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"We have a home of our own."

Translation:Meillä on oma koti.

July 12, 2020

9 Comments


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

Can oma be used for all person or only first person plural?


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

All persons. Hänellä on oma radio. She has her own radio.


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

What isvthe differencs between (talo ) and ( koti ) .?


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

Talo is a house and koti is a home


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JordanKall7

What is the difference between a house and a home?


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

Just like in English - different words.

Unless the house refers more to the physical building, and home to the metaphorical? Native speakers?


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

I'm not a native speaker of English but I'm majoring in English. A house is a building designed for habitation. A home could be a building where a person lives but it could also be any location that a person thinks of as the place where they belong. It's the same difference in Finnish.


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

Of our own is really uncommon unless you're stressing it. It's usually "our own home".

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