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  5. "Some women drink wine."

"Some women drink wine."

Translation:Einige Frauen trinken Wein.

February 3, 2013



So you can use Manche or Einige in this sentence. How would each of these sentences sound differently in English? Or is it just the same sentence translated with either word?


Manche and einige can both be translated as "some", but another translation for einige would be "a few", while manche also means "many" or "several". So in this sentence, manche implies a larger group of women than einige.


Makes more sense, thank you! :)


I don't really agree that a few (einige) and a pair (ein paar) are the same. A pair is more specific while a few is quite general.


ein paar can also mean a couple of or a few, i.e. ein paar Tage = A few / couple of days


Why does it say that Frauen is an "undefined noun"

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