"He was born in 1985"

Translation:Alizaliwa mwaka elfu moja mia tisa themanini na tano

November 11, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/clh335763

So na is only needed between tens and ones, and {mia,elfu,laki} need to be followed by a number even if it is 1?

November 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/PaschalEnos

Could someone breakdown how you Compound numbers in Swahili

March 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/giraffe__

numbers are adjectives, some take prefixes and some don't. "elfu moja" = one thousand, "mia tisa" = nine hundred, "themanini na tano" = eighty five. the "na" only goes between the tens and ones digits, unless the last two digits are divisible by ten, in which case it goes between the hundreds and tens digits, and so on.

June 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/JediJian

That was difficult :D

February 20, 2019
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