How Do You Say “Dark” in Romanian?

When referring to the proper meaning, as to the absence of light in space or regarding a color, in Romanian the most common word is the adjective întunecos/-oasă (masc./fem. gender) with the plural întunecoși/-oase. It comes from the noun întuneric, darkness, ultimately (there is also an adjectival form from the participle întunecat) from the verb a se întuneca, to get dark, to darken. The long infinitive form of […]

What one Romanian thinks about Comrade Detective

I think the more vocal reaction among Romanians tends to be, “cool, finally we get what we’ve wanted to see in a long time, a Romanian story told by Hollywood, that will reach the World, and it’s funny and lively, not bleak, focused on orphans, amusement park swan-devouring minorities, hit-you-with-an-ax-in-the-head poverty”; this is an automatic […]