Somali Adverbs

This is a list of adverbs in Somali. This includes adverbs of time, place, manner and frequency. Which sums up most of what you need for daily use.

Now: hadda
Later: Hadhoo
Tonight: caawa
Last night: Xalay
This morning: Subaxda tan amase Saaka
Yesterday: shalay
Today: maanta
Tomorrow: berri
Next week: Sitimaanka Xigga / Todobaadka Xiga
Already: Goor hore
Recently: Dhowaaantaan / Mardhaw
Lately: aan gogayn
Soon: Dhaqso
Immediately: Dhaqsadii amase Durbaddii
Still: Weli
Yet: Weli

After the above adverbs of time, now we move on to adverbs of place.

Here: Halkaan
There: Halkaas
Everywhere: Meel walba
Anywhere: Meelna

Now adverbs of manners, used to describe how something happens. They are usually placed after the main verb.

Carefully: Si taxadar leh
Alone: Cidlo
Very: Aad
Really: Run ahaantii
Quickly: Dhaqso
Slowly: Gaabin
Almost: Ugu dhawaan
Together: Wadajir

These are adverbs of frequency, which are used to answer the question "how often?".

Always: Markasta
Sometimes: Mararka qaarkood
Rarely: Dhif
Never: Waligeed

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