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"Rehema hapendi inzi"

Translation:Rehema doesn't like the flies

March 15, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Renata725212

That's so funny that Rehema doesn't like only one fly. Fly - flies if I know well. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/smauG566

It is just bad English. It should say 'a fly' or 'the fly' or 'flies' (or 'flying'...)


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

Not "flying", that would be kuruka.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/smauG566

I referred to the English, not to the swahili...


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

http://africanlanguages.com/swahili/ doesn't have this word. Is it the same a "nzi"?


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

Wiktionary gives it as an alternative spelling. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/inzi


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sue116554

Should be Rehema does not like flies. In this sentence the isn't absolutely necessary


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MartinMonn2

Interesting that this comes up in the lesson about time. Also, they say I have a typo, (n't should be not) but the tiles did not give the option "not". Report!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Renata725212

Swahili dictionary ( good one ) often signes and gives corrections for wrong used forms but nothing about fly. And translation for fly is - NZI. ( 9/10 class sing/ plural )


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

Can't I use "housefly" as a translation for "inzi"?

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