"A kilencvenkilencedik hajó nem zöld."

Translation:The ninety-ninth ship is not green.

August 24, 2016

7 Comments


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

what is boat in hungarian

August 24, 2016

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

The internet says you can put a boat on a ship but you can't put a ship on a boat. So, bigger vessels are "ship" - "hajó". Smaller vessels are "boat" - "csónak". But not all boats are "csónak". A "csónak" is a really small vessel, like a life boat on a ship. Steamboats, smaller, steam-powered vessels that were used on rivers, would still be called "hajó": "gőzhajó". You can't really walk around in a "csónak".

September 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Olena161520

But in the previous examples my answer for hajó as boat was accepted.

September 21, 2016

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

Yes, exactly. I think it should be accepted here, as well. If it was not, please report it.

September 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/96314081311257

boat = csónak

August 24, 2016

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

Actually "csónak" is not the word for "boat". "Csónak" is very specifically a rowboat.

( I would not attempt to sail across the ocean in a "csónak" but I would be happy to row a "csónak" in the lake. :) )

December 27, 2016

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

I got ninety nine ships but a green aint one

April 20, 2018
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