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"Mutter, Vater, Geschwister."

January 2, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MoonDust

Being british I said "mum" instead of the Americanised "mom". Apparently that's wrong. Americans only...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kyky

Afraid so. Take a look at the flag on the main page. I try to hold on to my British English skills though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Francoise1608

shouldn't "brothers and sisters" be accepted here ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MoonDust

No, it's a specific word meaning siblings.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SoothSlayer

Shouldn't it be Mother, father, and siblings?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kyky

We learned inschool taht you have to translate "Geschiwster" as "brothers and(/or) sisters". Is "sibling(s)" more formal?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/meinbarchen

Why is it siblings (plural)? And not sibling?

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