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"Mi lányok vagyunk, ti pedig fiúk."

Translation:We are girls, and you are boys.

August 26, 2016

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CynthiaKin6

why is 'leanyok' not correct?


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

Report it, I think leányok is correct.


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

It's correct, be aware it's oldish/can sound like some literary cliché.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Renardo_11

I first encountered this form visiting Leányvár, the girls' fortress of the roman castle Kelemantia east of Komárom / Révkomárom. It's on the Slovak side since 1919.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew2569

Because the word is lányok, not leanyok.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Judit294350

Actually leány is an alternative to lány. I've only seen it in songs and poetry - but it is still valid.


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

How about "we are girls and you boys?"


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

I think English requires a second 'are'


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

It doesn't require it, but the form without the second 'are' is rather literary in style.

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