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"Pesa zangu"

Translation:My money

March 25, 2017



So money is considered as plural ? Does the same count for trash ? Takataka zangu ?


Fedha is money too. How do fedha and -pesa differ in use?


You will hear pesa in daily speech. Fedha is somewhat more official, and you would probably hear that in cases where English uses 'funds'. All Tanzanian banknotes are 'signed' by Waziri wa fedha, i.e. Minister of Finance, and 'Gavana' which means Governor (governor of what I don't know:)

Btw: the word fedha originally means silver


It was just now that I realized the Spanish word peso and the Hindi word पैसा (tr. paisa) must be related (I suspect both of those as well as Swahili pesa are all a loanword from Arabic).


I thought "yangu" was "my" and "zangu" was "our".


Nope. I guess you got misled by seeing "singular" and "plural"

nyumba yangu = my house
nyumba zangu = my houses

nyumba yetu = our house
nyumba zetu = our houses


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