"У мене є сестра, але немає брата."

Translation:I have a sister, but I do not have a brother.

3 years ago

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What is the role of the " є" in this sentence?

2 years ago

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A literal translation of "У мене є сестра" could be "By me exists/is sister." I would rather consider "У мене є ..." a set phrase that exactly matches the meaning of the English "I have a ..."

2 years ago

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In English we would be more likely to say 'I have a sister but not a brother'

7 months ago
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