Power of context in Swahili

Power of context in Swahili, or why we don’t just translate a word

udongo laini = even ground / ровная земля
kitambaa laini = soft cloth / мягкая ткань
mbao laini = smooth wood / гладкое дерево

Bonus pack:
zebra = punda milia = striped donkey
spea = borrowed from English “spare” [parts] as they hear it = запчасти 🙂)

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