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"Pro manko de akvo, ni ne povis kuiri."

Translation:Due to lack of water we could not cook.

1 year ago

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Would the past "povis" and the conditional/subjunctive "povus" be acceptable in this case?

1 year ago

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Povus means "would not be able to" or "could but wouldn't." That doesn't make sense in this context. "Due to lack of water, we did not (past tense) have the ability to cook."

1 year ago