"The newspaper is from yesterday."

Translation:Die Zeitung ist von gestern.

December 21, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/PeterGabriel1945

Why not: Die gestern Zeitung?

December 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/stepintime
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That would translate as "the yesterday paper", which doesn't make sense.

This is a complete sentence, you've got to fit in the verb ("is / ist") in your translation.

("yesterday's paper" would be "die Zeitung von gestern".)

December 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/quis_lib_duo
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It'd be die gestrige Zeitung.

December 21, 2017
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