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"Emilian ni mpishi mtanzania."

Translation:Emilian is a Tanzanian cook.

March 21, 2017

9 Comments


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

I thought that he was a teacher!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/72Loki72

Why is it in that order, why does it say chef before Tanzanian?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rob70424

I also got this wrong on word order.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kendall1293

Is there any reason this couldn't be "Emilian is the Tanzanian cook"? I thought there were no articles in kiswahili.


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

There is no "a/an" but I think that there is "the."


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

I put "emilian is a chef from tanzania" which I believe is a fair translation (was told I was wrong). Is there something wrong with that construction?


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

I don't know nearly enough Swahili to answer that definitely, but I think that that wouldn't work.


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

That would be "Emilian ni mpishi anatoka Tanzania"


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

I got I right ans was marked wrong

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