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"A lusta oroszlán odamászik a fához és elalszik."

Translation:The lazy lion crawls to the tree and falls asleep.

September 7, 2016

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

Is the lion definitely crawling and not climbing in this context?


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

I guess it depends on the terrain, right? But you never know with a mountain lion.
But I imagine the savannah on a hot day with a very sleepy lion and a nice shady tree nearby.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bastette54

It's going up a tree, so it's definitely climbing. Or is it going TO the tree and not climbing up?


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

No, it is not going up a tree. It is going TO a tree, to be in its shadow. We are talking about a lazy lion here.


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

"There" just won't work for "oda" here. We don't say "crawls there to the tree," we say "crawls over to the tree."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Phil_57

dqJaco - I agree and suggested that they remove 'there' from the translation as it is unnecessary


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GregWood15

Thanks, I got caught out. Just when I thought that I was getting my Hunglish down pat :)


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

I heard it as: "A lusta orosz lány odamászik a fához és elalszik."


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

to crawl for bugs and insects to climb for men and big animals.And why to destroy a rule,but we are acustumed on such things at Duo.Take it or leave it stands up to the end of the course.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GregWood15

Use "climb" for vertical progress and "crawl" for horizontal progress (on all fours/sixes/eights), regardless of the size of the beast :)

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