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

"Bin ich hier etwa falsch?"

January 16, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Levi
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"Am I wrong by any chance?" is an accepted translation.


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

Can "etwa" mean "somewhat"?


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

"somewhat" sounds rather like "etwas" too me. "etwa" does not express a degree (of being wrong) but rather surprise.


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

Really? You wouldn't say "die Fahrt dauert etwa 2 Stunde"?


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

"... 2 Stunden". Well, "etwa" means here "about", "approximately" that is right. Would you say "somewhat two hours"?

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