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"The woman walks and the man runs."

Translation:yIt be' 'ej qet loD.

December 7, 2018

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

Hm, why can't I use the topic marker 'e' in this case for both woman and man? As in "yIt ghaH be''e' 'ej qet ghaH loD'e'." I mean, it would be more complicated with the marker but I'm just curious if it's possible to use it.


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

You can, but there is no indication in this sentence that we are drawing any special focus or tropicalization to either the man or the woman, so there's no reason why you would use it in this translation.

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