1. Forum
  2. >
  3. Topic: Swahili
  4. >
  5. "Mtoto ana surua"

"Mtoto ana surua"

Translation:The child has measles

April 7, 2017

2 Comments


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

Some example sentences with surua:

1. Magonjwa kama vile kuharisha, surua, malaria, na magonjwa ya kupumua hudhoofisha mwili sana na kupunguza vitamini na madini.

TRANSLATION

Such illnesses as diarrhea, measles, malaria, and respiratory diseases tax the body heavily and cause loss of nutrients.

2. Mwanamke mjamzito anapaswa kuepuka kumkaribia yeyote mwenye ugonjwa wa virusi, kama surua ya rubella.

TRANSLATION

A pregnant woman should avoid contact with anyone who suffers from a viral infection, such as rubella, also called German measles.

3. Wenyeji hao hawakuwa na kinga ya kutosha dhidi ya surua, kipindupindu, ndui, na maradhi mengine.

TRANSLATION

The islanders had little or no resistance to measles, cholera, smallpox, and other illnesses.

From Glosbe: https://glosbe.com/sw/en/surua


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ben138225

From the examples given, I am getting confused as to when to translate mtoto as Child and when as a child. There are many similar examples.

Learn Swahili in just 5 minutes a day. For free.