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"Daraja moja"

Translation:One bridge

August 25, 2018

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

Daraja comes from Arabic دَرَجَة‎ (daraja, “step; stairway; degree”).


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

Is the j silent?


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

no. No Swahili sound is silent


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Karlota8324

When does J sound like 'YA' and when does it sound like 'JAr?'


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

'J' never sounds like 'ya', it's like the 'dg' in 'bridge' Sounds are pretty consistent in Swahili, what you see is what you get

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