The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

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The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby h34 » 2016-09-01, 7:23

What would be the most natural translation of these two sentences if they answer the questions:

a. Where is the book?
b. What is on the table?

Is the sequence book - table normally reversed in sentence b? (I wonder if the sequence is decisive in languages that don't mark definiteness).

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table". :?:
b. Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table". :?:

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга лежит на столе - "Book lies on table". :?:
b. На столе лежит книга - "On table lies book". :?:

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table". :?:
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book". :?:

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on". :?:
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book". :?:
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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby IpseDixit » 2016-09-01, 9:33

Italian (you asked for the most natural translation, so here it is)

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table". :?:
b. Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table". :?:

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга лежит на столе - "Book lies on table". :?:
b. На столе лежит книга - "On table lies book". :?:

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table". :?:
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book". :?:

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on". :?:
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book". :?:

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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby kevin » 2016-09-01, 11:01

Trying Irish, mostly not because I think I'm the most qualified to do so, but because it confuses me that what sounds natural to me is inconsistent between the two sentences (fronting the answer for b. but not for a.). I hope someone (well, I guess linguoboy) can say something about whether they would use a different order.

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table". :?:
b. Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table". :?:

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга лежит на столе - "Book lies on table". :?:
b. На столе лежит книга - "On table lies book". :?:

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table". :?:
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book". :?:

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on". :?:
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book". :?:

[flag=]ga[/flag] a. Tá an leabhar ar an tábla - "Is the book on the table"
b. Leabhar atá ar an tábla - "Book that-is on the table"

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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby france-eesti » 2016-09-01, 15:14

French, Portuguese and trying Hungarian

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table". :?:
b. Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table". :?:
[flag=]fr[/flag] a. Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table"
b. Il y a un livre sur la table - "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
[flag=]pt[/flag] a. O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table"
b. Tem (Há) um livro sobre a mesa (Has a book on the table)

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга лежит на столе - "Book lies on table". :?:
b. На столе лежит книга - "On table lies book". :?:

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table". :?:
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book". :?:

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on". :?:
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book". :?:
[flag=]hu[/flag] a. A könyv az asztalon - "The book the table-on"
b. Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on"

[flag=]ga[/flag] a. Tá an leabhar ar an tábla - "Is the book on the table"
b. Leabhar atá ar an tábla - "Book that-is on the table"
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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby Osias » 2016-09-02, 2:19

One more Portuguese option

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table". :?:
b. Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table". :?:
[flag=]fr[/flag] a. Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table"
b. Il y a un livre sur la table - "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
[flag=]pt[/flag] a. O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table"
b. Tem (Há) (Existe) um livro sobre a mesa (Has/exist a book on the table)

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга лежит на столе - "Book lies on table". :?:
b. На столе лежит книга - "On table lies book". :?:

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table". :?:
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book". :?:

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on". :?:
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book". :?:
[flag=]hu[/flag] a. A könyv az asztalon - "The book the table-on"
b. Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on"

[flag=]ga[/flag] a. Tá an leabhar ar an tábla - "Is the book on the table"
b. Leabhar atá ar an tábla - "Book that-is on the table"
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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby iodalach93 » 2016-09-03, 18:38

In Russian, I'd say that the verb is optional.

Adding Bulgarian, Modern Standard Arabic and Levantine Arabic.

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table". :?:
b. Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table". :?:
[flag=]fr[/flag] a. Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table"
b. Il y a un livre sur la table - "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
[flag=]pt[/flag] a. O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table"
b. Tem (Há) (Existe) um livro sobre a mesa (Has/exist a book on the table)

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга (лежит) на столе - "Book (lies) on table". :?:
b. На столе (лежит) книга - "On table (lies) book". :?:
[flag=]bg[/flag] a. Книгата е на масата - "Book-the is on table-the".
b. На масата има книга - "On table-the there is (lit. "has") book."

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table". :?:
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book". :?:

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on". :?:
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book". :?:
[flag=]hu[/flag] a. A könyv az asztalon - "The book the table-on".
b. Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on".

