Swahili – lesson six

December 17, 2010  By: Gretchen

The lesson you’ve been waiting for – Swahili names for animals you’ll see on safari! Some of these you will no doubt recognize as they have been made popular in movies and pop culture. Others may be new to you. Work on them and you’ll be at the head of the class while on safari!

Nyani Baboon

Nyati Buffalo

Duma Cheetah

Mamba Crocodile

Tembo Elephant

Twiga Giraffe

Koboko Hippo

Fisi Hyena

Chui Leopard

Simba Lion

Nyani Monkey

Nungunungu Porcupine

Mbuni Ostrich

Kifaru Rhino

Nyoka Snake

Ngiri Warthog

Nyumbu Wildebeest

Punda Milia Zebra

Photo Courtesy of Mark Hampton