How to say grocery store in Swahili: soko la mboga

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How to say grocery store in Swahili: soko la mboga

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

To say grocery store in Swahili: soko la mboga
Say it out loud: “soh koh lah mmboh gah

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Some more helpful words in our Swahili Dining Basics category:

beer / wine – pombe / mvinyo  (pōm bay / m vee' nyoh)
beverage – kinywaji  (keen wah jee)
business hours – masaa ya biashara  (ma sah ya bee ah sha rah)
casual restaurant – hoteli  (hoh teh lee)
check – ankar  (ahn kar)
coffee / tea – kahawa / chai  (kah ha wah / chai)
grocery store – soko la mboga  (soh koh lah mmboh gah)
marketplace – soko  (soh koh)
menu – menu  (may noo)
restaurant – mkahawa  (mm kah hah wah)
service charge – huduma ya malipo  (hoo do ma ya ma lee po)
table for two – meza ya wawili  (meh za yah wah wee’ lee)
tip – bakshishi  (bahk shee shee)
water – maji  (ma jee)

And here’s how to say grocery store in other languages!

Arabic–Mahal Beqala  (ma hal be ka la)
Chinese–Chāoshì  (Chao Shr)
Croatian–mješovita roba  (me yay sho vee tah ro bah)
Czech–potraviny  (POE trah vee nee)
Finnish–ruokakauppa  (ruh oh kah cowp pah)
French–épicerie  (eh pee sree)
German–lebensmittelgeschäft  (leh binz mittl geh sheft)
Italian–drogheria  (droh gair ee' uh)
Japanese–Sūpā  (Soo Pah)
Korean–Supeomakes  (Super Market)
Polish–sklep spożywczy  (sklehp spo zee fchy)
Portuguese–Mercearia  (mehr se aahr ee-ah)
Russian–produktovyu magazin  (prah dooc toh vyu mah gah zeen)
Spanish–bodega  (boe day' guh)
Swahili–soko la mboga  (soh koh lah mmboh gah)
Thai–Talat  (da laat)
Turkish–bakkal  (bah kahl)
Vietnamese–Tiệm Tạp Hóa  (Teem Tap Hwah)

"Will you please pass by the "grocery store" (soko la mboga)?" Don't get lost when you hear this phrase next time, a "grocery store" (soko la mboga) is a shop that sells food and other non-food items sold that are necessary for home use, they include vegetables, toiletries, cooking items etc. Get instant access to the Swahili Language Set.

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