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"There are shadows in the forest."

Translation:Umbrae in silva sunt.

October 6, 2019

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

It's common to start a sentence with a form of the verb "to be," to get the sense of the English "there is" / "there are" structure.

Sunt umbrae in silva.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/teacon7

I put: "in silva sunt umbrae" ... and it told me this was wrong. It told me the correct solution was: "There are shadows in the forest" ... which was the English sentence (reported)


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

That's strange.

Also, your ordering of the Latin sentence is nicer than the suggested one.


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

Silva - a forest Sylvestris, sylvestre - related to a forest

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