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Various meanings for single words?

There have been several times I typed things into Google Translate to see what they translate Swahili into. In the Duolingo course, "sijambo" for example, means "I'm doing well." When you type sijambo into Google Translate, it oddly just says "word." When I type it into other sentences, it'll say "I do not say." Another time it meant "hello." Is this all a context thing? Or is Google inaccurate? Thanks!

November 12, 2018

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/1Jmevd4r

Google Translate is super inaccurate. Don't trust it. Trust Duolingo.

November 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Wingtaylor

i have never had that problem but if you have a phone you might try speaking it into your siri app

November 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/machieng

https://glosbe.com/sw/en is a good resource

November 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JulePrev

Thanks!

November 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RudolfJan

Google translate is very unreliable for Kiswahili. Unfortunately. Never trust what they say.

December 15, 2018
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