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"Is he ill?"

Translation:Он болен?

November 18, 2015

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

он больной? is wrong, it it?


[deactivated user]

    No, «Он больно́й?» is not technically wrong, but this exact wording is often used as an ableist insult, so you probably want to avoid it.

    You could use a version with a verb, «Он боле́ет?» 'Is he ill?', it doen’t have any unwanted connotations.


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

    why "он нездоров" is wrong?


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

    "Нездоров" - "unhealthy".

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