[flag=]ga[/flag] a. Tá an leabhar ar an tábla - "Is the book on the table".
b. Leabhar atá ar an tábla - "Book that-is on the table".

[flag=]ar[/flag] a. الكتاب هو على الطاولة - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. يوجد على الطاولة كتاب - "There is (lit. "is found") on the-table a-book".
[flag=]ar-apc[/flag] a. Lᵊ-ktaab huwwe 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle fii ktaab - "On the-table there is (lit. "in it") book".

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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby Antea » 2016-09-03, 19:17

Adding the most natural way of saying it in Spanish (from Spain) and Catalan.


a. Where is the book?
b. What is on the table?

Is the sequence book - table normally reversed in sentence b? (I wonder if the sequence is decisive in languages that don't mark definiteness).

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está en la mesa / El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table". :?:
b. Hay un libro en la mesa / Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table". :?:

[flag=]ca[/flag] a. El llibre és a la taula - «The book is in/on the table». / El llibre és sobre la taula - The book is on the table.
b. Hi ha un llibre a la taula - «There's a book in the table» / Hi ha un llibre sobre la taula - «There's a book on the table.

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга лежит на столе - "Book lies on table". :?:
b. На столе лежит книга - "On table lies book". :?:

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table". :?:
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book". :?:

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on". :?:
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book". :?:[/quote]

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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby h34 » 2016-09-04, 14:04

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[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está en la mesa / El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table".
b. Hay un libro en la mesa / Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table".
[flag=]ca[/flag] a. El llibre és a la taula - «The book is in/on the table». / El llibre és sobre la taula - The book is on the table.
b. Hi ha un llibre a la taula - «There's a book in the table» / Hi ha un llibre sobre la taula - «There's a book on the table.
[flag=]fr[/flag] a. Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table"
b. Il y a un livre sur la table - "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
[flag=]pt[/flag] a. O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table"
b. Tem (Há) (Existe) um livro sobre a mesa (Has/exist a book on the table)

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга (лежит) на столе - "Book (lies) on table".
b. На столе (лежит) книга - "On table (lies) book".
[flag=]bg[/flag] a. Книгата е на масата - "Book-the is on table-the".
b. На масата има книга - "On table-the there is (lit. "has") book."

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table".
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book".

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on".
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book".
[flag=]hu[/flag] a. A könyv az asztalon - "The book the table-on".
b. Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on".
[flag=]mhr[/flag]a. Книга ӱстембалне (кия) - "Book table-on (lies)"
b. Ӱстембалне книга (кия) - "Table-on book (lies)"

[flag=]ga[/flag] a. Tá an leabhar ar an tábla - "Is the book on the table".
b. Leabhar atá ar an tábla - "Book that-is on the table".

[flag=]ar[/flag] a. الكتاب هو على الطاولة - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. يوجد على الطاولة كتاب - "There is (lit. "is found") on the-table a-book".
[flag=]ar-apc[/flag] a. Lᵊ-ktaab huwwe 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle fii ktaab - "On the-table there is (lit. "in it") book".
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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby Multiturquoise » 2016-09-04, 15:09

+ Turkish

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está en la mesa / El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table".
b. Hay un libro en la mesa / Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table".
[flag=]ca[/flag] a. El llibre és a la taula - «The book is in/on the table». / El llibre és sobre la taula - The book is on the table.
b. Hi ha un llibre a la taula - «There's a book in the table» / Hi ha un llibre sobre la taula - «There's a book on the table.
[flag=]fr[/flag] a. Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table"
b. Il y a un livre sur la table - "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
[flag=]pt[/flag] a. O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table"
b. Tem (Há) (Existe) um livro sobre a mesa (Has/exist a book on the table)

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга (лежит) на столе - "Book (lies) on table".
b. На столе (лежит) книга - "On table (lies) book".
[flag=]bg[/flag] a. Книгата е на масата - "Book-the is on table-the".
b. На масата има книга - "On table-the there is (lit. "has") book."

