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"Mi precipe manĝas legomojn."

Translation:I mainly eat vegetables.

July 4, 2015

17 Comments


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

I imagine lemons appearing out of nowhere only to rush headlong into your mouth.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoshLingo1800

Best translation ever hahahaha lol


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

Tiu ĉi estas bonega.


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

Every time i see legomoj i want to translate it as beans.


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

It comes from french at least I guess. In french, vegetables are légumes and legumes are légumineuses.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/phle70

Aaah! Thank you!

Now I finally know why (English) "legumes" aren't a valid translation of (Esperanto) "legomoj" ...

(Swedish "legymer", from French "légume", is the same as English "vegetables" - i.e. Esperanto "legomoj" - and the English word is the odd one out.
Basically, I just haven't bothered looking it up until now ... )


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/potatoking42

Legumes, yup. Me too haha


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zacharymatt5

Quickly glanced at this one and started typing. I had full typed out "I mainly eat legos," when I realized something didn't feel right.


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

What is the difference between "cxefa" and "precipe"?


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

It looks like ĉefa/ĉefe and precipa/precipe are synonyms.
In the PIV dictionary (www.vortaro.net) precipa is defined as "Plej grava; ĉefa", and ĉefa is defined as "La plej grava; precipa, havanta la unuan rangon". They are literally defined as each other.

There's probably some kind of nuance, but I don't know what it is. I guess maybe the difference between "la ĉefa kaŭzo" and "la principa kaŭzo" is similar to the difference between "the main cause" and "the principle cause" in English.


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

I swear we learned a different word for vegetables before...


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

Not unless vegetaranoj are cannibals.


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

Kaj mi pricipe trinkas ilijn

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