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"このじゅぎょうはいつもつまらないです。"

Translation:This class is always boring.

August 10, 2017

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

I made the old mistake again of assuming the ない was a negator in some new-to-me grammatical configuration with no く. Even if it were, I don't think my answer, "this class is not always boring", would have been right; it might have been "this class is never (always not) boring"!

I'm also not sure if つまらなくない would be the appropriate way to negate boring, if you did negate it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/arcferrari248

You're right.

Not boring = つまらなくない


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pio411685

For everybody wondering why there is -nai at the end of tsumaranai. 詰まる (tsumaru, same kanji) means to be full, to be packed with somethig. So if you negate it you will get "not full", "empty". Empty stuff which does not contain much is usually boring :-)


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

この授業はいつも詰まらないです。


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

nah, change the この to すべての, that's better

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