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De mest talade kushitiska språken är Oromo och Somali (talat i nordöstra Afrika). De använder det latinska alfabetet. Upp till 20% av vokabuläret i somaliska är från arabiska. UTalk hjälper dig att lära dig snabbt och effektivt.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Somalia

Djibouti

Somaliland

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Cushitic

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Fun facts about Somali

Somali sayings include 'A home without a mother is like a desert' and 'He who has not travelled has no understanding'.

Somali prepositions come before the verb and the verb comes at the end of the sentence! 'Bring the car for Ali' is literally 'Ali the car for-bring'. 'Bring the car from Ali' is 'Ali the car from-bring!'.

There is no direct translation for 'please' in Somali. The closest is 'Waan ku barayayaa' or 'I'm begging you'!

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