"Mlitayarisha chakula"

Translation:You prepared the food

October 3, 2018

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-tayarisha comes from tayari ("ready, done, prepared") and the causative suffix -isha. Tayari comes from Arabic طيار‎ (ṭayyār, "one who flies; pilot"), of which also descend Persian تیار‎ (tayyâr, "ready") and Hindustani तैयार/تیار‎ (taiyār, "ready, prepared").

October 3, 2018

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"one who flies" > "ready" is an interesting semantic change ... any deeper information on that?

October 4, 2018

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I am intrigued as well, but I don't know where to look up. Both the English Wiktionary and the World Loanword Database give very little info on that link. =(

Cheers!

October 4, 2018

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Any guidance on when to use meal vs food please? Duolingo seems a little arbitrary as to which it accepts...

December 22, 2018
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