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"This is my mother coming."

Translation:זאת אמי באה.

June 22, 2016

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

why not זאת אמי שבאה?


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

I think that sounds ten times better. To me (a native Hebrew and English speaker), זאת אמי באה sounds like a failed attempt to translate from English to Hebrew


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

Why not also possible: זאת אמאי באה?


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

אמא שלי = אמי


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daniel684476

Welcome to Hebrew.


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

Some friends study Spanish or Italian and they can make their way after 6 months. After one year of Hebrew I still have to think before counting from one to ten...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yana846101

Why not אמתי?


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

אמא שלי = אמי. אמה (arm, maid, middle finger) = אמתי (pronounced amati).

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