"Ten pies jest stary."

Translation:This dog is old.

December 21, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/taikwandodo

I thought byc went with the instrumental case? But stary is in the nominative, can someone please explain this?

December 21, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/ngfio

You use the instrumental in the sentence "Ten pies jest starym psem" = "This dog is an old dog" (where "jest" refers to a verb), but not in the sentence "Ten pies jest stary" = "This dog is old" (where "jest" refers to an adjective).

December 21, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/tadjanow

'stary' is an adjective not a noun

December 21, 2015
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