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"Ви у кафе?"

Translation:Are you in a café?

January 1, 2016

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Can I use ви в кафе?


[deactivated user]

    Yes. In fact, this would be more correct: Duolingo ignores the guidelines for у—в alteration (most people do), but in professionally proofread texts it should be «ви в кафе» because «ви» ends in a vowel, and pronouncing «ви в кафе» is easier than «ви у кафе» («и в» is pronounced like a diphtong [ɪw], and this helps to avoid hiatus, two vowels coming together).

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