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"Ogni nave ha un capitano."

Translation:Each ship has a captain.

July 26, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/americanu197

except costa concordia :D


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

Purtroppo questo รจ vero


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

I put `every ship', which appears to be correct but was marked incorrect.


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

It is accepted now (Dec. 2016)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joe716942

I put "each boat has a captain" and got it wrong


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

Well, in italian you have "nave" and "barca" in order of size, the second one being just a little boat you can use, say, to go fishing. I'm not a native English speaker, and even though I think a boat would be smaller than a ship, I've seen "boat" being used for what in Italian I'd call "una nave". So, I think "boat" should be accepted.


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

No it's not, a ship has a captain, a boat doesn't


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anne240428

Wrong. River cruises are on boats snd they definitely have captains.


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

"Ogni" stays always "ogni" regardless which gender follows? Ogni nave, ogni macchina, ogni gatto, ogni ingegnere, all fine?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/freek500

Nave can also be translated as "boat" right?


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

Out of curiosity, I looked the words up in my Italian dictionary, and the only definition listed for "nave" is ship. Likewise, the only definition listed for "barca" is boat.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daphne765353

In the British nautical tradition, you can carry boats on ships but not ships on boats. It pains a sailor to hear "boat" being used when it's really a "ship". Sadly these days journalists don't make the distinction and Americans always refer to a 50 thousand ton vessel as a "boat"!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anne240428

Whats wrong with every ship?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Villy007

Every ship has a captain. Each ship has a captain.

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