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Old December 08, 2014, 09:49 AM
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I don't know Swahili, but am quite familiar with Castillian. Although most of the language is derived from Latin, many words also have Arabic origins.
Check a dictionary for words that start with the letters al. There are quite a few, and the great majority of them come from Arabic. You can check a Swahili dictionary for similar words, and they would be the cognates you seek.
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