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"last girl"

Translation:poslední děvče

November 23, 2017

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

Does "poslední holka" or "divka" make sense also.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michael207692

Why is a girl sometimes a Holka other times a Devçe


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

The difference is in style/register:

Děvče (n.): cute or old-fashioned

Dívka (f.): formal

Holka (f.): colloquial


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michael207692

OK so it depends on the formality. So in daily use Holka would suffice


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

Actively yes, passively no, because you almost won't see this word in a newspaper. I strongpy suggest discussing these aspects in the dedicated thread I have linked so that others may benefit from the information or opinion as well.

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