"Πόσο είναι ο πληθυσμός;"

Translation:What is the population?

October 1, 2016

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I think "Πόσος είναι ο πληθυσμός;" sounds more natural. What do you think?

December 2, 2016

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I believe πόσος not only is more natural sounding but it is actually the only correct form. Would we ever say "πόσο είναι η έκταση;".

September 1, 2018

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The natural way to ask this question in (American) English would be either "What is the population" or "How big is the population". "How much is the population" doesn't really seem like a natural translation.

August 17, 2018

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The suggested answer "how much is the population" has to be wrong...

August 6, 2018

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how big is the population

October 1, 2016

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That has the same meaning, but is not the same sentence. "Big=μεγάλος" is nowhere in the greek sentence. This would be "πόσο μεγάλος είναι ο πληθυσμός;"

October 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/beth_is_weird

Why would you not use 'Τι' in this sentence?

February 12, 2018

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I suppose the sense is 'how many are in the population' - In English 'What is the population (e.g. of Canada)' would be understood as requiring a number for an answer. You probably could use τι, though in my head I imagine a multi-species planet where you might want to know WHAT the population is :p

April 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AntoineHel1

I am using the Android application and the given answer is: "what is the population". Isn't it wrong?

August 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/henkjjo

"How large is the population" I think is another common way to say the same thing (but it is marked wrong).

January 22, 2017
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