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"Anatumbua majipu"

Translation:He is lancing abscesses

March 8, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jrh008

Maybe I shouldn't eat while working on this...


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

I wonder what the actual translation should be! Possibly ‘he is lancing boils’?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hcg38

yes, should be lancing boils.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndyCole9

I think an illustration here would be entertaining!


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

Kamusi ya Kiswahili Sanifu: -tumbua 1. toboa kitu kilichovimba, kama vile jipu, kwa kutumia kifaa chenye ncha kali, au kwa kuminya ~ to `make a hole' in something that is swollen, such as a boil, by using an object with a sharp point, or by pinching/squeezing

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