Showing posts with label Language. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Language. Show all posts

Friday, June 11, 2021

Swahili - July, August


We already learned that January, February is Januari, Februari, March, April is Machi, Aprili,
and May, June is Mei, Juni.

Let's keep going!

July - Julai - sounds like joo-lah-ee 文A

August - Agosti - sounds like ah-goh-stee 文A


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Июль (Iyul'), Август (Avgust)

Norwegian: Juli, August

Greek: Ιούλιος (Ioúlios), Αύγουστος (Ávgoustos)

ASL: July, August

Italian: Luglio, Agosto

German: Juli, August

Spanish: Julio, Agosto

French: Julliet, Août

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Swahili - May, June


Let's keep learning about the months of the year in Swahili!

We already learned that January, February is Januari, Februari, and March, April is Machi, Aprili.

Let's keep going!

May - Mei - sounds like may-ee 文A

June - Juni - sounds like joo-nee 文A


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Май (May), Июнь (Iyun')

Norwegian: Mai, Juni

Greek: Μάιος (Máios), Ιούνιος (Ioúnios)

ASL: May, June

Italian: Maggio, Giugno

German: Mai Juni

Spanish: Mayo, Junio

French: Mai, Juin

Friday, May 28, 2021

Swahili - March, April


Let's keep learning about the months of the year in Russian!

We already learned that January, February is Januari, Februari

Let's keep going!

March - Machi - sounds like mah-chee 文A

April - Aprili - sounds like ah-pree-lee 文A


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Март (Mart), Апрель (Aprel') Norwegian: Mars, April

Greek: Μάρτιος (Mártios), Απρίλιος (Aprílios)

ASL: March, April

Italian: Marzo, Aprile

German: März, April

Spanish: Marzo, Abril

French: Mars, Avril


Friday, May 21, 2021

Swahili - January, February


We just learned about the days of the week.

Let's learn about the months of the year in Swahili!

January - Januari - sounds like jah-noo-ah-ree 文A

February - Februari - sounds like feh-b-roo-ah-ree 文A


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Январь (Yanvar'), Февраль (Fevral')

Norwegian: Januar, Februar

Greek: Ιανουάριος (Ianouários), Φεβρουάριος (Fevrouários)

ASL: January, February

Italian: Gennaio, Febbraio

German: Januar, Februar

Spanish: Enero, Febrero

French: Janvier, Février

Friday, May 14, 2021

Swahili - Saturday, Sunday


We just learned that Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday in Swahili is Jumatutu, Jumanne, Jumatano
and Thursday, Friday is Alhamisi, Ijumaa.

Let's keep learning the days of the week!

Saturday - Jumamosi - sounds like joo-mah-moh-see 文A

Sunday - Jumapili - sounds like joo-mah-pee-lee 文A


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Суббота (Subbota), Воскресенье (Voskresen'ye)

Norwegian: Lørdag, Søndag

Greek: Σάββατο (Sávvato), Κυριακή (Kyriakí)

ASL: Saturday, Sunday

Italian: Sabato, Domenica

German: Samstag, Sonntag

Spanish: Sabado, Domingo

French: Samedi, Dimanche

Friday, May 7, 2021

Swahili - Thursday, Friday


We just learned that Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday in Swahili is Jumatutu, Jumanne, Jumatano.

Let's keep learning the days of the week!

Thursday - Alhamisi - sounds like cheh-t-v-yeh-rg 文A

Friday - Ijumaa - sounds like P-yah-t-nih-t-sah 文A


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Четверг (Chetverg), пятница (Pyatnitsa)

Norwegian: Torsdag, Fredag

Greek: Πέμπτη (Pémpti), Παρασκευή (Paraskeví)

ASL: Thursday, Friday

Italian: Giovedì, Venerdì

German: Donnerstag, Freitag

Spanish: Viernes, Jueves

French: Jeudi, Vendredi

Friday, April 30, 2021

Swahili - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday


We just learned in Swahili that to say his face is rough is Uso wake ni mkali

Let's learn the days of the week in Swahili!

Monday - Jumatatu - Sounds like joo-mah-tah-too 文A


Tuesday - Jumanne - Sounds like joo-mah-n-nay 文A


Wednesday - Jumatano - Sounds like joo-mah-tah-noh 文A



swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Понедельник (Ponedel'nik), Вторник (Vtornik), Среда (Sreda) Norwegian: Mandag, Tirsdag, Onsdag

Greek: Δευτέρα (Deftéra), Τρίτη (Tríti), Τετάρτη (Tetárti)

ASL: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Italian: Lunedi, Martedì, Mercoledì

German: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch

Spanish: Lunes, Martes, Miercoles

French: Lundi, Mardi, Mercredi

Friday, April 23, 2021

Swahili - His face is rough


We just learned in Swahili hands are soft is Mikono yake ni laini.

To say his face is rough you would say Uso wake ni mkali.
His - Uso - sounds like oo-soh 文A

face - wake - sounds like wah-kay 文A

is - ni - sounds like nee 文A

rough - mkali - sounds like m-kah-lee 文A



So all together Uso wake ni mkali sounds like oo-soh wah-kay nee m-kah-lee.


