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"lISuj'a' Sargh chuS? HISlaH. nuSuj."

Translation:Did the noisy sark disturb you? Yes. It disturbed us.

March 25, 2018



Is there a different word for "bother" than Suj?


Yes: nuQ is "annoy, bother".


Ok, why is 'he' disturbed us not acceptable? Assuming of course it is a male Sark.


Because we use "it" for animals in English, whether they are male or female.


Only if we don't know whether or not they are male or female. If we do know, which we usually do, we say she, or he, more for pets than livestock, but it's common. For the sake of the pronominal prefixes I'd say it's better to include that as a legitimate answer than not, but that's just me I suppose.

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