Friday, April 18, 2014

Somali Arabic words


Prime Minister = Raysal Wasaare  
Court=  Maxkamad    
Government= Dawlad  
Respect =  Ixtiraam  
Magazine = Majalad 
Pen/pencil = Qalin 
Grave = Qabri 
Arrogance = Kibir 
World = Adduun 
Doomsday = Aakhiro 
Air = Hawo 
Library = Maktabad 
Museum = Matxaf 
Horse = Faras 
Happiness = Farxad 
Plate = Saxan  
Banana = Moos 
Apple = Tufaax 
Grapes = Canab 
Book = Kitaab or buug
Wood = Loox, Alwaax 
Salt = milix or cusbo
Miracle = Mucjiso 
Storm = Duufaan 
Cholera = Daacuun  
Soup = Maraq 
Onion = Basal 
Ship = Markab 
Hell = Naar
Paradise = Janno 
Math = Xisaab 
Reason = Caqli 
Animal = Xayawaan  
Knowledge = Cilmi 
Ignorance = Jahli 
Order = Nidaam 
Constitution = Dastuur 
Law = Qaanuun 
Dinner = Casho 
Lunch = Qado  
Forbidden/prohibited = Xaaraan 
Faith = Iimaan 
Shame = Ceeb

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Article 6. The Flag and National Symbols

Article 6. The Flag and National Symbols 

(1) The flag of the Federal Republic of Somalia, as shown in section A of Schedule One, is a light blue 
rectangle in the centre of which is a white star with five equal points. 

(2) The emblem of the Federal Republic of Somalia, as shown in section B of Schedule One, is a blue 
shield with a gold frame, in the centre of which is a silver-coated, five-pointed star. The shield is 
surmounted by a decorated emblem with five golden heads, with two lateral ones halved. The shield 
is borne from the sides by two leopards facing each other under the lower point of the shield, along 
with two palm leaves, which are interlaced with a white ribbon. 

(3) Somalia has a national anthem which is “Qolobaa Calankeed” 

(4) The Federal Member States of the Federal Republic of Somalia shall have their own flags and 
national symbols in accordance with the federal system

Article 3. Founding Principles

Article 3. Founding Principles

(1) The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Somalia is based on the foundations of the Holy
Quran and the Sunna of our prophet Mohamed (PBUH) and protects the higher objectives of
Shari’ah and social justice.

(2) The Federal Republic of Somalia is a Muslim country which is a member of the African and Arab
Nations.

(3) The Federal Republic of Somalia is founded upon the fundamental principles of power sharing in a
federal system.

(4) The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Somalia promotes human rights, the rule of law,
general standards of international law, justice, participatory consultative and inclusive government, and
the separation of powers between the legislature, executive and an independent judiciary, in order to
ensure accountability, efficiency and responsiveness to the interests of the people.

(5) Women must be included, in an effective way, in all national institutions, in particular all
elected and appointed positions across the three branches of government and in national
independent commissions.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Article 18. Freedom of Expression and Opinions

Article 18. Freedom of Expression and Opinions

(1) Every person has the right to have and express their opinions and to receive and impart their
opinion, information and ideas in any way.

(2) Freedom of expression includes freedom of speech, and freedom of the media, including all forms of
electronic and web-based media.

(3) Every person has the right to freely express their artistic creativity, knowledge, and information
gathered through research.