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"ほんとうですか?"

Translation:Is it true?

June 19, 2017

26 Comments


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

why "is that true" not correct here?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/V2Blast

Since there's no context, that translation seems fine. Report it.


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

Yeah, I reported it, I feel like "is that true" should definitely be fine.


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

I like to think of it as asking "really?" So i'd like "is it really?" To be accepted.


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

My answer was "Really?", and that was accepted so kudos!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Falcon198016

本当ですか?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/molly640546

Really? is the natural translation


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenJammin234988

Whats this gotta do with food?


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

How come "Is that so?" would be incorrect here?


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

I think you'd normally say "sou desu ka" for that.


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

They didn't like "for real?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hollt693

You forgot the 'z'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nich227

本当ですか?


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

"is it really true?" Why is this incorrect?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hollt693

There's no "really" here. "Is it true?" would be better.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lloyd76445

A dog sells hats? Is it true?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/stella.kemp

yes, okey dokey yo


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/duolingo664322

I do. I do. I do-ooooooo


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

I've been told that the casual way of saying this is ほんと.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Spencer595917

Another word I learned form the book "Shogun". Honto. True/Truth.


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

Isn't 「ほんとう「 almost always accompanied by a directional 「に」?

As in 「ほんとうにですか?」. At least that's how I've heard it many, many times both in real life as well as in drama films


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

This reminds me of that Rhythm Heaven Fever minigame.


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

本当に本当だ!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ajpache2000

Why "is it real" is not accepted?

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