This is a list of greetings in Swahili. Helpful when trying to check how others are doing or feeling during different times of the day.
|Hi!: Shikamo! |
|Good morning!: Habari za asabuhi!
|Good afternoon!: Habari za mchana! |
|Good evening!: Habari za jioni!
|How are you? (friendly): Habari yako?
|How are you? (polite): Wambaje? |
|What's up? (colloquial) : Vipi?
|I'm fine, thank you!: Niko vyema, shukran |
|And you? (friendly): Na wewe Je?
|And you? (polite): labda wewe |
|Good: nzuri, mzuri
|Bad: baya, mbaya|
|Thank you!: ahsante
|Thank you very much!: ahsante sana|
|You're welcome!: karibu
|Have a nice day!: kuwa na siku njema|
|Good night!: usiku mwema
|See you later!: tuonane baadaye|
|Have a good trip!: kuwa na safari njema
|It was nice talking to you!: Nimeridhika kuzungumza nawe|
The above greetings in Swahili are essential to daily conversations. You are very likely to use at least one of them in any given day. Check out the next topic below or choose your own subject from the menu above.
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