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"We do not have grapes."

Translation:У нас немає винограду.

August 17, 2015

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

Чому переклад не "Ми не маємо винограду"? "У нас немає винограду" - це росіянізм


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rich.Smith

Why is is винограду and not виноградi?


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

Why should it be винограді? На/у винограді is locative. http://goo.gl/lyyqWB


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Timothy558007

Also, is there logic behind the a and у genetive endings? Here we had немає винограду, but earlier немає персика. Are they interchangeable?


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

No, they are not interhcangeable. The reason why персик and виноград have different case endings is that виноград is uncountable. Виноград is what we call a plant or a bunch of grapes. For the one berry specifically you can use виноградина (plural виноградини)

Also take a look at this post: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/9373116


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Timothy558007

Masculine/neuter genative ending, i mean.

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