Habari is a way to say "hello" in Swahili. Habari can also mean "any news"? There are also many variants to the word Habari, which represents a specific time of day:

  • Habari za asubuhi (good morning) – nzuri (fine)

  • Habari za mchana (good afternoon)

  • Habari za jioni (good evening)

  • Habari za kutwa? ( how has your day been?)

There are multiple ways of saying "hello" in Swahili besides Jambo (which also means "hello"). When you are in the company of others, give this new phrase a try!


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