"There are famous people on the other ship ,too."
Translation:A másik hajón is vannak híres emberek.
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The problem is not the word order itself but the beta phase of that course, which is still not fed enough with correct Solutions.
The hungarian language does not have such a fixed word order as the english one has. Important is the place in front of the verb: the word, which is placed there, gets a special emphasis in the sentence.
There is one exception: parts of the sentence, that are followed by "is" can't be emphasised.
So the hungarian sentence can be built these ways, too.
A másik hajón is vannak híres emberek. (no special emphasis, the other ship is just mentioned first)
A másik hajón is híres emberek vannak. (emphasis on "famous people", while the other ship is mentioned first)
Híres emberek a másik hajón is vannak . (no special emphasis, the famous people are mentioned first and than the other ship)
Híres emberek vannak a másik hajón is . (emphasis on "famous people")
Vannak a másik hajón is híres emberek. (no special emphasis)
Vannak híres emberek a másik hajón is. (no special emphasis)
Thank you for that! Thats really helpful! I think my confusion comes from the fact that I put the words in the "wrong" order, and when I ask my Hungarian boyfriend how to say the sentence (to test if this course is giving me the correct answer - because I know it's still in it's early stages), he says it exactly how the course says. Then when I ask him why it's in that order he says "I don't know... it just is!" Haha! You'd think having a native Hungarian living with you would help... clearly it doesn't! Hehehe
that does not work.
"is" is after the part it refers to.
híres emberek is .... famous people too, and other people too
A másik hajón is .... on the other boat too, and on this boat too
vannak is ... they are being, and also not being? they are being and also playing?
I usually give the advice: do not put "is" after the verb on Duolingo. In 99% of the cases, that's not the meaning we are looking for.
Hires emberek vannak a masik hajon is. or A másik hajón is vannak híres emberek - are both alright. In English "too" can come right after the word it refers to but mostly placed at the end. I too want to go with you - I want to go with you too. To be honest, I had trouble with figuring out what the "too" refers too sometimes. I think the best is to see the context.
These are all accepted solutions:
A másik hajón is vannak híres emberek.
A másik hajón híres emberek is vannak.
A másik hajón is híres emberek vannak.
A másik hajón vannak híres emberek is.
Híres emberek a másik hajón is vannak.
Híres emberek is vannak a másik hajón.
Híres emberek vannak a másik hajón is.
Vannak a másik hajón is híres emberek.
Vannak híres emberek a másik hajón is.