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"I like cat"

Translation:Ninapenda paka

April 16, 2018

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

As in "I like cat meat" or "I like cats"?


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

The usual assumption would be the latter. To say you like "cat" (as in cat meat), you'd probably make this clear by saying nyama ya paka. Yeah, the English is off.

I used to be an English teacher and any time my students said something like "I like cat" or "I like dog" I'd pretend to be really shocked and explain that that means the meat. Fun times!

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