"Sharks eat the small whales."

Translation:Rechinii mănâncă balenele mici.

December 20, 2016

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Why is it "rechinii", if it says "sharks", not "the sharks"?

December 20, 2016

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In sentences expressing general statements, there's a definite article in Romanian, even if there's none in English:
Sharks are fish. - Rechinii sunt pești.

December 20, 2016

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Ah, I didn't read this as a general sentence. I read it as "(some group of) sharks eat the small whales (those ones over there)"

January 11, 2017
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