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"Yediye yirmi var."

Translation:It is twenty to seven.

3 years ago

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/RustyBucket16

twenty minutes to seven is the same

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jaynepudica

i still don't understand the purpose of 'var' in this sentence

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sainio
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It might be a little easier if you think about the English translation as, "there are twenty [minutes] to seven." If you look at it that way, the "var" is roughly equivalent to "there are."

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SuhailBanister

Why not "It is twenty before seven"? That wording is quite acceptable, here in the Midwest at least.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/judth15

Can you also say yediye yirmi kala var? Or shouldnt you use var after kala?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertNeil4

"It is twenty minutes to seven" did not work.

1 day ago