It's like reading Spanish, so at least it's not too hard to figure out how to read out loud. Irish, though... x_X
Nope. Dunno. It's still in beta so I'm guessing there will be audio in full release.
Someone posted this link from comments before: https://incubator.duolingo.com/courses/sw/en/status
A month ago, it said that they finished recording audio and that it should be updated soon.
There is no difference between "He's an American." and "She's an American" in Swahili?
No different between people from the United States and people from the continent?
So a person from the USA is "mmarekani" (m + Marekani), and I guess a person from the American continent would be "mamerika". But I don't speak Swahili yet, do I don't know for sure.
Edit: It seems that the actual word is "mwamerika". Like in "mwafrika" (African person) and "mwingereza" (English person) you get an extra w when adding m- in front of a vowel.
Wiktionary says it's someone from the US. I imagine if there's a word for the continent it's separate.
It lunched in beta for a while, both Android and ios app but not in the web (yet).
They don't generalize like that like they do in Spanish, Swahili speakers will say the person's nationality. Eg: Brazilian - mbrazili, Venezuelan - mvenezuela.
Shouldn't they teach stuff like She and He and beginner words instead of jumping straight into nationalities?
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Swahili like every other Bantu language is different from Latin and Germanic languages so the pronouns are ALL neutered. Nouns are the only parts of speech with gender
"Yeye" is meant to be gender-neutral. So why won't it accept a singular "they"?
Because "they" isn't singular. I report "he/she" as I write it to differentiate. :)
ok me i think that it wrong to say yeye means you but you know am not gonna get mad
Capitalization of nationality and ending period missing; should be: "Yeye ni Mmarekani."
Is there a way to differentiate between he and she? The answer also says "He is American"
Ideally you can see the person. Otherwise from context. Or you can stress "Yeye mwanamume/msichana/mwanamke/mvulana..." (She/He, the man/girl/woman/boy....)
"Yeye ni mmarekani"...............The "Yeye" is not gender specific and therefore translating it as she is not correct and can be taken to be gender rudeness if the american is of the male gender.
when saying "She is American" in Kiswahili(Swahili) we say "(Mwanamke/Msichana) ni mmarekani ".
There is no difference between he and she in Swahili. When you use a Duolingo sentence like this, you can answer with whichever you prefer.