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"Kesho ni harusi ya Emilian"

Translation:Tomorrow is Emilian's wedding

March 21, 2017

9 Comments


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

Congrats Emilian!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kole-Wright

I've also heard "arusi". Is this regional or just free variation?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joel158879

have you ever seen it spelled that way? It could just be a regional lack of emphasis on the "h." I've never seen it spelled without the "h."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kole-Wright

Yeah, I got that from the Teach Yourself Swahili grammar book


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joel158879

I've seen a lot of TZn wedding invitations (from different parts of TZ) and I've never seen it spelled that way. Maybe in Kenya they spell it that way? Where is the author from?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kole-Wright

I think the author's originally British but she's a university swahili teacher who's spent years in Tanzania... but just to be safe I'll be saying "harusi".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John M.

It's not the Kenyan, maybe it's Congolese?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mar145211

Tomorrow is Emilian's wedding


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Francis795959

I only know arusi .... I am Kenya oriented... some consonants are difficult for some tribes ... the "h" is one of them. Then there are difficulties with the "v" "r" and even "k".

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