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"Alikuwa alianza kujifunza kiswahili"

Translation:She was beginning to learn Swahili

November 16, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nsikan9

Would it be wrong to say, 'alikuwa akianza kujifunza kiswahili'?


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

I think that's more correct. Past continuous is generally -likuwa + -ki- or -na- .... with another -li- seems strange, like it should possibly be more like the past perfect.

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