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help!! can someone translate; A-weema-weh?



MarionG
Netherlands

help!! can someone translate; A-weema-weh?
 
Oops, tomorrow I will be working with the song ´The lion sleeps tonight ´ and I suddenly realized the students might ask me what "a-Weemah-weh" means.
Needless to say I have no idea.  If any of you have any idea, I would be more than grateful. It doesn ´t really fit me to leave something like this to the last minute....

13 Jun 2010      



yaryna1805
Ukraine

I ´ve found this in the net: "Coming from Africa, it ´s "a mishearing of the original song ´s chorus of ´uyimbube ´ (meaning "you ´re a lion")."

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13 Jun 2010     



MarionG
Netherlands

Yes, i found the same answer just now (looks like I got to the same page). Google is truly amazing....Thanks for trying to help me out!

13 Jun 2010