hakuna matata

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Swahili hakuna matata (there are no problems). Popularized in English by the Disney film The Lion King.

Pronunciation[edit]

Phrase[edit]

hakuna matata

  1. No worries, take it easy.

Swahili[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally “there are no problems”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɑˌku.nɑ mɑˈtɑ.tɑ/

Phrase[edit]

hakuna matata

  1. No worries, take it easy, hakuna matata.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Though this phrase was popularized in the West by the Disney production The Lion King, it is not usually used in conversation.