Swahili Places

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

Bank: benki
Hospital: Hospitali
Desert: Jangwa
Earth: ardhi
Forest: msitu
Garden: bustani
Island: kisiwa
River: mto
Lake: ziwa
Sea: bahari
Sky: anga
Sun: Jua
Moon: mwezi
Stars: nyota
Mountain: mlima
Beach: pwani

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: Naweza kuona nyota
I want to go to the beach: Nataka kwenda pwani
This is a beautiful garden: Hili ni bustani zuri
The moon is full tonight: Mwezi ni mzima usiku wa leo

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