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How do you say hello in Swahili?
There are basically five ways to say hello in Swahili:
- Hujambo or jambo (how are you?) “ Sijambo (seeJAmbo) (I am fine / no worries)
- Habari? (any news?) “ nzuri (nZOOree) (fine)
- U hali gani? (oo HAlee GAnee) (how are you) “ njema (fine)
- Shikamoo (a young person to an elder) “ marahaba.
- For casual interactions: mambo?
What is the response to Asante Sana?
So when someone says Asante to you, you can simply reply with: Karibu or Kamwe. Now it’s time for Medina’s Insights. If you’re not sure about whether to use Asante or Asante sana, keeping it simple is always your safest bet.
Is Hakuna Matata Swahili?
It means no worries. OK, OK, *puts on serious linguistic hat*, ‘Hakuna matata’ is actually a phrase in the East African language of Swahili that literally means no trouble or no problems.
How do you write Hakuna Matata in Swahili?
“Hakuna-matata” (pronounced [hÉ‘ËˆkunÉ‘ mÉ‘ËˆtÉ‘tÉ‘]) is a Swahili language phrase from East Africa, meaning “no trouble” or “no worries” and “take it easy”. (literally hakuna: “there is no/there are no”; matata: “worries”.)
Does Disney own Hakuna Matata?
“Hakuna Matata” is the title of a song from the 1994 Disney film The Lion King. Disney applied to register the words in a trademark that year to protect the phrase from being printed on T-shirts.
Is Swahili African?
The Swahili people (or Waswahili) are a Bantu ethnic group inhabiting East Africa. Members of this ethnicity primarily reside on the Swahili coast, in an area encompassing the Zanzibar archipelago, littoral Kenya, the Tanzania seaboard, northern Mozambique, the Comoros Islands, and Northwest Madagascar.
What words are not trademarked?
Words that don’t serve to identify the source of a product can’t be trademarked. Generic words, offensive words, and certain proper names can’t be trademarked. Words that are already trademarked for goods within the same industry can’t be trademarked.
Is Hakuna Matata in the Bible?
Hakuna Matata in the Christian Bible Actually, the concept “don’t worry” is written in the bible, too, in Paul’s letter to the Church at Philippi (Philippians 4:6).
What is the opposite of Hakuna Matata?
What is Ebola Makona?
The recent EBOV epidemic in West Africa caused by the Makona isolate of EBOV (EBOV-Makona) was characterized by numerous human-to-human transmission chains, allowing the virus for the first time to accumulate mutations in the genome over a longer period.
Who sings Hakuna Matata in the new Lion King?