"Yo soy un pingüino."
Translation:I am a penguin.
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Spain says I'm a penguin, the Netherlands say I'm a banana, and Germany is convinced that I'm a potato. Make up your mind!
Your language skills are so impressive! What is your first language? What is your favourite language?
Yo soy un cabeca-huego, yo soy un cabeca-huego, yo soy el leao-mariño, koo koo ka choo
I'd like to be like one of those 100 year old turtles. Sit around and do nothing. Pretty much what I do now.
Maybe it is the "power animal" ;) Nice sentence though... hope to use it often in conversations with Spanish people....
First im a man, then a duck, then a bear, and now im a penguin? HOW DO THEY KNOW MY BACKGROUND?!?!
English wasn't my parents first language, but now that I've learned this sentence, I can finally tell them something that I've been waiting to say for a long time. Yo soy un penguino....
Pez refers to the animal. Pescado is specifically used for food, ie. Cooked fish
I didn't know i will learn so much about myself .... .now i know why girls run away
I remember learning this phrase. It was a day when most unfortunately my mic was not working. In an effort to finish the lesson with no hearts left however, I continued on my quest to get it to work. This quest involved screaming said sentence. The instant the words left my screaming mouth, the spanish-speaking member of my house asked me if I was going insane. To this day, any pause in conversation can always be solved with "yo soy un pingüino".
I wonder when you'll ever need to say this sentence..... Don't worry everyone, yo soy um pingüino!
Dave!!! Dave Dave!!! Dave? Dave!!! Oh dave........
Howss your wife. I was never married!!!
My school's mascot is a penguin, so I actually COULD use this sentence truthfully when stating my school allegiance.
I do not know how to type the accents like the two dots on penguio on the u
On a mac, type option-u, then the letter that requires an umlaut. For regular accents, use option-e, then the letter, for a tilde, use option-n.
(I took Spanish back in high school and had no idea they used umlauts until today, when I encountered el pingüino. )
In every other context than German and some Scandinavian languages, the ¨ is called trema.
I was just a spider... now a penguin. And before that birds were reading newspapers and spiders were eating bread. WHAT IS WITH THIS WORLD
:O I am? I think now i need to go on a soul searching journey to find myself...
I am a penguin XD almost as funny as the birds read the newspaper (witch yes that was a sentence they used)
Because you use estoy when you are talking about feelings, like estoy bien, not when you are just directly saying "I am." Hopefully that clears it up a bit :)
A few sentences before we where reading. Watch out! Soon our turn for world domination will come! Wa ha ha ha ha!!!!!!!!!! - An evil penguin
I can think of one use for this phrase: if you're talking to a little kid and playing make-believe or something. You waddle around saying "look, I'm a penguin!"
A duck walked up to a lemonade stand and he said to the man running the stand Hey. got any grapes?
In another post someone explained that a "ü" comes after a "g" or "q" and is meant to be pronounced "yoo," but that doesn't happen here. What gives?
I just really enjoy that on this sentence everyone is commenting about how absurd it is, and hardly anyone actually has a real discussion about it.
Yes, the verb "soy" specifies that you are the subject, so "yo" is not necessary. Either would be correct.