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"Зараз восьма чи сьома година?"

Translation:Is it eight or seven o'clock now?

August 7, 2016

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

Here's a tip: восьмий восьма and восьме are the forms for "eight" and the Ukrainian word for octopus is восьминіг which has, of course, eight legs!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexis-Mario96

Interesting, thanks for that!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/va-diim

And English, "octopus" = "octo" + "pod" , "eight" + "foot"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ScottWilli909480

Is it a tradition or a rule to always put the biggest number first?.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/va-diim

No. It's just a coincidence in this sentence


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Laura450568

It doesn't want to accept my pronunciation! That's ridiculus!


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

Fascinating language

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