"Jaká je ta dívka?"

Translation:What is that girl like?

May 22, 2018

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/markscheck

As an native English speaker the What-Co Jaka-How translations seem very confusing to me. Wouldn't it be How is that girl?

September 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VladaFu

No.

"Jáká je ta dívka?" We are asking about the properties or character of the girl, not whether she is fine or not.

September 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thaisdegouveia

Thanks for making it clear. And how do I say in Czech: How is that girl??

January 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VladaFu

Jak se má ta dívka? Jak je té dívce? Jak je na tom ta dívka? Jak se vede té dívce? (How is the girl doing?)

January 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Colin204658

Literally, yes it is. But it isn't meant the same way as when you ask how is someone. It is "what are they like?," not "how are they doing?"

October 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BasilPav

Where does the like come from? Jaka-what Je-is Ta-that Divka-girl

July 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VladaFu

what-co

what is it like? jaké to je?

Do not just focus on single words.

July 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/goldregenb

how come it is: "that" girl and not "this" girl.

November 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VladaFu

Because we have "ta" and not "tato".

November 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/goldregenb

I thought "jaka" stands for how not what.

December 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/endless_sleeper

There's a difference between "jak" (how, not declined) and "jaký" (what kind of, declined).

December 1, 2018
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