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"Femina hispanice legere non potest."

Translation:The woman is not able to read in Spanish.

September 13, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ErinHorak1

why isn't 'the spanish woman cannot read' a possible answer?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sharon275517

“The Spanish woman cannot read” would be “Femina hispanica legere non potest.” Different ending on hispanic_.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sharon275517

What is the part of speech for "hispanice"? And what is it's declension and case?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tiger19447

I believe it's in the ablative case/declension. The usage here I guess is an "ablative of manner"-- referring to the manner in which she reads ("Spanishly" or something like that, if we want to go super literal).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SeanThomps384577

The 'in' should not be required.

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