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[edit] Word or phrase of Ugandan English

Nti (conjunction)

[edit] Meaning or equivalent in standard English

that (conjuction to introduce a statement in reported speech).

[edit] Usage of the word or phrase

"Nti" is used as a conjunction to report what has been said without passing judgement in its credibility. E.g. "She said nti she loves him". If the credibility of what is being reported is doubted, "mbu" is used in place of "nti".

[edit] Origin of the word or phrase

Adopted from Luganda

Retrieved from "http://ugandawiki.ug/Nti"
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