"Venku je chladno."

Translation:It is cold outside.

July 13, 2018

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Isn't cold = studený, and cool = chladný? It didn't accept my answer: „It‘s cool outside“. I would actually say „Venku je zima“ for cold…

July 13, 2018

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You can't make such a distinction. Both cold and cool can mean chladný(chladno) or studený(less common studeno) or zima.

July 15, 2018

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Wait, there is not temperature distinction between these three? So there is no difference between teplý/horký? I am browsing dictionaries and they consistently distinguish between chladný and studený… For instance SSČ says: "studený 1. mající nízkou teplotu, vyvolávající pocit zimy, velmi chladný" just as cold is very cool in English.

July 15, 2018

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I do not se any such strong distinction. Neither in Czech and not in English. Yes, chladný can be less cold than studený, but I would not declare it universal.

July 15, 2018

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Added cool and chilly.

July 15, 2018

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"There is cold outside" is not possible?

March 23, 2019

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Nope.

March 23, 2019
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