"This is a nice place."

Translation:यह एक अच्छी जगह है।

July 28, 2018

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/antoniojack

Can't we just say "यह अच्छी जगह है।", without the "एक"? How does this "one/एक" thing work?

July 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AnUnicorn

I was under that impression too.

I was going with the assumption that you should use एक where you could use "one" and "a/an" fairly interchangeably ("I have two cats and a/one dog", "I drink a/one cup of coffee in the morning"), but skipped एक when "one" would sound funny (nobody would say, e.g., "We have to get you to one hospital!" or "One cat is one animal.)

I guess you could use "one" in this sentence, but only if you're sounding shocked: "whoa, this is one niiiiice place!"

August 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Dinosaur314

It gave me the choose right words and it made my answer wrong because I forgot the । at the end of the sentence, even though it wasn't even an option. Please fix this

August 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RosaMitter

Same here

August 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Piotr550597

Same for me :(

October 1, 2018
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