"I am yours."
Translation:Sono la tua.
It depends on which answer you chose ;) there are two right answers: tuo (im a boy) or tua (im a girl)
From woman to man.
When a man says this, will say "io sono il tuo" or "io sono tuo".
Why is it "tua" when it doesnt specify the gender of the word. Would tua be used if a girl is making this statement? Since it is refering to herself? If so, if a guy were making this would it be "tuo"?
The correct translation depends on if "I" is a man or a woman.
If "I" is a woman then it has to be: "Io sono la tua".
But if it's a man the translation is: "Io sono il tuo"
I answered "Io sono tuo" and it was marked as correct. I did not think that the il was needed.
The wording on so many of these questions is ambiguous. I'm assuming this a female speaking to a male, but just by reading it as "I am yours" in English without any doesn't tell you enough. And yes, i realize that they included the word "la" in the answers, but to test myself i try to come up with the answer on my own before looking down so in my head i came up with the way i, as a man, would have said it; sono il tuo.
What's the difference between 'sono la tua' and 'sono tua' Thanks in advance ^^
No difference. From my experience with Spanish, sono tuo, would be soy tuyo in Spanish. Just like sono il tuo, soy el tuyo. They're teaching complete formal Italian so you know exactly how it is. But most native speakers would rule out the article. Works same with the feminine.
It doesn't mention if its a boy to girl, or girl to boy, so it should have accepted both "tuo" and "tua"
The key word why it's tua and not tuo is la. If you had to translate the question the only thing you could have done wrong is if you wrote la tuo instead of il tuo. Or else just propose your answer if it didn't accept your answer even though it was right.
I can't understand differences between "tuo" and "tua" in different sentences! Somebody, help me please!
Its simple. Tua (yours) is for when what "you" possesses is feminine. And "tuo" (yours) is for when what "you" possesses is masculine. The possessive pronouns depend on the object, i.e. the thing/person being possessed. - Io sono tuo (boy to girl) - Io sono tua (girl to boy) - Il mio cavallo mangia la carota (my (masculine) horse eats carrot) - Il cavallo mangia la mia carota (The horse eats my (feminine) carrot) :p Got it ?
So I asked my Italian speaking sister - the Tua\Tuo\whatever is about the subject of the sentence for instance: If two MALES talk to each other about a feminine object - one male will STILL say LA TUA Camica = YOUR shirt and if two FEMALES talk to each other about a masculine object - IL TUO topo = YOUR shirt :)
Actually "sono la tua" needs another word to be understood in real life. Like "sono la tua mama"
all of the above come from "TU" (meaning YOU) Tua (Feminine YOUR) - if you speak about something feminine (I.E. La Tua GONNA - the GONNA is feminine). Tuo (Masculine YOUR) - if you speak about something masculine (I.E. Il Tuo GATTO - the GATTO is masculine). Tuoi - (Masculine PLURAL your) - If you speak about somethingS masculine (I.E i tuoi GATTI - the GATTI is plural). Tue - (Feminine PLURAL your) - If you speak about somethingS feminine (I.E le tue GONNE - the GONNE is plural).
That's basically all the TU variations. there are also mio, Suo(your, but from Lei), suo (his,her,its), nostro, vostro(your, but from Voi), Loro(your, but from Loro), and loro(Their).
It's quite complex, but once you get the hang of it, it's actually quite fun. from there it's only to learn which word is feminine or masculine.
Well how to differentiate between i am yours and they are yours??
So this seems like a good moment to ask something I've been wondering. Are there gender neutral pronouns a nonbinary person could use in Italian? You know, kinda like an equivalent of singular they, or any neopronouns.
Im very confused.....how do you determine if "io" is masculine or feminine? Is it by who is saying the word? A man saying it would make it masculine, while a woman saying it would make it feminine? And if that is the case, how does this question make any sense without context? I mean, I know a lot of the questions on this app dont make sense. But this one isn't just grammatically strange, its that they've picked something that doesnt help anyone learn. This is very frustrating so early on in these lessons. Its already difficult enough to learn a language, let alone try to learn one with situations like this :/
Hello, I have written "Io il tuo" its marked as incorrect could some help me understand why please.
In this case how do I know its a woman saying to a man? I can't manage to understand. Want to give up