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"Although my grandmother is an old woman, she is modern."

Translation:למרות שסבתא שלי היא אישה מבוגרת, היא מודרנית.

September 15, 2016

10 Comments


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

Why מבוגרת and not זקנה?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hellad1

סבתי וסבתא שלי זה אותו הדבר


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NaftaliFri1

כן.

Tips and notes on the possessives chapter explains this


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

I thought מבוגר adult.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/absjbk29

why do you need "היא"? 'why not "סבתא שלי אישה מבוגרת"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VivekRaman7

ישנה not accepted for 'old'. Why?

למרות שסבתא שלי היא אישה ישנה היא מודרנית


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ilene403914

ישנה refers to old items, not to aged people


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BG8aa

Yes, but DL should accept זקנה, which modifies people.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rors401

shouldnt this be accepted too: למרות שסבתא שלי היא אישה ישנה, היא מודרנית


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BG8aa

This question already was asked by VivekRaman7. The answer is that ישן modifies objects, and זקן modifies people.

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