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"What do you know about the mountain?"

Translation:Mit tudsz a hegyről?

October 11, 2016

4 Comments


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

Why not miről?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eyepatch1

Do we have to start the sentence with "Te"? Mit tudsz is not the same as Te mit tudsz?


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

You may include the te at the beginning or not. Either way is grammatically OK. If you include it, I think it does add a little emphasis to the "you", as in, "What do YOU know about the mountain?" Like maybe someone else has already said something about the mountain, and now I ask someone else, "What do YOU know?" - Te mit tudsz?

In conversation te (with a slight pause after it) can be a way of getting someone's attention at the beginning of a sentence. It's kind of like "hey, ..." or "hey, you..." It's fairly abrupt - about as polite as starting a sentence with "Hey" or "Hey you" in English. So I'd say be careful that you don't say it like, Te! Mit tudsz a hegyről? unless it's somebody you're on very informal terms with.


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

This is a sentence about Body Parts?

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