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A few character and song names are based on the Swahili language. Does Timon or Pumba mean anything in Swahili?
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karadi posted question 4 years ago

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karadi says...
Pumbaa means "to be foolish, weak-minded or negligent". Timon has no apparent meaning in Swahili, but is historically a Greek name, meaning "respectful", a slightly ironic choice given his usual sarcastic attitude.
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j_lowenhar says...
pumba means lump. maybe because he's a little plump. but i dont have any meaning for timon.
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