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"Village's dispensary"

Translation:Zahanati ya kijijini

January 15, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ernst557459

According to the hints both kijiji and kijijini mean 'village'. Shouldn't kijijini be 'in/to/... the village'? Kijiji is marked as wrong btw.


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

Yep, but a lot of compounds that describe where something is use the place form.

taa za barabarani = street lights (lights of on the street)
simu ya mikononi = mobile phone (phone of in the hands)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ernst557459

OK, thanks for this clarification!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Matthias720438

Kijiji is ok in this sentence.

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