School in Swahili

This is a list of school related words in Swahili. To help you discuss topics in your classrom with other students. We focused on the main used ones.

Book: Kitabu
Books: Vitabu
Pen: Kalamu
Dictionary: Kamusi
Library: Maktaba
Desk: Meza
Student: Mwanafunzi
Teacher: Mwalimu
Chair: Kiti
Paper: Karatasi
Page: Ukarasa
Pencil: Kalamu
Notebook: kitabu
Laptop: Tarakilishi
Question: Swali
Answer: Jibu
School: Shule
University: Chuo Kikuu
To write: Kuandika
To read: Kusoma
To speak: Kuongea
To listen: Kusikiliza
To think: Kufikiri
To understand: Kuelewa

These are a couple sentences you might need to use in a classroom.

I have a question: Nina swali
What's the name of that book?: Hicho kitabu kinaitwaje?

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