"אין ריבה."

Translation:There is no jelly.

July 7, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/B2V8
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There's something off about the audio pronunciation of ריבה. Sounds like "redibah". Just me?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Irene383137

Thats how it sounded to me too


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mark11411

Not just you. That's what it sounds like, even after months of listening to it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RaphaelCoh1

Also I think is correct: there isn't any jam.


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

I got it marked wrong


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

Oops i used the wrong there. Shame


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

So difficult to catch the words in the phrase


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mark11411

I hear, " אין לי דבה". There are clearly 4 syllables. If it had not been multiple choice, I would have probably guessed, "I have no jam". I'm starting to think I will never correctly hear the "r" sound in Hebrew.


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

I think there's a slight glitch in the audio that makes it sound like "ראיבה" or something like that.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/danny912421

I clearly hear three syllables :) hang in there, it'll come to you and you'll be able to hear it. In the meantime, try using the headphones. It helped me a lot in the beginning.


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

In one exercise DL says ריבה is jam, in another exercise DL says ריבה is jelly, ריבה is jam, גילי is jelly


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DanielHolb1

American English vs English English: "jelly" is said in America whereas "jam" is said in England


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

I think the bigger issue is that some people consider jam and jelly to be the same thing, and others do not. Technically, jam has bits of fruit in it, while jelly has a smooth consistency with no bits of fruit. They are generally used interchangeably, though. (Speaking from an American perspective.)


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

I’ve had trouble remembering this one until just now when it occurred to me that Reba is a country singer who likes to ‘jam.’


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

Nooooo! What will do without jelly?!??!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jeff811888

I also find that some of my errors are sccidental missprllings - i typr fast and use the chrck snswer button snd silly mistakes cost me. It would be nice if there was a warning to rechevk a faulty answer and correct it before the red error bar of death comes up.

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