"Mi ne ligis mian hundon al arbo."

Translation:I did not tie my dog to a tree.

July 31, 2015

19 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/TiLoch

This sounds really weird when you use an alternate word for "ligis". "I didn't connect my dog to a tree".....

July 31, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/jim3cantos

Even tie doesn't appear as a hint for ligi...

December 30, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/TimothyCarignan

For those who like crime shows, "ligis" = ligature, as in tying up a victim.

June 11, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Majklo_Blic

Anyone else automatically translate al into Spanish, and wind up adding a "the" that shouldn't have been there?

September 27, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/hootie0813

Took four years of Spanish in school. Seeing lots of things that remind me of Spanish. A lot of it is helpful, some of it a little misleading haha

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tvindy
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Yes, I do that all the time. It's hard to unlearn.

September 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/jytou

@tvindy taken in the context of the sentence (as it appears in email notifications for instance) vs the content of this thread of comments is rather hilarious. :)

September 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Dalingo8

I don't know about Spanish, but "al" reminded me of putting "the" like in Italian!

November 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/jytou

Yes, it's exactly the same in Spanish, "a el" being contracted to "al" just like "a il" is contracted to "al" in Italian. :)

November 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Fuvseany

Mi ne ligis mian hundon al arbo, ĉar la arboj ĉi tie estas dikaj. Sed mi ligis ĝin al la trotuara fosto apud la butiko, kiun mi volis viziti.

November 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Baloug

Mindblow Trotuaro comes from French "trottoir" ("sidewalk")...

May 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Margita_S

mi esperas tion!! Sed kiu fartis tion???

May 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Owen5076

Finally! A useful sentence.

June 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AzzerBoi

I didn't hear a d in hundo

August 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jytou

How would you say "to the tree"?

October 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Stillemere

al la arbo

December 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jytou

Ah that makes sense and quite simple/logical... must have forgotten this was Esperanto. :) Thanks!

December 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/vgSe5

Why is this sentence in the internet topic?

November 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Davgwynne

Possibly to show that ligi can be used in more than one way?

January 7, 2019
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