"I have a question."

Translation:У мене є питання.

May 31, 2015

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

Although many people consider питання and запитання complete synonyms, linguists argue with them on that. The differences:

  • Запитання: appeal to someone that needs an answer, request.
  • Питання: the problem that needs solving, agenda item, issue

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

В мене є запитання is more natural


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zonia435615

Wow! This is the first time I've seen the word 'є' ('is') used in a sentence! And, without a hyphen! That's great! (Now, I feel that Duolingo is actually hearing my concerns!) :) ДЯКУЮ!


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

"У мене є" is a kind of set phrase, but even here "є" can be omitted: "У мене питання" (sounds more colloquial).

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