"A munkásoknak alacsony házuk van."

Translation:The workers have a low house.

November 18, 2016

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/MitjaSterman

Short house? What could it be?

November 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV

A low house. Just one or two storeys tall.

March 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/emmapeel9

Just what I thought but it was marked wrong :(

April 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV

It's a sad reality we're living in. :c
Just keep reporting.

April 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/emmapeel9

It'll be alright. One day. Someday. :'(

April 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/guntunge

So if a "short house" is one or two stores high, what is a regular house in Hungary?

I actually expected something like unusually low room height. Some value that is more common in cellars.

August 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV

It always depends on your frame of reference. If you're in a city centre where every building has four floors or more, a two-storey building will appear unusually low.

August 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/guntunge

So it refers to storeys and not to room height? As i said that would have been my first thought for reference. Can it be that too? Some 2,2 or 2,3m (inside) high storeys?

August 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV

The entire building has to be low somehow. If you manage to do this by lowering your ceilings, that's also good, but usually it doesn't make much of a difference on the outside.

If you're only talking about the inside, you should go for "alacsony emelet" (low storey) or better "alacsony mennyezet" (low ceiling). Or "alacsony szobák".

August 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Biff812086

And I suppose the bosses have a fat house.

February 8, 2018
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