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"I accept your respect."

Translation:Marahaba.

June 14, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MeredithBu142081

I like to hear marahaba spoken. I say it wrong I think. But cannot hear it in this app


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

it's available now


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

Only used when speaking to an elder or someone of high respect


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EdwinThuku1

Marahaba has origins in Arabic too. It can also be used as a greeting. But in Kiswahili it is usually used as a response to Shikamoo


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShitakiHero23

What context would this be used in? It sounds like it would mean your welcome.


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

it's a response to the greeting 'Shikamoo', which is usually offered to someone who is older/you hold in high regard (to show respect), to which they respond 'marahaba'

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