Swahili Pronunciations


Swahili, natively known as KiSwahili, is one of the most widely spoken African languages on the continent. The tongue of the Bantu people of Sub-Saharan Africa and spoken by over 100 million people, it is the national language of numerous territories and countries, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and the official East African Community.

Below are pronunciations of some key Swahili terms used in Kamili Yoga™.

Kamili
Complete

Nguzo Tatu
Three Pillars

Ibada Kamili
The Complete Ritual

Elimu Na Hekima
Education and Wisdom

Kanuni Binafsi
Personal Principles

Kanuni Za Kijamii
Social Principles

Nidhamu Takatifu
Sacred Disciplines

Amani Iwe Nanyi
Peace Be With You

Madhabahu
Altar

Pumzi
Breath

Nia
Intention

Mwendo
Motion

Kutafakari
Meditation

Swahili audio translations by GoodLuckGabriel