First time here? Questions? Talk to members and volunteers right now! The Hospitality Club
...bringing people together!
Estonian  English  German  Spanish  French
Finnish  Italian  Lithuanian  Dutch  Polish
Brazilian  Portugese  Russian  Turkish  Ukrainian 
Sign up!
??Login


 Search? 
Google
Web hospitalityclub.org

 Quickgo
Forum > Africa > The word "brother" in African languages
#0 The word "brother" in African languages Wed 22 Apr 09 22:32:17
superchris
Warszawa
Poland
Hello,

I'm trying to find the word "brother" and "brothers" in as many languages as
possible. Could you please help me?

K.
Reply
#1 The word "brother" in African languages Fri 24 Apr 09 18:20:33
gnawi
Arpajon
France
brother in moroccan dialect is khouya , kh is pronunced like j in espagol , in
classical arabic it's akhi 
Reply
#2 The word "brother" in African languages Sat 25 Apr 09 18:19:16
niceguy05
East legon
Ghana
brother in my local language (TWI) means menua barima
Reply
#3 The word "brother" in African languages Sun 26 Apr 09 17:55:07
kashyap
New Delhi
India
try this http://www.google.co.in/language_tools?hl=en
Reply
#4 The word "brother" in African languages Mon 27 Apr 09 16:44:08
joniwetu
Nakuru
Kenya
brother in Kiswahili is "Kaka" for an elder brother and "ndugu" for the others.
in Kikuyu is "muru wa maitu".
and in sheng its "bro wa mine".
Reply
#5 The word "brother" in African languages Tue 28 Apr 09 0:39:38
superchris
Warszawa
Poland
Thanks a lot!

@ joniwetu: what is the plural form of "ndugu"?

Cheers,

K.
Reply
#6 The word "brother" in African languages Thu 30 Apr 09 17:04:54
joniwetu
Nakuru
Kenya
Prural of Ndugu is "Wandugu".
Or you can say "ndugu zangu" meaning "my brothers".
Reply

Previous    New topic    Reply    Forum Overview    Next

1-5  6-10    Show All    

Change language: Deutsch - Eesti - English - Español - Français - Italiano - Lietuviškai - Nederlands - Polski - Português - Português (bra) - Русский - Suomi - Türkçe - Українська

Sign up - Contact - Countries - Disclaimer

Copyright © 2000-2012 The Hospitality Club. All rights reserved.