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"Where is the hospital?"

Translation:¿Dónde está el hospital?

5 months ago

21 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Vanessa37660

When do you use esta or es? Im confused

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AmineHadji1
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It would be too long to explain all the rules of ser and estar now. Thus, I'm just going to explain this example. When you speak about the location of a physical object or a person, you always use estar.

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/claudioHer3
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Está vs es . ¿ dónde está el hospital? , ¿cual es el hospital? Which one is the hospital?

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lingots4Luck

"Oh, you can find the hospital at the hospital"

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SharkyOrig

It is very confusing

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DgjctCGR

This is a question I've had for a long time, and I'm not sure it isn't just a function of the computerized voice: Why does the Duolingo audio put the emphasis on the first syllable in "esta" (to be). I had always understood it to be on the second syllable, and that's where the accent is, but Duolingo speakers put the emphasis on the first syllable. At least that's how it sounds on my computer.

Anyone here know for certain which is correct?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Cassandra33708

This mentioned the accents on the first two words, I haven't figured that out yet.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TJStoekl

Why an accent over the first syllable of "Donde" when it would take the accent anyway according to the rules of Spanish pronunciation: the accent normally falls on the penultimate syllable, as in this case, therefore not requiring a diacritical marking.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alezzzix
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It requires it because there is another word that is written exactly the same way but it's unstressed, dónde (interrogative adverb) and donde (relative adverb) are two different words.

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ElderHogie
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When 'question words' are used in actual questions (as in this sentence) they carry an accent. In other cases they carry no accent. I.e., 'vamos donde él está'

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TJStoekl

Muchos gracias, amigo.

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/claudioHer3
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Muchas gracias.

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rajanmatharu

same

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HagerElgoh

H

2 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Foxmiller9

Mucho malo

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TJStoekl

Thanks for help;

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/claudioHer3
claudioHer3
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Muy malo

1 week ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Moonjoy1

hi

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Anonymous896

ok stop spamming

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AkhleshKum14

Akhlesh Kumar

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Anonymous896

ok

3 months ago