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"Ο νονός μου ξέρει πέντε ξένες γλώσσες."

Translation:My godfather knows five foreign languages.

September 18, 2016

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

I need to be like him.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/volkan.ers1

In English, "knowing" a language is rather unusual. You "speak" a language.


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

I'm a native English speaker (American) and I often hear people say they know a language.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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Yes, we have both "speaks" and "knows" as accepted answers. Thanks for your input.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JustusRobi3

No, 'knowing' a language is perfectly good usage. I use it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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Yes, "speaks" is now accepted as correct. Thank you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bohuslav1

"My godfather can speak five foreign languages"?

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