"Ninyi ni watanzania"

Translation:You are Tanzanians

February 21, 2017


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Why doesn't you are Tanzanian work?

May 7, 2017


In this case it is plural not singular :)

May 10, 2017


"You are Tanzanian" could still refer to multiple people. Tanzanian can be either a noun or an adjective, and adjectives don't decline for number (or at all) in English.

November 10, 2018


The sound is not working for me as well

February 10, 2018


Why isn't the sound working?

October 20, 2017


French,Portuguese and Spanish sounds all are working but not Swahili,i am confused.

February 10, 2018


"You (plural) are Tanzanians" has the same meaning as "All of you are Tanzanians."

February 21, 2017


No. If you're talking to two people, you can't say "all of you". That'd be "both of you". The simplest English equivalent of ninyi is "you".

March 26, 2017


I think there is a difference in the meaning in English. Not quite sure, but in my language if I say "Vous ĂȘtes tous tanzaniens", et "Chacun de vous/chacun d'entre vous est tanzanien", ou "tous ici vous ĂȘtes tanzanien", there's a meaning difference.

March 2, 2017


There's no distinction between the singular and plural you in english, excluding various dialects (y'all, yous, you guys, etc) and context.

March 14, 2017


No, I mean the construction of the sentence,the syntax. Sometimes different syntaxes give a slight difference in the meaning.

March 14, 2017


"You are all Tanzanians" wasn't accepted.

February 22, 2017


"You all" is an American expression in the South for the plural form of "you" and is not separated by the verb. Separating it by the verb would require a word for "all" in the other language.

March 15, 2017


Gotta say...it's pretty easy...for now...

February 25, 2017


Ninyi and wewe, whats the difference?

March 17, 2017


You (plural) and you (singular)

March 18, 2017


Isn't it ''nyinyi''?

May 25, 2017


Both "ninyi" and "nyinyi" can express the plural "you". Prior to this course, I experienced more often the use of "nyinyi". In one of the tips&notes section it is stated: "... but for this course, you will see Ninyi used." (8-Jul-2018)

July 8, 2018


Y'all? Is that correct English? Isnt that Texas English? When is There going to be sound? I want to pay for the lessons if There is sound

April 2, 2018


This will be an English question.

In singular, you can either say "You are Tanzanian" or "You are a Tanzanian", as the first "Tanzanian" is an adjective and the second is a noun.

Well, the pluralized corresponding sentences would be "You (all) are Tanzanian" and "You (all) are Tanzanians". Am I right?

I ask this because "You are Tanzanian" was detected as with a typo, and the correct version was "Tanzanians". And I am not an English native speaker, also.


September 13, 2018
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