Friday, January 15, 2021

Swahili - Cow, chicken, pig

We just learned that black white brown and gray in Swahili is nyeusi, white, brown, gray.

We already know that in Swahili, dog is mbwa and cat is paka.

Now let's learn about some farm animals!

cow - ng'ombe - sounds like ng-oh-m-bay - 文A

chicken - kuku - sounds like koo-koo - 文A

pig - nguruwe - sounds like ng-oo-roo-way - 文A

(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: корова (korova)курица (kuritsa), свинья (svin'ya)

Norwegian: ku, kylling, gris

Greek: αγελάδα, κοτόπουλο, χοίρο

ASL: cow, chicken, pig

Italian: mucca, pollo, maiale

German: Kuh, Huhn, Schwein

Spanish: vaca, pollo, cerdo

French: vache, poulet, porc