Perfect simplu or perfect compus

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Perfect simplu or perfect compus

Postby JaneFairfax » 2008-01-24, 18:46

When is the perfect simplu used instead of the perfect compus in Romanian?

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Postby Sarabi » 2008-01-25, 0:01

I honestly have no idea, but I wouldn't worry about it if I were you. I studied Romanian to about early intermediate level and never came across the perfect simplu that I am aware of.

Sincer, nu am nici o idee, dar nu cred că este prea important. Am studiat limba română până la nivelul intermediar dar n-am niciodată văzut perfectul simplu.
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Postby duko » 2008-01-25, 9:31

"When" is the wrong question, you should ask "where?". Then the answer would be Oltenia, the central-southern region of Romania. Otherwise the two are interchangeable regarding their usage.

Typically, their song "My mother made me oltenian" should sounds like this: "Mă făcu mama oltean" instead
of "M-a făcut mama ..." something else.

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Perfectul simplu

Postby Mella » 2008-04-16, 6:18

Hello,
"Perfectul simplu" is a form that is used in only one part of Romania. Actually, 90% of all romanian would tell you that the 'Perfectul simplu" doesn't exist anymore. It does, but don't worry.

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Postby Dinko1704986 » 2008-04-16, 17:21

Can somebody inform me on the Perfectul simplu a little bit more ? Where could I see a conjugation & usage example ? Thank you !

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Postby Dinko1704986 » 2008-04-17, 16:15

Nimeni nu vine :(

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Postby Fenek » 2008-04-17, 20:29

Dinko1704986 wrote: Where could I see a conjugation & usage example ?


http://www.seelrc.org:8080/grammar/main ... nguageID=5
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Postby Dinko1704986 » 2008-04-18, 0:29

Fenek wrote:
Dinko1704986 wrote: Where could I see a conjugation & usage example ?


http://www.seelrc.org:8080/grammar/main ... nguageID=5


Oh, I feel stupid now :oops:

I wasn't aware *that* was the Perfectul simplu...I always considered that tense to be an equivalent to the Aorist in Slavic languages, so I thought of it as "the Aorist" :oops: ...I didn't know its Romanian name...

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Re: Perfect simplu or perfect compus

Postby pricoo_o » 2020-05-04, 8:02

Although perfectul simplu is mainly used in Oltenia, the rest of the country generally uses it in fairytales, for actions that are interrupted: "merse el cât merse, până a dat peste un castel" or when they quote what a character says: "Nu vei trece niciodată pe aici, zise balaurul." And notice that here it is only used for the third person.
As for how oltenians use it, there's a rule you should know when speaking with somebody from Oltenia, when you use perfectul simplu, you are only allowed to speak about actions that happened in the last 24 hours. To them, it is incorrect to say "fusei anul trecut". You can only use perfectul simplu even though you're not speaking about something that happened in the last 24 hours only when you tell a fairytale.


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