"I am not a girl."

Translation:Nu sunt fată.

November 16, 2016

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A Romanian keyboard would be nice to type the words with those extras on the vowels.


You can change your settings on the computer and phone to be able to quickly switch between keyboards, some can even use multi keyboard at the same time.


I agree, I had a few almost corrects because my keyboard wouldnt show the u accent thingie


I have a romanian key board enabled. Press and hold on a letter to get the accent. You can download on in your system language settings.


I use SwiftKey, a free keyboard app you can find in your app store. It's great. You can customize the look and feel, resize the buttons, and add alternate languages, including Romanian. The accents for letters are available, but the predictive text usually gives me the right word, spelled correctly.


Is this sentence correct without "o"? Why?


Actually, using the "o" feels quite unnatural in Romanian (it is grammatically correct and ok for didactic purposes though). It is implied as pronoun but it would make sense if used as a numeral ("I am one girl").


Does romanian has grammatical gender?


Yes. It's a little inconvenient, but it also really goes to show how similar Romanian is to the rest of the Romance languages.

Use un with masculine words like bărbat, and use o with feminine words like femeie. It gets a little more complicated with definite articles, but for now that's all you need to know.

Here are a few examples to help you pick up the pattern:

o femeie - a woman
un bărbat - a man
un băiat - a boy
o fată - a girl
a farfurie - a plate
un tort - a cake
un scaun - a chair



What are the rules when it comes to removing the accents over letters, like with fată and fata. Thanks.


It's simple!

fată = girl
fata = the girl

Feminine nouns usually take the feminine article -a, so it overrides the ă. Apă to apa, casă to casa, lampă to lampa, &c.



What is the correct word order? Sometimes they use Eu nu sunt and other times Eu sunt nu


Eu nu sunt. The other one could be used for "Eu sunt, nu altcineva" "It is me, not someone else". In Romanian the negation typically precedes what is being negated. For this sentence it may seem otherwise, but one could interpret it as a denial of the state of being a man, woman etc.


What does sunt mean? A? I thought we used o instead of a


'Sunt' means 'am' ex. I am a girl = Eu sunt o fată

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    Sunt = am


    When to use "o" or "un"


    o is feminine, un is masculine

    [deactivated user]

      May I say "un fată"?


      No, un is masculine


      What abaout "fetiță" instead of "fată"?


      Este ok.acesta aplicatie

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