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"Emilian hanywi pombe"

Translation:Emilian does not drink alcohol

March 20, 2017



why not Emilian is not drinking alcohol


Emilian (Emiliano) is not an uncommon name in Italy, and not a regional one. It is also common in spanish and portuguese speaking countries (see https://elsignificadode.net/emiliano-nombre/); maybe do you remember Emiliano Zapata? It may be uncommon in East Africa though. If you find it difficult to type, that's just laughable. So which common short faith-neutral name would you suggest?


affirmative: anakunywa "drinks"

negative: hanywi "doesn't drink"

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