"Nyáron és ősszel nincs hó."

Translation:There is no snow in summer and autumn.

September 22, 2016

9 Comments


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

Could some kind person please help to explain how we form "in" for the word endings of "nyár" and "ősz" Thanks

September 22, 2016

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

Summer and winter take the -n ending with appropriate linking vowel, as if you were saying "on" summer and "on" winter: nyáron and télen

Spring and autumn take the -val/-vel ending (which isn't explained as a topic on Duo), as if you were saying "with spring" and "with autumn." The v of this ending assimilates with other consonants, so you get

ősz + vel = ősszel "in autumn"
tavasz + val = tavasszal "in spring"

September 22, 2016

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

Thanks very much for that jsiehler, it would seem that nothing is straight forward with this language. :)

September 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew359786

Would "It does not snow..." be said differently in Hungarian, or should I report it?

December 25, 2016

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

"It does not snow" would be better for nem havazik or nem esik a hó.

The given sentence Nyáron és ősszel nincs hó doesn't mention snow actively falling, it just says there isn't any snow.

December 26, 2016

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

Is there a word for "neither" as the second idea is negative

February 8, 2017

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

I wrote "There isn't snow in the summer or in the autumn," and my answer was marked incorrect. Should I report it?

November 12, 2017

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

Seasons of the year do not take "the" in general.

February 20, 2018

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

Am I hearing assimilation of the /l/ > [n] in "ősszel nincs"/?

May 18, 2019
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