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The word for pineapple in virtually every European language is "ananas" or something close to that. Even in Hindi it is "anaanaas" and in Arabic "ananas". Yeah, English is weird.
with a few pinas
Just teaching the capital letter A. This is the very beginning so we gave the ABCs a bit of limelight.
Okay so it's just a common feature of words in the language? Thanks for the info :)
Yes, you'll get used to it. There are others. Don't hesitate to come back for clarifications. We're happy to help.
All male singular adjectives and most male singular nouns end with a -ς. There are also female and neuter nouns (singular again) with a -ς ending but that is not as common. -ς is also used in feminine plural adjectives. Hopefuly you'll learn about these details as the course advances to more compex structures. Keep it up!
There are plenty of words in English that end with an "s" sound that aren't plural.
That's very true actually! Guess it's just easy to forget that when it's you're so used to it! :)
Reminds me of the brazilian portuguese word "abacaxi". I wonder if it's the same root.
To type a vowel with an accent, hold down the key just to the right of L (which is ; on an American QWERTY keyboard) as though it's shift or ctrl, and then type the vowel.
It's a dead key. No need to hold it