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

Translation:The actors come out from behind the curtain on which there is a large butterfly.

July 25, 2016

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why amin? Isn't amin used for unspecified subject only? Shouldn't it be amelyiken or something of sort?


Well, two years later, I have the same question...


Well, in this case both are fine. At least in everyday's language


I don't think the out is needed in English


Yeah, to come out means something completely different which doesnt fit this context.


To be fair, "come out from behind something" has the original meaning. The usage you mention comes from "coming out from the closet" or something like that, I believe.


Duo making sure hungarian learners dive deep into it - this is the level of sentence building most wouldn't use in everyday language. So don't worry. Most would go with 'A nagy pillangós függöny mögül jönnek ki', or something like that


Yes, it is overcomplicated for no reason. As a native Hungarian and English speaker, I agree with you.

In a real-world scenario the example you said sounds pretty all right, something you would actually hear.

I'm not actually learning here, just testing the application.


Ok so for arguments sake if I wanted to say "The actors on whom there is a big butterfly, are coming out from behind the curtain"
" A színeszék jönnek ki a mögül a függöny mögül, AKIKEN(?) van egy nagy pillangó"


A színészek, akiken egy nagy pillangó van, kijönnek a függöny mögül. A színészek, akiken egy nagy pillangó van, a függöny mögül jönnek ki.

Both are correct. Actually, the original sentence is a bit flawed.

"a mögül a függöny mögül" is more like "from behind THAT curtain", and not simply "the curtain".


I don't think the English needs "that" -- the relative clause is enough to determine it.

"Which curtain? - that curtain." // "Which curtain? - the curtain on which there is a big butterfly."

But not "Which curtain? - that curtain, on which there is a big butterfly.", unless it's just a "oh and by the way, there is a butterfly on it" rather than using the butterfly to indicate which curtain you mean.


The curtain has the butterfly on it, not the actors have butterflies on them. :)


Why has 'that' instead of 'the' not been accepted? Isn't 'that' the anchor that should be related to 'which'?


In Hungarian. "That" sounds odd in English - not wrong - just odd.

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