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"Il limone è verde."

Translation:The lemon is green.

August 6, 2013

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

That's called a lime.


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

Unless it's an unripe lemon.


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

il limone è verde - can also translate to the lemon is unripe


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16

Before they get yellow they are green.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liezl77H

In my language (afrikaans) we say fruit are green if they are unripe. Even if it is literally not the colour green. I imagine the same principle applies to Italian.


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

Come on....all clever explanations aside...a lime is green, a lemon is yellow. An unripe lemon is green yes, but then you have to say it is unripe... :-). In french a lime is called a green lemon so maybe the solution lies therein!

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