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

"The girls love the mother."

August 20, 2017

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

I thought the first person singular was "jorrāelzen", third person singular was "jorrāelza", and third person plural is "jorrāelzi". How come this example is saying the 1st sing. is "jorrāelzi"?

Unless...is "jorrāelzen/za/zi" the accusative and "jorrāelzi/z?/z?" is the nominative?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/relox84

To answer your question: "The girls love the mother" translates to "Riñi muñe jorrāelzi" where jorrāelzi is the 3rd person plural, which conjugates according to "riñi" which is plural. There is not I/me anywhere in the sentence, so there's no reason for the verb to be 1st person singular.

Also, there is no such thing as nominative or accusative verb conjugations. Verbs only conjugate, and don't decline.


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

This is the German forum. You might get more answers if you post this in the HV forum.


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

All posts in "Sentences" section appear automatically, its presence here is only Duo's fault.


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

Fair enough. I was unaware of that. At least know she knows to move it. :)


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

I wouldn't be so sure that such posts can be moved by a simple user.


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

Yeah, i'm not sure i can move it...


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

I would.

Click 'edit' on a post you've created, then there's a tab on the top left to select which forum you want to move the post to.


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

To move the post, click 'edit'. Then click the green tab at the top left and select which forum you want the post to move to. Good luck with finding an answer. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/relox84

This is a glitched sentence from the High Valyrian course that found its way into the German course, it has been created automatically and cannot be edited or deleted.

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