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"Matti and Liisa, where are you?"

Translation:Matti ja Liisa, missä te olette?

June 24, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Suvi418653

Matti ja Liisa, missä olette? Is correct too. Word "te" can be understood from the - te suffix of "olla" verb. "Te" aka "teitittely" is also really polite way of saying that is not commonly in use modern every day speaking. Good to know of course when you speak to elders, president or work in customer service.


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

It's only formal if you are speaking to a single person, if there are two people, using "te" is very common.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Suvi418653

Ou. My bad, my brain fart.


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

What is the translation of "te"? And why we should use in this sentence? Thank you!

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