"Η εφεύρεση του ηλεκτρισμού ήταν σημαντική."

Translation:The invention of electricity was important.

9/8/2016, 8:06:54 PM

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Electricity is a form of energy so it was not invented, it was discovered!

9/14/2016, 7:18:57 PM

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Yes...

Η ανακάλυψη του ηλεκτρισμού ήταν σημαντική. = The discovery of electricity was important.

9/17/2016, 12:41:53 PM

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I cringed when I was translating this one...

5/10/2017, 11:24:37 PM

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Please correct it. It is a scientific mistake and DL is used by adolescents who go to school and maybe they will learn it wrong. Δεν είναι εφεύρεση!

9/18/2016, 12:49:59 PM

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I see no correction yet. Electricity was discovered, not invented. Παρακαλώ διορθώστε το, θα μας κοροιδεύει ο κόσμος!

2/25/2017, 12:16:09 AM

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There's an historical point of question there too.

2/10/2017, 1:31:19 PM

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Ποια είναι η διαφορά του ¨"invented" και "discovered"??

11/20/2017, 1:53:57 PM

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invent - εφευρίσκω

discover - ανακαλύπτω

You discover something that was always there, but "hidden". For example, you can discover a new planet, or you can discover how to make steel from iron.

You invent something that is new, that was only in your mind before. For example, many years ago, people invented the wheel. Later, people invented steam engines, cars, and computers.

11/20/2017, 5:04:31 PM

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where is my error?

11/14/2018, 3:17:32 PM

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Who knows? We can't see what you wrote and you didn't tell us.

What was the entire sentence that you wrote?

11/14/2018, 3:28:22 PM
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