"A gazelle is small"

Translation:Paa ni mdogo

June 25, 2018

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paa = duiker (small antelope, not a true gazelle)
swala = gazelle

https://sw.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paa_(Bovidae)

https://sw.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swala

June 25, 2018

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interesting, I've never heard 'swala' before! Always used 'swara'

June 25, 2018

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Yeah, I guess it's just a dialect thing, like chandarua vs chandalua. Whereabouts are you from?

June 26, 2018

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Definitely, Tanzanians interchange l and r often. I'm from Kenya

June 26, 2018
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