Pulahia Maisa or Pulaia Maisaa is a trending phrase in the streets of social media. In this article we analyse the real meaning, origin of the slang “Pulahia Maisa” which is currently trending. The word “Pulahia Maisa” was invented by Kenyan comedian/actor Bena wa Malines. Bena wa Malines is best known for his entertaining Tiktok videos.
What does Pulahia Maisa mean?
Pulahia Maisa is a Kenyan slang which means enjoy life in English. In sheng it means “jibambe na life”. The word pulahia is directly lifted from the Swahili word “Furahia” which means happiness while the word maisa is taken from the Swahili word “Maisha” which means life. So basically the word Pulahia maisa can deeply mean be happy with life.
Pulahia Maisa – Deep meaning
The deep meaning of this phrase is a well thought catch. Bena wa Malines is actually a genius as he turns normal things seem comical. This is the reason why Bena wa malines is trending with the phrase Pulahia Maisa. As he explains in his own words “Pulahia maisa pesa huisha” .
He is encouraging people to be happy in everything that they do. He is trying to encourage us that life is precious gift which must be celebrated everyday. Whatever little we have we must be happy with it and live to see another day.
Reward and Recognition
After Bena wa Malines coined this slang, Bena wa Malines has received fame and recognition in all capacities. At the moment Bena wa Malines is the fastest growing Kenyan self-made comedian. He first went viral on Tiktok and has now found fame in entertainment industry.
Bena wa Malines also received a portrait drawing artwork done by Gathecha Tasmia Tiona @art_bytiona an artist based in Kiambu. He went ahead to congratulate the artist for taking time to draw him.
Bena wa Malines comedy has also taught us other phrases which are funny.
For example adding a “Why” or “Meen” at the end of a conversation.
And also you can combine a Kamba language accent to sound like Bena wa Malines
His unique voice and attire makes him become more popular. Currently Bena wa Malines has more than 300K followers on Tiktok.