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"It is under the white gem."

Translation:Est sub gemma candida.

December 26, 2019

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

is sub gemmam candidam also correct?


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

The preposition "sub" ("under") usually takes an ablative (here, "gemma candida") instead of an accusative ("gemmam candidam"). The preposition "sub" might take an accusative if you were saying something like "I moved it under the white gem", but if there's no motion, you normally want the ablative instead.

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