"Good evening sister?"

Translation:Habari za jioni, dada?

July 8, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Goofed37

Is this a question or a greeting? Why the question mark?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenConway6

I believe 'habari za ...' is equivalent to asking 'how is ....', like ''how is your evening going?'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Goofed37

Holy shit are replies always this fast? Thanks for the clarification!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenConway6

But yes, it is a bad example in English, as 'good evening' is a greeting and not a question.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenConway6

Why not 'jioni njema'?


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

that would be more of a parting remark because you're wishing them a good evening. I think the 'good evening' here is meant as a greeting


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

Can Jioni nzuri work?


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

What the difference between Habari za jioni & Habari ya jioni ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kevin340122

"Habari za jioni" is more common but i believe both are acceptable.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GraceMwang7

i did click the correct option for some reason its saying it is wrong

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