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"Which way is east?"

Translation:東はどっちですか?

August 21, 2017

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

「東はどちらですか/ひがしはどちらですか」 should be accepted. どちら is more formal than どっち. Reported on Oct. 28, 2017.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BlueRaja1

I was given both どちら and どっち as options, and the former was marked incorrect. It should also be correct, right?


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

If "east" and "which" are swappped, isn't that still correct?


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

You can't use the topic particle は with question words such as どっち or なに. So simply swapping 東 and どっち without making any other changes to the sentence would definitely be incorrect. ^^

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