"Το πολύγωνο έχει πολλές γωνίες."

Translation:The polygon has many angles.

September 29, 2016

12 Comments


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

"a lot of angles" should be accepted

September 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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Yes, of course it has been added. Many thanks for your input we appreciated it.

September 29, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/spdl79
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"the polygon has lots of angles" and "the polygon has lots of corners" are both marked as incorrect, general strengthening on web.

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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Sorry. Quite simply we only had "a lot of" but not "lots of". I've added "lots of". Thank you.

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/spdl79
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Cheers Jaye!

July 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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And a fine day to you!

July 10, 2017

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

I wrote "Polygon has a lot of angles." and didn't accept. Why here need the article "the" and in other case such "square" or "triangle" do not accept the article "the"? Thank you!

March 28, 2017

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

I wrote "Polygon has a lot of angles." and didn't accept. Why here need the article "the" and in other case such "square" or "triangle" do not accept the article "the"? Thank you!

March 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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"Το τρίγωνο έχει τρεις γωνίες. The triangle has three angles.

Το ορθογώνιο δεν έχει τρεις γωνίες. The rectangle does not have three angles.

Το τετράγωνο είναι ένα σχήμα. The square is a shape.

These all have "the" because they show a specific item. In other cases you may not need "the".

March 28, 2017

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

But probable "a".

June 19, 2018

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

Obviously you're not a mathematician. A rectangle has 3 angles plus one more. A polygon has 3 or more angles. Is 3 πολλές?

June 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/robert672165

μια, δυο, πολλές. A closed figure with only one or two angles would not be a polygon. But I haven't seen any lately. Curved sides aren't permitted.

June 29, 2018
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