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"He reads his newspaper."

Translation:El își citește ziarul.

September 2, 2017

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

Would it not be "he 'to himself' reads the newspaper"? Does "își" inform us that the newspaper is his?


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

Yes, from what I've read on other replies, "își" is possessive.


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

Would "își citește ziarul său" be incorrect?


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

Someone gave a lengthy explanation on another exercise, the gist of which (if I understood correctly) was "își is possessive; do not add anything else to try to show possession bc that's nonsensical in Romanian".

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