"What does the buyer want to buy?"

Translation:Mnunuzi anataka kununua nini?

April 25, 2017

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/dieprinzessin

What is the difference between a buyer (mnunuzi) and a customer /client (mteja) ? Is it that mteja is only a potential mnunuzi ?

May 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Gazelle1596

They come from two different verbs: "kununua" (to buy) and the origin of mteja cannot be found (in the dictionaries I know/use - nor my father :)) Customers (in different/other contexts) must not necessarily buy something. A spa customer/in a hotel etc. (though they do pay usually. :))

June 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/stevenvarner

Man, that's a tongue twister in Swahili.

April 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Renata725212

Synonyms are in every languages. I didn't find big differences in translations.

August 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Joanne394981

Exactly, the same question could be why does English have the word buyer and customer!

May 13, 2019
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