"Ihr seht sechzehn Häuser."

Translation:You see sixteen houses.

December 25, 2015



"Er sieht sechzehn Häuser" sounds the same... : (

April 23, 2016


I think Er is pronounced like "EH-AH" and Ihr like "EEH-AH", if I understood your doubt.

September 18, 2016


I thought so too but I was also wrong :/ But I understand now

August 13, 2016


I disagree with the unique translation " you all see" ... "you see" is also correct

December 29, 2015


I got you are seeing sixteen houses as incorrect.

January 14, 2016


Yes. "See" is a stative verb in the meaning in the meaning "perceive with your eyes", and doesn't usually form continuous tenses. See also http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/stative-verbs.html .

January 14, 2016


So how might you say this instead? Say if you were asking an estate agent 'How many houses are we seeing?' Cheers.

February 4, 2016


"How many houses will we be looking at?" - "Wie viele Häuser werden wir uns ansehen/anschauen?"

February 4, 2016


And that wouldn't be said in present tense? Interesting, thanks.

February 4, 2016


I'm Confused. I thought Ihr used for plural you while the verb "seht" is used for he/she/it. Ohh and also for ihr!! O.k i got it I think

December 25, 2015


It is confusing, I know! "Ihr" is indeed plural (informal) "you", but it is conjugated differently to he/she/it. This is the conjugation for "sehen":

ich sehe
du siehst
er/sie/es sieht
wir sehen
ihr seht
sie sehen

In general, if a verb is "somethingen" then er/sie/es will take "somethingt" and ihr will take "somethinget". Even when the du and er/sie/es forms are irregular (like here), the ihr form is usually regular, as are the wir and sie forms.

December 25, 2015


I think the "ihr" form takes -et only after -d and -t (ihr redet, ihr haltet), but otherwise just -t (ihr übt, ihr lauft, ihr sagt, ihr seht, ihr backt, ihr holt, ihr kommt, ihr plant, ihr hupt, ihr hört, ihr rast, ihr hievt, ihr boxt, ihr setzt).

So then it has the same ending (but possible a more regular vowel) than er/sie/es: er übt, läuft, sagt, sieht, backt/bäckt, holt, kommt, plant, hupt, hört, rast, hievt, boxt, setzt.

December 25, 2015


In this case, why is Hauser pronounced "Hoser"

November 5, 2017


i typed '' you are looking at sixteen houses'' why is it wrong?

March 19, 2016


Because "to see" is not the same as "to look at", and German makes a similar distinction (sehen / sich ansehen), as do other languages such as French (voir / regarder).

One is more passive, the other implies more direct attention.

It's similar to the difference between "hear" and "listen" (hören / sich anhören, zuhören; entendre / écouter).

March 19, 2016


And why "You are seeing sixteen houses" is wrong?

May 11, 2016


"see" is not usually used in continuous tenses in English in its basic meaning of "perceive with one's eyes".

(It can be used continuously in meanings such as "be in a (romantic) relationship with", e.g. "Tom is seeing Judy".)

May 12, 2016


The above translation is correct. My sentence was marked wrong and the correction is given as: You all see sixteen houses.

October 29, 2017


"You see sixteen houses" and "You are seeing sixteen houses" have the same meaning and both sentences are grammatically correct and should be marked correct.

December 7, 2017


The answer given to me had “can see“ as correct. Is that right?

September 13, 2018


I find this ladies accent very difficult to follow

January 8, 2019


Since the update, I can't see where I have made a mistake. When I press 'Check' the correct answer covers what I have put, so that I am unable to see where I have made an error .

January 17, 2019


I use Chinese pronunciation, finally get it correct is yier, mean one and two

June 15, 2019


Can i use 'du' instead of 'ihr'?

July 18, 2019


Can i use 'du' instead of 'ihr'?

If you were speaking to one person, you would say du siehst... instead of ihr seht....

July 18, 2019


Typed 17 houses and i was marked correct

August 1, 2019
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