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Swahili is a combination of which languages?

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Wikipedia: Swahili serves as a national, or official language, of four nations: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Some Swahili vocabulary is derived from Arabic through more than twelve centuries of contact with Arabic-speaking inhabitants of the coast of southeastern Africa. It has also incorporated Persian, German, Portuguese, English, and French words into its vocabulary through contact during the past five centuries.

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Swahili is not really a combination of any number of languages. The language is basically of Bantu (African) origin, but it has borrowed words from other languages like Arabic among other African languages. See www.glcom.com/hassan/swahili_history.html for details.

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