"קוף רואֶה קופה."

Translation:A monkey sees a monkey.

2 years ago

23 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/carbis

So, unlike inanimate objects, animals are conjugated based on the gender of the animal? Right? So, a male monkey is קוף and a female monkey is קופה.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ran6996
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Usually yes. There are some specific cases where there's only one word. For example 'נמלה' (ant) is a female word and there's no word for a male one.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/a.ak.t.j

A male monkey sees a female monkey is better meaning IMO

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AaronSchwa342952

No typo... I just can't type with nekudot.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Arequipe99
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Monkey see, monkey do.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nogaleast
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It seems to me that the "ר" in רואה sounds silent. Is that correct? Or am I just mishearing?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/broccolitofu

It's not silent, but the pronunciation makes it almost seem like it isn't there, which was the same thing I commented, but my comment somehow got -6 with down votes and became hidden. Not sure what's going on here.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nogaleast
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I see, thanks.

Yeah people do seem to prefer downvotes than upvotes. Don't let it get to you though. Here's a lingot as thanks! :D

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Marjorie280956

I wrote: A male monkey sees a female monkey. The marked it wrong. ????????

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DalMaegil
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If I take an exercise involving hares instead of monkeys, I can say, "A hare sees a female hare." and have it correct. Yet, i can't do that with monkeys. Strange.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaelElm31

why is: An ape sees an ape, not also a correct answer?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GershTri

In English, "ape" and "monkey" are not completely synonymous. I'm not sure about Hebrew.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YardenNB

For both we use קוף. If one wants to talk specifically about apes and not monkeys, the term is קופי אדם, but most people don't even know the exact distinction.

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Matt22228
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Apes are not monkeys...

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Munchkinguy

Send it as an error to Duolingo

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChickenRunner02

Does the letter name qof קוף really mean monkey?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChickenRunner02

Thank you

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/orin1527

Watch "Ranny's teaches hebrew" on youtube

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MateuszBar954225

You say that we not need use nikud in replies, but then i see a remark that i have a typoo..

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dawn607384

I have the correct consonants. My hebrew keyboard only has consonants.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JeremyFaus1

lol i am monky

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vadim_Mayorov
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A monkey sees a monkey, so much sence in one sentence. Hebrew course is not exactly smoothest one...

1 month ago
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