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Translation:איזו שפה זאת? ספרדית או גרמנית?

June 23, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alinarj7

Pronunciation?


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

אֵיזוֹ שָׂפָה זֹאת? סְפָרַדִּית אוֹ גֶּרְמָנִית?

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alex387130

how come "זאת" and "זו" is interchangeable in this case?


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

Right now I can't think where they wouldn't be interchangeable.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alex387130

for this sentence, a correct additional translation was "איזה שפה זו". when is "זו" used?


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

Actually, איזה שפה זו is not so good, it should be איזו שפה זו, although in spoken Hebrew it would occur. איזו שפה זו/איזו שפה זאת are both fine, זו sounds more literary, זאת more colloquial.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/qsd77

זה לא אמור להיות זו?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jana303159

Why not מה השפה הזו?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DL-Trolls

"What is this language?" is what you're saying.

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