"Fructele alea sunt dulci."

Translation:Those fruits are sweet.

January 17, 2018


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MASCULINE: un băiat - doi băieți

  • M. SG. | băiatul acela/ăla = that boy
  • M. PL. | băieții aceia/ăia = those boys

FEMININE: o fată - două fete

  • F. SG. | fata aceea/aia = that girl
  • F. PL. | fetele acelea/ălea = those girls

NEUTER: un fruct - două fructe

  • N. SG. | fructul acela/ăla = that fruit
  • N. PL. | fructele acelea/ălea = those fruits

N. SG. = M. SG.
N. PL. = F. PL.

The short version (what is written after "/") is not used in writing.

M. - masculine, F. - feminine, N. - neuter, SG. - singular, PL. - plural

January 17, 2018


My understanding of fruit in English is like fish: multiple fruit of a particular type are "fruit". Multiple fish of a type are "fish". However, multiple species of fruit are "fruits" and multiple species of fish are "fishes" (this latter in particular is essentially unknown outside of academic use).

Does fructele refer specifically to different types of fruit, or is it simply multiple fruit? If it can be the latter, then "those fruit" should be accepted I think.

January 26, 2019


Thank you

September 28, 2018


So you can say "aceia", "alea" and "ăia" fructele?

January 17, 2018


Reread the above post from coto.i.

January 18, 2019


you can say fruit in plural

May 8, 2018


The noun fruit is generally considered not to form a plural.

January 23, 2019


Generally yes. But sometimes it can make plural as well. Let's say it is a compromise for understanding why in Romanian is always a count noun.

January 25, 2019
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