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"He was on his knees."

Translation:Byl na kolenou.

November 12, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gSee4

I wrote Byl na kolenech and it was accepted. Why is na kolenou right too?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/relox84

kolenou is an old locative dual form of the noun koleno. Czech lost the dual number, but many traces of it were kept in the declension of nouns which typically come in pairs, such as dva, oko, noha, ruka...

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