"Ĉu la persono estas malbona?"

Translation:Is the person bad?

3 years ago

23 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/piano.z
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What's this doing in "plurals?"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/youloveme123

Right lmao I put personoj.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mark6662

I do not hear the "mal", I hear "ba"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AVzs3
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banbona

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SWRouton
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That's exactly what I heard! Even after I got it wrong, I listened to it several more times. And I swear the audio is saying, "Cxu la persono estas banbona?" You can't expect people to get it right if the audio is wrong in the first place.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Israelguide

I also heard banbona and figured it's a new word lol. At least, what, 4 of us heard that? Probably lots more. I'm happy to meet them know.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Israelguide

Agreed

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/trenton

Like you, I listened over and over, I thought it sounded like either bal or belbona. Either way, I felt there was the 'b' sound rather than 'm'.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aefalcon
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yes, that bilabial clearly has a stop.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SymBoom

Can anyone enlighten me as to why can't I translate this to "The person is bad?"?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zubiz
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Well, I think Duo expects a better approximation.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Israelguide

That's not a real question form of the sentence. It's declarative with a ? That may be why they don't accept it, although it could technically be ok.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zoktoor
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"is this person bad" sounds better to me!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luis_Domingos
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"This" is written "ĉi tiu" or "tiu ĉi". You really can't play around with Esperanto correlatives - they're very specific.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gmolleda

And "Is the person bad?" correct or not?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luis_Domingos
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That's correct.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/stefanlegend

Vi personoj ne konas multe aferoj

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Javi-Er

Mi skribis 'Is the person unwell' kaj ĝi estas malkorekta

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/drofdarbegg

Could this also be written as "Ĉu la persono malbona?", if not, why??

Thanks

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Israelguide

"Whether the person is bad" is a phrase, not a complete sentence.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Israelguide

At least 4 of us, who were willing to admit it of course, heard "banbona", even after listening numerous times (in my case, waiting for a different "hearing" each time lololol). I thought that maybe it was a new word.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sumxs1
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I put, Is the person bad? Not sure why it's wrong

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sumxs1
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Why can it not be, Do you have a bad person?

1 year ago
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