Swahili Future

This is a list of verbs in the future tense in Swahili. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the future form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: Kuona
To write: Kuandika
To love: Kupenda
To give: Kupa
To play: Kucheza
To read: Kusoma
To understand: Kuelewa
To have: Kuwa na
To know: Kujua
To learn: Kujifunza
To think: Kufikiri
To work: Kufanya kazi
To speak: Kuongea
To drive: Kuendesha
To smile: Kutabasamu
To find: Kupata

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the future tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I will see you: Nitakuona
I will write with a pen: Nitaandika na kalamu
You will love apples: Utapenda matofaa
You will give money: Utapea pesa
You will play tennis: Utacheza tenisi
He will read a book: Atasoma kitabu
He will understand me: Atanielewa
She will have a cat: Atakuwa na paka
She will know you: Atakujua
We will want to see you: Tutataka kukuona
We will think about you: Tutakufikiria
You (plural) will work here: Mtafanya kazi hapa
You (plural) will speak French: Mtaongea kifaransa
They will drive a car: Wataendesha gari
They will smile: Watatabasamu

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