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"Το μουσείο είναι δεξιά."

Translation:The museum is on the right.

September 1, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HK-FTW

on the right = στα δεξιά, not δεξιά.


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

We can't change the main Greek sentence! Στα δεξιά has been added as alternative.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Niko837328

The greek sentence hear really should be translated as "The museum is right" not "...on the right" as thst would be "...στα δεξιά" in Greek. In all the examples I can think of off the top of my head the two sentences would be interchangable, but there is still a difference between them. At the very least both versions should be accepted as Engligh translations.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/G.Georgopoulos

Prepositions are necessary in such phrases in English, for example:

He is on/to my left.

The desk is on the right.

The table is to the right of the fridge.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marva441926

Is "to the right" an acceptable translation here? Or must it be "on the right"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/G.Georgopoulos

Hm, I'd say that "on the right"="δεξιά" and "to the right"="στα δεξιά". I'm not sure whether I can explain the nuance between the two (if there is a nuance at all), but here's an interesting comment pertaining to "on/to the right". Both are accepted in other exercises, so I'm adding "to" here as well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anne723994

Can "the museum is right" be correct or must it be "....on the right" ie "το μουσειο ειναι δεξια" ..?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MDR215875

I think 'the museum is right' should be accepted. If I was asked ' is the museum left or right? ' and I answered ' The museum is right ' would be ok.

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