Sykes|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Nina Strochlic|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Campi ya Kanzi means “Camp of the Hidden Treasure” in Swahili.
Interestingly, as Azad means “freedom” in Arabic, Urdu, Farsi, Turkish, and other languages, "Uhuru" means "freedom" in Swahili.
The Swahili language has been another powerful force in uniting Tanzanians.
Among the Swahili the kiss is practiced, but exclusively between married people and with very young children.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
He seemed to be able to understand the old fellow's brand of Swahili, and said it over again in a brand I could understand.The Land of Footprints|Stewart Edward White
The only man who might have done it is that big scoundrel whom we got on the coast, the Swahili.Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor|William Somerset Maugham
Swahili and Manyuema harems, the boys are trained to carry arms and are exercised in the use of them.
"You have done well, very well," Kingozi shifted to Swahili.The Leopard Woman|Stewart Edward White