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"Lile ni tunda tamu"

Translation:That is a delicious fruit

October 25, 2017



tamu can mean tasty, but also sweet. So that is a sweet fruit should also be correct.

October 25, 2017


"Sweet fruit" is the name used for granadilla (passiflora ligularis) in upcountry Kenyan English, so it might be better to use "tasty" there.

May 10, 2018


I am only familiar with "passion fruit." Is that that same thing? I never knew the Swahili word for it -- I see online dictionaries give "pasheni" now. I had to get by with calling it "tunda" or "lile tunda tamu" . Cold passion fruit juice on a hot day ... tamu kweli!

February 14, 2019


I was thinking "tamu" was some form of the his/hers/theirs/ours/etc that I always get mixed up. Then I remembered "tamu kama wali wa nazi." Asante Sauti Sol!

July 27, 2018


"That is a tasty fruit" Should be accepted as correct!

August 25, 2019


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October 6, 2019
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