"Unaosha vyombo?"

Translation:Are you washing the dishes?

March 28, 2017

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/SageBauer1

Is "Do you wash dishes?" an acceptable translation? why/why not?

March 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/brjaga
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I think it should be correct. If it was marked wrong, report it

April 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Renata725212

It is proper form. Both kind of answers should be accepted by my opinion.

June 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/TumainiTiger

I know it's not a literal translation of dishes but I would imagine this is like saying "are you washing up" with vyombo (in this context) meaning a general term for things that are washed in a sink. Is this right?

July 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AloeVery

Many people in Tanzania and Kenya do not wash up in a sink. However, yes this could include dishes as well as pots and cups, etc.

February 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/KylieAbel

Why can't I say cleaning the dishes?

November 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/EllieCross2

What is the difference between vyombo and sahani? Is sahani an actual plate you eat off and vyombo like a serving plate?

April 7, 2019
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