"Wanaweza kutembea"

Translation:They can walk

September 20, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/BradleyHes

Why isnt this "Wanaweza tembea" or "watembea"?

September 20, 2017

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This is literally "they are able to walk".

Wanaweza -- they are able
Kutembea -- to walk

September 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AGreatUserName

It is actually possible to use just the verb stem (in this case, tembea) after some modal verbs and I think -weza is one.. but it's not so common like this.

September 21, 2017
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