"Το ψάρι είναι κακό."

Translation:The fish is bad.

September 21, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/SophiaBend

I always thought κακό referred to moral badness, not bad/spoiled food. So...is this fish a nefarious villain? :P

September 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/troll1995
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Κακό & καλό can refer to anything good or bad,( moral, quality, taste etc)

September 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/philipduerdoth

Or sound? κακή φονή;

February 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/NoNameAvailable

When your pet fish steals 5 dollars to buy alcohol.

May 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Lng52-._
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χάλασε = spoiled, correct? "χαλασμένα τρόφιμα = spoiled food.

November 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/troll1995
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Spoiled=χαλασμένο :) χάλασε=it got spoiled

November 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/YPSILONZ
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As a native Greek speaker, when I read this sentence my understanding is that the fish has a bad behaviour/personality and NOT that it is spoiled/badly-cooked food. In the latter case the natural phrasing would be "το ψάρι δεν είναι καλό"/ "το ψάρι είναι χαλασμένο".

August 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ArinVeland
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Should "The fish is evil." not be accepted as an answer

January 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Sotirios
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no, not that kind of bad, the fish is has become spoiled and not edible anymore, not the kind where its trying to take over the world :)

January 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Dimitra956826
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Well, fish could make that happen. You never know. :P

In addition to your reply, I do feel like evil is a bit too strong for κακός. :P

January 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/philipduerdoth

The Cod Delusion perhaps?

February 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/aaronxiii

Μπράβο!

March 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/QxwP8

I answered correctly but it was marked incorrect

January 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Hancy1931
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Would "Fish is bad" (as in fish in general, not some specific fish) also translate to this?

April 13, 2018
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