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12:07 Jan 21, 2001
English to Swahili translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: vanish
I just want to know how to say "vanish" in Swahili so I can write a story with the title "The Vanishing Forest," but it is about Kenya, so it would sound better if translated into the language they speak in Kenya.
Ashley Bryant

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naMsitu inayoteketezwaBill MacKenzie
naAngamiaAkram Abdulqadir



178 days

In this case the forest is a natural resource facing extinction, thus the term "Angamia"

Akram Abdulqadir
Local time: 13:27
Native speaker of: Native in SwahiliSwahili, Native in EnglishEnglish
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218 days
Msitu inayoteketezwa

Msitu - forest
Kuteketeza - total destruction

Bill MacKenzie
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