Kiswahili Translation Services

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Swahili and Kiswahili Translations from African Language Specialists

If you are looking for a reliable and affordable Kiswahili (also called Swahili) translation service from an agency you can rely on, you are in the right place! We are a leading language translation company specialising in a wide range of translation services including African languages offering you quality, affordability and complete customer satisfaction.

Kwintessential’s Kiswahili Translations Process

It’s easy!

  • Email, fax or post us the document you need translating into/from Kiswahili.
  • One of the team will be assigned and you will receive a quote within 10-20 minutes.
  • If you are happy with the quote then we get started!
  • You get your translation back how and when you want it.

Why our Kiswahili translators?

  1. Quality: We only use Kiswahili translators who are tried and tested.
  2. Competitive prices: We charge reasonably, consistently and transparently.
  3. Customer service: You have your dedicated Relationship Manager who ensures your project happens when and where you want it.

Since Africa’s rise as the home to many of today’s emerging markets, we have built up a team of top translators across Africa. Covering the main spoken African languages, we pride ourselves on catering for many of the lesser-known dialects of certain countries. For example, you may need someone who understands the subtle nuances of Kiswahili between Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi or Mozambique. Or you may need a translation involving Kalenjin, Kikuyu, Kamba or Dholuo. Whatever your need, we can help.

We know that translation is far more than simply switching words between languages. Our translators ensure that the work you receive clearly, accurately and culturally conveys the original text’s true meaning, intent and spirit.

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About the Kiswahili language

Kiswahili is a Bantu language spoken by over 50 million people in East Africa and the African Great Lakes region. It is the official language of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi and is widely spoken in Mozambique, Congo and Somalia. Kiswahili is also used for regional communication, business and diplomacy in the African Union.

Kiswahili is a tonal language – meaning that sounds with different tones can convey different meanings, so the same word can change its meaning depending on whether it’s spoken in a high, low or middle manner. It is also an agglutinative language – words are made up of various parts that can be added to form new words, such as Swahili nouns or verbs. This has enabled it to become a lingua franca in the East African region.

Kiswahili is known for its poetic beauty and is used in many traditional songs, stories and folklore from the region. It also features heavily in Kenyan literature, film and music, as well as being used in television broadcasts. The language has also been adapted to the modern age and is now found on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.

Kiswahili is an integral part of many East African cultures, and its presence will likely grow in importance over the coming years. It is an excellent way for people from different regions and backgrounds to communicate with each other and a perfect tool for business, diplomacy and regional exchange.  It is a vibrant language full of life and can be used to create beautiful works of art—a testament to its importance in the region.

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