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06:23 Oct 22, 2001
English to Swahili translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
English term or phrase: lionking
I need this word in an african language for a musical...Maybe its possible more translations for the word LionKing

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5Simba Mfalme
paul kariuki
4simba mfalme



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simba mfalme

From the first link below:

"The well-celebrated Disney movie, 'The Lion King' features several Swahili words, for example 'simba' (lion), 'rafiki' (friend), as the names of the characters. The Swahili phrase 'hakuna matata' (No troubles or no problems) was also used in that movie."

    Reference: http://www.glcom.com/hassan/swahili_history.html
    Reference: http://www.freedict.com/onldict/swa.html
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lion king
Simba Mfalme

Usually the lion is referred to as the king of the jungle or king of all animals - Mfalme wa Wanyama

So translating lion king to swahili does not sound right

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FieldOther » Art/Literary
Field (specific)(none) » Cinema, Film, TV, Drama

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