Learn Greetings, Farewells and Goodbyes in Somali
This page contains a number of Somali civilities to help your greet and say good bye to people in Somali. Included on this page are the Somali to English translations for phrases like Good morning, Good afternoon, and Good night, plus a general Hello and Good bye.
Other than the list of translations, you'll also find some other things on this page to help you with your Somali language learning. For instance, partway down the page are some useful books from Amazon which can help you expand on your basic Somali language knowledge.
There's also a comment section where you can connect with other visitors also learning to speak Somali and a Somali-themed poll which you are welcomed to participate in if you so desire. There's also some trivia about the Somali language.
Near the bottom of the page you'll find our submit forms where you can submit any additional translations you happen to know (in any language you wish - not just Somali!) and links to our Twitter and Facebook accounts where we post our latest site updates.
If you have any translation requests, feel free to also use the submit form to submit those and your requested translation will be added to the list of current requests, located just above the submit form itself.
Somali to English Greetings and Goodbyes:
Whether you are learning about Somali greetings and goodbyes in Somalia, taking an online Somali class, or plan to enrol yourself in a Somali language immersion school, our Somali to English dictionary is always being updated with new Somali key words which makes it an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak Somali.
(Words in bold added during the last update.)
Ma nabad baa? - Hello (lit. Is there peace?)
Maalin wanagsan - Good morning
Galab wanaagsan - Good afternoon
Waa nabad - Good afternoon
Habeen wanagsan - Good night
Nabad gelyo - Good bye
Somali Key Words: Learn how to say key words and phrases in Somali.
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Requested Somali Translations
Do you know how to speak Somali? Perhaps you can send in some translations to help the visitors of this site. Below are a list of greetings and goodbyes in English that people are looking to be translated into Somali.
Have a good week
Peace be with you
See you soon
The Fine Print
The Somali to English Dictionary featured at the Chromlea Language Tutor may contain some errors in the Somali language. It is to be seen with a grain of salt, as all the content is from actual user submissions and not checked for grammatical / spelling accuracy (though we do correct our content as we are informed of errors). We wish you the best with your learning Somali and hope you can find this site helpful in your Somali language study.