Das offene Online-Wörterbuch (ursprünglich für Swahili entwickelt) wurde zu einem Datensystem ausgebaut, in das jede Sprache integriert werden kann. Ausgangspunkt ist eine 100 Wörter-Liste, die u.a. in den Sprachen Gusii, Hehe, Rwanda, Ganda, Pulaar, Tswana, Songhai und Yeye vorliegt. [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
Information about some South African languages, about Swahili and Ciluba (Luba-Kasai) (Congo-Kinshasa). For Swahili, Sheng and Northern Sotho / Sepedi, you will find a dictionary. Besides general information (location, number of speakers etc.) there are poems or short stories, links to radio transmitters, infos on characters for the computer or books about the respective languages. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site introduces a project which built up a multimedia language course for Swahili which was meant to appear on a CD-Rom. You can find two samples of the course online (Unit 1 + 10). They contain grammar, exercises, audio samples and two videos concerning greetings/farewells and how to give directions in Swahili. Furthermore, you can find the table of contents of the whole course. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Wikipedia site in Swahili - Tanzania / Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Burundi, Somalia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Mayotte. At present (17.01.08), there are 6,530 articles. [editors ilissAfrica]
Swahili language course online. The verbs generator is especially worth mentioning: you can insert the root verb in Swahili, ad specifications about subject, object, tense, negative / positive and you will get the verb in its correct form. Furthermore you can find grammar, a French-Swahili / English-Swahili dictionary, vocabulary classed by topic, "Chakubanga"-cartoons, music including the songtexts in Swahili and translated into French and English, games in Swahili, a comic strip and a lot of links to other interesting sites. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Swahili online language course of the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. The exercises are classed by topic. You will find a text to listen to, vocabulary and questions to the text, interactive exercises with audio samples, crosswords, video samples, songs with songtext. [editors ilissAfrica]
The library of the School of Oriental and African Studies holds the largest public collection of Swahili manuscripts in Britain. The collection includes more than 250 manuscripts dating from the 1790s to the 1970s. The library also holds microfilms of the manuscripts that were deposited by JWT Allen at the University of Dar es Salaam.Many manuscripts were scribed in Arabic script, and many contain poetry composed in northern Swahili dialects. Letters, stories, notes, essays on history and culture and drafts of published and unpublished books number among the collection's offerings.The Swahili Manuscripts Project aims to create a comprehensive catalogue of the SOAS manuscripts. Some of the manuscripts can be viewed online and you can listen to recitations.
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