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In the Immersion it doesn't seem to count the proper nouns as strengthened words. I know this is a stupid complaint, but I hate how dumb I look when Crimea isn't on the list but "de la" is as if that was an accomplishment. This is just kind of venting that anybody can feel free to jump in on.

4 years ago

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> it doesn't seem to count the proper nouns as strengthened verbs

I'm confused by this. Why would nouns count as verbs?

If you mean that proper nouns are not counted, that might be due to the fact that many are not translated but are 'copied' from the text without changes.

4 years ago

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Error in my typing. I meant to say words. And some proper nouns do change from language to language. Most country names do.

4 years ago

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The only words that show up as strengthened are the ones that are in your Duolingo vocabulary. Duo does not teach the word "Crimea" (as far as I know), so it's not going to show up on the list of strengthened words. It doesn't have anything to do with it being a proper noun. If you translated "Rusia" or "Francia" or "EspaƱa", those would show up on your strengthened word list because those are words that Duo teaches.

4 years ago