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  5. "Acesta este un bărbat român."

"Acesta este un bărbat român."

Translation:This is a Romanian man.

January 6, 2018



I don't understand the interpretation of 'acesta' in this case. I thought it was the pronoun (masculine signular) standing on its own, thus meaning 'this one', 'this one is a Romanian man'. To translate the English neuter expression 'this is', as in 'this is good', I would have used the feminine singular forn : 'aceasta este splendid!', 'aceea nu-i bun!'.


And I do not understand your concern ... "acesta" is masculin singular and thus perfectly fitting "un bărbat".

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