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"Welche Krankheit hat er?"

Translation:What illness does he have?

September 7, 2013

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

Why is "ailment" wrong? Is there a separate term for it in Deutsch?


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

It also didn't accept malady, even though it gave me that as a translation for Krankheit previously.


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

Pretty sure he has ligma.


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

Why is "condition" given as an option if "which condition has he" is not accepted?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Buffy247975

What's wrong with'which illness has he got'? That's the colloquial English.


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

What's wrong with'which illness has he got'?

Nothing. That's one of the accepted translations.


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

'Which disease has he?' is not good English 'which disease does he have?' is proper.


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

No, it's a pretty acceptable sentence, especially in the UK. Take a read at the song... Baah, baah, black sheep, have you any wool?


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

Yeah, I was so surprised when I saw that...


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

What's he suffering from?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Janet240519

Why is it hard to hear the difference between "hat er" and "hat ihr" - even though I know that "ihr" would be ungrammatical.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lila562493

In English we would say, Which illness does he have?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ppmd5514

SO: welche is usually which... when does it mean WHAT...? I said which disease er hast?


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

I said which disease er hast?

"er" and "hast" are not English words.

Welche Krankheit hat er? = Which disease does he have?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hamoo716927

awkward sentence structure

should be "what was his diagnosis"

everybody would say that, however, if 'diagnosis' is not in your vocabulary, then the idiom "what's his problem" is apropos

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