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"Mnafikiri"

Translation:You are thinking

May 30, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jo2dSY

Can it be you think as well as you are thinking? Is the present continuous different from simple present in Swahili? My grammar in English is non existent so I may not have asked the question correctly! Thanks


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

Yeah, it can also be "you think". Swahili has a couple of different present tenses, one with -na- and another one with -a- but the latter is rarely used in modern Swahili outside of formal things such as newspaper headlines or things describing events as a simple fact without time (eg. describing what happens in a book, since the plot line of a book or a film is an unchanging thing).

Mnafikiri = You think / You are thinking
Mwafikiri = You think [formal, headliney]


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EdwardThor2

Of course "you think" should be accepted, but Duolingo will take forever to make the correction.


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

I tried - "you think" and it rejected.. but it should be right ?


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

How do you pro ounce this


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/giovannapa503683

for what i read in grammars, mnafikiri shoukd be "s/he thinks" you think should be unafikiri

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