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Meaning of khukhwalana is a common Luhya word. Know its synonyms and variations in different Luhya dialects, find stories to broaden your cultural understanding.


Type: Verb


Origin: Lubukusu dialect of Luhya language.

Variations in Luhya dialects: 

Similar sounding Bantu words: 


  1. Having sex i.e. two people performing the act of sex. Literally translates to: eating each other, devouring each other.


  • Khukhwala
  • khukhwisiuba,
  • Khulia bindu (eating things)
  • Khukhunda
  • Khusekenya

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