"Δεκαοχτώ,δεκαεννιά,είκοσι."

Translation:Eighteen, nineteen, twenty.

November 24, 2016

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/chrysaphi

It didn't accept Δεκαοκτώ here, though it did on a previous exercise.

November 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16

Can you recall which was accepted where? We are trying to overcome these issues and your help would be appreciated. Thanks.

November 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/chrysaphi

I can't, but I left "something wrong with this exercise" notes when I found them.

November 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Theofa

I wrote "Δεκαοκτώ, δεκαεννέα, είκοσι." and didn't accept it. Do not accept the " Δεκαοκτώ, δεκαεννέα" Accept only " Δεκαοχτώ, δεκαεννιά".

December 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16

I have recently reconstructed these sentences so as to: include the spaces and add a variety of spellings. I thought I had nailed it. I cannot believe my eyes. It's like some "magic fabric" that returns to its original shape. Looks like we'll need to do some major surgery and then wait for the new tree to get this right. I'm sorry.

December 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16

Oh, I just had another idea. Which section did you find this in? Was it perhaps in a multiple choice, strengthen skills etc?

December 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Theofa

From what I remember was the section "numbers" in strebgth.

December 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Mark.Roth

δεκαοκτώ, δεκαεννιά, είκοσι

This was not accepted while strengthening the Numbers lesson.

July 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16

This is a long standing bug (I'm sorry to say) and after numerous attempts to correct it we have not managed to do so. If you get the sentence again just give them what they want....lack of spaces between the words.

Since this is a technical error you can report it to Duo Help Center page: https://support.duolingo.com/hc/en-us

Thanks for your notification and your patience.

July 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/JacobPast177

I guess this is the usual problem with Type what you hear exercises. As far as we know the DuoBot accepts only the exact words given above in the original sentence, not variants of these words, e.g. only δεκαοχτώ, not δεκαοκτώ. In this case you can actually hear the difference, but it does get more problematic with pairs like τρένο/τραίνο, which sound the same.

July 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Mark.Roth

I think you are right about that, it is even more pronounced (heh) with the versions of nine. I don't always catch the eight with my non-native ear.

July 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Mark.Roth

ah, okay, but the spaces weren't the problem. by changing "δεκαοκτώ" to "δεκαοχτώ" and leaving everything else the same the answer was accepted. When I see it again I'll report it to that link though.

July 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16

I see. I'm so accustomed to the spaces error I didn't realize what you had written. Thank you and JacobPast177 for the heads up. And for Jacob's full explanation.

July 14, 2017
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