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matata

(mɑːtɑːtɑː)
n, pl matata
(Animals) NZ another name for fernbird
[Māori]
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In the Disney classic film titled: The Lion King, there is a song called "Hakuna Matata", a Swahili phrase meaning "no worries".
The iconic scene in which Simba is taught the philosophy of "Hakuna Matata" ("no worries" in Swahili) was, fittingly, created in this way.
The Lion King uses the famous Swahili phrase, "Hakuna Matata", which was popularised by John Katana of The Mushroom Band in their song, Jambo Bwana.
"Though the suspect is a minor, he must tell police why he decided to cut the arm of his schoolmate," Mr Barasa said.The victim is currently admitted to Matata Nursing Hospital in Oyugis Town.
In 2005 a debris flow devastated the Matata community and now 14 years later some residents are still exposed to an unacceptably high level of risk to their lives, the Minister of Local Government Hon Nanaia Mahuta says.
They cover linguistic entanglements, emblematic codes, and representation in tourism; transformations of the Tourist Gaze: landscaping and the linguist behind the lens; backpacking performances: an empirical contribution; "We have or own Africans," public displays of Zar in Iran; cameras as barriers of understanding: reflections on a philanthropic journey to Kenya; heritage tourism and the freak show: a study on names, horror, race, and gender; postcolonial performativity in the Philippine heritage tourism industry; and Hakuna Matata Swahili: linguistic souvenirs form the Kenyan coast.
The new show will see award-winning figure skaters hit the ice and perform Disney hits such as Let It Go, You've Got A Friend In Me, Hakuna Matata and more.
A dispute has emerged between Swahili speakers and Disney Studios over the phrase 'hakuna matata'--meaning 'no problem'.
The same user who is believed to be a Sabah native also parodies another section of Lion King, this time transforming the iconic Hakuna Matata phrase into 'Aku minum arak' (I drink alcohol).
And "Hakuna Matata", Disney fans will have "no worries" as these sneak shots show it has stuck closely to the cartoon classic
Emergency services arrived with the Matata Volunteer Fire Brigade and treated the boy for 15 minutes before an ambulance arrived to take him to WhakatAne Hospital, local media reported.
A road project involving the concreting of the Kepeng-Ungus Matata farm-to-market road has been left to residents themselves to monitor its progress after the World Bank-funded Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) organized and trained the residents of the barangay in the town of Tandubas.