Pretty much all the same but we call cat 'mukulaal' and 'yanyuur' both in my house. We also call the kettle tarmuus I think, I'm not sure wlh.
Hmmm...Why would a foriegner be on a somali site? I'm proud of being a black somali women. I have no reason to lie about being other. I understand the OP's dialect which most somalis understand.
Yeah, as a southerner I have to admit the northern dialects are purer (though you guys still use Arabic loanword sometimes)
Lol, it is limited to a handful of words. I think Yanyuur is the most common one.Yeah, as a southerner I have to admit the northern dialects are purer (though you guys still use Arabic loanword sometimes)
We have too much Bantu influence in the koonfur
Dinner party- Martiqad (Xaflad too)
Do you know if qorah and dayah are loans from the Egyptian gods? Or is it just old afro-asiatic cognates?