Somali Travel Vocabulary

Somali Travel vocabulary

Somali Travel vocabulary:

Welcome to Learn Somali. Today we will focus on the Somali travel vocabulary. These vocabularies can help  if you decide to go to Somali for work or vacation. As usual we will have English/ Somali words followed by English/Somali example sentences.  These vocabularies begin with being at airport or going to an airport scenario. Followed by where you might go after arriving your destination.

 

English Somali Examples
Travel Safar I want to travel to Somalia/ Waxaan rabaa in aan u safro Soomaaliya
Flight Duulimad The flight was delayed / Duulimaadka Wuu dib dhacay
Aviation Duulis Aviation Ministry/Wasaarada Duulista
Airport Garoonka Diyaaradaha(Eelaboor Also Eeraboor) I am going to the Airport/Waxan u socdaa Garoonka Diyaradaha(Eeraboorka)
Airplane Diyaarad We flew on a small airplane/ Waxaan ku duulnay diyaarad yar
Ticket Tigid Find me a cheap ticket/ Iisoo raadi ticket raqiis ah
Seat Kursi Your seat number is 252 / Kursigaaga lambarkiisu waa 252
Window Seat Kursiga daaqadda The window seat is not available/ Kursiga daaqadda ma bannaana
Money Lacag If you miss this plane, you will lose money/ Hadii aad ka baaqatid diyaaradaan, lacag ayaad qasaaraysaa
Price Qiimo The ticket is reasable price/ Tigidku waa qiimo macquul ah
Visa Fiiso /Dal kugal Do I need a visa to go to Somalia/ Ma u baahanahay fiiso si aan Soomaaliya u aado.
Passport Baasaboor I applied for a passport/ Waxaan codsaday baasaboor
Luggage Boorso Where is my luggage?/ Aawaye boorsodaydii?
Suitcase Shandad I only  have a small suitcase/ Waxaan wataa shandad yar kaliya
Weight Culays Your luggage exceeds the maximum weight/ Boorsadaada way dhaaftay xadkii culayka
Inspection Baaritaan Please go through the inspection gate. Fadlan dhex mar albaabka baaritaanka
Departure Bixitaan Departure time is seven thirty Am/ Wakhtiga bixitaanka waa todobada iyo barka Am.
Arrival Imaatin The arrival time was delayed due to the weather/ Wakhtiga imaantinka wuxuu u dib dhacay  hawada darted.
Time Wakhti What time does your Airplane fly?/ Goorma ayay Diyaaraddadu duulaysaa?
Delay Dib u dhac There was no delay / Dib u dhac ma jirin
Gate Albab Second gate to the left/ Albaabka labaad ee bidixda kaa qabanaya
Identification Aqoonsi Two Identification documents are required/ Labo waraaq oo aqoonsi ayaa khasab ah
Minor Qof yar Unaccompanied minor/ qof yar oo aan la wehelin
Adult Qof wayn The ticket for an adult is expensive/ Qiimaha tigidka qofka wayn waa qaali

 

 

Somali Travel vocabulary

These are some more Somali travel vocabulary  that cab be useful for either travel or learning the Somali language.

 Taxi  Tagsi Get a taxi to go to the Hotel/ Tagsi ku aad hoteelka
 Hotel  Hoteel  Best hotels in town./Hoteelada ugu fiican magaalda
 Elevator  Wiish  The first floor does not have an elevator/ Dabakha koowaad ma lahan wiish
 Restroom  Musqul  I forgot my key in the restroom/ Furahayga musqusha ayaan ku soo ilaaway
 Towel  Shukumaan  Where is the towel?/ Aaway shukumaankii?
Toothbrush  Caday  I need a toothbrush/ Waxaan rabaa caday
 Bed sheet  Go’ sariir  Please bring a bed sheet/ Fadlan keen go’ sariir
Shopping  Adeeg  I need to go do a grocery shopping/ Waxaan rabaa in aan adeeg cunto soo iibsado
 Buy  Iibsasho/ Gadasho  Where can i buy a phone?/ Xagee ka gadan karaa Taleefan
 Police  Boolis/ Askar  What is the police number?/ Waa maxay lambarka booliska?
 Safety  Nabadgalyo  The safety of the hotel is questionable/ Nabad galyada hotelka waa laga shakisan yahay.
 Stay  Joogid  I am staying one week/Waxaan joogayaa hal todobaad
 Food  Cunto  Buy some food for me/ Cunto iisoo gad
 Drink  Cabitaan  What do you want as a drink?/ Maxaad cabitaan u rabtaaa?

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If you need help with Somali Pronunciation and alphabets, please check this previous lesson

Alphabet and Pronunciations

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