I feel like 'aren't' and 'are not' should succeed here as a translation
And indeed they do. Duolingo takes care of all contractions automatically.
Is věty masculine inanimate or feminine?
It is feminine; the nominative singular is věta.
Thank you! :))
Why is 'these' not accepted?
"These" would be tyto or tyhle, and that's not what's in the Czech sentence.
Would 'these' be a different word ?
Please read the previous discussion.