"A toy"

Translation:Ένα παιχνίδι

April 29, 2017

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/natepenner

I'm sensing a connection between παιδί and παιχνίδι? Is there a shared etymology or not?

April 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/troll1995

Yes, from παιδί comes the verb παίζω=play and from παίζω comes the noun παιχνίδι=game, toy. ;)

April 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/natepenner

Makes sense. Thank you!

April 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Ramona740848

I really like that the app gives you the correct form of the word about the accent after you put it wrong. At least for me, it is a problem to put the accent

January 26, 2019
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