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"Η γραβάτα είναι λαχανί."

Translation:The tie is light green.

September 2, 2016

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

the recording makes the word sound like λάχανι, with the stress on the first syllable. Does the recording sound natural to the native speakers?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bajewy
  • 1461

It sounds fine to me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stergi3

λαχανί translated as light green here. It is not a scientific name, you cannot use the word λαχανί in a Physics lecture for instance, unless you want this lecture to be more cheerful and fun. Never! Ανοιχτό πράσινο, yes. Λαχανί is a word for clothes mostly.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bajewy
  • 1461

More like cabbage green! (λάχανο is cabbage and λαχανί is light green)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lng52-._

DL accepted "lime green". And, doesn't "ανοιχτό πράσινο" = light green?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NicMdE21

In this case the best translation is: "light green" = "ανοιχτός πράσινος" - But Stergi3 already wrote this about one year before! (2018/07/04)


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

Λαχανί is introduced in the lesson's notes as "cabbage green", so why isn't that an acceptable answer?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stergi3

Ι googled a bit for λαχανί. It seems that all λαχανί are not the same, as Google gave me some samples. No, I don't know which one is the precise λαχανί :)

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