"Pater eorum est senilis."

Translation:Their father is aged.

September 1, 2019

7 Comments


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

Is there really such a difference between old and aged so I can't use "old" here?

September 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CharlesBoi5

why not 'old'?

September 1, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/J.C.M.H.

"Their father is old" -> Pater eorum est vetus.

September 1, 2019

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

Explain to me why they aren't synonyms exactly.

September 2, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/arturo.belano

aged adjective 1 | ājd | [predicative or postpositive] having lived for a specified length of time; of a specified age: young people aged 14 to 18 | he died aged 60. • (of a horse or farm animal) over a certain defined age of maturity, typically 6 to 12 years for horses, 3 or 4 years for cattle. 2 | ˈājəd | having lived or existed for a long time; old

"Old" is one of the definitions of aged.

September 3, 2019

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

Senile and senecense

September 1, 2019

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

"Their father is old" is a fine answer

September 4, 2019
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