"הגבינה הזאת נהדרת!"

Translation:This cheese is great!

August 25, 2016

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Jeff.Wilcox

It's unclear to me whether there is a one to one match for words like "great". For example, here I attempted to use "excellent" for נהדרת but that was incorrect. Is this just a lack of alternatives in the lesson or this actually incorrect?

August 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Pumbush

excellent is Metzuyan.

August 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/PedroAOrtega

What about "wonderful" for נהדרת ?

September 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Tim5602

That's נפלא

April 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Dov360473

Per Morfix, the root is הדר, meaning "exalted". A bit hyperbolic for a cheese, but "great" is too simple a superlative. I think "splendid" might be more in line with נהדר. What do you think?

December 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/DanVicBez

That or maybe excellent would be a better word than great.

June 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Janis559500

Dov, I'm wondering where you live. I'm in Pennsylvania, USA, and I don't think I've heard "splendid" in many years. Reminds me of movies from the 30s or 40s.

September 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Dov360473

I live in New York City. I write, teach college and am a management consultant, which I think may be more to the point. How would you translate נהדר? I think "great" is a boring superlative. And "awesome" is overused, and, frankly, tired.

September 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/rblackwelder

Is "This cheese is splendid!" wrong?

July 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Larry824711

I tried to use "magnificent" and was told it was wrong, but I believe it is both a correct translation of "נהדר" and appropriate for this sentence. I reported it.

October 8, 2018
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