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"Sto, tysiąc, milion"

Translation:A hundred, a thousand, a million

December 14, 2015

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

In the dictionary sto is either hundred or one hundred and i can never guess which one is on your mind... besides i thought it's a course in Polish, not in English... there was another sentence about a guard in a prison. The dictionary says it is strażnik więzienny, but you say it's ochroniarz, which is a body guard. You don't have body guards in a prison.... it's okay to give more than one way to translate a word or a sentence, but often you give just one possibility and all others are considered to be wrong, which is quite frustrating


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gabe81
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Note, that the course is in beta stage and is still being developed.

Nobody can predict all correct versions, but by testing and reporting these ones we think should be accepted, we can improve the overall quality of the course.

If You are not feeling comfortable with this, perhaps You should wait until the moment when the course comes out of beta.


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

You are right. I didn't take in consideration the fact that the course is still in beta stage. I guess I should be more patient. I'm sure what has to be corrected will be corrected. Thanks!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/zagadka314

I wish I could so easily admit when I am wrong and thank others like that


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

I am pleased that the female voice used now speaks more precisely! Much clearer to hear.


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

"milion" voice sounds wrong to me.. more like "NIE MAM"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/daev3000

I heard as more like "milom", which still sounds wrong.


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

I salute anyone who heard that second word as "tysiąc" as opposed to "dziesiąc." You have much more sensitive ears than I do if you can correctly recognize words that have been mispronounced by TTS.

(Yes, I know that "dziesiąc" isn't a word. That fact added to the confusion.)


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

You probably won't be surprised that it sounds fine to my ears... however, the male voice is disabled for the hearing exercises due to "milion" sounding more like "milon".


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

Look, I usually write numbers in English not words. But when I write the same in this one it writes I need to write in words. It just kinda doesn't make any sense!


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

This exercise should have already accepted numbers.


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

is this three numbers or a very big number 10 to the power 11 . If I take out the commas do I get a hundred thousand million?100,000,000,000 or do I need to say hundreds of thousands of millions?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alik1989

I'm sorry, but that just doesn't make any sense. If you want to form larger numbers you do it like this:

Number Polish (long scale) English (short scale)
1,000 tysiąc a thousand
1,000,000 milion a million
1,000,000,000 miliard a billion
1,000,000,000,000 bilion a trillion
1,000,000,000,000,000 biliard a quadrillion
1,000,000,000,000,000,000 trylion a quintillion
1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tryliard a sextillion
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