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"The elephant is playing."

Translation:Der Elefant spielt.

January 15, 2013

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

What's the difference between "Der elefant ist spielt" and " Der Elefant spielt"?


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

"Der Elefant ist spielt" is wrong. German doesn't have a continuous aspect. Both "The elephant is playing" and "The elephant plays" translate as "Der Elefant spielt".


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

What about "ist spielend" ? Is it grammatically unacceptable as well?

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