"Baba ni mhandisi"

Translation:Father is an engineer

February 22, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/PSLHelstrom
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This is probably a weird way to memorize it, but... An engineer is handy.

February 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/DragonPolyglot
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I think that makes sense. I can see it. It's actually a good habit to memorize words in this way since it helps recall them faster, which drastically helps the learning process (at least in my experience).

February 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Nertez

Maybe I'm weird, but I used exactly opposite logic. Handy NOT (si). Engineer doesn't actually need to be handy, they are more theorist and designers.

March 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/juryrigging
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There are different types of engineer. The guys who build bridges? Still engineers. Its not just design, but application as well.

March 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Tolerating
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Much like the Arabic word مهندس (muhandis) from هندسة (handasa - engineering).

February 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/OliverBens1

How come it's an engineer rather than the engineer?

February 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MeghanMage

There is no difference. Either should be acceptable.

February 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Gazelle1596

It depends on the context. (as usual)

June 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Eysan629

English: engineer Turkish: mühendis Swahili: mhandisi

May 21, 2018
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