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"Have a good day Esther and Rashidi"

Translation:Siku njema Esther na Rashidi

March 1, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mcconnell.jd

Please can someone explain why "Siku mzuri...." is not exceptable? Is there a difference use for good when talking of people or animals than days?

March 1, 2017

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

Siku nzuri should be correct as well

June 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gazelle1596

No, nzuri is for nice/good/beautiful; mwema or njema is referring more to the character, good (as in the Good Samaritan). This is ritualized, so if the explanation does not help you, just memorize it. :) I have not heard "siku nzuri"

June 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gazelle1596
  • also it would be "siku nzuri" (as it is in the N-Noun-Class)
June 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rose682808

Why not siku mwema

May 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gazelle1596

Siku would become "Siku njema." I haven't heard it a lot (in contrast to "Usiku mwema." which is a common greeting.) So it simply is not in use - please correct me; I haven't heard it neither in Tanzania nor Kenya nor in class. :)

May 18, 2018
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