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"Wanafunzi sita wanasoma"

Translation:Six pupils are reading

February 26, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NattKullav1

How do I know that they are reading or they are studying?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Catriona28475

You don't. Without any context (such as a book), both should be accepted. Report it if it is marked wrong.


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

Six students read should be okay right?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ben837613

Without context, I can answer "six students reading," as much as I have to put "six students ARE reading!"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Catriona28475

You have to translate the present tense prefix "-na-", so it's either "read" or "are reading". (Just "reading" won't do it.)


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

correct! the Swahili sentence is complete, so you don't need context

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