"Ničí manželka nejsem."

Translation:I am nobody's wife.

November 18, 2017

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vladik233475

can i use i am not anybody's wife??

November 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vor23

Should be able to... I just put in "I am not anyone's wife" and it was accepted. The words "anyone" and "anybody" are interchangeable.

February 14, 2018

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

added

September 13, 2018

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

Is it required to use double negation in the sentences like this? Can't I just say "Jsem ničí manžel(ka)"?

May 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Karel400144

It is better. "Jsem ničí manžel(ka)." is quite unnatural. It strongly emphasises the word "ničí", but everybody would understand it.

September 13, 2018
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