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"Arnavut musun?"

Translation:Are you Albanian?

December 14, 2015

22 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Xhezaira1

Ben de Arnavutum :)


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

İ would love an Armenian course, and İ bet others would too.


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

İ meant Albanian, of course. With the sentences about Kurdish, İ had been thinking about the Caucasian languages. Not that an Armenian course wouldn't be nice as well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdemZambakci42

@jez sende mi içinden


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Greisi429152

Actually i am an Albanian, i wish Duolingo add Albanian language too.


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

If you and some other English-speaking (or maybe something else-speaking) Albanians will put together the course, I will certainly take it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sunbeam42

Please make an Albanian course!!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hakim747

So what is the country name for Albania?


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

    So, literally "Albanianness"


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ryan47435765

    Meh, I wouldn't pigeonhole the -luk suffix as only "-ness". Wiktionary mentions a fourth sense in English, container, as in kalem (pencil) + lik = pencil case. So an Arnavutluk is a place that contains Albanians!


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

    So, is there a word for Albanianness, or even Turkishness?


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

    That would be Arnavutluk as well, and Türklük for Turkishness. And as a country name, Arnavutluk is an exception as far as I know.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ryan47435765

    Türklük for Turkishness. Google translate suggests making a compound word, “Arnavut kimliği”, Albanian identity or literally “who-ness”.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hakim747

    Teşekkür ederim. :)

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