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"The language is a code whose function is communication."

Translation:A língua é um código cuja função é comunicação.

July 15, 2013

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

Does cuja refer here to língua or função? I thought it would refer to the word código as in English but then it would be cujo so I'm confused :P


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

Cuja here refers to língua. But pay attention: cujo(s)/cuja(a) agrees with the following word: esta é a mulher cujos filhos são professores.


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

Ah, it's all clear now, thanks Paulenrique!


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

Although it may be required in the Portuguese version, I think the definite article at the start of this English sentence would not, as it appears to be a general statement about any type of language.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CJho1

What is the difference between língua and idioma?

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