Common Swahli Question words

Listed below are nine commonly used question words:
1. Je? – Well, how about?
2. Nani? – Who?
3. Nini? – What?
4. Lini? – When?
5. Wapi? – Where?
6. Vipi? – How?
7. -pi? – What?, Which?, or Where?
8. -ngapi? – How many?
9. Gani? – What?, What kind (of), How? or Which?
Note on word order: Majority of question words
listed above can appear at the beginning, in the middle or at the end of
the sentence. The question word Gani? appears
either in the middle or at the end of the sentence but NEVER at the
beginning of the sentence as we shall see in the examples below

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