"Lămâia este pe farfurie."

Translation:The lemon is on the plate.

December 29, 2016

3 Comments


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

Why does the word farfurie end with an E here and not an A? Isn't the translation for 'the plate' spelt: farfuria?

December 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/razvan.marin

In Romanian we can say something that in English would not be valid: The lemon is on plate. as if it's on a some plate, not a specific one to make it the plate, but neither any plate to make it a plate.

But we do this in other cases like I get in the bus. = Mă urc în autobuz. (instead of autobuzul).

December 30, 2016

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

Thank you for your explanation!

I was wondering the same thing and couldn't find an explanation for it in the forums here before.

October 30, 2017
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