"Mwalimu anahitaji vitabu sita"

Translation:A teacher needs six books

March 22, 2017

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

In case anyone is wondering (because I was and had to look it up): Swahili numbers do take noun agreements except for 6, 7, 9 and 10


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vanilla644631

The sentence is referring to an object, object being teacher hence it should be 'The teacher needs.....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fred421753

I am not sure why Duolingo faulted : "The teacher needs 6 books", What is wrong with using "the" in this context?

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