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Hakuna Matata is a Swahili phrase that can be translated literally as "no worries." Its meaning is similar to the English phrase "no problem" or Australian English phrase "no worries" and is akin to "don't worry, be happy". The phrase is uncommon among native speakers of Swahili in Tanzania, who prefer the phrase "hamna shida" in the north and "hamna tabu" in the south. The phrase has been popularized by its use in The Lion King, so that it is heard often at resorts, hotels and other places appealing to the tourist industry. Furthermore the phrase is in more common use in Zanzibar and Kenya.
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