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"Kulala pamoja"

Translation:Sleeping together

February 26, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/runhaags

Does this have the same sexual connotation in Swahili as it does in English?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ngwarai

My Tanzanian friends confirmed that it can , although not always.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElDoctr

In Kenya, when I used this expression with high school kids (in the context of an HIV/AIDS awareness club) they did not receive it with any sexual connotation. Poor and traditional people share beds often (students at boarding school, kids at home, even patients at the hospital). They are more likely to assume sharing a bed than sex.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElDoctr

In my experience in Kenya, it is not a normal euphemism for sex


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/micmic54416

Is there a reason why "to sleep together" is marked wrong ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ngwarai

I see no reason. Next time you come across it, report

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