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Verbs:Present is the 5th skill (assuming read left to right) in the language tree for the Swahili language on Duolingo. It has 6 lessons.

Grammar NotesEdit

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LessonsEdit

Lesson 1 Edit

  • kucheza = to play
  • kulala = to sleep
  • kupika = to cook
  • kusoma = to read
  • kutembea = to walk
  • kuamka = to wake up
  • ninacheza = I am playing
  • ninapika = I am cooking
  • unacheza = you (sg.) are playing
  • unalala = you (sg.) are sleeping
  • unapika = you (sg.) are cooking
  • anacheza = he/she is playing
  • anatembea = he/she is walking
  • anaamka = he/she wakes up
  • anasoma = he/she is reading

Lesson 2 Edit

  • kukimbia = to run
  • kwenda = to go
  • kuandika = to write
  • ninapenda - I like/love
  • ninafika = I am arriving
  • unaenda = you (sg.) are going
  • anakimbia = he/she is running
  • anaandika = he/she is writing
  • tunafika = we are arriving
  • tunaandika = we are writing
  • mnakimbia = you (pl.) are running
  • mnaenda = you (pl.) are going
  • mnafanya = you (pl.) are doing
  • wanafanya = they are doing
  • wanaamka = they are waking up

Lesson 3 Edit

  • kufikiri = to think
  • kurudi = to return
  • kujibu = to answer
  • kujaribu = to test
  • ninafikiri = I think
  • ninajibu = I answer
  • ninajaribu = I test
  • ninahitaji = I need
  • unafikiri = you (sg.) think
  • anarudi = he/she returns
  • anahitaji = he/she needs
  • wanafikiri = they think
  • mnarudi = you (pl.) return
  • mnahitaji = you (pl.) need
  • tunajibu = we answer

Lesson 4 Edit

  • kuja = to come
  • kula = to eat
  • ninakuja = I come
  • ninakula = I am eating
  • unakuja = you (sg.) come
  • anakuja = he/she comes
  • anakunywa = he/she drinks
  • tena = again
  • tunakuja = we come
  • tunacheza = we are playing
  • mnakuja = you (pl.) come
  • mnakunywa = you (pl.) drink
  • wanakuja = they come
  • sili = I don't eat
  • siandiki = I don't write
  • sichezi = I don't play
  • sinywi = I don't drink
  • sipendi = I don't like

Lesson 5 Edit

  • siendi = I am not going
  • sipiki = I don't cook
  • sihitaji = I don't need
  • huchezi = you (sg.) do not play
  • hulali = you (sg.) don't sleep
  • hupiki = you (sg.) don't cook
  • husomi = you (sg.) don't study/read
  • hanywi = he/she does not drink
  • hajibu = he/she does not reply
  • halali = he/she doesn't sleep
  • hapendi = he/she doesn't like
  • hahitaji = he/she doesn't need

Lesson 6 Edit

  • hatunywi = we don't drink
  • hatuhitaji = we don't need
  • hatupendi = we don't like
  • hamlali = you (pl.) don't sleep
  • hamli = you (pl.) don't eat
  • hamchezi = you (pl.) don't play
  • hamsomi = you (pl.) don't read
  • hampiki = you (pl.) don't cook
  • hawapendi = they don't like
  • hawaji = they don't come
  • hawafiki = they don't arrive
  • hawaandiki = they don't write
  • hawasomi = they don't read

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