"The actors are dancing on stage."

Translation:Артисты танцуют на сцене.

November 23, 2015

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dave.pretty

and why not актеры?

November 23, 2015

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

Актер is one who acts in theater, movie or TV. Артист is wider. Актер is артист, but so are musicians, dancers, singers, comedians, those people in circus etc.

November 29, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dave.pretty

Correct, but if one is translating from English to Russian, should not актеры be permitted for "actors" in this situation?

November 29, 2015

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

Oh, I didn't quite get you.

So, you're saying that duo doesn't allow "актеры" in this sentence? That's incorrect, it should.

Актеры is OK for translation here. It's just that артисты is more commonly used instead of актеры.

November 30, 2015
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