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"granda, pli granda, la plej granda"

Translation:big, bigger, the biggest

June 7, 2015

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

I just wrote "lager" instead of large... I must be quite thirsty now.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/djzeus01

Wasn't this same sentence in an earlier unit?


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

god I hope the "la" before "plej granda" isn't arbitrarily necessary like in English

There's probably a reason behind that though


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidWolff17

I think it's just an example of comparative and superlative. Although "the biggest" is common in English since many things can be big, or bigger, but normally only one is the biggest.


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

There were nearly no differences that I could discern between his pronunciations of pli and plej.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/G-M2
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I heard pli as "plee" and plej as "play" - so maybe they've changed it. I think it's fine now. 2020.10.30

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