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"Tai ya bluu ni nzuri"

Translation:The blue tie is good

December 11, 2018



Wow does it mean Swahili didn't have a word for the colour blue before?


It is not always the case that a loanword is adopted because there is no word to convey that meaning, sometimes existing words fall in disuse in favor of foreign words, as is the case here. The previously existing word is nili.

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