"He writes a novel about youth."

Translation:Він пише роман про молодь.

January 21, 2016

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Novel is not Новела?

January 21, 2016

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    Новела doesn't have one-to-one correspondence in English. Usually it's translated as short story, but this also means оповідання. English doesn't have the distinction between новела and оповідання.

    Note that English also has the word 'novella', which is closer to the Ukrainian повість.

    January 26, 2016

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    Thank you :)

    February 2, 2016

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jmYi6

    A novella is a long short story or a very short novel. English does indeed distinguish it from short stories.

    August 27, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jmYi6

    "... про юність" should also be acceptable.

    August 27, 2017
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