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"Wanywe chai na mayai"

Translation:Let them drink tea with eggs

August 2, 2017

15 Comments


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

Is this some sort of punishment?


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

Is this some sort of eggnog?


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

I think they were trying to say "Let them drink with their eggs" as in boiled or fried eggs. The English translation is again very weird.


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

That sounds like an interesting drink! :D


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

In Tanzania this would probably be tea(Hot water and tea leaves). In Kenya this would be tea(Milk and tea), which is also called Chai. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/adilalibra1

Is "They should drink tea and eggs" also correct?


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

Yes, that's an accepted answer. I still think the sentence is a bit weird though, unless there's some custom I don't know about drinking tea with eggs (raw? mixed with the tea?)


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

PetterNord, that's what I'm wondering. Like Chinese Egg Drop Soup???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lauren160733

Just like Rocky?


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

Na is also "with" in some cases. Meaning, they should drink tea with a side of eggs.


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

To me, "Let them drink" and "They should drink" have different neanings. Otherwise could all the other lessons with 'Should' also be interpreted as 'Let'? I'm just trying to understand.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Angela53250

An interesting drink! i personally think it would taste awful


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ben837613

What? This offends me as an Englishmen


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

Whereas the swahili here connotes otherwise the translation 'drink --- with' were rather 'have/take --- and:'

"Let them take tea and eggs."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MartinMonn2

What the...?! At first I thought I heard it wrong, listened again and couldn't make anything else of it...turns out it was right!

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