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table".
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book".

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on".
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book".
[flag=]hu[/flag] a. A könyv az asztalon - "The book the table-on".
b. Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on".
[flag=]mhr[/flag]a. Книга ӱстембалне (кия) - "Book table-on (lies)"
b. Ӱстембалне книга (кия) - "Table-on book (lies)"

[flag=]ga[/flag] a. Tá an leabhar ar an tábla - "Is the book on the table".
b. Leabhar atá ar an tábla - "Book that-is on the table".

[flag=]ar[/flag] a. الكتاب هو على الطاولة - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. يوجد على الطاولة كتاب - "There is (lit. "is found") on the-table a-book".
[flag=]ar-apc[/flag] a. Lᵊ-ktaab huwwe 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle fii ktaab - "On the-table there is (lit. "in it") book".

[flag=]tr[/flag] a. Kitap masadadır - "Book table-on-is".
b. Masada bir kitap var - "Table-on one book there-is".

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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby Naava » 2016-09-05, 18:58

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[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está en la mesa / El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table".
b. Hay un libro en la mesa / Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table".
[flag=]ca[/flag] a. El llibre és a la taula - «The book is in/on the table». / El llibre és sobre la taula - The book is on the table.
b. Hi ha un llibre a la taula - «There's a book in the table» / Hi ha un llibre sobre la taula - «There's a book on the table.
[flag=]fr[/flag] a. Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table"
b. Il y a un livre sur la table - "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
[flag=]pt[/flag] a. O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table"
b. Tem (Há) (Existe) um livro sobre a mesa (Has/exist a book on the table)

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга (лежит) на столе - "Book (lies) on table".
b. На столе (лежит) книга - "On table (lies) book".
[flag=]bg[/flag] a. Книгата е на масата - "Book-the is on table-the".
b. На масата има книга - "On table-the there is (lit. "has") book."

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table".
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book".

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on".
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book".
[flag=]hu[/flag] a. A könyv az asztalon - "The book the table-on".
b. Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on".
[flag=]mhr[/flag]a. Книга ӱстембалне (кия) - "Book table-on (lies)"
b. Ӱстембалне книга (кия) - "Table-on book (lies)"
[flag=]fi[/flag] a. Kirja on pöydällä - "Book is table-on"
b. Pöydällä on kirja - "Table-on is book"

[flag=]ga[/flag] a. Tá an leabhar ar an tábla - "Is the book on the table".
b. Leabhar atá ar an tábla - "Book that-is on the table".

[flag=]ar[/flag] a. الكتاب هو على الطاولة - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. يوجد على الطاولة كتاب - "There is (lit. "is found") on the-table a-book".
[flag=]ar-apc[/flag] a. Lᵊ-ktaab huwwe 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle fii ktaab - "On the-table there is (lit. "in it") book".

[flag=]tr[/flag] a. Kitap masadadır - "Book table-on-is".
b. Masada bir kitap var - "Table-on one book there-is".

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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby Multiturquoise » 2016-09-05, 22:07

Greek

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está en la mesa / El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table".
b. Hay un libro en la mesa / Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table".
[flag=]ca[/flag] a. El llibre és a la taula - «The book is in/on the table». / El llibre és sobre la taula - The book is on the table.
b. Hi ha un llibre a la taula - «There's a book in the table» / Hi ha un llibre sobre la taula - «There's a book on the table.
[flag=]fr[/flag] a. Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table"
b. Il y a un livre sur la table - "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
[flag=]pt[/flag] a. O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table"
b. Tem (Há) (Existe) um livro sobre a mesa (Has/exist a book on the table)

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга (лежит) на столе - "Book (lies) on table".
b. На столе (лежит) книга - "On table (lies) book".
[flag=]bg[/flag] a. Книгата е на масата - "Book-the is on table-the".
b. На масата има книга - "On table-the there is (lit. "has") book."

