"Shorts"

Translation:Kaptura

March 5, 2017

4 Comments


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

In Kenya, I learned "shorts" as "kaptula"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John00625

An /l/ --> /r/ shift is pretty common throughout languages


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

Especially Kikuyus seem to have difficulties with r and l... :)


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

Yep, according to the dictionary this is an incorrect spelling, no doubt based on a difference in pronunciation. Having learned Kiswahili in Kenya makes this course interesting, or at least that's one way of putting it.

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