"I eat a yellow apple."
Translation:Mi manĝas pomon flavan.
I think this is going to help me remember flava. Too bad it wasn't a banana, though. lol
I'll just try to insert "flavorful yellow" into my brain. :)
You can use as a reminder that Malaria is caused by a flavivirus. "Flavi" because the yellowish color of the skin in the disease (hepatitis causing jaundice).
You can use as a reminder that malaria is caused by a flavivirus. "Flavi" because the yellowish color of the skin in the disease (hepatitis causing jaundice).
Does anybody know which language "flava" stems from?! The other colors are similar to Spanish and English names for colors... but "flava" doesn't sound like anything I've ever heard for yellow! XD
Wow, thank you! I had no idea the Spanish yellow ("amarillo") was so different from Latin! Also, thank you for showing me Esperanto on Wiktionary! :D
You need agreement between the adjective and the noun. Since the noun takes the -n (because it is the direct object), then the adjective needs the -n as well.
This works for plurals as well. If it were "I eat yellow apples", then the translation would be "Mi manĝas pomojn flavajn" or "Mi manĝas flavajn pomojn."
I believe "pomon flavan" means the same as "flavan pomon". It doesn't matter which way round the adjective and the subject go; e.g. "Mi havas multajn hundojn" is the same as "Mi havas hundojn multajn." To be honest, you should probably wait until a fluent someone, like salivanto sees this comment.
It doesn't matter if the noun phrase is in the subject, object, or complement.
I think tye word order is different to english where we would say yellow apple in esperanto you say apple yellow, or apple red, a bit lile french, correct me if im wrong
From the notes for Weather:
"In Esperanto, the adjective may be placed either before or after the noun, with no change in meaning. "Bona tago" and "tago bona" both mean "a good day" and both are correct. In practice, most people prefer "bona tago", with the adjective before the noun."
For multiple choice, if more than one option is correct, they must all be selected.
I wrote Mi manĝas flavan pomon, and was marked wrong. Why? Did Dr. Zamenhof make it a rule that you have to put the adjective after the noun?