"What day is today?"

Translation:Leo ni siku gani?

June 20, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/saynave

Why is "gani" used? Why not "nini"

June 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AGreatUserName

Nini is only used on its own. You can't use it with a noun. You can't say siku nini for "what day".

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.

June 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/saynave

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

June 20, 2018
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