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Is this wrong or right?

On Duolingo, in French, it says the verb "to read" is lis. But in school, they taught me, the verb "to read" is lire. I even checked google translate and word reference and they verified the verb "to read" is lire. So is Duolingo wrong?

November 13, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/dorianbtdp

lire : to read; tu lis : you read

In what kind of exercise did you get that translation? If it's on mobile when you have to pair the words, it probably paired [tu] lis : [you] read

November 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/peephole

In this case, google translate is right. Lis is not "to read" but "read" as part of the conjugation. Je lis (I read) tu lis (you read) You probably rolled over it on Duolingo in the middle of a sentence, where it was conjugated.

If you see a verb in the infinitive form, google that word (in this case, lire) + conjugation and you'll get a lot more info. Here's the conjugation of lire:

http://french.about.com/od/verb_conjugations/a/lire.htm

November 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/wjbett

"Lis" is part of the conjugation of "lire."

November 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Sophia151515

Also, google translate isn't always right

November 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/unicorn_power55

no

November 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Alex_O-O

I checked, and I think you may be correct. Freetranslation.com said that the answer was "lire", and when I typed in "lis" on Google Translate, it translated it to 'lily"

November 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/AnyaThorsen33

You could say that it is I suppose. I dont know....... lol

November 13, 2016
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