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"Toamna este un anotimp cald și rece!"

Translation:Autumn is a warm and cold season!

November 2, 2017

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/olb38

Is it possible to be "autumn is a season warm and cold!?


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

hot and warm should be both right answers


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

"Toamna este un anotimp cald și rece!" Is this a natural/common thing to say in Romanian? ("Autumn is a warm and cold season!" sounds strange in English.)


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

No, it is not. We say "Toamna sunt zile calde și zile reci". We say also "Toamna nu este nici cald nici rece" - to say we have a medium temperatures. The sentence expressed in this way is a contradiction.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohnGardne7

In English, I would pair warm with cool and hot with cold.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeoMan2

The idea is true but the way it (the sentence) is expressed is indeed a bit ambiguous in Romanian too.


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

Why cald is not hot

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