"What date were you born?"

Translation:Ulizaliwa tarehe gani?

8 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/saynave

Why is Gani used? Why not Nini? I thought Gani = Which

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AGreatUserName
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Nini is only used on its own. You can't use it with a noun. You can't say tarehe nini for "what date".

What did you watch? = Ulitazama nini?
What movie did you watch? = Ulitazama filamu gani?
(filamu nini)

Some old prescriptivists would say that "what date" is incorrect in English too and would insist on "which", but that's just silly. English has moved on.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/saynave

ahhh thank you so much for the explanation this makes perfect sense

8 months ago
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