"Jiōrna! Ipradi."

Translation:Welcome! We are eating.

July 30, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/FirstConan
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Man, I never saw one word sentence. Unique language!

September 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Marsuli94
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Finnish, Hungarian, Quenyan

December 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Huy_Ngo
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Why can't I say "We eat"?

July 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/KellyPeed
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Well, saying "Welcome! We eat." sounds pretty weird. It's almost like you expect something else to come after "eat" such as "we eat at night" or "we eat fruit."

July 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ODO56Gnf

High Valyrian doesn't seem to distinguish present active indicative (we eat) from a present active participle (we are eating), like a lot of languages. English identifies 'we eat' and 'we are eating' as two different actions, so it makes more sense to translate it as 'we are eating', as it has to be changed to suit English grammar. However, they might introduce PAPs later on in the course.

October 10, 2017
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