Tiger in Swahili

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Tiger definition in English

A tiger is a very large solitary cat with a yellow-brown coat striped with black, native to the forests of Asia but becoming increasingly rare.

Simbamarara- tiger

Tiger in Swahili

“Simba marara” is the Swahili word for “tiger”, though less common compared to chui, which is commonly used.

So, the word tiger in Swahili is:

Simba marara

Simba marara pronunciation is: SIM-bah – Mah-RAH-rah

Chui mwenye milia:

Chui is the most common and widely understood Swahili word for “tiger.” It also means “leopard,” but the context usually clarifies which animal is being referred to.

Pronunciation: choo-ee

Maana ya chui katika Kiswahili/ Meaning of chui in Swahili

Chui ni mnyama anayekula nyama ambaye anafanana na paka mkubwa na mwenye kasi sana na hupatikana Asia na Afrika.

Example in sentence/ Mfano katika sentensi

I saw a tiger at the zoo. – Niliona simba marara kwenye zoo.

A Tiger is a very dangerous animals. – Chui mwenye milia ni mnyama hatari sana.