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"How many elephants do you see?"

Translation:Berapa ekor gajah yang kamu lihat?

March 1, 2019

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tsuj1g1r1

Why is “melihat” not an acceptable alternative to “lihat”?


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

I have the same question.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/phil727975

So do I. Reported


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/frouk13

The “yang kamu lihat”clause is in the passive type 2 mood (see many very helpful comments by Rick about a year ago ).”Melihat”is the active form ,not appropriate in this sentence where “yang” is followed by a passive structure.A helpful English translation of the passive structure preferred in Indonesian : “how many elephants that are seen by you “.

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