"Thank you!"

Translation:Marahaba!

February 23, 2017

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

"Asante" incorrect?


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

The hint text suggests asante is an acceptable answer.


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

Shikamoo is a greeting for elders, marahaba is the response. It is not used as thanks in any other context. Asante is the correct answer.


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

Agreeing with ElDoctr above, I've only ever encountered Marahaba as a specific response to Shikamoo. Thank you as a stand alone phrase should be translated as Asante, so duolingo is misleading in this instance.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elin.7-1

Why isn't this translation 2 way? I translated Marahaba (the word before this!) as thank you and was marked incorrect. Please be consistent!!!


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

Marahaba is only used in reply to shikamoo. As such for an English speaker to translate it as thanks and try to use it as such would be a problem.

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