Somali Places

This is a list of places in Somali. Helpful vocabulary when discussing buildings you would like to go to, or pointing out natural landscapes.

Bank: Bankiga
Hospital: Isbitaal
Desert: Saxra
Earth: Dhulka
Forest: Kayn
Garden: Saggaro
Island: Jasiirad
River: Webbi
Lake: Harro
Sea: Bad
Sky: Cir
Sun: Qoraxd
Moon: Dayax
Stars: Xidigaha
Mountain: Buur
Beach: Xeebt

These are some expressions showing how you can use the above words in a complete sentence, after including adjectives and personal pronouns.

I can see the stars: Waan arki karaa xidigaha
I want to go to the beach: Waxaan rabaa inaan xeebta ama badda aado
This is a beautiful garden: Waa saggaro qurxoon
The moon is full tonight: Caawa dayaxu waa buuxaa (dhameeystiran yahay)

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