Somali Language Translation

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About Somali Language

Somali language belongs to the genre of East Cushitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family. The language has relations near to Afar and Oromo. The records of Somali language are available in Cushitic. The language came to have an academic status a little before the starting of 20th century.

Somali language is spoken by ethnic Somalis in Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Yemen and Kenya. The language has also spread to other parts of the world by native Somalis as the part of immigration and globalization. Estimates show that there are approximately 10 and 16 million Somali language speakers spread across the world. Having an agglutinative structure, Somali makes use of different markers for case, gender and number. The language also has remarkable difference from Indo-European languages as it uses variants of personal pronouns, use of toning and prominent use of particles to highlight focus of the sentence.

Somali has number of words taken from Arabic, Persian, and the former colonial languages English and Italian. Somalis are almost exclusively Sunni Muslims and one can find many of the religious terms in the language that further descend from Arabic language.

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Our team of Somali translators

Our team of Somali translators includes translators who have prior experience in the relevant fields. All of them are experts in the subject matter. We make sure that all our translators have an excellent knowledge of the target language as well as the source language.

We adopt the most stringent methods to ensure that our work is of the finest quality, and our ever-expanding team of Somali translators is selected with the utmost care. To become a part of All Translation Services, each translator has to pass a rigorous selection process.

The only way a translator can have an excellent knowledge of their target language is by being a native of the land where the target language is spoken, which is why we only have natives and in-country Somali translators.


About Somali Language

af Soomaali

Country Where Spoken

Djibouti, Ethiopia, Finland, Italy, Kenya, North America, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sweden, Yemen.

Official Language of

Somalia, Somaliland.


Af-Maxaad Tiri, Af-Soomaali, Common Somali, Standard Somali.

Total Speakers


Language Family

Afro-Asiatic, Cushitic, East, Somali.


Af-Ashraaf (Ashraaf), Benaadir, Northern Somali.