"Care este culoarea cerului?"

Translation:What is the color of the sky?

March 18, 2017

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/hptroll

Why not "Ce este culoarea cerului?"? If you say "care", why don't you translate it by "Which" or "Which one is the color of the sky"?

March 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Lurch_M

A literal translation wouldn't work here. When someone asks "Ce este something?", they mean "What IS that?", and want to know what it is, and understand it as a thing/concept.
In this sentence, the speaker just wants to find out the color of the sky.

March 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/hptroll

Thanks, it's good to know that "ce" implies a definition rather than the answer to a choice.

March 19, 2017
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