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lala

While doing a translation, I came across the word "lala". When I hovered the cursor over the word, it came up as "lala" in English. As far as I'm aware, there's no word "lala" in English used to describe the taste of food. I checked it on dict.leo.org, I found that it means "so-so", which fitted well into the sentence. This suggests you can't rely on the Duolingo translations that you get by hovering the cursor over the word.

March 12, 2012

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Franck

I agree, several times the new word's translation in the solution was not even part of the list of translations when you hover the cursor over the word to translate.

March 13, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/sommerlied

Agreed. I often check dict.leo.org as well to be sure.

March 16, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/wildnis

http://www.linguee.de ist noch ein prima Wörterbuch, das Übersetzungsbeispiele (Deutsch-Englisch) hat.

March 17, 2012
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