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"Η ταχύτητα του αυτοκινήτου είναι ογδόντα χιλιόμετρα ανά ώρα."

Translation:The car's speed is eighty kilometres an hour.

September 9, 2016

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

Got an "almost correct for "per hour" with a suggestion to use "perhour" (not existent in my knowledge).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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No, not to mine either. It just needed a space. Next time it should show up corrected. Thank you for bringing it to our attention.


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

i wrote "per hour" (with space) and it still told me another correct solution that was identical to what I wrote...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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On the Incubator I see both "an hour" and "per hour" so both are accepted and the other is an alternative. (the "per hour" of course without a space).


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

Thoughts on also accepting the abbreviations kph or km/h for kilometers an/per hour?


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

Do you say 'χιλιόμετρα ανα ώρα' every time, or is there an acronym used commonly (like kmph/kph)?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/G.Georgopoulos

You might see the whole phrase or something like "χιλιόμετρα/ώρα" or "χλμ/ώρα". I don't think it's as consistent as it is in English.


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

I tried km per hour going from Gr to En. Abbreviation not accepted


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/G.Georgopoulos

This is a list of the known abbreviations of this phrase (under "Notation history"). It would be meaningless to add them all, I, personally, would opt for "kph".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vass102792

Why 'the speed of the car' is regarded as incorrect?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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"the speed of the car" is correct and one of the accepted translations. If you only show us 3 words of a sentence we have no way of knowing what your error was.

We moderators cannot see your sentence therefore before you posted your comment here you should have made a REPORT.

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

Would ....την ώρα be correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/troll1995
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Yes, it is and it's accepted.

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