https://www.duolingo.com/CaptainSprinklez

"Nado."

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/wtannerb

So 'Swim.' is not a permittable translation?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Iago
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Nope, "swim" by itself leaves out important information that "nado" implies, i.e. the subject of the swimming.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wtannerb

Okay thanks :)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Impostura

Sorry if this is a bit off topic... but PSYCH IS THE BEST TV SERIES EVER. TAKE THAT, KARDASHIAN.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kiratess

So, it would be (I) Swim.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CaptainSprinklez

where's the "I" in this sentence? ithink it should be yo nada

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Iago
Iago
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You can include the yo, or leave it out. Nado will not be used after any other word besides "yo" so it's not necessary. This happens very frequently in Spanish. "Cómo estás?" doesn't include the word "tú" but people know who it's talking about because of the ending.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AntaniaB.

I agree

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/berniefunk

it`s a little silly.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Blueberry-butt

nado is i swim but it is one word but still its a different language

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ozytodd

so what if someone asks "how do you get across to the other side"? the other person would answer "Swim" this is getting frustrating .....

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Iago
Iago
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The other person would say "nado" which means "I swim". Nadas means you swim. Nada means he/she/it/you(formal) swim/s. Nadan means they swim. Nadamos means we swim.

¿Ves?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Impostura

Okay, to clear somethings up- When a word is conjugated, the pronoun does not have to be put in. So, no need to say 'YO nado.' "Nado.'n works just fine, and means the same thing. Notice how i said it does not HAVE to be put in. It can be.... but most experienced speakers don't say it. If you were to say that/he/she/you f. were swimming, the conjugation would be 'nada' or el/ella/usted nada. In this case, it is a bit smarter to say the el/ella/usted form, because 'nada' also means 'nothing'!

5 years ago
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