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"Millainen kieli viro on?"

Translation:What kind of language is Estonian?

June 29, 2020

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

Se on suomalais-ugrilainen kieli.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PhuocTrinh2

"Suomi" and "Viro", are they both correct answers?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikaLaari1

Not to this question (What kind of language is Estonian?). Did you have some other question in mind?


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

For me it also appeared as a multiple choice question. Millainen kieli .... on? With the choice between viro and suomi. First time I chose Suomi, incorrect, second time Viro, correct. But I agree with Phuoc, both options would fit here


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikaLaari1

Could it be that "Suomi" was written with a capital letter? In Finnish countries are capitalized but languages are not.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarcinM85

Suomi is indeed written with a capital letter in this exercise, while viro is not. That's why only the latter is correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IsabellaMa735982

Why it's Viro and not virolainen?


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

Viro and viro are both Estonia and Estonian (language), but the people have the lainen suffex, like ranskalainen, suomalainen, and englantilainen vs ranska, suomi, and englanti


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikaLaari1

To be clear, Estonia is Viro (capitalized) and Estonian is viro (all in lower case, except in the beginning of a sentence, of course).


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

Thank you for the clarification

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