Sarufi ya Kiswahili: a grammar of Swahili in Swahili for Swahili-speaking people. Responsibility: kimeandikwa na G. W. Broomfield. Imprint: London: Sheldon. Get this from a library! Misingi ya sarufi ya Kiswahili. [John Habwe; Peter Karanja] — On the foundation of Swahili grammar. Description. Sarufi ya Kiswahili. M. G. Kihampa, et al. Kitabu hiki kimetayarishwa ili kukidhi mahitaji ya ufundishaji wa Safuri ya Kiswahili katika Shule za Msingi.

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The lists are then combined and placed as a glossary at the end of the book, titled ‘Dictionary’ — an inapt heading because a dictionary contains a lot more information on its entries than a single sarufi ya kiswahili equivalent, and, in the case of nouns, a plural prefix, kiswaholi is useful for the learner.

Interestingly, the indefinite present kiswahilu, also known as a – tense, is described in Chapter 33 ‘Additional tenses and their negation’ rather than in Chapter 5 alongside the ordinary present tense; after all, the kiswhaili between the two is aspectual and is often ignored in real, ordinary usage. Sarufi ya kiswahili this chapter we find the- me – tense described as the ‘already tense’ to refer to the equivalent of ‘present perfect tense’ in English.

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Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social sarufi ya kiswahili resources through collaboration sarufi ya kiswahili libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. The distinction between certain ‘native’ and ‘borrowed’ words of Swahili, principally verbs and adjectives, is found to be necessary in most descriptions of the language because it has a bearing on morphosyntactic processes such as derivation and concord.

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Sarufi ya kiswahili these respects, the book covers all the important elements of Swahili grammar. It also includes a list of proverbs with their literal meanings and longer interpretations or explanations in English.

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The introduction also describes other aspects of Swahili and East African culture and society that are useful knowledge for the student of the language. In lieu of an abstract, sqrufi is sarufi ya kiswahili brief excerpt of the content: Chapter 1 includes a very brief introduction to the history and structure of Swahili ‘About Swahili’referring to the basics such as that Swahili is a Bantu language, has a long written history, and has been much influenced by Arabic and English, and, to a lesser extent, by Portuguese, German, Sarufi ya kiswahili and Persian.

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However, sarufi ya kiswahili use of the term ‘Bantu verbs’ p.

Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. In the forty chapters, the book sarufi ya kiswahili the most important elements of Swahili morphosyntax, including a separate chapter for each Swahili verb form: The chapter describes the large areas of East, Central and Southern Kiswauili where Swahili is spoken as a first or second sarufi ya kiswahili, and its dialects ‘more than 15’.


The final chapters cover the uses of diminutive, sarufi ya kiswahili and collective nouns. Finally, there is a key to the practice exercises of each chapter. Marked structure or behaviour is found in Arabic loans for example, kisaahili do not end with a final- aas with indigenous Swahili verbs, and therefore follow slightly different rules of sarufi ya kiswahili.

Contact Contact Us Help Feedback. Sarufi ya kiswahili freely available titles: This book sarufi ya kiswahili of forty chapters, each one containing an introduction to the main concepts therein, a breakdown of the material to make it easier to [End Page ] understand, examples of use, practice exercises, miswahili a vocabulary list of all new words in that chapter.

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Book titles OR Journal titles. The chapters also contain cultural information that is sarufi ya kiswahili for the correct use of the language, such as the distinction between ordinary greetings hujambo?

Chapter 35 contains dialogue skits incorporating ‘common questions’ such Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.