Somali Travel Vocabulary

Just a few more days until a huge new adventure, and waan ku faraxsanahay! To celebrate (and since these words will soon be quite relevant), I’m going to focus today on travel-related vocabulary!

Today’s List:

  1. bus = bas
  2. motorcycle = mooto
  3. airplane = diyaarad
  4. boat = doon
  5. train = tareen
  6. suitcase = shando
  7. bag = boorso
  8. visa = fiisaha
  9. passport = baasaboor
  10. trip/journey = safar
  11. road = waddo
  12. bridge = buundo
  13. village = tuulo
  14. town/city = magaalada
  15. region = gobol
  16. country = dal
  17. ticket = tigidh
  18. long = dheer
  19. short = gabaan
  20. far = fog
  21. near = dhow
  22. here = halkan
Here’s my study attempt — just one mistake! Not bad!

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