"You are a man."

Translation:Tu es vir.

August 28, 2019

19 Comments


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

The classical order would be: '(Tu) vir es.'.

August 28, 2019

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

With macrons (cf. Wiktionary):

Tū es vir.

September 3, 2019

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

If you want to do this you can. It is not spam. Many people wanted macrons, so it is helpful.

September 3, 2019

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

Stop doing this. They know what Macrons are, this isn't helping, just spamming the forums.

September 3, 2019

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

Colin, I appreciate your sentiment, but in this case the posts are helpful. :)

September 3, 2019

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

Sorry, I was not aware that this was spamming the whole forum. (I use the app, so I thought the discussion threads were localized to each thread there). I will stop.

My purpose was to add macron guides for the learners and myself, not to teach the Duolingo staff what they are as you seem to be suggesting. Not everyone here knows the macron patterns for the words.

September 3, 2019

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

I get that, not a bad goal. I don't know if macrons will be implemented eventually. But I appreciate the desire to help make the course better!

September 3, 2019

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

:)

September 3, 2019

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

Is 'tu vir es' acceptable??

August 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rae.F
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It's preferable, despite how it's currently coded. (Welcome to beta testing.)

In order from most preferred, it's
Vir es.
Tu vir es.
Tu es vir.

August 28, 2019

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

Shouldn't it be just "vir es"? The personal pronouns were not used that much in Latin.

August 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rae.F
  • 2036

Yes. Welcome to beta testing. Please report things like this.

August 29, 2019
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