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"Děkuji a hezký víkend."

Translation:Thank you, and have a nice weekend.

September 5, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/iGLO15

Does the word Víkend come directly from English?


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

Yes, we just write it phonetically.


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

See, I translated this as " thanks have a nice weekend" and the answer is saying that its " thanks and a nice weekend." So I guess the direct translation is what it wants?


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

You are missing "and" for the Czech "a". "Thanks and have a nice weekend." is accepted.


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

Is the word víkend common in Czech?


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

very common


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SGuthrie0

I tried "good weekend". But it didn't work. Now I know.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SGuthrie0

This time it accepted "good weekend." Guess I didn't learn the first time.

But, which is correct?


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

You should report the complete sentence. "good weekend" is accepted.


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

I (native AmE) would say that "Have a nice weekend" and "Have a good weekend" are probably used with about the same frequency, at least in the US, and both are accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ololo-518

So do Czech people really says just "hezky víkend" and "have" is implied or you need to say Czech word equivalent for "have"?


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

The having is implied and actually including it is an ugly anglicism. There is no explicit having in Dobré ráno, Dobrý den, Dobrý večer and Dobrou noc either.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BBK4X

Can you also say Děkuji a přeji hezký víkend?


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

Yes, you can, but it is something extra, not the default form. Therefore, I would not accept it here (přeji = I wish you).

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