"I have a magazine."

Translation:У мене є журнал.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/AndrewJens1

Is it not also correct to remove the word "є" from this sentence and just say, "у мене журнал"?

3 years ago

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Without "є" which indicates "to have" here, it becomes a "to be" sentence: У мене журнал = Журнал у мене = "The magazine is by me" kinda.

OK, another angle: У мене є журнал is like "What do you have?" and У мене журнал is like "Where is the magazine?"

3 years ago

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Журнал sounds like "Journal"... It must be loanwords!

2 years ago
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