[flag=]el[/flag] a. Το βιβλίο βρίσκεται στο τραπέζι - "The book it-is-found in/on/at/to-the table".
b. Υπάρχει ένα βιβλίο στο τραπέζι - "It-exists a book in/on/at/to-the table".

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table".
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book".

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on".
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book".
[flag=]hu[/flag] a. A könyv az asztalon - "The book the table-on".
b. Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on".
[flag=]mhr[/flag]a. Книга ӱстембалне (кия) - "Book table-on (lies)"
b. Ӱстембалне книга (кия) - "Table-on book (lies)"
[flag=]fi[/flag] a. Kirja on pöydällä - "Book is table-on"
b. Pöydällä on kirja - "Table-on is book"

[flag=]ga[/flag] a. Tá an leabhar ar an tábla - "Is the book on the table".
b. Leabhar atá ar an tábla - "Book that-is on the table".

[flag=]ar[/flag] a. الكتاب هو على الطاولة - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. يوجد على الطاولة كتاب - "There is (lit. "is found") on the-table a-book".
[flag=]ar-apc[/flag] a. Lᵊ-ktaab huwwe 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle fii ktaab - "On the-table there is (lit. "in it") book".

[flag=]tr[/flag] a. Kitap masadadır - "Book table-on-is".
b. Masada bir kitap var - "Table-on one book there-is".

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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby Levike » 2016-09-06, 11:39

Correcting Hungarian

[flag=]en[/flag] a. The book is on the table.
b. There is a book on the table.
[flag=]de[/flag] a. Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch - "The book lies on the table".
b. Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch - "On the table lies a book".

[flag=]it[/flag] a. È sul tavolo. - "It's on the table"
b. Il libro. - "The book"
[flag=]es[/flag] a. El libro está en la mesa / El libro está sobre la mesa - "The book is (situated) on the table".
b. Hay un libro en la mesa / Hay un libro sobre la mesa - "There-is (exists) a book on the table".
[flag=]ca[/flag] a. El llibre és a la taula - «The book is in/on the table». / El llibre és sobre la taula - The book is on the table.
b. Hi ha un llibre a la taula - «There's a book in the table» / Hi ha un llibre sobre la taula - «There's a book on the table.
[flag=]fr[/flag] a. Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table"
b. Il y a un livre sur la table - "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
[flag=]pt[/flag] a. O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table"
b. Tem (Há) (Existe) um livro sobre a mesa (Has/exist a book on the table)

[flag=]ru[/flag] a. Книга (лежит) на столе - "Book (lies) on table".
b. На столе (лежит) книга - "On table (lies) book".
[flag=]bg[/flag] a. Книгата е на масата - "Book-the is on table-the".
b. На масата има книга - "On table-the there is (lit. "has") book."

[flag=]el[/flag] a. Το βιβλίο βρίσκεται στο τραπέζι - "The book it-is-found in/on/at/to-the table".
b. Υπάρχει ένα βιβλίο στο τραπέζι - "It-exists a book in/on/at/to-the table".

[flag=]lv[/flag] a. Grāmata ir uz galda - "Book is on table".
b. Uz galda ir grāmata - "On table is book".

[flag=]et[/flag] a. Raamat on laual - "Book is table-on".
b. Laual on raamat - "Table-on is book".
[flag=]hu[/flag] a. A könyv az asztalon van - "The book the table-on is".
b. Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on".
[flag=]mhr[/flag]a. Книга ӱстембалне (кия) - "Book table-on (lies)"
b. Ӱстембалне книга (кия) - "Table-on book (lies)"
[flag=]fi[/flag] a. Kirja on pöydällä - "Book is table-on"
b. Pöydällä on kirja - "Table-on is book"

[flag=]ga[/flag] a. Tá an leabhar ar an tábla - "Is the book on the table".
b. Leabhar atá ar an tábla - "Book that-is on the table".

