Somali Questions

This page provides information about the questions in Somali, also called the interrogative form. This will enable you to ask people about different topics.

How?: Sidee?
What?: Maxay?
Who?: Kee?
Why?: Sababtee?
Where?: Halkee?
When?: goorma

These are sentences which include the above tools to ask questions. Asking questions is a very good way to learn a language or start a conversation.

What is this called?: Kan maxaa lagu magacaabaa?
Why is it expensive?: Maxeey qaali u tahay?
How would you like to pay?: Sidee baad u jeceshahay inaad u bixiso?
Can I come?: Ma imaan karaa?
Do you know her?: Miyaa taqaanaa iyada?
How difficult is it?: Intee in la'eg beey adag tahay?
Can I help you?: Ma ku caawin karaa?
Can you help me?: Ma i caawin kartaa?
Do you speak English?: Af Ingiriis ma ku hadashaa?
How far is this?: Ilaa iyo intee in la'eg weeye kani?
What time is it?: Waa meeqo saac?
How much is this?: Waa imisa / waa meeqa
What is your name?: Magacaa?
Where do you live?: Halkee ku nooshahay?
When can we meet?: Goormaan kulmi karnaa?
Who is knocking at the door?: Yaa albaabka garaacaya?

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