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"Potřebujou hrušky."

Translation:They need pears.

September 23, 2017

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertPoll2

"potřebujou" is only dialects, grammatically right is "potřebují"! Do not teach foreigners bad Czech!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kacenka9

Check with the Czech academy of science, Department of Czech. They do not agree with you

http://prirucka.ujc.cas.cz/?slovo=potrebovat


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/va-diim

When do I use potřebují versus potřebujou for "they need"?


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

It's the same with (já) potřebuji / potřebuju

-u/-ou are considered more colloquial, -i/-í more formal.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/va-diim

So both "I need" and "they need" use potřebujou?


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

potřebuji/potřebuju = 'I need' potřebují/potřebujou = 'they need'

Sorry, I made a typo. Edited now.


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

It is very hard to me to tell the difference in the sound of "Potřebuju" and "Potřebujou" it would be really nice and helpful if someone could explain the difference to me a bit :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/va-diim

It's literally "Ou" the "O" is audible, like English "low" with the "-w" extended out to a "lowoo." Czech „-u” sounds like the "ou" in English "you"


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

after reading the other comments. is Potrebuju wrong?


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

yes, that is first person singular (I need/já potřebuju).

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