"De marzo a noviembre"

Translation:From March to November

February 13, 2013


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What's the difference between "De" and "Desde" then?

October 18, 2013


From what I have gathered in this exercise, desde is used with hasta and de is used with a.

Example: Desde enero hasta marzo = from January until March. De enero a marzo = from January to March.

I don't really understand why that's the case, but hopefully that helps. Maybe someone else can offer insight into the reason.

June 12, 2014


What's wrong with saying "from March till November"?!

July 11, 2013


"a" means "to", not "till". In fact "till" is also the wrong English word. The word you're looking for is "until".

January 4, 2014


"Till" is not incorrect, nor is it a shortened form of "until," but is instead a spelling variation of the Old English and Old Norse word with the same meaning: "til." If you study the etymology you will see that "til" actually predates "until" by several centuries. The latter appears to have been formed by the addition of the Old Norse word "und," meaning "as far as" to the existing word "til" not the other way around. Both "till" and "until" are perfectly acceptable in Modern English.

August 6, 2014


I have never understood why people who are lazily dropping the "un" from until add an extra "l."

February 16, 2014


Till is one syllable and Until is two. You answered your own query, people are simply lazy.

March 12, 2014


I think til is actually the problem. People try to use the shortened version of until- til but they end up using 'till' which has nothing to do with time.

May 18, 2014


Grammatically, 'til and till can both be used as shortened versions of until. I agree that till is stupid but that's sadly how it is.

June 12, 2014


I put "from march through November" and it was incorrect. Duolingo lists "from March to November" and "March through November". Are they missing a translation, are they incorrect on one of the translations, or is there a reason that you can't use "from" and "through" in the same sentence?

May 19, 2014


Am I right when I say the "de...a" means "from...to", and it is almost like "deste...hasta"?

February 13, 2013


"Desde . . . hasta" ?? yep

February 13, 2013


Why is it "de...a" here, when in other circumstances we use "desde...hasta" (such as "El verano es desde el mayo hasta el agosto"?

December 27, 2013


Hola armoss89: They are interchangeable. In this case Duolingo chose to use "de". But "desde" would be just as good.

December 27, 2013


En espa;ol no es desde el mayo hasta el agosto. Es desde mayo hasta agosoto o puedes decir de mayo a agosoto. A seria To y hasta seria Until .

June 4, 2014


Why is it "a" and some other time "al"?

January 11, 2014


"al" is the short form of "a el" (note that "a el" is not correct, you have to use "al" in that case)

February 5, 2014


Do you have to capitalize the first letter in the spelling of a month (marzo, semptimbre, etc.) in Spanish?

November 20, 2014


No. Spanish does not capitalize months nor weekdays like English does.

November 20, 2014



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