[flag=]ar[/flag] a. الكتاب هو على الطاولة - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. يوجد على الطاولة كتاب - "There is (lit. "is found") on the-table a-book".
[flag=]ar-apc[/flag] a. Lᵊ-ktaab huwwe 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle - "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table".
b. 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle fii ktaab - "On the-table there is (lit. "in it") book".

[flag=]tr[/flag] a. Kitap masadadır - "Book table-on-is".
b. Masada bir kitap var - "Table-on one book there-is".

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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby h34 » 2020-11-28, 21:43

+ Erzya

(en) (1) The book is on the table (2) There is a book on the table
(de) (1) Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch "The book lies on the table" (2) Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch "On the table lies a book"

(it) (1) È sul tavolo "It's on the table" (2) Il libro "The book"
(es) (1) El libro está en la mesa / El libro está sobre la mesa "The book is (situated) on the table"
b. Hay un libro en la mesa / Hay un libro sobre la mesa "There-is (exists) a book on the table"
(ca) (1) El llibre és a la taula "The book is in/on the table" / El llibre és sobre la taula "The book is on the table" (2) Hi ha un llibre a la taula "There's a book in the table" / Hi ha un llibre sobre la taula "There's a book on the table"
(fr) (1) Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table" (2) Il y a un livre sur la table "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
(pt) (1) O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table" (2) Tem (Há) (Existe) um livro sobre a mesa "Has/exist a book on the table"

(ru) (1) Книга (лежит) на столе "Book (lies) on table" (2) На столе (лежит) книга "On table (lies) book"
(bg) (1) Книгата е на масата "Book-the is on table-the" (2) На масата има книга "On table-the there is (lit. "has") book"

(el) (1) Το βιβλίο βρίσκεται στο τραπέζι
"The book it-is-found in/on/at/to-the table" (2) Υπάρχει ένα βιβλίο στο τραπέζι "It-exists a book in/on/at/to-the table"

(ga) (1) Tá an leabhar ar an tábla "Is the book on the table" (2) Leabhar atá ar an tábla "Book that-is on the table"

(lv) (1) Grāmata ir uz galda "Book is on table" (2) Uz galda ir grāmata "On table is book"

(et) (1) Raamat on laual "Book is table-on" (2) Laual on raamat "Table-on is book"
(fi) (1) Kirja on pöydällä "Book is table-on" (2) Pöydällä on kirja "Table-on is book"
(hu) (1) A könyv az asztalon van "The book the table-on is" (2) Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on"
(mhr) (1) Книга ӱстембалне (кия) "Book table-on (lies)" (2) Ӱстембалне книга (кия) "Table-on book (lies)"
(myv) (1) Книгась ашти столь лангсо "Book-the lies table on" (2) Столь лангсо ашти книга "Table on lies book"

(tr) (1) Kitap masadadır "Book table-on-is" (2) Masada bir kitap var "Table-on one book there-is"

(ar) (1) الكتاب هو على الطاولة "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table" (2) يوجد على الطاولة كتاب - "There is (lit. "is found") on the-table a-book"
(ar-apc) (1) Lᵊ-ktaab huwwe 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table" (2) 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle fii ktaab "On the-table there is (lit. "in it") book"
Thanks for any corrections!

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Re: The book is on the table. There is a book on the table.

Postby Linguaphile » 2020-11-28, 22:13

+ Izhorian, Livonian, Kildin Saami, Skolt Saami, Veps, Votic, Võro, Hmong Daw, Hmong Njua, Chuanqiandian Hmong

(en) (1) The book is on the table (2) There is a book on the table
(de) (1) Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch "The book lies on the table" (2) Auf dem Tisch liegt ein Buch "On the table lies a book"

