With over 14,000 translations, including everyday idioms and expressions, Essential Swahili Dictionary is the perfect tool to support your Swahili learning. This new edition is fully updated with a guide to usage and insights from the author to help you learn and remember new words and phrases.
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D. Valerie Perrott taught in the Universities Mission to Central Africa and was a member of the International Institute of African Languages and Cultures. Joan Russell has worked in Kenya and Tanzania, and taught Swahili for many years at the University of York.
Contents Meet the author Only got a minute? Only got five minutes? Only got ten minutes? Preface Bibliography Introduction A concise grammar Notes on the Swahili-English section Swahili-English dictionary Notes on the English-Swahili section English-Swahili dictionary