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"Adamo ne sciis, kiel amuzi sin."

Translation:Adamo didn't know how to have fun.

3 years ago

19 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/RandomCanadian12
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Fun fact: Adamo and Sofia are the names of 2 out of 3 of Zamenhof's kids. All three perished in the holocaust!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HoeckerCarlos
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fun fact???

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brunofrra
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Kaj la tria gefilo estis kiu?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lion_herzen
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Sxi nomigas Lidja, la plej juna filino. Estis ankaux instruisto de Esperanto.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/horizon241
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Adamo never took up Esperanto, but Sophia did. I've noticed a trend that Adamo is used in sightly negative connotations in Duolingo's examples, whereas Sophia is used a bit more positively. Perhaps a nod to this fact?

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Meredith67671

Fascists are the worst.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/StultaSergalo

I'm not sure if this is the right place for this...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rjcrow1988
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"Adam" should be accepted here.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/llusx
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Yes, make sure to report it.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ponnuki

And that's why God created Eve for him?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Amikigisto
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Could i say 'scipovis' instead of 'sciis kiel'?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PurpleHuedMagPie

Ok, I'm at lost, why is "Adamo, himself, didn't know how to have fun" is incorrect.

I know the "himself" was what's causing the problem. But I put it there because "sin" was there. Isn't "sin" a reflexive word for "him/his own" (in this example). Where did it ("sin") disappear off to in the English translation? Thanks

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PatriciaJH
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It's "Adamo didn't know how to amuse himself."

But I'm kind of impressed that you found a way to shoe-horn in "himself" with "have fun."

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SzymonRuci
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I don't think it's correct in that case "Adamo himself didn't know how to have fun" means something like "Even Adamo didn't know how to have fun". But in Esperanto here's the reflexive pronoun. It does exist in languages such as German (Ich freue mich - (lit.) I amuse myself) or Polish (Cieszę się - (also) I amuse myself). So it's kinda different than the sentence u used, bc the part 'himself' was due to the verb, not the subject of the sentence

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PEM122333
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Li havas alian ideon pri amuzi sin! Homoj...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Handrisuselo
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What is "sin" here for?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/R_R1234
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Himself. the sentence is "Adamo didn't know how to entertain himself"=to have fun

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pietro460054
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He didnt know how to amuse himself

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/UncleLex1

Because for him it was a sin to amuse himself (sin).

11 months ago