"Watu safi"

Translation:Good people

March 7, 2017

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/newyuvala

Safi comes from the arabic word صافي /safi/ which means pure. In swahilli, words coming from arabic usually don't get the noun class beginnings, this is why you don't write watu wasafi.

March 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/vtopphol

Can this also mean clean people?

April 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Joel158879

yes.

July 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Mitch116432

Clean people is marked as wrong. I'll report it.

August 26, 2017
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