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

Problem with "eto".

I started Russian today, but I ran into a problem with the word eto. It would not accept my latin letters e-t-o, so I was marked wrong every time that came up. Then I tried entering "p-t-o" just to try to get out of the lesson without having to quit. It worked.

November 4, 2015

8 Comments


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

Did you report that as an issue on each question you encountered this problem on?


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

No. I was trying to finish the lesson. I must have gotten the question eto mama 10 or more times in a row. Every time it was wrong. So I put in another letter in frustration. And I was marked correct but with a warning about misspelling. I was able to finish the lesson.

But it just doesn't feel like I am learning Russian using the latin letters. Not being much of a technology expert, I will need someone to help me be able to type the Russian characters on my keyboard.


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

Try writing it with the accent, it works for me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Captain000

Next time it happens hit he report button and press 'my answer should be accepted' I have already had about 3 of my suggestions added to the course.


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

I recommend using the mobile version of the site if you want to use cyrillic without all this keyboard hassle. You can also add a phonetic keyboard. There are tips on the forums on how to do this.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KaitlynV.Ellis

I also found something similar with another word. If I remember correctly, (it was a little while ago.) it was the word zdes'. It wouldn't accept it without the accent mark either, but I found out that if I just types zdes, without the ' at the end, it worked just fine.

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