"Ο ουρανός έχει πολλά σύννεφα."

Translation:The sky has a lot of clouds.

1/16/2017, 8:59:36 AM

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"The sky has many clouds" ?

9/21/2018, 6:34:08 AM

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That is another accepted translation but to my native English ears, it sounds foreign. Is that your question? Are you trying to ask if it correct.? Please be more specific.

9/21/2018, 7:27:07 AM

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The word ουρανός comes from Greek God Uranus right? The god of the sky?

12/24/2017, 3:44:12 AM

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That's right. :-)

12/24/2017, 5:37:41 AM

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What's wrong with "many"?

2/17/2019, 10:09:55 AM

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"many" is another accepted translation but I see that it wasn't entered in the incubator correctly. It's been corrected and we apologize.

2/17/2019, 1:08:11 PM

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'The sky has many clouds' is what I put which was marked wrong.

2/17/2019, 1:29:01 PM

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As I said above "The sky has many clouds." is correct but there was an error in our incubator. I've corrected it, however, it may take a day or two to take effect.

2/17/2019, 1:42:31 PM

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Sorry I misread your previous posting.

2/17/2019, 9:07:18 PM

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That's ok. No problem we're here to help.

2/17/2019, 9:19:04 PM

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The sky has many clouds is still not accepted?

2/20/2019, 9:28:59 AM

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It's there I assure you. Send a screenshot so we can see what's going on and if its' a bug we can report it.

2/20/2019, 11:46:53 AM

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"is very cloudy" ?

1/16/2017, 8:59:36 AM

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That is the same meaning, yes, but it's not the exact translation. very cloudy would be "πολύ συννεφιασμένος".

1/16/2017, 1:02:33 PM

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We would say: "It is very cloudy." (not 'the sky') or "There are a lot of clouds in the sky." The best sounding Greek is what troll1995 give above. So, this sentence needs some editing.

1/16/2017, 7:42:46 PM

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I think 'There are a lot of clouds in the sky' would be a natural English translation

10/30/2018, 2:20:17 PM

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That is one of the alternative translations.

10/30/2018, 2:22:23 PM

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How about "there are many clouds in the sky"?

11/3/2018, 9:22:37 AM

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Also, an accepted translation.

11/3/2018, 10:49:42 AM

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But it was refused...

11/3/2018, 11:20:50 PM

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I apologize after your second comment I checked again and see the sentence was not correctly entered. I've edited it now and thank you for getting back to us.

11/5/2018, 8:26:35 PM

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I put 'There are many clouds in the sky' which was rejected but an English person is more likely to say this than the given version.

11/5/2018, 7:21:18 PM

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Thank you as you will see from my comment above the sentence is now corrected entered and should be accepted. Sorry for the inconvenience.

11/5/2018, 8:27:35 PM

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The sky has plenty of clouds?

2/10/2019, 3:15:16 PM

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"Plenty of" would mean that there were sufficient clouds for some purpose. In a sentence like this without context, it would be very odd and I don't recommend its use. However, I'm adding it just in case there is ever enough context to require it.

2/10/2019, 4:18:35 PM

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It's still not accepted.

2/20/2019, 11:10:00 PM

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Please send a screenshot so we can see what's going on. If something is in the incubator and it is rejected it might be a bug we need to report it.

2/21/2019, 3:28:24 AM

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Is ουρανος also the name of the planet Uranus ?

3/11/2019, 12:11:02 AM

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Yep :)

3/11/2019, 8:09:56 AM
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