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"пятьдесят пять лет"

Translation:fifty-five years

November 19, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HansKeller4

My prononciations of numbers are permanently not recognized.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jtaylor162

Phonology question: Can anyone confirm my suspicion that the ь (мягкий знак) in пятьдесят is "silent", and has no bearing on the modern pronunciation? I can't see how to "palatalize" the т when it's followed by another alveolar stop, д.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HansKeller4

My prononciation of numbers is never accepted by DL! What's wrong???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kal-in

Can this not be fifty five years old or does it require a pronoun?


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

It could be, but only with additional context (e.g. if someone asked you "Сколько тебе лет?" and you omitted "мне" in the response). By itself it's just "fifty-five years," no more, no less.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RogerRivero0

This lesson is eternal.. It only gives you one point for twenty questions!

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