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"It is not possible to reduce price"

Translation:Haiwezekani kupunguza bei

November 22, 2017



Maybe everyone else understood this, but I just got why this ending is -kani rather than -kana. It's because of the negative.


Yep. Negative present tense changes a final "a" to "i".

kuwezekana = to be possible
inawezekana = it is possible
haiwezekani = it is not possible

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