"Dad is not a child."

Translation:Baba si mtoto.

March 11, 2018

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Does si mean not?

March 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AGreatUserName

It's more like "is not", "am not" or "are not".

March 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Gazelle1596

"Siyo." can be used as "no" (It is not so.)

"Ni" is the copula (standard form of the conjugated verb "to be"); "si" is it's negative. (Basically you use these two whenever equating two things to one another.) Mimi ni mwalimu(. Mimi) si mwanafunzi. (I am a teacher, (I am) not a student.)

May 20, 2018
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