How to say next to in Swahili: kando ya


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How to say next to in Swahili: kando ya

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

To say next to in Swahili: kando ya
Say it out loud: “kan doh yah

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Some more helpful words in our Swahili Directions category:

left – kushoto  (koo shoh toh)
near to – karibu na  (kah ree' boo nah)
next to – kando ya  (kan doh yah)
right – kulia  (koo lee' uh)
straight ahead – mbele  (mm beh leh)

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

Arabic–Korb  (korb)
Chinese–...Pángbiān  (...Pang Byen)
Croatian–pored  (poe red)
Czech–vedle  (vehd leh)
Finnish–vieressä  (vih eh ress sah)
French–à côté de  (ah co tay deh)
German–neben  (nee ben)
Italian–accanto a  (ah cahn toe ah)
Japanese–…No Tonari  (…Noh Toh Nah Ree)
Korean–Yeope  (Yup Ae)
Polish–obok  (obokh)
Portuguese–À Lado De  (ah lah doo jee)
Russian–vozle  (voh zlye)
Spanish–al lado de  (ahl la doe day)
Swahili–kando ya  (kan doh yah)
Thai–Khang Khang  (KAHNG KAHNG)
Turkish–yanındaki  (yah nun dah kee)
Vietnamese–Bên Cạnh  (Ben Kahn)

"next to" (kando ya) is a phrase used in Swahili when describing directions. If you have been learning other Swahili phrases, then you will not be lost, literally, when a local gives you directions and includes this phrase.

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