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I do not have the books of which we speak. (hu → en) Topic is solved

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I do not have the books of which we speak. (hu → en)

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I do not have the books of which we speak.

hu: Nekem nincsenek meg azok a könyvek, amelyekről beszélünk.

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LICA98
Finland

Re: I do not have the books of which we speak. (hu → en)

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what is the role of meg here?

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uralicnomad
Hungary

Re: I do not have the books of which we speak. (hu → en)

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LICA98 wrote: Mon Jul 10, 2023 9:38 am

what is the role of meg here?

Almost certain it is a case of external possession.

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jzsuzsi

Re: I do not have the books of which we speak. (hu → en)

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Turn it into a positive sentence.

Megvannak nekem azok a könyvek. I have those books.

The trick is that in HU, "I have a book" and "I have the book" are totally different

I have a book. Van egy könyvem.

I have the book. Nálam van a könyv. or: Megvan nekem a könyv.

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