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"Mti ulikuwa umekatwa"

Translation:The tree had been cut down

August 18, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BirgitBerk1

What is the difference in Swahili between "a" and "the", and should both be accepted as the correct answer?


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

There isn't one, and yes.


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

No difference, this app is just a hater


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Janey757889

Does this really mean the tree had been cut down?


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

i am afraid yes, they really should have spared it


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Janey757889

Haha I can't remember why I phrased the question like that!...maybe the original translation was just 'the tree had been cut' and I was questioning that. But yes, poor tree :-/

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