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"Tu ai livra de carne?"

Translation:Do you have the pound of meat?

July 20, 2017



Yes Shylock, I have it in my chest! (see Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice)


Is the livra used like a measure in Romania?


We're on the metric system, so we don't actually use it. I've read some books translated from English where it is used to translate "pounds", but more often than not imperial units are converted to metric ones.


According to Wikipedia, Romania adopted the metric system in 1864. But more importantly, the units they used for weight were the dram and the font, which leads me to believe that livra would only be used in translation and perhaps some other restricted contexts.


Skip the livra totally. PLEASE Duolingo!


Discutabil. In romana a livra egal a distribui... Deci pot folosi delivery... Depinde de sensul ales...

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