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"Mpira wa pete"

Translation:Netball

June 29, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ERIKANDERS394684

Netball?? Basketball maybe?


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

Basketball is mpira/mchezo wa kikapu/vikapu.

Basketball and netball are similar. The most noticeable differences are that there's no backboard behind the ring and when you're in possession of the ball, you cannot move, so no running along dribbling the ball - you have to throw it somewhere before you move. In countries where it's popular, it's primarily regarded as a women's sport.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Renata725212

Thanks :) I didn't know this game and also I couldn't to find proper descripion. Sasa inajua :)


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

Netball. Different sport. Whether they share a Swahili translation I couldn't say.

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