"A nő bent van, a férfi kint."

Translation:The woman is inside, the man outside.

July 2, 2016

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Nő is eerily similar to the Chinese word for woman: nü.

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I was just going to comment the same!


Note that nü3 is Mandarin Chinese. Cantonese would be neoi5, Hakka ńg, Wu nyy and Hokkien . China actually has a bunch of different languages, almost too many to count, just like Europe.



There is a second 'is' missing. The alternative with the comma is contrived.


There should be "is" also after the man in the translation, am I mistaken?


it seems to me that it is not necessary. I translated at first try just "the woman is inside, the man outside" perhaps it could be phrased better like "the woman is inside; the man, outside" since you are omitting a verb, but it is not really necessary IMO.


I'd prefer that way, too, but spoken colloquial misses it sometimes.


Would "A nő van bent, a férfi kint" be accepted? As I understand Hungarian, it would put the emphasis on "The woman is inside, the man outside", instead of "The woman is inside, the man outside"?


Megfontolandó lehet a névmások spéci használata miatt elfogadni azt is, hogy "she is inside, he is outside", mivel jó eséllyel olyan feladat után kapja ezt az ember, amikor a névmások nemének hiányával szembesült. Egy alternatív megoldást talán megérne.


I have this correct there is a problem with the program


Couldn't this just be "She's inside, he's outside?" Hungarian doesn't specify gender via ö pronouns so the speaker seems to intend to specify gender by using nö and férfi


I think you're right but perhaps the difference is more specific and easier to memorize... Dunno.


The woman is inside the man outside... kinky.


Just remember The Flintstones' usual ending scene ;)


if there was one less 'curiosity' online, so under-aged users wouldn't Google things leading to things and become unnecessarily distracted. (reported as 'sensitive content' + 'sthg else' for this reason).


I'm just surprised i got it right...the only thing i got right on this entire session. That must mean I'm learning!!!! XD


Good job, I am happy to read it and keep up! Hungarian is so different, that every little success is great!


The word " bent" is not listed to choose.

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