"Os muros são vermelhos."

Translation:The walls are red.

September 5, 2013

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/curiousminds

Muros=paredes? Is this perhaps a difference between outside walls (of the house) and inside walls (of a room)?

September 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Davu
September 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/curiousminds

Thank you! interesting way of differentiating walls, I guess :)

September 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/BGMarc

Can someone please answer this without linking to another comment? The app doesn't let you follow the link

February 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Davu

This is an answer from Paulenrique: "Muro has no ceiling over it. So inside a house you have paredes. What separates your house from your neighbor's is um muro".

February 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Coayuco

It is the same in Spanish - muro and pared.

May 29, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/LadyMar1923

Interesting that the picture Duo gives for parede is an outside free-standing wall and the Great Wall in China!

March 13, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Davu

Oh really? I've come across a few misleading pictures too. It is worth hitting the "Report a problem" button in these cases I think. Oh, if you do have any doubts about the "wall" words see danmoller's note here: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/822409.

March 13, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/galletadecolores

Very useful!

July 30, 2015
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