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"आठ लोग हैं।"

Translation:There are eight people.

July 20, 2018

8 Comments


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

“There are eight persons.” is perfectly correct. No doubt about it!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/piguy3

It's 8 people ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/emrys29

Correct as well.


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

But " these are eight people" is a no go.


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

People is not countable. When the counting is used persons should be used.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Carissa789117

Sounds okay to me. If anything, "eight people" sounds more natural than "eight persons."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/piguy3

I'm curious what you're basing this on. See the note here ("Usage") for a summation of the general usage distinction.

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