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"Wamarekani huishi Marekani"

Translation:Americans live in the USA

January 7, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gloucester5

So is this more grammatically accurate than to say 'wamerekani wanaishi marekani' or is there a specific context in which one or the other is more appropriate?


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

I believe that wanaishi is the present definite/continuous, whereas huishi is the habitual. It would be the difference between; Wamarekani huishi marekani. Americans live in America, and, Wamarekani wanaishi marekani. The Americans are living in America.

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