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"Is Esther asking for beans?"

Translation:Esther anaomba maharage?

March 2, 2017

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

I've learned beans as "maharagwe", which only gives an "Almost correct" here. If both spellings are correct, please consider adding "maharagwe"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sue116554

Is it only the inflection that makes this a question? Could it not also be "Esther is asking for beans."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/9EatOXTh

Yeah, just inflection. They could put a Je in front to make it explicit that it is a question, but haven't.

I've noticed in this course, and even more often in the Spanish course, that DL seems fine with target language sentences using inflection, but generally requires the English sentences to be restructured to be a question without relying on inflection. Seems odd to me.

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