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"Nem tizenhárom, hanem tizennégy."

Translation:Not thirteen, but fourteen.

July 19, 2016

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    In oral Hungarian, how would you tell between "11" and "14"?


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    11 (tizenegy): short n, short e

    14 (tizennégy): long nn, long é

    You can listen to it here: https://youtu.be/H7S3hUCG2Og?t=45s


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    Should "It is not thirteen, but fourteen." be accepted?

    Edit 4 months later:
    I guess that would need ez/az this/that/it in front of the sentence.

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