cueFlash

Glossary of Somali Quiz A

Start Studying! Add Cards ↓

Created by szaza

Keen
Bring

Tag
Go
Jooji
Stop
Sug
Wait

Qor
Write

Fur
Open

Hel
Find

Bax
Leave
Bug
To be ill

Gal
to enter
Diid
refuse
Baaq
announce
Dil
Kill

Gaadh
Reach

Dir
Send

Halkaas
there
Ka
from
buug fiican
a good book
dabadeedna
and then
warqad
letter
qoray
I wrote
nin
man
aammusa
be quiet (pl.)
aammus
to be quiet
akhriyayaa
I am reading

Abaayo
Walaalo
Sister

Abowe
Walaal
Brother
Kow
One
Laba
Two
Saddax
Three
Afar
Four
Shan
Five
Lix
Six
Toddoba
Seven
Siddeen
Eight
Sagaal
Nine
Toban
Ten
Labaaten
twenty
Saddan
thirty
Afartan
forty
Konton
fifty
Lixdan
sixty
toddobatan
seventy
siddeetan
eighty
sagaashen
ninety
boqol
hundred
kun
thousand
galab
afternoon
maxaad
what you
sheegtay
you told

maxaad sheegtay
how are you
waa la wanagsanyahay
I am well
soo dhowow
Come in
ayay
Guriga ayay galaan
focus marker "they"
They enter the house
galaan
they enter
fadhiiso
to sit down
soo fadhiso
sit down (command)
koob shaah ah
a cup of tea
doonaysaa
you want
you are wanting
in
part, amount
yar
small
ka dib
after
kan
this
waa kan
here it is (it is this)
mahadsanid
thank you
galab wanaagsan
good afternoon
habeen wanaagsan
good evening
maalin wanaagsan
good day
nabad ku bari
good night
nabad ma ku bariday
good morning (did you break the day in peace?)
shimbir miyaa
is it a bird
kursi miyaa
is it a chair
shandad
suitcase
kubbad
ball
waan cunayaa
I am eating it
I will eat it (very soon)
I am about to eat it

xidh
to close
dhig
to put down
to teach
bar
to teach
doon
to want, wish
hilib
meat
maanta
today
isniin
Monday
jaamacad
university
jaamacadda
the university
ardey
student
saaxiibkiisa
his friend
magaciisu
his name
buu
baa + He (wuu)
raacayaa
is accompanying
wada
together
quraacdeen
they had breakfast
kibis
bread
subag
butter
subagleh
with butter (owning butter)
shaleyto
yesterday
galabii
in the afternoon
subaxdii
in the moring
walaalkay
my brother
baan
focus marker + I (waan)

walaalkay baan booqday
I visited my brother
booqday
I visited
naag
woman
naago
women
inan
inammo
boy
boys
sacad
saacado
hour, clock, watch
hous clocks watch
shimbir
shimbiro
bird
birds
mindi
mindiyo
knives
knives
guri
guriyo (guryo)
house
houses
beer
garden, farm
sabab
reason
daar
stone building
kab
shoe
qayb
part, share

saaxiibad
female friend
jidho
bodies
dayuurado
aeroplanes
dhakhtarado
female doctors
bilo
months
tagsi
tagsiyo
taxi
taxis
sac
sacyo
cow
cows
nacas
nacasyo
fool
fools
dariiq
dariiqyo
road
roads
albaab
albaabbo
door
doors
baabuur
baabuurro
lorry
lorries
sanad
sanaddo
year
years
gidaar
wall
barnaamij
programme
madax
head
bangi
bank
dukaammo
shops
kursiyo
chairs
casharro
lessons
baaburro
cars, lorries
laabbisyo
pencils
ilig
ilko
tooth
teeth
qalin
qalimo
pen
pens
maalin
maalmo
day
days
hilib
hilbo
meat
meats


