"Τι είναι η διάλεξη;"

Translation:What is the lecture?

10/17/2016, 11:06:03 AM

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The Greek sentence uses the definite η (the) and not the indefinite μια (a).

10/17/2016, 11:06:03 AM

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Sure, but the English sentence 'what is the lecture?' doesn't really make sense

2/20/2017, 11:23:35 PM

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I agree. Maybe a more proper English translation would be "What is a lecture?", as if someone was asking for the definition of the word. Τι είναι η διάλεξη; would be a fitting translation to it as well, I think. ^.^

2/21/2017, 11:01:34 AM

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Good catch. It's been edited thank you.

10/17/2016, 5:16:23 PM

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Maybe I miss something here - the Greek is "Τι είναι η διάλεξη;", the correct translation is "What is the lecture?" (translating GR to EN on PC). I am not a native English speaker, but this sounds weird to me. I'd rather say "What is the topic of the lecture" or "What is the lecture about". From the above comments I would think that either the GR or EN should have been changed?

9/9/2018, 8:44:19 AM

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Yes, there is a misunderstanding in this sentences and it should be: Τι είναι "η διάλεξη";

It should be asking for the meaning of the word "διάλεξη". We will edit it. Thanks for the input.

9/9/2018, 9:51:37 AM
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