"I will not get lost"

Translation:Sitapotea

June 8, 2017

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Ullamariam

Why is it not sitapotezwa?

October 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/rsgfeatgrtre

Why is the last letter 'a' instead of 'i'? Doesn't it change in the negative?

July 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Ernst557459

The negative present tense is the only tense where 'a' changes in 'i'. For all other tenses the stem remains unchanged. Verbs of Arabic origin also keep their original vowel (usually not an 'a') in the present negative tense: e.g. sijaribu = I don't try,

October 17, 2018
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