"Tree seedling"

Translation:Mche wa mti

July 6, 2018

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Would "Miche ya miti" then be the plural, or would you still use the singular of tree in this construction? As in "Miche ya mti"?

July 6, 2018

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Yep. Each tree is the seedling of a separate tree. Swahili likes double plurals like this too, even within compound words:

mwanamke = woman
wanawake = women

mwenyekiti = chairperson
wenyeviti = chairpersons

July 7, 2018
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