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"The child is across the river"

Translation:Mtoto yupo ng'ambo ya mto

May 26, 2018

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

yuko vs yupo: I'm very very new to Swahili. But, the lesson says po is specific and ko is general. So, they must be talking in a context of a specific place, not the entire hundreds of miles of riverside (but not inside a building: mo). (?) Perhaps he is on the bank directly across, or at a bridge crossing, or in the other side of a village that straddles the river? Is there a native that can confirm this?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jaime830994

Why yupo and not yuko?


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

Why yupo at all???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wellspring3

Yeah why is yupo and not yuko?


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

mtoto ni ngambo mto? where is this yupo coming from?


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

You can’t use ni to say where someone is. For locations, you need yupo/yuko/yumo (or sometimes just yu)

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