"The baby's pillow"

Translation:Mto wa mtoto

January 21, 2018



Is river and pillow the same word?

February 1, 2018


Yes, mto (M/MI) means river or pillow.

April 2, 2018


Mtoto is child, not baby. Baby is mtoto mdogo.

January 21, 2018


Mtoto is a perfectly acceptable translation of baby. A mtoto is any pre-adult person. If you need to specify, you can say mtoto mchanga or mtoto mdogo (which could simply mean a small child), but you don't have to.

Words don't generally have exact equivalents from one language to another.

Yeah, it should accept more specific phrases too, but mtoto is not wrong.

January 29, 2018
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