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"Quattuor viri in urbe habitant."

Translation:Four men live in the city.

September 4, 2019

7 Comments


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

Must be a small city! :)


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

Unless, of course, this is the city where all nuns go to study latin. In that case the city contains 24.312 nuns and a few teachers...


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

Why isn't "The four men..." accepted? Only "Four men..." is accepted.


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

Which is weird, because that's the only way the sentence makes sense.


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

When is 'in' mandatory in these kind of sentences? I've seen examples where it doesn't come up and others, such as this one, where it does.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rodrigo322

If the word has a locative case then you shouldn't use 'in.' Such as 'domi,' 'novi eboraci,' bostoniae,' etc. As you can see the ones that have it are 'domus, domi' and city names. If the word doesn't have locative case, then you should use 'in + ablative case.' For instance, 'in foro,' 'in templo,' etc.


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

Jonas et duolinguo non domi dormiunt

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