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"Ve kterém domě bydlíš?"

Translation:In which house do you live?

September 29, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdamBogan1

I am going to agree, that Czechs do not really use building for living spaces. They say house, even if in English you would say "an apartment building", or "panelaky jsou taky domy". "Dum" I would argue means a building with living quarters, as well as a single family residence in normal speech.


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

In normal speech, we often use the colloquial "barák" for all kinds of houses and buildings :)) I'm not sure I would ever call a panelák "dům" though - I would either say "panelák" or "barák".


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

I certainly would, even though I normally speak in Common Czech.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WillBennis1

I wrote, "Which building do you live in?" Isn't that correct? How would you ask (in Czech), "Which building do you live in?"


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

budova = 'building'

dům = 'house'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WillBennis1

Sometimes. But very often dům refers to an apartment building that English speakers would never call a house (Americans at least).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DmitryMash3

In what house do you live ?


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

Are you asking where do we live or suggesting an alternative? Or asking something about the sentence? Please either ask something or comment or just use "My answer should have been accepted."

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