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Его лицо грубо (Yego litso grubo)

Norwegian: Ansiktet hans er grovt

Greek: Το πρόσωπό του είναι τραχύ (To prósopó tou eínai trachý)

ASL: His face is rough

Italian: il suo volto è ruvida

German: Sein Gesicht ist rau.

Spanish: Su cara es áspera

French: Son visage est rude

Friday, April 16, 2021

Swahili - Her hands are soft


We just learned in Swahili our table is short is Meza yetu ni fupi.

To say her hands are soft you would say Mikono yake ni laini.

Her - Mikono - sounds like mee-koh-noh 文A

hands - yake - sounds like yah-kay 文A

are - ni - sounds like nee 文A

soft - laini - sounds like lah-ee-nee 文A



So all together To say her hands are soft you would say mee-koh-noh yah-kay nee lah-ee-nee.

swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Ее руки мягкие (Yeye ruki myagkiye)

Norwegian: Hennes hender er myke

Greek: Τα χέρια της είναι μαλακά (Ta chéria tis eínai malaká)

ASL: ASL: Her hands are soft

Italian: Le sue mani sono morbide

German: Ihre Hände sind weich

Spanish: Sus manos estan suaves

French: Ses mains sont douces

Friday, April 9, 2021

Swahili - Our table is short


We just learned that in Swahili:
This house is big: Nyumba hii ni kubwa
This chair is small: Mwenyekiti ni mdogo
My drink is cold: Kinywaji changu ni baridi
Your food is hot: Chakula chako ni cha moto
Their car is tall is: Gari lao ni refu

To say our table is short you would say Meza yetu ni fupi.

Our - Meza - sounds like may-zah - 文A


table - yetu - sounds like yay-too - 文A


is - ni - sounds like nee - 文A


short - fupi - Sounds like foo-pee - 文A


So all together To say our table is short you would say may-zah yay-too nee foo-pee.

swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: наш стол короткий (nash stol korotkiy)

Norwegian: Vårt bord er kort

Greek: Το τραπέζι μας είναι σύντομο (To trapézi mas eínai sýntomo)

ASL: Our table is short

Italian: Il nostro tavolo è breve

German: Unser Tisch ist kurz

Spanish: Nuestra mesa es bajo

French: Notre table est courte

Friday, April 2, 2021

Swahili - Their car is tall


We just learned that in Swahili:
This house is big: Nyumba hii ni kubwa
This chair is small: Mwenyekiti ni mdogo
My drink is cold: Kinywaji changu ni baridi
Your food is hot: Chakula chako ni cha moto


To say their car is tall you would say Gari lao ni refu .

car - gari - sounds like gah-ree - 文A


their - lao - sounds like lah-oh - 文A


is - ni - sounds like nee - 文A


tall - refu - Sounds like ray-foo - 文A



So all together Gari lao ni refu sounds like gah-ree lah-oh nee ray-foo.


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Norwegian: Deres bil er høy

Greek: Το αυτοκίνητό τους είναι ψηλό (To aftokínitó tous eínai psiló)

ASL: Their car is tall

Italian: La loro auto è alto

German: Ihr Auto ist groß

Spanish: Su coche es alto

French: Leur voiture est haut

Russian: Их машина высокая (Ikh mashina vysokaya)

Friday, March 26, 2021

Swahili - Your food is hot


We just learned that in Swahili:
This house is big: Nyumba hii ni kubwa
This chair is small: Mwenyekiti ni mdogo
My drink is cold: Kinywaji changu ni baridi

Let's learn about more things we see every day.

To say your food is hot you would say Chakula chako ni cha moto.

Food - Chakula - sounds like chah-koo-lah - 文A


your - chako - sounds like chah-koh - 文A


is - ni - sounds like nee - 文A


of - cha - sounds like chah - 文A


hot - moto - sounds like vah-shah - 文A



So all together Chakula chako ni cha moto sounds like chah-koo-lah chah-koh nee chah vah-shah.

swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)


Russian: Ваша еда горячая (Vasha yeda goryachaya)

Norwegian: Maten er varm

Greek: Το φαγητό είναι ζεστό (To fagitó eínai zestó)

ASL: Your food is hot

Italian: Il vostro cibo è caldo

German: Ihr Essen ist heiß

Spanish: Tu comida está caliente

French: Votre nourriture est chaud

Friday, March 19, 2021

Swahili - My drink is cold


We just learned that in Swahili:
This house is big: Nyumba hii ni kubwa
This chair is small: Mwenyekiti ni mdogo

Let's learn about more things we see every day.

To say My drink is cold, we say Kinywaji changu ni baridi.

Here's how to say it:

Drink - Kinywaji - sounds like kee-n-y-wah-jee
- 文A


My - changu - sounds like chah-n-goo - 文A


is - ni - sounds like nee
- 文A


cold - baridi - sounds like bah-ree-dee
- 文A


So all together Kinywaji changu ni baridi sounds like kee-n-y-wah-jee chah-n-goo nee bah-ree-dee.

swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Мой напиток холодный (Moy napitok kholodnyy)

Norwegian: Min drikke er kald

Greek: Το ποτό μου είναι κρύο (To potó mou eínai krýo)

ASL: My drink is cold

Italian: La mia bevanda è freddo

German: Mein Getränk ist kalt

Spanish: Mi bebida es fría

French: Ma boisson est froid

Friday, March 12, 2021

Swahili - The chair is small


We just learned that in Swahili this house is big is Nyumba hii ni kubwa.

