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"Ĉu tiu besto estas sankta?"

Translation:Is that animal holy?

September 16, 2015

16 Comments


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

La porko? Certe al la lardistoj.


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

Nur La Sankta Strigo estu sankta tie ĉi !


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

I know where you are trying to go, Duo! ;o) Smooth...


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

L'Spagetmonstro Fluganta? Nature jes!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdamScott794079

Holy cows are where swiss cheese comes from


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

Can I also say that without "estas"? As far as I know it does not change anything, I believe I can make the same sentence if I would put "estas" between Cxu and tio


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

Well, one could say: Ĉu tiu besto sanktas? and you'd leave out the estas, technically. And, though the Holy Owl would complain, saying: Ĉu estas tiu… is not a crime. Heck, if you wanted to you could say: Ĉu sanktas besto tiu? and most experienced (and many non-natively anglophonic Esperantists of less experience) would understand it.

But the sentence does need a verb, and that is the function of estas in the example.

Mi nun anticipas la atakon de la sankta strigo. Kaŝu min!


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

Dankon Fred! I asked other Esperantists too in a whatsapp group and they basicly said the same, thank you for being everywhere on this course to help people with questions like mine!


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

Meh, I just keep responding to comments in my e-mail. ;D


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

Would sanctified work for holy, or would that be sanktigita?


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

Sanktigita. You could say "sacred" though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IgorPetruk2

Ĉiuj bestoj estas sanktaj :)


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

Diru tion al la araneo, kiun mi mortigos.

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