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

Can you help me to figure out some words which seems to have similar meanings?

Hello!

I am around the middle of the tree, and I am running across some words/expressions which seem to have similar meanings. Sadly, I couldn't find explanations for any of them around the internet. Can you help me?

  • Kwa ajili ya / kwa maana ya

  • Polepole / taratibu

  • Kwa hiyo / kwa hivyo

Asante sana!

April 8, 2017

2 Comments


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

Difference between polepole and taratibu is that "polepole" means "slowly" and "taratibu" means "cautiously." Often they can be interchangable, but not always.


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

I'm not 100% sure, but I think the difference between "kwa hiyo" and "kwa hivyo" would be the difference between "for this" and "for that".

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