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Swahili

Kiswahili

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Comprehensive general data for Swahili language
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Language NameSwahili
Language Name (Local)Kiswahili
Language Code (ISO 639-1)sw
Language Code (ISO 639-2)swa
Language Code (ISO 639-3)swa
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What language is 'sw'?

Many people wants to know what language is 'sw'? The answer is that the sw language is Swahili and it is used in 4 countries. In many resources, you may also find that Swahili is also known as Kiswahili in local language. Swahili has ISO 639 codes like sw (ISO 639-1), swa (ISO 639-2) and swa (ISO 639-3). The language ISO 639-1 is also used with a conjugation with a country code to create a locale code like sw-CD for Democratic Republic of the Congo.