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"The butterfly is on the book."

Translation:Fluturele e pe carte.

January 6, 2017



Why "pe cartea" is wrong? Thanks in advance.


When there's the combination "preposition + single noun", you don't use the definite article:

El e pe carte.

But if this noun has an adjective, the definite article is necessary:

El e pe cartea albastră.

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It says "Fluturele se află pe carte." is correct too. What does "se află" mean? Don't think I had that in a lesson yet.


It is roughly translated as "is found". "The butterfly is found on the book". In Spanish, one would say "se halla", "La mariposa se halla en el libro".


My version (lap top) does not have "e" but "se afla" - with accent on the last a. What does this mean? Is it a reflexive verb?

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