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"O gato não é pequeno."

Translation:The cat is not small.

May 7, 2016

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

I put the cat isn't small and got marked wrong : ( why?

September 2, 2016

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

Maybe it doesn't accept contractions.

September 2, 2016

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

maybe

September 2, 2016

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

Because you should write what is said, not translate

January 4, 2017

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

never had this problem before, it always has marked contractions ad correct...

January 4, 2017

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

... it sounds like pequena. .. but I should know it's pequeno from the other word endings. I'm learning it do slowly

May 7, 2016

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

Actually, it says "pequeno" ^.^

May 7, 2016

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

Really? It really sounds like an 'a' sound to me. I also noticed that when my partner uses the app on an apple device the sound is different from mine (android). Eg there are male and female voices on apple- but on android the voice is relatively more fuzzy and more machine like- less inflection.

But I listened carefully and the recording I heard sounded to me like an 'a' sound - but as I said I should have infered from the rest of the sentence the correct answer.

May 7, 2016

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

A male voice?? That's good to know!!

On Duolingo, I can only listen to "Vitoria" (the new female voice) from "Ivona".

The male one is probably "Ricardo" from "Ivona".

You can hear them in that webpage. Their "pequeno" is ok in this sentence.

I can't listen to the old one, though. The often robotic "Fernanda" from "Loquendo", who also had a great performance with greetings.

May 8, 2016
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