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Definition of Swahili noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Swahili

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//swəˈhiːli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swəˈhiːli//
 
; BrE BrE//swɑːˈhiːli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//swɑːˈhiːli//
 
(also Kiswahili) [uncountable] Languages
 
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a language widely used in E Africa, especially between people who speak different first languages See related entries: Languages Word Originfrom Arabic sawāḥil, plural of sāḥil ‘coast’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Swahili