"Mambo Juma!"

Translation:What's up Juma?

February 25, 2017

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Zander116

When you hover over the word it says an acceptable translation is "what's up"

why was this answer not accepted?

February 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/JordanOsr

It was accepted for me - likely they have rectified this

March 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/RyanOkushi

It's probably because you didn't have "Juma" on the end. Either that, or they just hadn't made it an acceptable answer at that time. It is now, so no worries.

March 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/learnability

It also suggests "how are you" in the acceptable translations, but doesnt accept it. The correct answer suggested is "Hello, Juma" which is not one of the proposed translations.

March 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaelAnon

I also find this one inconsistent and confusing. As a new user - the message below reads to not post anything incorrect here, where can we pass along feedback? - Thanks

February 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Mr.Quizzical

On desktop, when you finish with a sentence you will either get the green box for a correct answer or the red box for an incorrect answer. There are two options in the bottom left of that, "Discuss Sentence" and "Report a Problem". Click the "Report a Problem", to give feedback.

February 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaelAnon

Thanks I really appreciate it

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Kinyonga

I found that in Kenya, "mambo" was a very casual greeting, nearly slang. Is this correct? If so, should the user be informed?

February 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/the3lusive

You're right.

March 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Gazelle1596

Informed of what?

May 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Sammiiewilsonxo

It is ment to be hello how are you

July 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Iul1

The words available to translate Mambo Juma, that give the accepted answer are How are you Juma, so a greeting can also be a question?

July 10, 2019
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