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"Sharks eat the small whales."

Translation:Rechinii mănâncă balenele mici.

December 20, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rapuchan

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/potestasity

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.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Estel785882

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)"

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