"Was ist ein Stuhl?"

Translation:What is a chair?

January 22, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/tsym3155

chair

/tʃɛː/

noun

  1. a separate seat for one person, typically with a back and four legs.
August 2, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/JamesBerna15

David Attenborough: "Scientists have been studying chairs for several decades, though are only now starting to scrape the surface on what these marvellous creatures really are. Just what a chair actually is, for now, it would seem, will always remain somewhat of a mystery... "

January 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/PatriciaRecord

This question does not make sense. Yes, it is something you sit on, but that does not seem to be what is meant here.

October 16, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/RobinV.
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If you think about the question as part of learning German, it can make a lot of sense and be useful. A German says to you, "Haben Sie einen Stuhl?" and you think "ACK, oh my goodness what the heck is this guy asking me???" You can then say, thanks to Duolingo ;) "Was ist ein Stuhl?".

February 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/uql
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August 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/dshehu
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Duo getting philosophical

March 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/GarretMorg2

The question It hurts me.

March 16, 2019
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