Swahili sentence example

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  • The surrounding region has been overrun by Arabs and Swahili from the East African coast.
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  • Another Star Trek publication suggested her first name is "Penda", a Swahili verb-ending that means "to love".
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  • The coast of German East Africa (often spoken of as the Swahili coast, after the inhabitants of the seaboard) is chiefly composed of coral, is little indented, and is generally low, partly sandy, partly rich alluvial soil covered with dense bush or mangroves.
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  • The warm currents setting landwards from the Indian Ocean bring both moisture and heat, so that the Swahili coast has a higher temperature and heavier rainfall than the Atlantic seaboard under the same parallels of latitude.
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  • On the Swahili coast the south-east monsoon begins in April and the northeast monsoon in November.
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  • The Swahili (q.v.) are a mixed Bantu and Semitic race inhabiting the seaboard.
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  • Swahili, a Bantu tongue with an admixture of Arabic, &c., is understood by many tribes besides those which have been under the direct influence of the Zanzibar Arabs, and it is the most.
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  • Dating back to the 13th century, much of the Swahili structures are still intact, including mosques and a former sultan 's palace.
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  • Many different dialects are spoken by the Bantu tribes, Swahili being the most widely known (see Bantu Languages).
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  • The Swahili followers of the first explorers always pronounced the territorial prefix, Bu, as a simple vowel, U; hence the incorrect rendering " Uganda " of the more primitive Bantu designation.
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  • Jambo is a game based on the Swahili in Central Africa and trading with those wishing to colonize the area.
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  • You may find that your Swahili leather clutch was actually stitched together in Mexico.
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  • Prince refused to take part in the session when Bob Geldof called him a "creep" and Waylon Jennings walked out in protest over the suggestion of singing one of the lines in Swahili.
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  • The word Kwanzaa comes from the expression mantunda yo kwanza, which is Swahili for "first fruits."
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  • A Star Trek novel and some unofficial information from early scripts for Star Trek movies suggest her first name is Nyota, Swahili for "star".
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  • In its plural form, Swahili, the word has become the tribal name of the natives inhabiting the coast strip opposite Zanzibar.
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  • In the coast towns of the eastern seaboard there are Swahili, Arab and Indian settlements, and tribes, such as the Amaran, of mixed Arab and Somali blood.
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  • This well-known Arab term for coast-belt (which in the plural form reappears as the familiar "Swahili" of Zanzibar) is applied to a third division of Tunisia, viz.
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  • Lindi (Swahili for The Deep Below) Bay runs inland 6 m.
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  • There are regular power cuts (although Swahili divers have their own back up generator ).
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