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Test your knowledge #3 – Polite Expressions

*What is the Swahili/English equivalent of:

1) Pole…………………………….

2) Excuse me……………………………………..

3) Please…………………………………….

4) Ugua pole………………………………………

5) Asante………………………………………..

6) I’m sorry (I didn’t mean to step on your foot)………………………………….

01/03/13

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2 thoughts on “Test your knowledge #3 – Polite Expressions

  1. Anonymous on said:

    Pole means sorry …

    • Hi there,
      Pole means sorry in the sense of comforting someone eg. sorry for what happened to you. Otherwise if apologizing, samahani, naomba msamaha, niwie radhi etc are the appropriate phrases NOT pole.
      Cheers!

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