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"A brazil művésznők szépek."

Translation:Brazilian artists are pretty.

July 4, 2016

12 Comments


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

I learned Brazilian as "brazíliai;" is that wrong? Is that different than "brazil?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stuttgart3

Brazíliai = people who lives in Brazil, but it's not important what is their nationality. They can be Brazilian, Italian, Argentinian etc.

Brazil = a Brazilian person.


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

Brazíliai (notice the position of í) is not wrong but I don't think people would use it in this sentence. It's not wrong nevertheless.


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

Isn't szép closer to pretty or nice rather than beautiful? In other words, isn't beautiful a bit too strong? Is there any context that will help me choose among pretty, nice, and beautiful when translating?


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

i think nice, pretty, and beautiful should all technically work as translations for szép but haven't been added as accepted answers for everything yet since the course is still in beta. (i believe gyönyörű is the stronger version of szép, i.e. beautiful)


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

I also feel that beautiful is stronger than szép. But if we equal beautiful to gyönyörű, how would gorgeous be translated?


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

Művésznők can be used for both artists and actresses, can't it?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cosmo-pedant

No Olga, the word for "actresses" is different.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zsuzsi97194

Actresses = színésznők


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nab918927

This sentence seems to require context. The translation implies that all Brazilian artist are pretty but couldn't the conversation be about a certain group of Brazilian Artists?


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

It could be both and let me assume both interpretations are accepted. Were they not?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rxyrx
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Artist = művész (man or woman) Artistess = művésznő (woman)

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