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"Ĉu tomato estas frukto legomo?"

Translation:Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?

July 8, 2018

15 Comments


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

tomato estas frukto en la ĝardeno kaj legomo en la kuirejo.


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

Tomato is a vegetable, which is a purely culinary/nutritional term, vegetables can be all sorts of plant parts, from leafs (e.g. spinach) to stems (e.g. rhubarb), from roots (e.g. carrot) to fruits (e.g. bell pepper). Unfortunately "fruit" is both a culinary/nutritional term (in which case things like tomato, bell pepper, cucumber, zucchini, egg plant, and pumpkin all don't fit) and a botanical/biological term for the part of the plant that carries the seeds (in which case things like tomato, bell pepper, cucumber, zucchini, egg plant, and pumpkin all do fit) When a question is whether something is a fruit or a vegetable, seeing as both can be culinary/nutritional terms, but only one can be a botanical/biological, it is implied that one is talking about culinary terms, and thus the answer for tomato is veetable. (If the question were something like is tomato a fruit or a root, then it's botanical terms, and the answer is fruit)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KX3.

Great answer, thank you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JamesBridg14

Mi kredos ke tomatoj estas fruktoj kiam ili aperas kiel gusto de Starburst.


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

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is understanding that you shouldn't put tomato in a fruit salad.


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

Tomato estas Frukto.


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

I was always taught it was a veggie....i guess times have changed


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Adrian729689

Botanically it's a fruit


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/luke23467

LA TOMATO ESTAS FRUKTO


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joshua241708

Both. Vegetable is just a culinary term. All veggies are also fruits, legumes, roots, leaves, or something else


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

Scio diras, ke tomato estas frukto.

Saĝo komprenas, ke oni ne metas ĝin en fruktan salaton.

Filozofio demandas, ĉu tio signifas ketchupon estas miksita frukta trinkaĵo.

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