"Are you a captain?"

Translation:Kaptan mısınız?

3 years ago

23 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/MarwanFattouh

Why doesn't "Kaptan mısın?" work too?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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It does work and is already accepted. You may have had a mistake somewhere else.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Patyusta

No I was choosing from (excercise-choose the correct answer ) and I choose the both and it was unexpected :-D

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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Both are definitely accepted :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Harrison995550

I just had the same situation. I selected both answers and I got marked wrong. Can you fix this? Thanks! :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Shamshoomi
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Me too August 13th 2017.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Patyusta

Maybe I don't want to respect the captain

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nicolas_jk

Why isn't "sen bir kaptan mısın?" valid?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/medon1964

'mısınız' is for plural right? While the english word is singular ' a captan'. Who it becomes right answer. It should be 'mısın'. Am I right?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CobaIJdo

Kaptan misin wasnt accepted for me either

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexinNotTurkey
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That is because it should be "mısın" and not "misin" :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dieprinzessin
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Bir kaptan mısın ? Yanlış mı?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/S0R0USH
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Is it marked wrong? Report it.

But at the same time, I feel like the "bir" is implicitly asking how many captains y'all are. One captain? Two captains? But of course, in English it doesn't play out like that.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dieprinzessin
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Thanks :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bjp123456

Bir kaptan mısın? marked wrong for me 30.9.16.

2 years ago

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That is because it sounds pretty unnatural to use "bir" with professions. It has been added, but if you want to sound normal when you talk, it wouldn't be included.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TszLokTam

Why "Kaptan mısın" is wrong for me? 15.05.2017

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/prematurec

Misiniz and musunuz, what do each of these mean?

1 year ago

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They mean the same thing. The former is used after words that end in e/i and the latter is used after nouns whose final vowel is u/o.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jamillaabdullah

For a question like this, when is it appropriate for it to be mısın vs misin? I think it has something to do with the vowel harmony and I'm probably overthinking it.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/angel276537

May i have this question 'what is the difference between "i" and i without the fullstop on it's top . (Sorry my device does not have that letter .)

4 months ago
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