"The way home is long."

Translation:La vojo hejmen estas longa.

June 11, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mr.Knight

Why does "hejme" take the accusative -n in this case?


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

It's the "accusative of motion" used to show that's it's the "way TO home" (homeward). There's more in this thread:

https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/8853203/Kial-vi-iras-hejmen


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n2fole00

Why is home an adverb here?


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

It means "homeward", that is "toward home".

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