She spoke Arabic and Swahili

from K'naan – Fatima Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Swahili is based on Arabic so it isn’t uncommon for children growing up in many African countries to speak both languages, as she did. This also leads into the next line where she says that she loved him in Swahili.

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