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"Mwalimu mkuu"

Translation:Head teacher

February 15, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/piguy3

How is a mwalimu mkuu different from a mkuu wa shule and a kiranja?


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

'mwalimu mkuu' and 'mkuu wa shule' are more or less the same. 'Kiranja' is a class prefect/monitor


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/piguy3

So the first two are basically like "principal" and the third is a student in the class?


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

yup. It's more common to use 'headmaster/headmistress', especially for heads of primary schools (yay colonization)


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

what does head teacher mean?

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