How to say welcome in Swahili

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Welcome definition in English

Welcome is an instance or manner of greeting someone.

(of a guest or new arrival) gladly received.

Welcome in Swahili

Karibu is the most common way to say welcome in Swahili.

Karibu is pronounced as kah-ree-boo.

The phrase “you’re welcome” is also translated as karibu in Swahili.

Example

Thank you very much! – You’re very welcome! – (Asante sana! – Karibu sana!)

Maana ya karibu katika Kiswahili/ Meaning of karibu in Swahili

Karibu ni neno la kumwitikia mtu anayebisha hodi mlangoni au kugonga mlango.

Example in a sentence/ Mfano katika sentensi

Karibuni kwenye timu! (Welcome to the team!)

Habari! Karibu nyumbani kwangu! (Hi! Welcome to my home!)