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"Jakie książki czytacie?"

Translation:What books do you read?

December 10, 2015

19 Comments


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

Could it not be "which book do you read?"


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

Which books do you read? Is correct


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

We really prefer separating "które" (which) and "jakie" (what, what kind). "Which" suggests a closed set of phrases, usually not a big one.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichaelKor436367

Does this question ask what genre of books are read? Or is it like, here are some books, which ones do you read? I guessusong the word which answered my own question but I'm still asking it.


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

I'd expect genres. Or at least something like "oh, you know, ones that make my heart beat faster..."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gundula906451

Why not "What kind of books are you reading?"


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

It's an accepted answer, it should have worked. Although "are you reading" is not the most probable option with 'what kind', I think.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TR1N1TY

I just wanna say that one of the square brackets is backwards on 'czytacie' .


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John466595

The answer isn't correct English. It should be "what kind of books do you read" or "what book are you reading?"


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

Well, we asked our British contributors and received exactly the answer I expected - there's absolutely nothing wrong with using "What" meaning "What kind of" here.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anthone98

"Which" is correct and sounds clean, definitly...


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

"which" = "które", we keep them separate.


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

What books are you read? is gramatically wrong. It should be "are you reading"


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

Fixed. Please use the "report a problem" feature!


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

How about "what kind of books are you reading?"


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

It works.


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

I was very happy to see that "What kind of books do y'all read" was an accepted translation here. :)


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

It is??? That makes me happy too :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marko195

In Serbian:

Kakve knjige čitate? = Jakie książki czytacie?

Koje knjige čitate? = Które książki czytacie?

nj = ń; č = cz

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