What is Hakuna matata?

Hakuna Matata Falls is a large waterfall located just outside the jungle regions of the Pride Lands. It is the home of Timon, Pumbaa, and formerly Bunga. It was first seen in the episode the “Return of the Roar.”

Which language word is Hakuna matata?

The words mean “no worries” in Swahili, a language spoken in countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Estimates for the number of speakers vary widely, from 60 to 150 million. “Hakuna Matata” is the title of a song from the 1994 Disney film The Lion King.

Can you use Hakuna Matata?

One such example is Disney’s trademark on ‘Hakuna Matata’. ‘Hakuna Matata’ is a word used and spoken by the Swahili people. Disney got the word registered and claimed the trademark. The US Patent and Trademark Office granted the trademark on the word ‘Hakuna Matata’.

Who made Hakuna Matata?

Nathan Lane
Joseph WilliamsErnie SabellaJason Weaver
Hakuna Matata/Artists

Is Hakuna Matata a slur?

“The decision to trademark ‘Hakuna Matata’ is predicated purely on greed and is an insult not only the spirit of the Swahili people but also, Africa as a whole,” he said on the petition’s website. The phrase is commonly used in several African countries, including Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.

What is the opposite of Hakuna Matata?

Ebola Makona
TWiV 494: Ebola Makona is the opposite of hakuna matata.

Who owns Hakuna Matata?

In the 1994 animated film ‘Lion King’, the term ‘Hakuna Matata’ was used in one of the songs of the movie and Disney filed for a trademark for the term ‘Hakuna Matata’ and in the year 2003, US Trademark and Patent Office granted the trademark to Disney. The trademark is limited to T-shirts, clothes, hats, etc.

What is the meaning of Hakuna?

Hakuna means “there is/are not” or “no,” and matata is a plural form of “trouble” or “entanglement.” It can also be defined as “everything is okay.”

Does Disney own the rights to Hakuna Matata?

“The term ‘Hakuna Matata’ is not a Disney creation, hence not an infringement on intellectual or creative property, but an assault on the Swahili people and Africa as a whole,” the petition reads.