"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/agoosh
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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

February 3, 2014

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

February 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/agoosh
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Ah, it's all clear now, thanks Paulenrique!

February 3, 2014

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

December 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CJho1
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What is the difference between língua and idioma?

March 17, 2018
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