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What does nakupenda mean?
I love you
Verb. nakupenda. (formal, general aspect) I love you. (formal, general aspect) I like you.
How do you say I love you so much in Kenya?
Say “Nakupenda sana” or “Ninakupenda sana.” These phrases both mean “I love you very much.” Sometimes you want to emphasize how much you love someone or use other terms of endearment. There are many different ways you can do this in Swahili. To call someone “my love,” say, “manzi wangu.”
How do you flirt in Swahili?
How to Flirt in Swahili: Top Words and Phrases
- Unasura nzuri sana. Meaning: You’re so handsome.
- Una maanisha mengi sana kwangu. Meaning: You mean so much to me.
- Tumekusudiwa tuwe pamoja.
- Wewe unapendeza.
- Sisi tunafaa kuwa pamoja.
- Nataka kuwa na wewe milele.
- Una tabasamu nzuri.
- Ninakupa upendo wangu wote.
How do you respond to thank you in Swahili?
So when someone says Asante to you, you can simply reply with: Karibu or Kamwe.
What does mpenzi mean?
mpenzi (m-wa class, plural wapenzi) lover (person who loves another person)
Which country speak Swahili?
It’s a national language in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, and an official language of the East African Community which comprises Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. Its use is spreading to southern, western and northern Africa.
What is Goodnight in Swahili?
Goodnight in Swahili Usiku mwema (ooSEEkoo mWEma) (Goodnight) – Wa buraha (wa booRAha) (with tranquility) lala salama (sleep well / peacefully) – nawe pia (Nawe PEE-a) (you too)
What is the meaning of Karibu?
welcome, close (proximity)
Is Swahili easy?
Swahili is said to be the easiest African language for an English speaker to learn. It’s one of the few sub-Saharan African languages that have no lexical tone, just like in English. It’s also much easier to read as you read out Swahili words just the way they are written.
What is Swahili a mix of?
Swahili is predominantly a mix of local Bantu languages and Arabic. Decades of intensive trade along the East African coast resulted in this mix of cultures. Besides Arabic and Bantu, Swahili also has English, Persian, Portuguese, German and French influences due to trade contact.