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"Pupu ei huomaa, että puussa on pöllö."

Translation:The bunny does not notice that there is an owl in the tree.

July 12, 2020

17 Comments


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

Do you always have to include "there" in the translation? "...that an owl is in the tree." seems like an acceptable answer to me.


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

I think both should be correct


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidVicto622329

Or even... The bunny does not notice the owl in the tree. ???


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

that's an oversimplification.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lk_
  • 1971

In this exercise it probably is.

However, there is another way to say this, and the construct is called participial phrase: pupu ei huomaa puussa olevaa pöllöä. It's probably more advanced than Duolingo's level but it's the most direct translation for "The bunny does not notice the owl in the tree".


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

Voi ei! Pupu ei ole piilossa! Toivon että pöllöllä ei ole nälkä.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lk_
  • 1971

Ehkä pöllö haluaa vain opettaa pupulle kieltä.


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

"The bunny doesn't notice an owl is in the tree" not accepted? I reported it.


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

Duo finnish is too fussy about word order. I said "The bunny does not notice that in the tree there is an owl." Perfectly valid English which should be accepted!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lk_
  • 1971

If a valid translation is not accepted, you can make a difference and report it using the small flag button.


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

An adult would say rabbit in this context. Bunny is a cute childish word.


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

Pupu is also a childish word. An adult would probably say kaniini.


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

What's the difference between kani and kaniini?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AngieTimme1

Why cant i say "the bunny does not realise"?

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