How to say can we have...? in Swahili: twaweza pata

speaksheets-cartoon-lead1

Speak better. Travel easier. Have more fun. We offer some of the very best language sheets for your international travels, including Swahili.

How to say can we have...? in Swahili: twaweza pata

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

To say can we have...? in Swahili: twaweza pata
Say it out loud: “twah weh zah pah tah

You can learn how to say can we have...? and over 220 other travel-friendly words and phrases with our inexpensive, easy-to-use Swahili language cheat sheets. We can help you make your next trip to another country even more fun and immersive. Click below!

  • Swahili Language Set
    Basics and Food Sheet
  • $5

    one-time
  • For the Single Destination
  • Get All Languages
    Free lifetime updates
  • $17

    one-time
  • For the Frequent Traveler
  • Get easy-to-print cheat sheets
  • Get all languages, including Swahili
  • The essential travel accessory

Some more helpful words in our Swahili More Dining Basics category:

...some (of) – baadhi ya  (baa dhi yah)
...this/that – hii/ile  (hee/eelé)
all done – tumemaliza  (too may mah lee zuh)
another – ingine  (eeng’ ee neh)
Bon appétit! – Bon appétit!  (Bon appétit!)
can I have…? – naweza pata  (nah weh zah pah tah)
can I see…? – naweza ona  (nah weh zah o’nah)
can we have...? – twaweza pata  (twah weh zah pah tah)
can we see ...? – twaweza ona  (twah weh zah o’ nah)
Cheers! – sawa!  (sah wah!)
Eat! Eat! – kula! kula!  (koo lah! koo lah!)
I am hungry – nahisi njaa  (nah hee see n’jah)
I am thirsty – nahisi kiu  (nah hee see kee uh)
I ate – nisha kula  (nee shah kuh lah)
I would like… – ningependa  (nee n’geh pen dah)
we ate – tusha kula  (too shah kuh lah)
we ate well! – tulikula vizuri  (too lee kuh lah vee zuh ree)
we would like… – tungependa  (too n’geh pen dah)

And here’s how to say can we have...? in other languages!

Arabic–Hal yomkenona Al Hosool Ala…?  (hal yom ke no na al ho sool ala?)
Chinese–Wǒmen Xiǎng Chī /Hē…  (Wo Mun Shyang Chr / Huh…)
Croatian–možemo imati…?  (moe zhay moe ee mah tee?)
Czech–můžeme mít ...?  (moo zeh may meet...?)
Finnish–saisimmeko…?  (sai sim meh koh…?)
French–pouvons-nous avoir...?  (poo vahn noo suh vwah...?)
German–können wir ein haben?  (kohnin veeya iyn hahbin?)
Italian–possiamo avere  (poh see ah mo ah veh ray)
Japanese–…Wo Kudasai.  (…Woh Koo Dah Sai.)
Korean–…Jusigesseoyo?  (… Joo Shi Ge Suh Yo?)
Polish–poprosimy  (po pro see' mee)
Portuguese–Nós Queremos (Comer/Beber)...  (no-ees kehr eh moos (koh mehr/be behr))
Russian–mozhem li my…?  (mozhem li my…?)
Spanish–podemos tener…?  (poe day mōs tin air...?)
Swahili–twaweza pata  (twah weh zah pah tah)
Thai–Ao … Dai Mai?  (ao ... dai mai?)
Turkish–biz … alabilir miyim?  (biz ala bee leer mee yim)
Vietnamese–Chúng Tôi Có Thể Có ….?  (Chung Toy Caw Te Caw …?)

Once at a destination you experience diverse items you can sample from and only by asking politely can you be assured of receiving something of better quality than an individual who asked impolitely ""can we have...?" (twaweza pata) your best meal of the day?" Once again, politeness is key. More polite phrases are in our instant access to the Swahili Language Set.

Contributor

Carol Kimari
Biography: Carol is a skilled project manager and content specialist located in Nairobi, Kenya. She also runs an online portal for Kenyan Moms.
Born: Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Get Swahili Only
$5 quick easy download
Get All 20 Languages
only $17, free lifetime updates

About Us:  SpeakSheets provides printable language cheat sheets to make travel more fun and immersive.   Become a Lifetime Access and get all of our organized, easy-to-use SpeakSheets forever.  Download the PDF’s anytime, have them handy, even access them on your phone or tablet.   We have learned from experience that a little investment in learning the language of the country you are visiting makes your travels fun and immersive.  Try SpeakSheets today!

Previous post : podemos tener…?
Next post : Ao … Dai Mai?