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  5. "Αυτός έχει ένα παιδί."

"Αυτός έχει ένα παιδί."

Translation:He has a child.

September 29, 2016



He's is the same thing as he is......

September 29, 2016

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I'm not sure what you are asking. As a newcomer you might like these links. On the page with the sentences on the top left you will see *"Tips & notes" which among other useful information includes different ways to get the Greek keyboard. There is also the link to the Greek Forums with other information and even a way to use English letters for the Greek.

Also, for the two main verbs in Greek. είμαι I am and έχω I have here is a good site click here
Best wishes. If you have any questions just ask.

September 29, 2016


Hey! I just noticed something, in the abc tips and notes there's only 23 of the letters listed. The forgotten letter is x. (that explains why I was staring at the x wondering on it's pronunciation) Also the list is split up at the end, which looks weird. I'm not sure where to report this, hence just writing it here.

December 31, 2016

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Ok, you scared me there but there are 24 letters in the Tips Notes in the ABC skill. And the Xx is there near the end after Φφ....

Τ-τ Ταυ // Taf|T as in Table| \

Υ-υ* Ύψιλον//Ypsilon|EE as in sEE|

Φ-φ Φει (φι) //Fee|F as in Fun| on the keyboard at Ff

-->Χ-χ Χει (Χι) //Chee|H as in Hurry| on the keyboard at Xx

Ψ-ψ ψει (ψι) /Psee|PS as in liPStick| on the keyboard at Cc

Ω-ω* Ωμέγα //Omega|O as in Organ| on the keyboard at Vv

December 31, 2016


Oh, nice! It's fixed! :D Wasn't there a few hours ago, lol

December 31, 2016


Αυτός έχει ένα παιδί: the answer is he has a child, but the solution says he's a child and marked me wrong .

June 2, 2017


How to write with bold ? XD

December 3, 2019


FBI open up

January 13, 2019


He has a child was the answer but it also said the He's a child was correct as well? Not sure why? And if both can be considered correct than my answer "He's a child" should of been adequate

October 22, 2016

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If you check the comment above your comment and you'll see that "He's a child." does not mean "He has a child." The problem is that there is some sort of glitch in the program and we have not been able to correct this. Please help by telling us where you encountered this sentence: the Tree, Strengthen skill, test out or listening. Thank you.

October 26, 2016



I guessed "He is a child" Correct answer shown: "He's a child."

The correct answer should be (I think): He HAS a child. "He's" is not a contraction for "he has" in this sense. "He's a child" is not a natural English contraction of "He has a child."

May 5, 2017


I believe this is a "feature" of Duolingo where it will automatically contract and uncontract contractions... without regard to whether that contraction is possible in that situation in English.

"he has" can turn into "he's" in some cases (e.g. he has gone now / he's gone now) but not others, but the code isn't clever enough to recognise that "he has a child" cannot turn into "he's a child" and may show you that anyway.

That's not something that's under our control as course maintainers as far as I know.

Sorry :(

May 5, 2017


I incorrectly wrote it was "he is a child", which was incorrect, but it showed the right answer as "he's a child". This is very misleading, as only when I came to the discussion did I see that it's actually he "has" a child. "He's" does not mean "he has".

September 21, 2017


This is an automatic contraction done by Duolingo -- not something that course maintainers have control over.

If you'd like to report a bug to Duolingo headquarters, see https://support.duolingo.com/hc/en-us/articles/204728264-How-do-I-report-a-bug- for how to do so.

September 22, 2017


He has got a child? that doesn't make sense

March 12, 2018
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