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"– Do you want some milk? – Black, please."

Translation:– Haluatko maitoa? – Mustana, kiitos.

July 21, 2020

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/roxana86376

Haluatteko te should have been correct too


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

I love this course, but there a lot of inconsistencies in what is accepted as correct. "Haluatko sinä ..." obviously should be accepted, which I reported as such.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bruce528413

I don't understand the idea of black milk. It works for coffee, but milk?


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

It made me pause too, but I think this conversation takes place when ordering coffee. Do you want some milk (with that coffee)? No, I want (the coffee) black.


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

This is correct interpretation.


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

Actually, now that I'm thinking about it again, if there is a place in the world that offers black milk, it must be in Finland. It would be salmiakki-flavoured, of course.


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

several wrong answers in the same quiz due to adding sinä or te is getting really frustrating


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

I translated this as "Haluatko sinä maitoa? Mustana, kiitos" and it marked it as incorrect. reported.


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

It's hard for me to wrap my mind around the idea of the essive case - it'd be nice to listen to how does it make sense for the coffee to be in essive case here, if someone's willing to explain, thank you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BernardAda9

The coffee isn't in the essive, musta (black) is. Think of the essive as a kind of adverb, so mustana = in a black state. In Kalevala you will see "Minä lasna"– when I was a child, I as a child . . .


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

Which case is "Mustana" here with -na suffix?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BernardAda9

What is wrong with Tuleeko maitoa?

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