Let's learn about more things we see every day.

To say The chair is small, we say Mwenyekiti ni mdogo.

chair - Mwenyekiti - sounds like m-way-n-yay-kee-tee
- 文A


is - ni - sounds like nee
- 文A


small - mdogo - sounds like m-doh-goh
- 文A


So all together Mwenyekiti ni mdogo sounds like m-way-n-yay-kee-tee nee m-doh-goh.

swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Стул маленький (Stul malen'kiy)

Norwegian: Stolen er liten

Greek: Η καρέκλα είναι μικρή

ASL: This chair is small

Italian: La sedia è piccolo

German: Der Stuhl ist klein

Spanish: La silla es pequeña

French: La chaise est petit

Friday, March 5, 2021

Swahili - This house is big


We just learned that in Swahili we are surprised is Tunashangaa.

Let's learn about some of the things we see every day.

To say this house is big in Swahili you say Nyumba hii ni kubwa.

In Swahili you are really saying "House this is big".

House - Nyumba - sounds like nee-yoo-m-bah - 文A

this - hii - sounds like hee - 文A

is - ni - sounds like nee - 文A

big - kubwa - sounds like koo-b-wah - 文A



swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Этот дом большой (Etot dom bol'shoy)
Norwegian: Dette huset er stort

Greek: Αυτό το σπίτι είναι μεγάλο (Aftó to spíti eínai megálo)

ASL: This house is big

Italian: Questa casa è grande

German: Das Haus ist groß

Spanish: Esta casa es grande

French: Cette maison est grande

Friday, February 26, 2021

Swahili - We are surprised


We just learned that in Swahili I am happy is Nina furaha,
you are sad is Una huzuni,
he is angry is Ana hasira,
and they are excited is Wanafurahi.

Let's learn how to say We are surprised.

Tunashangaa - Sounds like too-nah-shah-n-gah - 文A



swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Мы удивлены (My udivleny)

Norwegian: Vi er overrasket

Greek: Είναι έκπληκτοι (Eínai ékpliktoi)

ASL: We are surprised

German: Wir sind begeistert

Spanish: Estamos sorprendido

French: Nous sommes surpris

Friday, February 19, 2021

Swahili - They are excited


We just learned that in Swahili I am happy is Nina furaha,
you are sad is Una huzuni,
and he is angry is Ana hasira.

Let's learn how to say they are excited.

Wanafurahi - Sounds like wah-nah-foo-rah-hee
- 文A



swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Они взволнованы (Oni vzvolnovany)

Norwegian: De er begeistret

Greek: Είναι ενθουσιασμένοι

ASL: They are excited

Italian: Sono eccitati

German: Sie sind aufgeregt

Spanish: Ellos estan emocionados

French: Ils sont excité

Friday, February 12, 2021

Swahili - He is angry


We just learned that in Swahili I am happy is Nina furaha, and you are sad is Una huzuni.

Now let's learn how to say He is angry.

Ana hasira

He is - Ana - sounds like ah-nah - 文A

angry - hasira - Sounds like hah-see-rah - 文A


So all together Ana hasira sounds like ah-nah hah-see-rah.

swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Он сердится (On serditsya)

Norwegian: Han er sint

Greek: Είναι θυμωμένος

ASL: He is angry

Italian: Lui è arrabbiato

German: Er ist wütend

Spanish: Él está enojado

French: Il est en colère

Friday, February 5, 2021

Swahili - You are sad


We just learned that in Swahili I am happy is Nina furaha.

Now let's learn how to say You are sad.

Una huzuni

You - Una - sounds like oo-nah - 文A

sad - huzuni - Sounds like hoo-zoo-nee - 文A


So all together Una huzuni sounds like oo-nah-hoo-zoo-nee.


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Ты грустный (Ty grustnyy)

Norwegian: du er lei deg

Greek: Είσαι λυπημενος (Eísai lypimenos)

ASL: You are sad

Italian: Sei triste

German: Sie sind traurig

Spanish: Estas triste

French: Vous êtes triste

Friday, January 29, 2021

Swahili - I am happy


Last time we learned that the Swahili words for horse, sheep and duck are farasi, kondoo, and bata.

Let's learn how to say I am happy in Swahili!

We can break it up into a few words.

I am - Nina - sounds like nee-nah - 文A


happy - furaha - sounds like foo-rah-hah - 文A


Together Nina furaha sounds like nee-nah foo-rah-hah


swahili
(from: wikipedia - swahili language)

Russian: Я (ya), счастлив (schastliv)

Norwegian: jeg er glad

Greek: Είμαι (Eímai) χαρούμενος (charoúmenos)

ASL: I am happy

Italian: Sono felice

German: Ich bin glücklich

Spanish: Estoy feliz

French: Je suis heureux