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Translation:Pilipili hoho

June 10, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stephen37043

At every sokoni I have been to in Dar, pilipili hoho are very hot chili peppers - milder peppers are just pilipili (even some mildly spicy ones are just pilipili). Can someone help clarify, thanks.


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

at least in Kenya, pilipili hoho is bell peppers. Chili peppers are just pilipili (also, sokoni = inside/at a soko)


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

Well, this has the potential to be confusing.

I kind of thought "hoho" was probably an onomatopoeic sound, like when you eat something that's really spicy and you go "hohoooooooo!"


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

:D no, Swahili onomatopoeic sounds are typically for conveying anger, congratulations, joy or shock/surprise


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

Well I know understand why Pilipili FM is moto moto!

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