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"The famous musicians are not playing here, they only travel through the city."

Translation:A híres zenészek nem játszanak itt, csak átutaznak a városon.

November 2, 2016



I was rejected for using "zenesznek" instead of "jatszanak." I should think musicians playing MUSIC would be implied, rather than musicians playing on a playground or something.


i have the same question: does jatszanak also have the meaning of playing music, or does the author just assume that musicians would want to play cards on their way through the city?


Instead of "zenesznek", it is zenélnek.

Yeah, it can be accepted. A híres zenészek nem zenélnek itt,.... (But it does not sound very good, because of the word repetition)


átül a székre <-> átutaznak a városon (it is not -ba because places are like maps - -on)??

Why is the verb and "itt" switched here?
A híres zenészek nem játszanak itt, csak átutaznak a városon. A híres zenészek nem itt zenélnek, csak átutaznak a városon.


Why cant you also say "nem itt jatszanak"?


-------- duo just accepted it in my response (using the word bank - from which i can't highlight and copy... ) . . .

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Muszáj egész regényeket fordítani egyszerre?


Is there a rule for when to use itt or ide? Would "játszanak ide" be OK in this case?


"ide" is only for movement "to here".


Why not "itt játszanak" instead of "játszanak itt?" The computer wouldn't accept it but is it wrong and if so, why? If we want to emphasize that they're not playing HERE, shouldn't itt come before the verb?


Jászsik is the wrong Play.


If I understand correctly, I think the point you're making is a good one. They're musicians so we might have expected zenélnek rather than játszanak. Játszanak, however, isn't wrong and, for example, a CD player in Hungarian is a CD lejátszó so there's some interchangeability.


------ perhaps you mean, "ja'tszik " or "ja'tszanni " ? . . .

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