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Mpfuvu - Hippopotamus

Mpfuvu is a Xitsonga word meaning "Hippopotamus" in English.

Oxford definition
Hippopotamus n. (pl. -muses or -mi) large african mammal with short legs and thick skin, living by rivers, lakes, etc. [greek hippos horse, potamos river].

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Proverbs - Ndzi nge dyeriwi hi ti mpfuvu ndzi nga rimangi enhlalukweni — I will not allow hippos to eat my produce when I didn't even plough by the marshes
Proverbs - U nga teki mali u bohela enengeni wa mpfuvu — Do not tie money in the leg of hippopotamus

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