"Bee"

Translation:Nyuki

March 8, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/DiegoJaviUnlam

Note: Honey bee (Apis mellifera) is "nyuki-asali ("asali" means honey)

From Wikipedia (Swahili):

https://sw.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyuki

https://sw.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyuki-asali

March 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ngwarai

In other Bantu family languages;

nyuchi -- ciNdau, chiShona. inyosi -- isiNdebele, isiZulu. njuchi -- chiChewa

Bantu language speakers, what do you call a bee in your language?

May 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/JakeLeeKennedy

Is this where the town of nanyuki gets its name?

March 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MatthewRik1

Are there lots of bees there? :)

April 21, 2018
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