"I like Apple software."

Translation:Dw i'n hoffi meddalwedd Afal.

4/23/2016, 11:03:38 AM

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https://www.duolingo.com/Malwen
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I put "Dw i'n hoffi meddalwedd Apple" and was marked wrong because I didn't translate Apple to Afal. I was assuming that since "Apple" is the name of a company it shouldn't be translated. Is it usual to translate company names if there is an obvious translation?

4/23/2016, 11:03:38 AM

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No, I know nobody who would refer to the company as "Afal", it is unusual to translate brands.

4/23/2016, 12:48:48 PM

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Diolch. I'll submit my translation as an alternative if the sentence comes up again.

4/23/2016, 2:41:06 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/rmcode
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Thanks for the suggestion, that's done now.

4/23/2016, 4:08:37 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/OliverMundy

'Apple' was still rejected when I first attempted this sentence early in May 2017, nearly a year after rmcode's posting above.

5/22/2017, 9:37:14 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/EllisVaughan
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It's in the system though recently we've been getting a lot of comments that answers that are correct and are in the system aren't being accepted. Could you please type exactly the answer you put so that I can see if there were any other mistakes in your sentence?

5/22/2017, 9:39:36 AM
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