"La tortue mange du pain."

Translation:The turtle eats bread.

March 1, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/Juan_Chevere

Whats the speaking difference between "pain" and "pomme"? I hear the same thing.

April 10, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf
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"pain" has a nasal sound. please click here and use the small loudspeaker at the bottom right corner of the box: https://translate.google.fr/?hl=fr&tab=wT#fr/en/pain

"pomme" is just POM (lips tight at the end)

April 10, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/hannrkelley

A comment on turtle and tortoise being both being tortue...I'm just going to hope there is actually two different words in french!

March 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf
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Mais non, un seul mot: une tortue.

March 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems
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If you really wanted to be specific, you could say "tortue terrestre" or "membre de la famille des Testudinidae" (not sure on the singular word for Testudinidae...), but Sitesurf is right. "Tortue" covers all members of the Testudines order.

March 1, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/percyflage

Same in Spanish - one word for both. Just don't chuck a European tortoise in the ocean, please.

March 31, 2013
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