"Il nostro quartiere รจ sopra la collina."

Translation:Our neighborhood is on top of the hill.

March 5, 2013



Why couldn't it be "above the hill"?

September 21, 2014


That implies the neighborhood is skyborne....

December 25, 2015


quartiere does it not also mean district or area?

March 5, 2013


Yes, quartiere = district, the literal translation for neighbourhood would be "vicinato"... but all those words are pretty close to each other, aren't they? ;)

If the system doesn't accept district, I would report it.

March 5, 2013


Why not, 'Our neighbourhood is at the top of the hill'? This would be how an English speaker would express this.

October 11, 2014


I was wondering - I typed "our neighbourhood is over the hill", and it was accepted - with a note saying that an alternative correct answer could be 'on top of the hill'. To me, "my neighbourhood is over the hill" doesn't have the same meaning as "on top of the hill". "On top of" is "at the top", whereas "over the hill" means "on the other side of the hill somewhere".

January 29, 2016


'on top of' would be the more accurate translation here.

January 29, 2016


Thanks James .... So to translate 'over the hill' as in you go over the hill' (before getting to the destination) would you say 'oltre la collina'?

January 31, 2016


When to use sopra and when to use su?

June 6, 2013


i believe sopra means "on top of" instead of just on. So it would help if you want to be more specific, just like in English.

November 5, 2013


Why won't it accept "atop" instead of "on top of"??? Reporting!

October 26, 2014


Still not accepting "atop" nor has anyone here suggested why that may be? Ideas? Thanks! (And reporting again!)

July 4, 2015


Maybe because it's not colloquial enough? It's primarily a literary word, not to say archaic.

December 5, 2015


Well, I'll grant you that it's a bit literary, but certainly NOT archaic, and I still say it should be accepted.

December 5, 2015


"On top of the hill" vs. "at the top of the hill"?

The second is not accepted, and I wonder how it would be translated differently.

December 18, 2018


Why can't it be "is on the hill top"?

November 25, 2018
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