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Old 02-10-2005, 03:59 AM   #11
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if Mbuna is in the language of swahili then every letter is pronounced
Kiswahili, please! :P Now don't make me hit you with a kibua!

"Mbuna" is actually chiTumbuku, and means "rock dweller".
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Old 02-10-2005, 10:01 AM   #12
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well then .... i am a cook/chef not a fricken language major LOL Swahili is the north american way to say it and is accepted as much as kiswahili as far as i can tell

I was just wondering cause Mbuna (i think it was) in kiswahili means river .... i work with a girl that is from the rift lake area of Africa.
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I have always said : M-buna, fwiw. No plans to stop... 8)

Betta is indeed: beda, because "bay-ta" is how you pronounce the word BETA, with one "T."

Great thread!!

Hmmm.... what else?
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I know it's not fresh-water, but

anenome--an enemy

I didn't learn how to pronounce it until I watched Finding Nemo
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I thought it was anemone: an-em-o-nee
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Ok, I never took Latin so how do you say:

Colisa lalia

is it La-LIA with emphasis on the LIA

or

LA-lia with emphasis on the LA?

Thanks, I've been dying to know.
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I have always said : M-buna, fwiw. No plans to stop... 8)

Betta is indeed: beda, because "bay-ta" is how you pronounce the word BETA, with one "T."

Great thread!!

Hmmm.... what else?
It is 'bett-a'!!!
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