1. Forum
  2. >
  3. Topic: Swahili
  4. >
  5. "The witch is bewitching"

"The witch is bewitching"

Translation:Mchawi anaroga

August 17, 2019

1 Comment


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

"The witch is casting a spell" would sound more natural. "Bewitching" is a bit of strange word in English, with synonyms like enchanting, captivating, entrancing, enrapturing, beguiling, enthralling, spellbinding. It's rather dated -- and I'm not recommending it :) -- but to call a woman "bewitching" could be considered a compliment. I don't think it is a word typically used to describe a man -- but -- things change ...

Learn Swahili in just 5 minutes a day. For free.