Sunday, September 27Kiswahili kitukuzwe!

Lesson 5: Numbers: Part I (Namba: Sehemu I)

Welcome again in our series of Swahili lessons. Today we are going to learn how to name numbers in Swahili. Here we will write the numeral and write its name in Kiswahili / Swahili language. You should remember that Swahili words are read as they are written. Lets practice…

Numeral (Tarakimu) Worlds (Maneno
1 Moja
2 Mbili
3 Tatu
4 Nne
5 Tano
6 Sita
7 Saba
8 Nane
9 Tisa
10 Kumi
11 Kumi na Moja
12 Kumi na Mbili
13 Kumi na Tatu
14 Kumi na Nne
15 Kumi na Tano
16 Kumi na Sita
17 Kumi na Saba
18 Kumi na Nane
19 Kumi na Tisa
20 Ishirini
30 Thelathini
40 Arobaini
50 Hamsini
60 Sitini
70 Sabini
80 Themanini
90 Tisini
100 Mia Moja
200 Mia Mbili
300 Mia Tatu
400 Mia Nne
500 Mia Tano
600 Mia Sita
700 Mia Saba
800 Mia Nane
900 Mia Tisa
1000 Elfu Moja

I hope you have learnt something, do not miss next lesson.

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