"Manyara Park has many elephants"

Translation:Mbuga ya Manyara ina tembo wengi

March 17, 2019



Why 'wengi' with 'w-' here (as if from Class 2)? My dictionary says that 'tembo' is a class 9/10 noun, so I would expect 'tembo nyingi' here.

March 17, 2019


Animate objects in the N/N class get M/Wa concords, with the exception of the possesive pronouns, e.g. dada zangu: my sisters, but nina dada wengi: I have many sisters.

March 17, 2019
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