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"The dirty weasels live in the bedroom."

Translation:Mustelae sordidae in cubiculo habitant.

November 30, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pye20

SordidaeSordida dirty, filthy, foul, (figurative) mean, base, despised, slighted, held of no account • From sordeō +‎ -idus. • Sordeō From PIE *swerd- (“dirty, dark, black”). Cognate to German schwarz, Dutch zwart, English and West Frisian swart, Danish sortSwarthy • Alteration of Swarty, from Swart +‎ -y, from Old English Sweart (“black”).

CubiculōCubiculumCubicula A small bedroom; bedchamber. • From Cubō (lie down) +‎ -culum.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/James614376

Why not cubiculum?


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

in cubiculum would be more like 'into the bedroom', implying movement.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gsp732649

incorrect for vivunt. idky xpt maybe implies they are alive there. surely otherwise one would take them outside for the buzzards or ad culinam for homines carnevores.

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