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"Watalii wanapenda kupanda mlima Kilimanjaro"

Translation:Tourists like to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

August 29, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/3mma16

I think mountain should be accepted.


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

The names of mountains are "Mount ___", not "Mountain __". You don't say "Mountain Everest", "Mountain Etna" or "Mountain Fuji", so, similarly, it's "Mount Kilimanjaro".


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

YES ... and: Kilimanjaro already has the name "kilima" in it. When I was in Tanzania they corrected me and said "just Kilimanjaro, Mount Kilimanjaro is what the British say"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DanielDuarte2

I wrote "tourists like to climb the mount kilimanjaro". Why on Earth is it wrong?


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

Because of the word "the". It doesn't belong there. "Mount Kilimanjaro" or just "Kilimanjaro" is a proper name that doesn't use "the".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenMack8

Why was I marked incorrect when i put "Tourists like climbing Kilimanjaro?"

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