"Loro attraversano un cortile grande."

Translation:They cross a large courtyard.

June 1, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/shafali09
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Does anyone else hear 'una' instead of 'un' in the slowly spoken version? I reportetd it.. but is it just me?

July 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/christelklapwijk

I heard it too!

July 24, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/xyphax
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It is a systemic bug (not just this one sentence) .. Always una on slow playback. I've reported it on something like 20 different questions, I have been reporting it for about 5 months. July 2014

July 25, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Noell52

Yes, I definitely heard "una!"

October 26, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/jbomba
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Why not "a grand courtyard"?

October 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/JoshuaKnic

That would be "un grande cortile." Generally, grande in front makes it great (as in impressive), grande behind makes it big/large (referring to its size).

October 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/meowww11

Thank you. That helps immensely.

October 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/katakis1

Huge should be synonymous with big/large

June 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Chris123456

An interesting discussion about this (as well as a few diversionary points) can be found here: http://duolingo.com/#/comment/118590

June 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/dwarven_hydra
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Aye, I remember once my sister was all like, "I can't believe in Spanish, there's a word for big, huge, AND large!" My response was, of course, "Schwester.....So does English."

June 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/mahankr
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Should "lawn" also be accepted for "cortile?" Or is there another word for "lawn?"

April 22, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/jesslc

I don't know the translation of lawn however as I understand things from othe discussions "un cortile" is not a garden or lawn but a paved area like a courtyard, there may be some plants but it's mostly paving or concrete

August 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/meowww11

I'm not an expert, but I believe that in Italy, as in much of Europe, a lawn is commonly known as a garden, so it would be "giardino. "

August 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/phil521387
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I put a great courtyard. Seems OK to me. DL doesn't agree though.

July 5, 2018
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