Swahili names of basic fruits and vegetables you probably didn't know

Let’s learn some Swahili

Fruits and vegetables(Me & The Moose)

Honestly, most of us have forgotten our Swahili. Wait, have we forgotten or we simply didn’t know enough of it? Well, whatever the case, we learn each day. And today we learn about fruits and vegetables we eat everyday but have never known what their Swahili names are.

Check out some of them:

1. Watermelon – tikitimaji

2. Tangerine – chenza

3. Pomegranate – komamanga

4. Jack fruit – fenesi

5. Guava – pera

6. Date – tende

7. Custard apple – tomoko

8. Avocado – parachichi

9. Apple – tofaa

10. Cucumber – tangopepeta

11. Figs – tini

12. Olive – Zeituni

13. Spinach – mchicha

14. Peaches – mafyulizi

15. Peas – njegere

16. Eggplant – biringani

17. You can also add to the list.

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