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"An old elephant drinks water."

Translation:Un elefant bătrân bea apă.

July 10, 2017

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/asmith63084

How is "vechi" wrong for old in this sentence? The sentence isn't describing a person at all. Is "bătrân" used for any living thing, not just for people?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lurch_M

Normally, "vechi" is used for objects, and "bătrân" is used for living things.

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