"Jina la baba ni Juma"

Translation:The name of dad is Juma

February 20, 2017



Father's name is Juma... Should be correct.

October 24, 2017


I put dads name is juma...were both correct

July 26, 2018


Dad and father are the same so why am i getting it wrong when i write father

February 13, 2018


The egzample which gave Aria487 can not to be taken as a patern. By my opinion the translation - " father's name is Juma" is proper. The possesive ( lake) used in example looks unlogical. By the way, in descripitons below the lessons is ritten several times about treating " a" ( means eng. of ) but in practice it doesn't work. If we want to base on cues given in comments is well to remember that these comments write people which - are learning ( ! ), not the teachers or other profis.

June 8, 2017


Duolingo has this wrong

March 31, 2018


Constructing software. For tgese tasks forces programmers to anticpate problems they cant possibly foresee...its no big deal if they get it wrong ...itll definitely happen sometimes

July 26, 2018


Is "Dad's name is Juma" written differently in Swahili than this?

February 20, 2017


Apparently yes, see here.

February 20, 2017


Oh I see, you need the possessive! lol

February 20, 2017


Hello! But when is this explained in the summary of this lesson?

In other language courses there is an explanation of what 'Jina', 'la' and 'baba' is.

Is this language course still being built?

May 1, 2018


Just hover over the words and there should be definitions. Also, check out the tip section whenever you click on a skill. And it is relatively new, but it is out of the Beta stage.

July 8, 2018


Father's name is Juma should be correct

July 8, 2018


Fathers name is Juna is proper

July 24, 2018


I wrote ' father name is juma why is that incorrect

December 25, 2018


Are we not translating to English? So My dad's name is Juma? Is not correct?

January 22, 2019


Father's name is Juma. Dad's name is Juma. My dad's name is Juma. My father's name is Juma. All of these are correct. Whereas "The name of dad is Juma" is unnatural in English.

February 16, 2019
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