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"The gray socks"

Translation:Soksi za kijivu

April 11, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/s.rombaut

Why do some colors take -a and others not?


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

only -eupe (white), -eusi (black), and -ekundu (red) are variable adjectives with a prefix, all the other colors need -a before. there's a list of colors here:

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Template:table:colors/sw

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