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"Ez a rovar szőrös?"

Translation:Is this insect hairy?

November 14, 2016

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

Is there a difference between bogár and rovar? I know it's insect vs bug, but in Hungarian is there really a difference?


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

Bogár is "beetle" and I'd say the situation is about the same as "beetle" versus "insect" in English. Most people more or less recognize a beetle when they see one and will probably use the more specific term if it's appropriate, even if they can't give a precise definition of the difference between the two. Likewise bogár and rovar.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bastette54

Technically, "bug" is another word for "beetle." But I've always heard the word "bug" used as a catch-all term for any insect, as well as for spiders.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bastette54

Interesting. I heard something different, but apparently that was wrong.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElisabethS832761

what is wrong with "Is this the hairy insect?"


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

"Is this the hairy insect?" would be, Ez a szőrös rovar?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mike943391

Szőrös was furry in a previous question.

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