"Mkasi wangu"

Translation:My pair of scissors

April 12, 2017

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/RinnyJ

Why is it wangu here, but yangu when used with nails? They are both from the M/Mi class. Is one for the plural and the other the singular?

April 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/RudolfJan

In English, scissors is plural, in Swahili apparently its singular In Dutch the translation for scissors is "schaar", which is singular as well. You can see it in the form mkasi not mikasi

May 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/juryrigging

Pretty much spot on.

April 12, 2017
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