Translation:You should wake up

April 5, 2017



This whole section needs to be reworked. The subjunctive has more of a "should" connotation than "have to" or "must". This entire section was deeply frustrating since I just had to submit bad translations over and over in order to advance. Please fix this soon.

April 5, 2017


I agree although the obligation is only attached to it's use in the 2nd person in all my grammar books. In any other person it's "let (person) xxx". For example, tuende is "let's go".

June 11, 2017


A year later and we are still waiting for them to either add the word "Lazima" or "Sharti" to the beginning of the sentence, to properly convey the notion of "have to" or "must", or else correct the translation to "you (all) should wake up".

March 17, 2019


I think this gives you a better explanation:


January 19, 2018


Agree - this whole lesson is misleading

September 3, 2017
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