Kiswahili


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Ki·swa·hi·li

 (kē′swä-hē′lē)
n.

[Swahili : ki-, n. pref. + -swahili, Swahili.]
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Noun1.Kiswahili - a Bantu language
Bantoid language, Bantu - a family of languages widely spoken in the southern half of the African continent
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Alphonse Mwimba Texas, Congolese wrestler and Founder of the Mwimba Texas Foundation, was a sponsored guest of the conference, which was delivered in English, French and Kiswahili.
Godwill, a Facebook user writing in Kiswahili, said this was discrimination in favor of big countries, especially by Germany, which was flying its flags at half mast in mourning for the Paris dead.
The translator, operating on Microsoft cloud services, will have Lumia phone users and personal computers operating on Windows translate any language to Kiswahili.
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Kiswahili and English are Kenya's official languages.
A major new award, the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature, was announced today in Nigeria at the Ake Art & Books Festival in Abeokuta, Nigeria.
Na pesa kama hiyo pengine uende ukalale kwa matajiri huko Lewa," he replied in Kiswahili.
This has a debilitating effect on students' learning experience and more than two out of every three students enrolled in grade three in East Africa fail to pass grade two tests in English, Kiswahili or Mathematics.
According to the Professor, there were three main things that Nyerere did: the first is that he promoted love among Tanzanians so that they would see themselves as Tanzanians first and tribes second; second, he promoted one national language which is Kiswahili without banning other local languages; and third, he limited the roles of tribal leaders.
14 young Asante Africa Foundation scholarship students and university students translated nearly 1,000 math and science videos from English to Kiswahili, significantly increasing access to world-class content for learners all over East Africa.
Sullivan weaves Kiswahili words and local culture into the text, using Habo's inspiring search for dignity and acceptance to highlight a real-life issue in parts of modern day Tanzania - the poaching of albinos for good luck charms.