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"Jumatatu ni nzuri"

Translation:Monday is good

February 22, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/clh335763

Propagated by workaholics!!


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

Jumatatu si nzuri!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/clh335763

Ijumaa jioni ni nzuri. Jumatatu asubuhi ni mbaya sana


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

If Monday is the second day in the week, why "juma|tatu"? What am I missing?


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

The Swahili week relates to Islam the way that the English week relates to Christianity. Sunday is the traditional beginning/end of the week. In Islam, Friday is the day to listen to sermons. Jumamosi (mosi is archaic for first) is the first day after, Jumapili is the second (pili) day after, Jumatatu is the third day after, etc. Alhamisi (Thursday) is from Arabic, and so is Ijumaa (Friday). The week begins again on Saturday.


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

But nowadays the work week starts with monday even in Kenya. Probably due to internationalisation.


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

The day that starts the week is highly cultural and will differ even among countries that speak the same language. See USA vs. UK.


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

Even within the UK you'll find disagreement regarding whether the week starts on Sunday or Monday.


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

it starts monday


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jeremy529594

But, Friday I'm in love!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ernst557459

Niambie kwa nini sipendi jumatatu? (panya wa mji wa kuongezeka)


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

kwa nini, inaanzisha (I'm trying to work on my swahili grammar. "Start" as in, "to cause the start/to cause the beginning of") wiki wa kazi... kwa bahati mbaya, watu wengi hawapendi kufanya kazi zao.


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

Garfield and most ither people highly disagree^^.


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

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