"How many cities are in America?"

Translation:Quot urbes in America sunt?

August 30, 2019

4 Comments


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

America doesn't need the locative?

August 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elin.7-1

Not when you're using "in" I think. Not sure why you can't use the locative and drop the "in" though. It is consistent throughout the course for America, perhaps because it's not a Latin word?

August 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aedan.h

Yeah I imagined it would be "Quot urbes Americae sunt? based on how "Roma" was inflected to "Romae" in other examples.

September 3, 2019

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

That's only for very few words, for cities, towns, and small islands, never for a large area.

September 8, 2019
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