"Ijumaa"

Translation:Friday

August 23, 2017

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/ISpeakAlien

It's interesting that all of the days of the week except for Thursday are based on Friday.

August 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AGreatUserName

Well, juma also means "week" even though its meaning is "Friday" in Arabic. The week is seen to begin on Saturday in Swahili, so it's week-1, week-2 etc.

August 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ISpeakAlien

Yes, but the number indicates the number of days after Friday (jumatatu for Monday, for example).

September 21, 2018
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