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"What color is his hair?"

Translation:Jakiego koloru są jego włosy?

August 24, 2016



Is this genitive or accusative? And also why not instrumental since the verb być is involved? Thanks :)


Is "jaki kolor mają jego włosy" correct as well?


Yes. Added now.


I replied: Jakiego koloru jego włosy? It was not accepted. Is 'są' necessary in this sentance?


Yes, it is necessary. I think the only construction where you can (sometimes, at least) omit a form of "być" is "This is Y" (To jest duży pies vs To duży pies).

Unlike Russian, Polish just needs it.


Where can I find an explanation of the different ways of making something plural, particularly difference between -y/-I and -ow (o usually with a tai)


Sorry accent not tail!

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