Word for the Travel Wise (02/11/07)

Somalian FlagShould you be in Somalia and in need of a lift call out for one of these…

Today’s word is a Somali word used in Somalia:

tagsi – taxi

Since Somali isn’t spoken by a large population learning the language online for free will be a difficult task to accomplish. Start with this Fortunecity site. They offer a 600 word English to Somali dictionary and vice versa. You maybe able to find an exchange partner online at My Language Exchange, provided there are Somali speakers registered with the site. Your best bet would be travel within the country, finding a local tutor or purchasing language software from African Language dot com. Their CD-ROM is priced at $99 USD, so may wish to shop around before buying.

Past Somali words:
maxaad shektay, qaalin, khapar, aabbe, waddan, magacaa, Igu celi