"It is true, European basketball is interesting."

Translation:È vero, la pallacanestro europea è interessante.

June 27, 2013

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/thedob

In Italy they use the word 'basket' alot for basketball as well as pallacanestro. I don't know if this is 'proper' language or a bastardization, but it ought to be accepted.

June 27, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/MarksAaron

Why is it "la pallacanestro" instead of "il"?

March 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/kvargman

It's a contraction of la palla a canestro.

February 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/chartsman

My thoughts exactly...

April 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/LovroV

Best joke ever.

January 10, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jonestk

i agree. i live in Italy and basket is a very common term - more common that palacanestro.

November 6, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/therealpalumbo

It really is.

February 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaelWat541241

Why not "la pallacanestro d'europea"?

February 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/TomTorchia

Makes sense

September 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AlissbeeSki03

Do you have to say la for pallacanestro? You can simply just say pallacanestro

June 5, 2019
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