"A madarak a szigetekről repülnek a hegyekhez."

Translation:The birds fly from the islands to the mountains.

August 6, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RO_4_PM

Couldn't this also be: 'the birds from the islands fly to the mountains'?

August 6, 2016

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

I would say that your sentence, "the birds from the islands fly to the mountains" suggests that we are talking about "birds from the islands" - that is, birds that originate in the islands. In the Hungarian sentence, "from the islands" is clearly just where they start flying from. "The birds fly from the islands to the mountains" matches the meaning better, or at least less ambiguously.

August 6, 2016
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