Swahili Questions

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

How?: vipi?
What?: Nini?
Who?: Nani?
Why?: Kwa nini?
Where?: wapi?
When?: Lini?

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?: Hii inaitwaje?
Why is it expensive?: Mbona ni ghali?
How would you like to pay?: Unataka kulipaje?
Can I come?: Naweza kuja?
Do you know her?: Unamjua?
How difficult is it?: Ina ugumu gani?
Can I help you?: Naweza kukusaidia?
Can you help me?: Unaweza kunisaidia?
Do you speak English?: Unaongea Kiingereza?
How far is this?: Hii ina umbali gani?
What time is it?: Sasa ni saa ngapi?
How much is this?: Hii ni ngapi?
What is your name?: Jina lako ni nani?
Where do you live?: Unaishi wapi?
When can we meet?: Tunaweza kukutana wapi?
Who is knocking at the door?: Nani anagonga mlangoni?

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