"Написав текст, мальчик ушёл."

Translation:Having written the text, the boy left.

April 18, 2016



In the US, it's "having written." "Having wrote" is always incorrect. Here's why: the correct tenses are, "I write" (present), "I wrote" (past), and "I have written" (past participle). "Having written" is just a rearrangement of the past participle.

November 12, 2016


Word "написав" has a accent on first letter "a" and it has a different meaning, it is a pee)))

October 17, 2018


Именно так. Было смешно слышать это первый раз :)

February 16, 2019


The first audio is wrong: "having pissed the text.."

December 10, 2018


I thought текст was also literally translated to "lyrics," so Duolingo should accept that answer as well I feel like...

October 12, 2017


ушел (without the dots on the e) was marked asa typo. When I first learnt Russian 40 years ago I was taught they were not essential and I seem to recall they were often omitted in printed materials (though it's been years so I can't really be sure). If anyone native reads this: how important are the accent dots in words like this? thanks!

February 4, 2018


They are not "important" and are mostly omitted in written text. We, obviously, use them as the course is aimed at learners. After all, the word is still pronounced ушёл even if you spell it as ушел.

February 4, 2018


Great thanks, that's how I remember it. (And I've also found the location of the ё on the Russian phonetic keyboard so no problem there... :-) . )

February 4, 2018


if you are still asking, the dots are not so important especially in words like this, you can read this by only one way, not like "поем" and "поём" or something like this. some people think that we should "fight for a clear russian language" and write "ё" but it is not important to the most people. sorry for bad english :)

December 14, 2018


Which "a"?

February 1, 2017


If this is a question about where "a" should be accepted instead of "the," I think (non-native Russian disclaimer) "Having written a text" should be fine. It's not as clear for "a boy" because that indefiniteness could be conveyed more clearly in the Russian word order.

February 1, 2017


Having written a text the boy has gone

September 12, 2018


Хорошо что не "накакав" , видно дело зимой было на снегу :-D

September 27, 2018
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