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"Why did they arrive late?"

Translation:Kial ili alvenis malfrue?

July 28, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Miguel.la.Liebre

Why 'venis' isn't accepted? Veni in its pure form means 'to come/arrive to a certain place', then should I raport it?


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

I disagree; I would say that the basic meaning of veni is "come", not "arrive" -- that is usually alveni.

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