xadhig
xadhko
rope
ropes
gabadh
girl
gacmo
hands
garab
shoulder
warmo
spears
fiicanyahay
I am well
llahi
God, Allah
nahaddi
to thank
qoyska
the family
sameynaysaa
maxaad sameynaysaa
you are doing
whaat are you doing
ninkay
my husband
carruurtay
my children
xeebta
the coast
booq
to visit
sheeg
to tell
jir
jirka
body
the body
xubnaha jirka
the body parts
madax
madaxyo
head
the head
dhag
dhago
ear
ears
il
indho
eye
eyes
af
afaf
mouth
san
sanan
nose
noses
bishin
bishimo
lip
lips
suniyo
eyebrows
tin
timo
hair
carab
carabyo
tongue
daan
daaman
cheek
cheek
gar
garyall
chin or beard
sharib
sharbo
moustache
moustaches
luqun
luqumo
throat
throats
jirka kore
upper body
garab/ garbo
shoulder
shoulders
xabad
xabadyo
chest
chests
naas
naaso
breast
breasts
calool
caloolo
stomachs
dhabar
dhabaryaal
back
gacan
gacmo
hand or arm
suxul
suxulyaal
elbow
elbows
far
faro
fingers
or toes
faryareeny
pinky
faadumo
fourth finger
fardhexe
middle finger
muruqsato
index
suul ganbor
thumb
jirka hoose
the lower body
dabo
dabayaal
butt
boosto
post office
boostada
the post office
xaggee
where
baad
baa- aad
focus marker and you
adigu
you
suuq
market
ku
you
maxaad soo iibsanaysaa
what will you buy
bariis
rice
waa tan
here is
khudrad
vegetables
saaxiibkayga
my friend
u
to
dir
send
mindi
knife
baabuur
car
wuu cabbay
a man drank
dukaan
dukaanka
shop the shop
koob
kobka
a cup
the cup
galab
galabta
the afternoon
naago
naagaha
naagaha
baaburro
baaburraha
lorries
nabad
peace
gabadh
gabadhii
the girl
mindi
mindida
th knife
hal
hashii
the female camel
subaxda
su
the morning
inammada
the boys
madax
madaxa
the head
suuq
suuqii
the market
rah
ruhu
the frog
magac
magicii
the name
bare
baraha
the teacher
gacmo
gacmihii
the hands
guri
gurigii
the house
ey
eyga
the dog
cadow
cadowgii
the enemy
khamiis
thursday
soo mar
to pass along
jid
street
bartame
center
magaalo
town
ku yaal
which is in
hawo
air
weather
kulayl
heat
hot
arkaa
he sees
ma la wanaagsanyahay
are you well
bal
and as to
adiga
you (emphatic)
booqannyaa
I am visiting
present progressive of booqo
meel
place
dhow
near
deggentahay
she lives
sow ma aha
is it not
aad iyo aad
very much so
waan harraadsanahay
I am thirsty
miis
table
miisas
tables
qoys
qoysas
families
wiil
wiilal
boys
nin
niman
man men
dab
dabab
fire
buugag
books
roobab
rains
dal
country
sanan
noses

ey
ey
dog
dogs
soomali
soomali
somalis
madax
madax
heads
ardey
ardey
students
caday
caday or cadayo
tooth brushing stick
dibi
dibi
bull
bulls
awr
awr
burden camel
haad
haad
large birds
Carab
Carab
Arabs
toos
toosiyay
to get up
to cause to get up
kari
karay
kariyay

to boil
boiled
He boiled (the rice0

jabay
jabiyeen
broke
they broke (the table)
daaq
daaji
to graze
to cause to graze
hagaag
hagaaji
to be straight
to straighten
bax
bixi
to leave
to cause to leave
Bixiya!
Pay
Kariya!
Cook
dhoofi
to export
Waa maxay?
Waa...
What is it?
It is a pen
axad
axadda
Sunday
isniin
isniinta
Monday
Salaasa
Salaasada
Tuesday
arbaca
arbacada
Wednesday
Khamiis
Khamiista
Thursday
jimce
jimcaha
Friday
Sabti
sabtida
Saturday
subaxnimo
in the morning
qol
room
carrurr
childrend
masaajid
mosque
ayuu
he
quraacanaya
is having breakfast
quraac
breakfast
dugsi
school
joogaan
joog
general preseent tense of joog
to be in a place
salaan
salaama
to greet
fiicantihiin
you are well
hees
song
baynu
focus marker we
qaad
to take
when with hees (sing)
declension 1
add o
declension 2
add o
but many conjugations
declension 3
add o and delte the final vowel of sing

jilib
shoulder
k disappears
when it follwos gutteral
it also changes the vowel a if vowel a is followed by gutteral
k changes to h
when it follows any vowel except i
and the final vowel changes to the same article vowel
k changes to g
when it follows g, i, w, y

Add Cards

You must Login or Register to add cards