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  5. "Gerpi sȳri issi."

"Gerpi sȳri issi."

Translation:The fruits are good.

July 16, 2017



I understand why the verb would make an accord with the noun, and you can see from both the adjective and the verb that gerpi is meant as a plural here, but because "fruit" can be used as a collective noun in English, wouldn't it be logical that "Fruit is good" would also be a correct translation?


what about "fruit are good"?


No, you can have much fruit or many fruits, but fruits is not used dead often, at least where I'm from. With a much it is still is rather than are though


"Fruits" may define more than the edible type; the fruits of one's labor etc.

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