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"I must read"

Translation:Sharti nisome

March 11, 2019

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What is Sharti?


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As a noun it means 'rule' or 'condition' (kwa sharti moja: 'on one condition'). But in this construction, one could think of it as 'it is mandatory' (that I read), i.e. 'I must read'. Some more examples:

Mtu sharti afanye kazi kila siku: 'a person must work every day'

Ni sharti nikusaidie: 'I have to help you'

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