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

SO FRUSTRATING

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.

October 17, 2016

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

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

October 17, 2016

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

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

October 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

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.

October 21, 2016

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

Um, you've got that backwards...

egy = "a" or "one"/1

a(z) = "the"

October 21, 2016

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

alright. That makes more sense! Thx ;3

October 24, 2016

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

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

October 17, 2016

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

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 :)

October 17, 2016

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

Thanks for the help :D

October 21, 2016
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