"Nu sunt iuți."

Translation:They are not hot.

August 20, 2017



Also translates as "they are not swift". Is threre something subtle making the translation "they are not hot"? Or is it just general context, and in this situation both translations would be correct?

August 20, 2017


The adjective "iute" can mean either swift (= fast, quick) or hot (= spicy, piquant).
Both meanings are valid in that sentence above, but my first guess was that it refers to some edibles that aren't spicy.

August 20, 2017


How do you get "they" are not hot as opposed to he or you or we?

October 28, 2018


You have to pay attention to the form of the verb and of the adjective:

Eu nu sunt iute - I am not hot/swift Tu nu ești iute - You are not hot/swift El/Ea nu e/este iute - He/She/It is not hot/swift Noi nu suntem iuți - We are not hot/swift Voi nu sunteți iuți - You all are not hot/swift Ei/Ele nu sunt iuți - They are not hot/swift

November 1, 2018
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