"La lampo estas super la tablo."

Translation:The lamp is above the table.

September 27, 2015

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/MultiNonym

The lamp just kind of hovers there, doesn't it?

June 23, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/BruceStockwell

If the lamp is on the ceiling then yes, I'm wrong. If the lamp is resting on the surface of the table then "on top of" is a good translation of super here, no?

September 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/vikungen

super means above, this is not a lamp standing on the table (sur), this is a lamp hanging from the ceiling or attached to the ceiling.

September 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/BruceStockwell

That makes sense. I guess I'm subtly predisposed to think of a lamp as either a table or floor item and not a ceiling fixture. So when I see lampo my brain makes those leaps too quickly. Thank you for your help.

September 28, 2015
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