"I put on earrings on the ear"

Translation:Ninavaa hereni sikioni

January 26, 2019

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google translate says this sentence means, "I wear a tailor ring," whatever that is. It says the word for earrings is pete. Who is right?

January 26, 2019

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Swahili translations are abominable on GT. Glosbe is infinitely better as a dictionary: it confirms that hereni = earring and pete = ring.

https://glosbe.com/sw/en/pete

https://glosbe.com/sw/en/hereni

January 26, 2019
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