"On nie je, więc jest słaby."

Translation:He does not eat so he is weak.

February 9, 2016

15 Comments


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

I'm 99% sure Babcia said this word-for-word. An old friend's babcia could only say two things in English - "Is nice" and "EAT, EAT".

February 9, 2016

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

I do not know your friend's babcia, but it is highly probable she used "to" instead of "więc" (I see as slightly more formal, but it could be that it is more common in other regions)

February 9, 2016

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

Same in china here.lol.

April 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yf7rU0pd

It might be a little old fashioned, but 'He eats not, therefore he is weak' is a correct English sentence and should be accepted as far as I know?

August 26, 2017

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

It's so incredibly archaic as to be pointless - nobody would have written or spoken like that later than the year 1650 or so (this is often called "Early Modern English").

August 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/grey236

Difference between więc and dlatego for 'therefore'?

August 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jellei
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'dlatego' is like 'that's the reason why...', and 'więc' is simple 'therefore'.

August 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/grey236

Thank you!

August 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ThorstenAl3

Why not He doesn't eat hence he is weak.

September 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jellei
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Oversight, added.

September 25, 2018

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

This is another with multiples in saying, hence is another way with so and others. Most of my errors are in typing, hitting 2 keys at a time and other ridiculous goof ups.

September 27, 2018

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

To say: "If he does not eat, he will be weak." would this be possible?

"Jeśli on nie je, więc jest słaby."

(out of interest, not suggesting it as an alternative answer)

March 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jellei
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No, you can only use one of those for the sentence to make sense: either "jeśli" or "więc".

March 11, 2019

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

Thanks for your reply. Dziękuję. :-)

March 12, 2019

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

Is "that's why" acceptable for "więc" too here?

June 28, 2019
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