Swahili Nouns

If you're trying to learn Swahili Nouns which is also called Kiswahili, check our courses about Nouns and Words... to help you with your Swahili grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Swahili. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Swahili Nouns

Learning the Swahili Nouns displayed below is vital to the language. Swahili nouns are words used to name a person, animal, place, thing, or abstract ideas. Nouns are usually the most important part of vocabulary. Here are some examples:

English NounsSwahili Nouns
nounsmajina
my cargari langu
green cargari la kijani kibichi
three carsmagari matatu
car garagegereji la gari
outside the carnje ya gari

Notice the structure of the Nouns in Swahili.

List of Nouns in Swahili

Below is a list of the Nouns and Words in Swahili placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Swahili vocabulary.

English NounsSwahili Nouns
armmkono
backmgongo
cheeksmashavu
chestkifua
chinkidevu
earsikio
elbowKiwiko cha mkono
eyejicho
faceuso
fingerkidole
fingersvidole
footmguu
hairnywele
handmkono
headkichwa
heartmoyo
kneegoti
legmguu
lipmdomo
mouthkinywa
neckshingo
nosepua
shoulderbega
stomachtumbo
teethmeno
thighpacha
throatkoo
thumbgumba
toeKidole cha mguu
tongueulimi
toothjino

Nouns and Words have a very important role in Swahili. Once you're done with the Kiswahili Nouns, you might want to check the rest of our Swahili lessons here: Learn Swahili. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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