Spoken Swahili Blog

How to Tell Time in Swahili

Bird in front of a clock

In Swahili, the time is measured from sunrise to sunset (daytime) and sunset to sunrise (night time). This is primarily because most Swahili speaking countries are on the equator and the times for sunrise and sunset are almost identical year-round.

Common Phrases in Swahili

Common Phrases in Swahili

Learn how to say some common phrases used in daily life in Swahili. Prepare for your visit to Kenya and other Swahili speaking countries in East Africa.

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