Somali Imperative

Here are examples for the imperative in Somali. This includes expressions of making requests, giving orders or simply asking someone to do something.

Go!: Bax!
Stop!: Istaag / Joogso!
Don't Go!: Ha bixin!
Stay!: Joog!
Leave!: Tag!
Come here!: Kaalay halkaan!
Go there!: Halkaas aad!
Enter (the room)!: Gal (qolka)!
Speak!: Hadal!
Be quiet!: Aamus!
Turn right: Midig u leexo
Turn left: Bidix u leexo
Go straight: Horey u bax / u soco!
Wait!: Sug!
Let's go!: Na keena!
Be careful!: Taxadar / is ilaali!
Sit down!: Fadhiiso!
Let me show you!: Aan ku tuso!
Listen!: Dhageeyso!
Write it down!: Qor!

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