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opposite of boarding

Swahili translation: kushuka

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English term or phrase:opposite of boarding
Swahili translation:kushuka
Entered by: Mwananchi
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05:14 Feb 21, 2009
English to Swahili translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: opposite of boarding
like boarding a bus..what is the word used to describe the action of getting out from the bus when you arrive?
gillian mutheu
kushuka
Explanation:
To board - kupanda

To alight - kushuka
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Mwananchi
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Local time: 03:55
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5 +2kushuka
Mwananchi


  

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kushuka


Explanation:
To board - kupanda

To alight - kushuka

Mwananchi
Kenya
Local time: 03:55
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agree  xxxeBoy: In Swahili, same words could be used for both actions 'boarding' a bus and 'climbing' a mountain, the opposite also applies. For example, kupanda gari, kupanda mlima or kupanda juu ya mti. Kupanda also means 'to sow' seeds or seedlings.
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