"Unaosha vyombo?"

Translation:Are you washing the dishes?

March 28, 2017



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

March 28, 2017

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I think it should be correct. If it was marked wrong, report it

April 13, 2017


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

June 9, 2017


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


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


Why can't I say cleaning the dishes?

November 26, 2018


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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