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17:14 Apr 3, 2004
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO] Other / 中文文法
Chinese term or phrase:是不是 (utf-8)
Please consider the following two sentences and their respective suggested translations:
1b) Are the red sea, red river, red tea, and red clothing really all red in color?
2b) Are gold, the Yellow Sea, and the Yellow River all yellow.
Question 1: I have tried to capture the meaning of 是不是 in 1a with the word "really". Is this correct? If not what additional meaning does it add that cannot be found in 2a?