Eu am apa.
Why is it "I have the water", and not just "I have water"
"apa" is "the water" while "apă" is just "water"
The question was "Why is it "I have THE water, and not just water?""
Answer to the question.
Tks for you answer
Damn, Romanian requires you to pay attention to such levels of subtlety. OMG.
If it was "am apă" it would have been translated "I have water".
"Am apa" is "I have the water".
You go out on a picnic and you are checking:"I have the water, the juice and the coffee."
It's some specific (already mentioned) water, not just some indeterminate quantity.
The narrator is speaking with two marbles in her mouth.