Somali Basic Phrases

Somali Basic Phrases

Learn Somali Military-related phrases for foreign language learners

Somali Basic Phrases
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Military-related Somali phrases for language learners. With Somali text and audio.

Using this app, you can select an English phrase and view its translation and how to pronounce it in Somali.

This app was originally developed as an entry to the 2010 CIO/G6 "Apps for the Army" competition, and it is based on the modules publicly available online from the U.S. Defense Language Institute. While this app's subject matter relates mainly to military topics, the app is broadly useful with content relating to a range of topics.

โ˜… Easy to use
โ˜… Native speaker audio
โ˜… Dictionary lookup
โ˜… Pronunciation help: Transliteration/Romanization text
โ˜… Over 600 phrases
โ˜… Voice-based lookup (speak the phrase you want in English)
โ˜… Good for language learning, or as a reference
โ˜… Free and unlimited

This app is part of a series of phrasebook apps published for many different languages and dialects. Phrasebooks in the series are available as "basic" and "medical" variants.

โ˜… Text may be exported as Anki flash cards
โ˜… Works offline: No network connection is required
โ˜… Search bar for quick vocabulary lookup
โ˜… No login or registration needed
โ˜… Dark background color minimizes eye strain

Many of the languages covered by this series of phrasebook apps are under-resourced, with translation apps and dictionaries not widely available from other sources.


Commands, Warnings and Instructions
Helpful Words, Phrases and Questions
Greetings and Introductions
Days of the Week/Time
Descriptions (Colors, Shapes, Sizes, Tastes, Qualities, Quantities)
Emergency Terms
Food and Sanitation
Fuel and Maintenance
Medical Terms/General
Medical Terms/Parts of the Body
Military Ranks
Customs (Port of Entry)
General Military Terms
Mine Warfare Terms

How to use

1. Choose a subject category from the menu. That category will be expanded.
2. From the expanded list of phrases shown, tap on the phrase you want.
3. On the phrase detail page, the Somali phrase is shown alongside its pronunciation and the equivalent English phrase. Press the Play button to hear the audio pronunciation by a native speaker.

Ideal for

๐ŸŒ U.S. Military service members
๐ŸŒ Doctors, nurses, and medical professionals
๐ŸŒ Travelers
๐ŸŒ Aid workers
๐ŸŒ Linguists

Languages and dialects available in this series

Albanian, Algerian, Amharic, Azeri, Baluchi, Bengali, Bosnian, Burmese, Cantonese, Cebuano, Chavacano, Croatian, Czech, Dari, Egyptian, Emirati, French, Gan (Jiangxinese), Georgian, Gujarati, Haitian, Hassaniya, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Igbo, Ilocano, Indonesian (Bahasa), Iraqi, Japanese, Javanese, Jordanian, Kashmiri, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean (North), Kosovar (Albanian), Kurmanji, Kyrgyz, Lebanese, Libyan, Lingala, Malay, Mandarin, Mongolian, Moroccan, Nepali, Palestinian, Pashto (Afghanistan), Pashto (Pakistan), Persian-Farsi, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Europe), Punjabi, Quechua, Russian, Saudi, Serbian, Sindhi, Somali, Sorani, Spanish (Colombia), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Venezuela), Sudanese, Swahili, Syrian, Tagalog, Tajik, Tamashek, Tamil, Tausug, Telugu, Thai, Tigrinya, Tunisian, Turkish, Turkmen, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Shanghainese, Yakan, Yemeni, Yoruba

Making flash cards: Launch app and choose "Flash cards" from the menu in the top corner, and follow the prompts.

About this version (1.16.0)

Other versions

1.15.0 released on 19 January 2022 (764 days ago)
1.14.0 released on 06 October 2021 (869 days ago)
1.13.0 released on 12 December 2020 (1167 days ago)

Details and Recent Ratings

Size: 0 MB
Version: 1.16.0 by Qvyshift LLC
Updated: 18 February 2022 (734 days ago)
Released: 22 February 2011
Installations: more than 10 000
Somali Basic Phrases
5 Stars: 88
4 Stars: 33
3 Stars: 6
2 Stars: 6
1 Star: 6

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