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"A ajuta o femeie bătrână"

Translation:To help an old woman

December 30, 2016

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lajos905235

it is quite rude to say "bătrân(ă)" when referring to a person. "în vârstă" is more polite


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hector290697

We have that in Spanish, too. In our language, it's rude to call an old person "viejo(a)" so we say "persona mayor".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CristianaC263201

It is not rude to say bătrân(ă) ,it is only a word like tânăr(ă). It is rude to say "babă"(moș)


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

I feel like I shouldnt be told something wrong in a non english language when I misuse a or an, when the sentence is so completely valid except the a or an i english


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jacqui883652

Why not veche?

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