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Why is hungarian so hard? I type the answers in correctly in english, but it tells me im wrong and give me another sentence that means the same thing.

1 year ago

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It might get easier once Hungarian gets out of beta. Hungarian is a difficult language to begin with. Can you give an example?

1 year ago

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Yes, the secretary is inside. (Correct answer) Yes, a secretary is inside. (Incorrect answer)

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There's a reason for that. Those are two different sentences with two different Hungarian versions. "A" and "the" are two different determiners.

"Egy" = "A"

"A/Az" = "The"

This is explained in the Tips and Notes in Basics 1.

Edit: Oops! Arcaeca, you're right. That's a little confusing, actually. A does not equal A. Note to self.

1 year ago

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Um, you've got that backwards...

egy = "a" or "one"/1

a(z) = "the"

1 year ago

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alright. That makes more sense! Thx ;3

1 year ago

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Same happens to be because I miss a word, even though the sentence I type means the same thing as the correct answer.

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The hungarian course is only in beta mode, so it isn't perfect yet.

If you come across something that you think should be correct, report it, and I'm sure it will get fixed :)

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Thanks for the help :D

1 year ago