"border" should be accepted here
Long, high, or tall border should be accepted.
my guess wass 'until tall'
So paka is cat/s and mpaka is boundary/border ? Oh my thats confusing...swahili is so confusing due to its a class language.
just like in English, when nouns sound similar it's rarely because they're related in any way e.g. 'tart' and 'start' have nothing in common meaning-wise
Totally agree, got confused too!