Swahili Phrasebook is the fastest and easiest way to learn Swahili for the complete beginner or intermediate learner who wants to pick up the language quickly but does not want a whole language primer. It includes more than 2500 practical words and phrases for everyday situations.

Swahili Phrasebook will help you to quickly build a broad Swahili vocabulary.
1. It includes hundreds of carefully selected relevant words and phrases for every situation you find yourself.
2. You can search for words and phrases easily in both English and Swahili.
3. You can easily add words and phrases to your Favorites to study them later.

Swahili Phrasebook will help you to improve your speaking skills and fluency.
1. All the over 2500 words and phrases are spoken by a native Kenyan speaking slowly so that you hear everything clearly.
2. You can slow down the speed even more to hear them clearer.
3. You can record yourself and compare with the native speaker to improve your intonation.

Swahili Phrasebook will help you to reinforce your skills with quizzes.
1. Every topic includes a simple fun and challenging 40-question randomized multiple-choice quiz.
2. If you have an Apple Watch you can continue the fun on your wrist by learning how to tell the "Swahili time" and doing more fun quizzes.

Categories in Swahili Phrasebook include:
Essentials, Greetings, Conversation, Expressions, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating, Sightseeing, Shopping, Directions, Weather, Telling time, Healthcare, Emergencies and Dating.

Get Swahili Phrasebook now and if you like the app, support it by rating it and telling your friends to get it too.

What’s New

Version 2.0.0

1. Added support for sending Swahili messages in iMessage.
2. Added quick tests for all the sub-categories under the Essentials category.
3. New icon for Apple Watch app.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Trenton777 ,


I have always been interested in learning about African languages cause it’s something different plus with me being African American I wanted to learn the languages of where my ancestors came from and I hope one day to good there and this app is one step closer to that goal

HarloweRayne27 ,


This is a well-put together app. The designers has put much love and good energy into this little app. You get a WHOLE LOT of learning for such a small fee.

Asante/Thank you.

@ogstikk ,

Hiyo ni sahihi

Give it a try


Nana Sarpong
42.3 MB

Requires iOS 8.1 and watchOS 2.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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