"The spider does not speak."
Translation:Η αράχνη δε μιλάει.
There is no difference in meaning. The real difference is that you use δεν before some letters and δε before others. There is a discussion thread explaining this better.
Are there letters where you can use any of them? I had to mark all correct meanings and duo requires to mark both variants.
Before consonants: de Before vowels: den
In classical greek we have the negation "ου, ουκ and ουχ" they have the same meaning, but you use it depending on the next word
I'm wondering the same thing. When I first started learning Greek a couple months ago, I didn't even see δε anywhere. Now I just started again this week after a month break and I'm seeing here and there. What gives?
This might be a late reply, but both δε and δεν are the same, but consider that the letter νι in this case is usually omitted to make the sentence sound less out-of-way while pronouncing.
The same thing happens with το(ν) and τη(ν). N is not omitted if: The word after begins with a vowel The word after begins with κ, π, τ, ψ, ξ (to remember it: "κάποτε ψάξε") *The word after contains these consonant diphtongs: μπ, ντ and γκ
Credits to mizinamo for the mnemonic phrase "κάποτε ψάξε" :^) Hope it helped!
I dont understand when to use Το, Η, Ο και Τα. -_- I feel like using το most of the time but seems not right.
H is in front of female words who end on A. O is in front of words who end on σς and Ta is when you need to name more then one object.