Synopses & Reviews
This long-awaited dictionary is in high demand as the only modern, comprehensive and completely up-to-date Swahili/English dictionary in the world. It contains 34,000 total entries, for both native English and Swahili speakers. Appendices include English irregular verbs, Swahili noun classes and useful phrases and vocabulary. A Bantu language with over 40 million speakers, Swahili is the principal language of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and eastern Congo, and one of the most widely spoken in Africa. Although mainly concentrated on the eastern coast, its usage as a common and commercial language is widespread.