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"The small gray mouse is sniffing the flower."

Translation:Pieni harmaa hiiri haistelee kukkaa.

June 23, 2020

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

Why's the translation "the flower"? Shouldn't it be "the plant"? (kasvi = plant, kukka = flower.)


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

flower is kukka, plant would be kasvi


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

"Kasvi" is not "flower", please fix.


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

Human sniffing = haistaa. Animal sniffing = nuuskia, maybe even nuuskuttaa. Human with a cold/runny nose = niiskuttaa.

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