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This is a list of Swahili-English translations which match the images included on LanguageBox.
Kangas with messages giving general advice on day to day life (and death). A document giving translations is also available alongside the images.
These kangas are ideal for either dropping romantic hints or stating such feelings directly.A document with translations is included.
This kanga displays the Girl Guides motto 'Be Prepared.' It also shows the three finger salute. It also has a the clover logo.
These could be used in a variety of ways. The kanga without a message is for aesthetics purposes only.
These could be used in a variety of ways, for example as wall hangings or table-cloths or throws. There is a document of translations included.
These kangas are also called visutu (plural)or kisutu (plural) and those I have found on Lamu island shops in Kenya are typically with no messages and have a unique design as demonstrated here. They are often worn for ceremonies to do with marriage, and sometimes used for spiritual events. It is interesting to note that while the original colours were black red and white,touristic demands have changed this; while the design remains the same. The light blue/white kanga shown here sends a message wishing for a happy wedding, but it is not a kisutu. A translation document is included.