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"Dvě z jeho šesti žen jsme znali."

Translation:We knew two of his six wives.

December 2, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DaanBanaan18

Jeho jméno, Jindřich VIII. Tudor.

October 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tibro3

Why would it be incorrect to interpret this as "six women"?

December 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tatka_
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In this sentence is meant "jeho žena" (also "manželka") = a wife. But alone word "žena" is a woman.

December 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tibro3

What precisely within the grammar of this sentence indicates that "žena" means "wife" and not "woman" here? Use of the possessive?

December 2, 2017

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

Yep.

December 3, 2017
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