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"The actors are coming out from behind the curtain, on which there is a big butterfly."

Translation:A színészek a mögül a függöny mögül jönnek ki, amin egy nagy pillangó van.

July 25, 2016

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

A mögül a függöny mögül jönnek ki a színészek, amin van a nagy pillangó?


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

Not the smoothest, but grammatically correct.


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

"amin a nagy pillangó van"

But I would argue that "amin" is not exactly correct here. It should be "amelyiken".


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

What's the difference between "ami" and "amelyik"?


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

Let me demonstrate with a simple example. It is too difficult to explain but this should do:

  • I did not get the position (that) I was promised - "amely"/"amelyik".

  • I did not get the position, which is a shame - "ami"

"Ami" refers to the whole previous clause.

There is some acceptable overlap between "amely" and "ami", which is perfectly fine, in some situations. But there is some serious misuse going on these days when just about anyone can be a writer.


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

That was my answer: wrong :(

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