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  5. "Ŝi estas mia filino."

"Ŝi estas mia filino."

Translation:She is my daughter.

July 19, 2017



In Dutch I think filli is girl... I am seeing connections from european languages EVERYWHERE! Which is cool because that means its familiar no matter what your first language is!


I couldn't track down the Dutch connection you mention. Filo/filino actually come from filius/filia in Latin - where we get the following English words:

affiliate, affiliation, affiliative, disaffiliate, disaffiliation, filial, filiate, filiation, filicide, filiety, nonaffiliation

Any connection to "filly" or "foal" (a young female horse and baby horse respectively) is coincidental - but may aid in memory -- as long as you don't mix it up with filo (son.)


In Dutch, "girl" is "meisje".


In English, we do have the word "filly", which really relates to horses, but is used as slang for a girl.


I expected "idino" to be daughter instead

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