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"Mgeni ni Mmarekani."

Translation:The guest is an American.

February 21, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DiegoJaviUnlam

Mgeni (singular), inflected form of -geni.

Etymology

From m- +‎ -geni ‎(“foreign, strange”).

Noun

mgeni (m-wa class, plural wageni)

1) foreigner

2) stranger

From Wiktionary: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/mgeni


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/agl126

I feel like 'mzungu' is closer to foreigner than mgeni ...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RaffeSM66

I wrote the american is guest but that was wrong. :-)

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