Pronounciation Guide -
八日 - ようか (youka)
火曜日 (火よう日) - かようび (ka-you-bi)
Not to be confused with
"The eighth of August..." should also work
Yes. It's misleading to put normal English wrong and then only accept a dialect form.
So it is! In 2017
why august 8th is tuesday doesnt work?
Apparently 'The 8th of August is a Tuesday' is wrong. Reported.
Sounds like she's saying hachi-GATSU . . . I thought it was pronounced げつ?
You heard it correctly. When used to mean month of a year, it is pronounced がつ
Please, everyone report to Duolingo to slow down these recordings, or provide the slow option playback. How are we supposed to learn this if we can't hear what's said. WE'RE LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE!
Yes!!! Or at least include furigana. Pleaseee
8th August is a Tuesday.
I understand that Americans often/typically say "August 8th", but in British English it's very common to say "8th August".
So how long since its been reported that "the 8th of August is a Tuesday" should be accepted that its still not?
"The eight of August is a Tuesday" still marked wrong as of August 2019...
It's really hit and miss whether it accepts 曜 for よう. It's awkward when typing the day out using an IME and then having the change the kanji back to hiragana.
Is there any reason future-tense wouldn't be acceptable here? From what I can tell they're basically interchangeable without context, right?
apparently is wrong.
is there anything wrong with the sentence?
where do you report this kind of stuff?
I wrote "August 8th is ON a Tuesday" but it didn't like that lol