Somali dictionary


dictionnaire

Somali Af Soomaali
Dictionary - Qaamuus
 

Dictionaric: Somali-French dictionary

Somali-French dictionary & French-Somali dictionary

English-Somali phrasebook by topics (2000)

basic vocabulary (+ audio) - public affairs - medical (Defense Language Institute)

Somali-English dictionary by Évangéliste de Larajasse (1897)

Somali language

Somali alphabet (video)

English course for Somali people

Grammar of the Somali language by John William Carnegie Kirk (1905)

Notes on the Somali language with examples of phrases and conversational sentences, by John William Carnegie Kirk (1903)

Practical grammar of the Somali language by Évangéliste de Larajasse & Cyprien de Sampont (1897)

Somali
The Somali language is spoken by 10 million people in Somalia, and also in a part of Ethiopia and Kenya (see the linguistic map).
News
BBC - VOA: news in Somali
Texts & Literature
Die Somali-Sprache: Somali texts with translation in German, by Leo Reinisch (1900)

Somali-Texte: Somali texts with translation in German, by Adolf Walter Schleicher (1900)

Bible in Somali (+ audio)

Bible in Somali

First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Aadanaha dhammaantiis wuxuu dhashaa isagoo xor ah kana siman xagga sharafta iyo xuquuqada
Waxaa Alle (Ilaah) siiyay aqoon iyo wacyi, waana in qof la arkaa qofka kale ula dhaqmaa si walaaltinimo ah.


-> Declaration of Human Rights: bilingual text in Somali and other languages
Some Somali words

The double vowels are long.

The Latin and Arabic conversion:
j x kh c

nin, niman man, men
naag, naago woman, women
af language, mouth
waryaa ! hello!
nabad gelyo ! good bye!
nabad ku bari ! good night!
nabad peace
bari day
mahadsanid ! thank you!
bad sea
-> languages of Africa