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"Αυτή είναι η προέλευση του ελέφαντα."

Translation:This is the origin of the elephant.

November 25, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Languages127

Is there a common root like eleu- behind both proelefsi and eleftheria?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/troll1995
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Yes, ελεύθερος seems to have the same root as έλευση=coming,arrival. This common root dates back to proto-indo-european, though.


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

Troll1995, am i guessing it right that the same root is present in the name of the city Ελευδίνα?


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

I wrote here "this is the origin of the elephant" and it was marked as wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/troll1995
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It seems to be accepted in the incubator. You are definitely right...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/troll1995
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Ok, problem found. The Τ in This was the Greek one, not the latin, so it was considered another word completely. It's solved now!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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As Troll says this is in the incubator. If you can tell us which section you found this in it would help: the Tree, Strengthen skills, multiple choice, etc. Thank yoy.


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

I believe that it happened when I chose "strenghen skills". It was marked wrong but no mistake was underlined in red (the usual behaviour when you get something wrong), that's why I thought it odd.

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