How to say bus in Swahili: basi

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How to say bus in Swahili: basi

Learning Swahili for travel or study? Let’s try this term:

To say bus in Swahili: basi
Say it out loud: “bah see

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Some more helpful words in our Swahili Primary Nouns category:

airport – uwanja wa ndege  (oo wahn jah wahn day gay)
bank – benki  (ben kee)
bar – baa  (bah)
bus – basi  (bah see)
car – gari  (gah ree)
coffeehouse – jumba la kahawa  (joom bah lah ka ha wah)
hospital – hospitali  (hos pee tah lee)
hostel – hosteli  (hos teh lee)
hotel – hoteli  (ho teh lee)
market – soko  (soh koh)
pharmacy – duka la dawa  (doo kah la da wah)
police – kituo cha polisi  (kee too oh cha po lee see)
post office – posta  (pos tah)
restaurant – mkahawa  (mm kah hah wah)
taxi – teksi  (tehk see)
train – gari la moshi  (gah ree la mo shee)

And here’s how to say bus in other languages!

Chinese–Gōng Jiāo Chē  (Gong Jyao Chuh)
Croatian–autobus  (ow toe boos)
Czech–bus  (boos)
Finnish–bussi, linja-auto  (buhs sih, lin ya-ow toh)
French–Autobus  (auto boos)
German–der bus  (dare boos)
Italian–autobus  (ow toe boos)
Japanese–Basu  (Bah Soo)
Korean–Beoseu  (Bus)
Portuguese–Ônibus  (on ee boos)
Spanish–autobús  (ow toe boos)
Swahili–basi  (bah see)
Thai–Rot Me  (roht may)
Turkish–otobüs  (auto boos)
Vietnamese–Xe Buýt  (Se Bweet)

Tour destinations have attraction sites in different regions; here you can choose to use private means of transport or public means which is commonly by "bus" (basi). A "bus" (basi) would have arranged travel patterns and you can identify which one to take to get you to your destination, "I will be on the 1p.m. "bus" (basi) to the national museum, so lets meet at the "bus" (basi) stop at 1:15p.m." Get instant access to the Swahili Language Set.

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