Translation:One hundred

January 5, 2019



Wouldn't 100 be translated to Mia Moja? Mia on its own is hundred no?

January 5, 2019


Yeah, I asked my teacher and he said people don't say just mia, it's always mia moja. Contrast that with slang for one thousand, buku which is used by itself all the time.

January 10, 2019


I've never heard the word buku in Tanzania, but it appears to mean a 'thousand shilling', rather than just one thousand. Can you confirm that?

January 28, 2019
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