"Mwanamke"

Translation:A Woman

September 16, 2017

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nahuatl1939

why does WOMEN make WANAWAKE and not WANAMKE, like MWANAUME makes WANAUME ? is there a rule or is it just irregular and has to be learned by heart ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hazzin13

Yes, wanawake is irregular and it's because it's actually a compound word. Mwana means child, mke means wife. When you put both in plural it becomes wana+wake.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnitaL2018

thanks..makes sense now

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