"הכובע שלךָ יפֶה."

Translation:Your hat is beautiful.

September 2, 2016

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/unafurtiva

Why is 'lovely' not accepted? I use it interchangeably with 'pretty' or 'beautiful'.

September 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/AlmogL

I think it should be accepted.

September 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Ephraem2

Why not pretty? I did not accept that

January 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Mabel544786

I think it is because the hat is probably ment for men not for women, and pretty is a word not often used to compliment men?

September 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/IngeborgHa14

In Biblical Hebrew the word כּוֹבַ֫ע was stressed on its last syllable and only the construct form כּ֫וֹבַע־ retracted the stress onto the penultimate like in כּ֫וֹבַע־נְחָ֫שֶׁת (1Sam 17.5) helmet of brass. It seems as if the stress on the penultimate has been generalised in Modern Hebrew, so that one always says ['kova].

March 28, 2019
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