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"Those boys are handsome."

Translation:Ti kluci jsou hezcí.

November 17, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JessicaPaq9

I'm still confused why it "ti" and not "ty" in this translation of "those". Is it a masculine /feminine thing?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jamie08MD

Singular:

ten - masculine animate/masculine inanimate

ta - feminine

to - neuter

Plural:

ti - masculine animate

ty - masculine inanimate/feminine

ta - neuter

"Kluci" is a masculine animate noun in the plural (it's animate because it has a different ending in the nominative and the accusative http://prirucka.ujc.cas.cz/?slovo=kluk ), that's why you use "ti kluci".

PS: There might be a better and more detailed explanation in the tips and notes.

PPS: Inanimate masculine nouns have identical nominative and accusative endings http://prirucka.ujc.cas.cz/?slovo=strom


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

Why is it ti and not to? Still confused about when to use to...


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

To jsou - These are/Those are

Ti kluci - The boys/Those boys

See the suggestions in the Jamie's answer.


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

I put "Ti jsou hezcí kluci" and got it wrong. Why is that?


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

Are not chlapci and kluci the same word? Boys... Why was chlapci not accepted


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

Translations using chlapci are accepted. Without knowing exactly what yours was, we cannot tell you why it was rejected. That's where using the Report button comes in handy...


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

What about Ti kluci jsou pohlední? Handsome = pohledný


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

"Ti kluci jsou pohlední" is also accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Esus111138

It is corect but not usual way of translation. The word pohledný sounds a bit formal.

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