(it) (1) È sul tavolo "It's on the table" (2) Il libro "The book"
(es) (1) El libro está en la mesa / El libro está sobre la mesa "The book is (situated) on the table"
(2) Hay un libro en la mesa / Hay un libro sobre la mesa "There-is (exists) a book on the table"
(ca) (1) El llibre és a la taula "The book is in/on the table" / El llibre és sobre la taula "The book is on the table" (2) Hi ha un llibre a la taula "There's a book in the table" / Hi ha un llibre sobre la taula "There's a book on the table"
(fr) (1) Le livre est sur la table "The book is on the table" (2) Il y a un livre sur la table "There is a book on the table"
(though French "il y a" is not easy to translate - litteraly it could mean "He/it there has")
(pt) (1) O livro está sobre a mesa "The book is on the table" (2) Tem (Há) (Existe) um livro sobre a mesa "Has/exist a book on the table"

(ru) (1) Книга (лежит) на столе "Book (lies) on table" (2) На столе (лежит) книга "On table (lies) book"
(bg) (1) Книгата е на масата "Book-the is on table-the" (2) На масата има книга "On table-the there is (lit. "has") book"

(el) (1) Το βιβλίο βρίσκεται στο τραπέζι
"The book it-is-found in/on/at/to-the table" (2) Υπάρχει ένα βιβλίο στο τραπέζι "It-exists a book in/on/at/to-the table"

(ga) (1) Tá an leabhar ar an tábla "Is the book on the table" (2) Leabhar atá ar an tábla "Book that-is on the table"

(lv) (1) Grāmata ir uz galda "Book is on table" (2) Uz galda ir grāmata "On table is book"

(et) (1) Raamat on laual "Book is table-on" (2) Laual on raamat "Table-on is book"
(fi) (1) Kirja on pöydällä "Book is table-on" (2) Pöydällä on kirja "Table-on is book"
(hu) (1) A könyv az asztalon van "The book the table-on is" (2) Van egy könyv az asztalon "Is a book the table-on"
(izh) (1) Kirja on lauvval "book is table-on" (2) Lauvval on kirja "table-on is book"
(liv) (1) Rōntõz um lōdan pǟl "book is table on" (2) Lōdan pǟl um rōntõz "table on is book"
(mhr) (1) Книга ӱстембалне (кия) "Book table-on (lies)" (2) Ӱстембалне книга (кия) "Table-on book (lies)"
(myv) (1) Книгась ашти столь лангсо "Book-the lies table on" (2) Столь лангсо ашти книга "Table on lies book"
(smi-smk) (1) Кыррьй ли туэль альн "book is table on" (2) Tуэль альн ли кыррьй "table on is book"
(smi-sms) (1) Ǩeʹrjj lij stuäʹl âʹlnn "book is table on" (2) Stuäʹl âʹlnn lij ǩe'rjj "table on is book"
(vep) (1) Kirj om stolal "book is table-on" (2) Stolal om kirj "table-on is book"
(vot) (1) Tširja on lavvõ pääl "book is table on" (2) Lavvõ pääl on tširja "table on is book"
(vro) (1) Raamat om lavval "book is table-on" (2) Lavval om raamat "table-on is book"

(tr) (1) Kitap masadadır "Book table-on-is" (2) Masada bir kitap var "Table-on one book there-is"

(ar) (1) الكتاب هو على الطاولة "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table" (2) يوجد على الطاولة كتاب - "There is (lit. "is found") on the-table a-book"
(ar-apc) (1) Lᵊ-ktaab huwwe 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle "The-book is (lit. "he") on the-table" (2) 3ala ṭ-ṭaawle fii ktaab "On the-table there is (lit. "in it") book"

(hmn-daw) (1) Phau ntawv nyob saum rooj "classifier book is [lit: resides/occupies] on table" (2) Saum rooj muaj phau ntawv "on table is [lit: has] classifier book"
(hmn-njua) (1) Phoo ntawv nyob sau rooj. "classifier book is [lit: resides/occupies] on table" (2) Sau rooj muaj phoo ntawv "on table is [lit: has] classifier book"
(hmn-chuan) (1) Npout ndeud nyaob shout drongx "classifier book is [lit: resides/occupies] on table" (2) Shout drongx muax npout ndeud "on table is [lit: has] classifier book"


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