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"このうでどけいはかわいいです。"

Translation:This watch is cute.

July 1, 2017

18 Comments


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

腕時計 (うでどけい) - wristwatch
時計 (どけい) - watch

"This wristwatch is cute" should be accepted.


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

Agreed. This course mainly treats とけい as "clock", though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nafay987

That's exactly what I said and I got it wrong


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoshGabrie2

The どけい is probably a work of 連濁 (れんだく)


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

Man. They really need a slowed-down audio option like they have for other languages.


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

Japanese is remarkably simple to pronounce/listen compared to most other languages.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Saul806842

couldn't agree more. I don't know how they expect people learning the language to listen that fast. I usually have to replay several times.


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

Japanese pronunciation never changes in hiragana and katakana cases (like the sentence above). Only kanji has different pronunciations.


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

この腕時計は可愛いです。


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BossLearner87

It wouldn't accept kawaii!


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

translating 可愛い (かわいい) into kawaii is not really translating. even though it is now somehow a borrowed word in English, it is more likely used in the context of Japanese popular culture.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlannaD396

How can a watch be cute..?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ngtphu0905

Japanese's tasty thingy i guess


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Leo358607

well maybe if it is a hello kitty watch


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

Never exactly seen 'cute' used for a wristwatch, especially the word 'kawaii'.

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