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"Tuossa on suuri kivi, joten marjat ovat lähellä."

Translation:There is a large stone right there, so the berries are nearby.

June 28, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Emppu-NL

I'm not following the logic, but will keep it in mind for when I need berries!


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

People who are very enthusiastic about picking berries and mushrooms often have (know) secret spots etc., so maybe the person talking knows that there's a good spot nearby since the stone functions as a landmark


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lk_
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It would make more sense to put it the other way round: suuri kivi on tuossa, joten marjat ovat lähellä. That way the logic wouldn't be like "a big rock -> berries" but "the big rock -> berries".


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

Maybe it's a Finnish wildness survival trick or something? ;)


[deactivated user]

    Can someone explain the difference between the options offered: joten, jossain, jotain, jota? I would really appreciate it!


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

    joten - so, for that reason, therefore

    jossain - somewhere

    jotain (jotakin) - something

    jota - which, that, who

    "Kaipaan jotain, jota rakastaa jossain kaukana täältä, joten lähden pois" - I need something to love somewhere far away from here, so I'll leave/I'm leaving


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      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marcus310174

      "Rock" should be accepted


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Arne667900

      why 'stone' and not 'rock' why are not both translations possible?

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