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"Whose daughter is she?"

Translation:Čí je to dcera?

October 3, 2017

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

Why "Či dcera je ona" is not correct, please ?


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

It is not impossible, but it does really scream that you just translated the English words in the English word order.

The order you propose strongly stresses ONA. Whose daughter is this one and not that one?

I will add it though as we cant teach here the correct Czech word order anyway.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jesada.t

Is it possible to say cí je ta dcera?


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

Theoretically yes, but it is quite awkward like *"Whose that daughter?" meaning: To whom belongs that daughter?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jesada.t

Then how about ci je to ta dcera? Would ta be redundant?

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