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Refresh Your Swahili with Free Swahili Dictionaries

Swahili is one sweet language. As much as I exclusively write here in English, truth of the matter is that I tend to and even prefer to speak in Swahili. Over the years I've found English is good for formal contexts though for some reason my mind prefers to reason in English and talk in Swahili. Call it what you will, but I think that's the way the Kenyan Education System has wired us.

For instance, when was the last time you wrote something in Swahili, and I mean fluent Swahili not that mishmash we call swanglish. I'm guessing a very long time ago.

On the flipside, talking fluent Swahili, that is "Swahili Sanifu", can itself be problematic for some, though I've come to find out that a visit to the coast does miracles to remedying that end.

The more effective healer however I believe is just doing some good old reading or writing if you feel inspired. Try it one of this fine days, and you might be surprised to find out that the damage your Swahili has sust…

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