"Aeroplanes are at the airport"

Translation:Ndege zipo uwanja wa ndege

September 25, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/vitoreiji

Why is there no locative here? Like uwanjani, for example?

September 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/machieng

I think it's likely due to 'uwanja wa ndege' as a whole translating to 'airport'. If it were just 'aeroplanes are on the field' then it would be 'ndege zipo uwanjani'. Personally I think in this case it would fit more to say 'ndege zipo katika uwanja wa ndege' because you don't have the locative in the object noun

September 25, 2018
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