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"Mtoto yeyote"

Translation:Any child

February 8, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nareik10

Why is this yeyote and not wewote? Isn't Mtoto a mu-/u- noun? Which would make it u-e-u-ote => w-e-w-ote => wewote


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

Mtoto is an M/WA noun, and is animate. For singular animate nouns you always use yeyote.

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