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Semi-serious kiswahili lessons: chapter 6

"Mimi sawa sawa": pronouns and doubles

12-10-2021 by Freddie del Curatolo

Every Tuesday, our "semi-serious lessons in Kiswahili" continue, a non-academic and less demanding journey around the language spoken in Kenya and other East African nations.
After talking about how this native language spoken by over 150 million people in the world was born and how it has evolved, been decoded and how it is used by the local populations, we started with the pleasantries and the easiest way for us Italians to approach Kiswahili. In this episode we begin to explore the categories of vocabulary and the reasons for some verbal devices, such as doubling a word, which takes on a slightly different meaning or nuance.
In short, it's one thing to say "pole" and another to say "pole pole".
But we explain it all in the video below.
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Have a great "class"!!! (VIDEO IN ITALIAN)
 

 

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