"The horn lies in the meadow."

Translation:Das Horn liegt auf der Wiese.

May 26, 2017

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Lafayette94th

What animal in English is called a horn? A ram?

May 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/SimoneBa

The horn is a musical instrument. It could also be the horn(s) of an animal, of course, but that's not very likely. Though with Duolingo, you never quite know...

May 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Lafayette94th

I'm a native English speaker from the U.S. Certainly, one could leave a musical instrument in a meadow, big based on the context, it seemed likely that they meant a horned animal. There are bighorn sheep, for example. And many American sports teams are nicknamed Rams, for this reason!

May 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Barrbelle

Perhaps this is referring to the Mother Goose nursery rhyme? "Little boy Blue, come blow your horn; the sheep's in the meadow, the cow's in the corn. But where is the boy who looks after the sheep? He's under the haystack fast asleep."

May 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Puett

in der - in the; auf der - on the. Duo does not accept 'in der'

June 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/-Copernicus-

You can't use a word-for-word translation here. English uses "in" for a meadow and German uses "auf." Which makes some sense since the horn is in fact on top of the grass of the meadow.

June 10, 2018
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