"El este un cocoș?"

Translation:Is it a cock?

September 23, 2017



*holds in laughter

June 12, 2018


Too many jokes

June 27, 2019


Why can't this be "is he a cock?"

September 23, 2017


I too put "is he a cock?", I keep getting these ones wrong

August 3, 2018


i think it's because "cock" doesn't have a gender in english as opposed to romanian.

September 24, 2017


If you do not know if a bird is male or female, you should say, "Is it a cock?" You should not say "Is he a cock?" because he must be a cock. He cannot be a hen.

June 27, 2019


For random animals, "it" is common, but if you are talking about a pet, using "he" and "she" is fine. Here, "he" should be accepted.

May 8, 2018


Un cocoş is a rooster

September 22, 2018


Rooster is not common in English (British). Cock is how a male chicken is referred to.

June 27, 2019


The question prior to this: "El este un elefant!" and the correct answer was "He is an elephant!". Now this one has only "cocos" in place of "elefant", and the answer is not "He is a rooster?". Why "Is it a rooster?" Could be a girl, no?

February 24, 2019


Generally, a male bird is a "cock", and a female bird is a "hen". Male chickens are "roosters" (US) or "cockerels" (UK) or "cocks" (general). You could refer to one as "he" or "it"; but "she" is definitely not suitable (he cannot be a girl!).

(This answer could be made more complicated with regional variations and the using of different words based on the birds age but it is not necessary to go there.)

March 8, 2019



August 15, 2019
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