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"It is already night."

Translation:On jo yö.

July 22, 2020

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

Could you say "Se on jo yö." or is this unidiomatic or incorrect?


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

I'm not sure if I'd go as far as to say that it's flat out wrong, but it is unusual at the very least. Finnish does not use dummy subjects so there are no Finnish words that can assume such a role.


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

If you said that, perhaps someone would reply Mikä on jo yö? (What is already night?)


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

That's an interesting way to look at it!

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