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Translation:सर्दी में पीटर नहीं खेलता।

December 17, 2018

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

Why can't we say "पीटर सर्दी में नहीं खेलता है।" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vinay92
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This should be accepted. You can report if you come across the sentence again.


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

Why is there no है at the end of this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vinay92
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  • 1387

The है is optional in a negative sentence that uses नहीं but it is not wrong to include it.


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

Is it wrong to have है at the end of this one?


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

Khelta nahi is a perfectly good Hindi syntax


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vinay92
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  • 1387

'खेलता नहीं' is fine when you want to place emphasis on the negation.

However, when using the inverted word order, the है is usually not omitted. So, 'सर्दी में पीटर खेलता नहीं है' should have been accepted.

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