"Chai"

Translation:Tea

March 5, 2017

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AnUnicorn

If this was an import from Arabic شاي, I'm surprised it reacquired the beginning /ch/ instead of the Arabic /sh/...

March 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/John00625

According to Wikitionary its from Hindi

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/chai#Swahili

March 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/syntyche1981

This makes sense as both regions make a spiced tea we know in English by that term.

May 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/shirine24091

Even Ugandans call it chai

April 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ronniesseb

Ugandans represent

June 6, 2019
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