"Tiu kafo odoras bone!"

Translation:That coffee smells good!

May 29, 2015

7 Comments


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

CouldnĀ“t I say "that coffee smells well" ?

May 29, 2015

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

Never mind the English technicalities, you're here to learn Esperanto! :)

May 29, 2015

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

Vi pravas! I just think it should be considered as a possible answer in order no to confuse the learners. Brakumon.

May 29, 2015

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

I agree, I'm pretty sure that early on we learned good = bona and well = bone.

January 18, 2016

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

Actually, it's just a difference in English. I am smelling well = my ability to smell is good. I am smelling good = I probably just had a shower. In Esperanto, however, we have odori for the first and flari for the second. So "odori bone" is right here, but in English it is "good".

February 29, 2016

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

Do ... La malpura hundo flaras tre bone, sed odoras malbone?

August 23, 2017

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

No, smells well would means the coffee has a good sense of smell not that it smells good

April 27, 2018
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