"Hello, what is your name?"

Translation:Salve, quid tibi est nomen?

August 28, 2019

3 Comments


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

Would the course creators think it prudent to accept "quid nomen tibi," leaving out the "est"? I don't remember the name of the rhetorical device, but omitting the form of "esse" is quite common. Just a matter of whether it ought to be required for didactic purposes.

September 3, 2019

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

Omitting the verb in this context is not common. It would male more sense in the perfect passive indicative or poetry, for instance.

September 3, 2019
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