1. Forum
  2. >
  3. Topic: Swahili
  4. >
  5. "They would like bread."

"They would like bread."

Translation:Wanaomba mkate.

July 25, 2017

2 Comments


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

That should be accepted too. That means "(In a hypothetical situation in which there were/they had bread) they would like ..."

Often in English, we use it functionally to mean "They want ..." as a form of request and the polite way to do that in Swahili is to use -omba.

Did you report it?

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