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"He does not take the chicken."

Translation:El nu ia puiul.

7 months ago

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"Găină" has always hitherto been translated as "hen" and "pui" as chicken, i.e. the offspring of a hen. I thought this was a semantic difference?

7 months ago

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Găină is a female chicken, whereas cocoș is the male. See it likewise as: Mare is a female horse and stallion is the male horse. By the way "chicken" and "pui" are both the words you use for the meat to eat, when the animal is dead.

3 weeks ago

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PS "pui" in Romanian can be "chicken" as well as "chick" (young chicken), that is confusing...

3 weeks ago