"Eu sunt bărbat și tu nu ești femeie."

Translation:I am a man and you are not a woman.

November 16, 2016

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/DanaMootII

just curious, why are there no articles in this sentence?

November 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/SandiRox

I'd like to know as well. This is confusing.

May 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/WaterPolyglot

You can ask a moderator that contributed to the course. They planned it, so they should be able to give u an answer.

November 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/fredtimur

just shows the uniqueness of the language

January 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/rockyroo121

That could be taken as an insult to a woman.......you are no woman !!!!

April 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RoyChacon

Is it ok to omit articles? A man is un Bărbat and a woman is o femeie. I am just curious about and this is the first time I try to learn this language.

June 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/CS4GKN

No, one shouldn't ignore articles.

November 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/iiai
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In Romanian the pronouns are accorded to the nouns. They are: I)eu, II)tu, III)el/ea, and for plural I)noi, II)voi, III)ei/ele. The articles can be ignored, because me(eu) cannot be more than a only one person. Same thing with you(tu). In English "you" can be "tu" or "voi" from Romanian.

December 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/mateifcp

Eu sunt o barbat=)))))))))))))))))))))))))))

February 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/MikeBaker874500

This is a problem throughout this course with the computer-generated speech. Instead of "sunt", it always says "sunt-t" So trying to make sense of it, your (or at least my) brain interprets it as "sunt o".

May 12, 2018
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