Immersion/translation problem:

I tried to contribute a sentence to a translation but it's being rejected ("Translation does not seem correct.")

My translation may not be elegant, but I think it's pretty much on the mark.

The document:

The sentence: בכמה מקומות מפרשים חז"ל שאיש פירושו נער החל מהזמן בו הביא שתי שערות והלאה, לפני כן הוא נידון כקטן ופטור מכל המצוות.
(It's the second sentence of the second paragraph of the Wikipedia article on Bar Mitzvah.)

My translation: "In some places the Sages interpret 'man' to mean a youth, beginning from the point at which he has grown two hairs and onward, and he is thus judged to be a minor and is exempt from all the commandments."

Is this a Duobot limitation or something?

July 15, 2016

I've gotten that message once before in Immersion and I could not figure out what was wrong with the sentence. It wasn't Hebrew.

If they are basing the correctness of the translations on Duobot then we are all in trouble. Duobot is terrible.

It wouldn't hurt to start a discussion asking about your translation. I find people on Duo pretty happy to help with translations if you ask in the forum.

July 15, 2016

How did you add these if Hebrew doesn't have an immersion section? I thought DuoLingo abolished immersion for new courses?

June 22, 2016

you can find the answer for uploading articles here :

To open Immersion page, follow these instructions (listed for Norwegian, but the procedure is the same for all languages):

and to correct the previous comment: no, it doesn't add anything to other translation tiers, it is not reflected in your regular profile in any way.

June 22, 2016

There's a special way to edit it so that immersion can be used for any language, but the translation tier won't exist so it'll either add on to spanish or french it's random on which it chooses.

June 22, 2016

Could someone make this discussion "Sticky"?

July 18, 2016

Is immersion dead or can it still be used? New user.

April 30, 2017


July 4, 2017


July 4, 2017

None of your links work for me. Maybe other people are having more success but I get the message 404 Not Found.

December 31, 2017

Same here.

June 2, 2018

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