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

I just started this course...

Hey guys, this is possibly the most amazing course on duolingo. I am having so much fun right now... learning another language! I think I might be the first, besides the contributors, to access this!

Anyway, I really want to thank the awesome people who made this amazing course. Thank you nueby, kacenka, pavelprague, valaCZE, marquisedebat, jantatouse, and Iva818387 for this awesome course! I'm only level two already, and it's just so awesome! We all appreciate your hard work on this amazing course! Dekuji!

-Woof.....

Also, anyone know the difference between, diky and dekuji, and dobre and dobry?

September 5, 2017

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

Some of the words are easy for me to know the meaning of since I know some Serbian.

I know velky is big because velki is big in Serbian!


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

Yep. And I know wine is ''Vino' because wine is vino in French and Spanish, both of which I take!


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

Serbian mi smo = we are

Czech my jsme!


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

jsmE :-) In fact, in street Czech you can drop the "J" no problem, so it would be SME. It might not get recognized here, as we are not into street Czech. (Yet.)


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

my sme is good Slovak :)


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

I corrected the error, thanks!


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

The only words I know in Serbian are the ones you just showed me :)

And also, I know some better than others because when I forget them, I stare at the word until I memorize it.


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

We have our ways of remembering words. I'm glad to have this course since it will help me recognise Serbian words when I come across them.


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

more Serbian-Czech words (level 4 currently): ja sam, ti si, on/ona/ono je, mi smo, vi ste, oni/one/ona su, ne, noć, rano, čovek, dobar, veliki, mali, star, mlad, nov, poslednji, žena, muž, dete, ulica, mesto, vino, more, taj/ta/to and some older people would use "stroj" :) <3


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

I understood most of those words; razumem puno reci!


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

Agreed! Great work!

And to your question - well I just started myself, but based on the notes for the second row of skills its just a different adjective ending.


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

Not absolutely sure on the difference between díky and děkuji, but I believe it's the difference between thanks and thank you.

dobré vs dobrý is a question of gender. Dobrý is a masculine form used to agree with masculine nouns, dobré is neuter. The feminine form is dobrá. Of course, that's just Nominative and Vocative, and only in singular...


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

OMG THANK YOU SO SO MUCH FOR THE LINGOTS!!


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

That wasn't me, I didn't have that many lingots to give...


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

Well, in that case THANK YOU WHOEVER GAVE ME ALL THESE LINGOTS!!! :)


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

Holy! To je hodně Lingots.


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

Oh my Lord. That is amazing.


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

I am so happy. I thought about finishing the Russian tree first, but I just couldn't wait, I had to start right away :-D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kacenka9

Diky vs. dekuji = informal vs. formal.

Dobre vs. dobry = neutral gender vs. male gender (in proper Czech, in spoken Czech... well, too early to get on that thin ice)


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

Now I'm really curious about what you're refering to in spoken Czech. Do Czech speakers not make a difference between the two?


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

We often use 'dobrý' for neuter words as well, but it's informal language.


[deactivated user]

    I'm so thrilled!!! Thank you so so much to all the contributors! This has been my goal from the moment I joined Duolingo. I'm so glad it's finally here. Have fun with this amazing language everyone!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kacenka9

    Of course. We always love to see Krteček around!


    [deactivated user]

      Thank you much! This course is my favourite yet! Everything is perfectly explained ='D


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/L0k4ss0

      Thank you soooo much for everyone involved on this course! I was very anxious waiting for it =)


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

      I have probably been waiting for this course for 2 years! My OH is Polish and I like to dabble in Slavic languages as every time I do I feel like I come back to Polish with a better understanding - I like a challenge. Czech being one of the closer languages, I was excited to try it. So far this has been pretty easy. There are words that are different, but the grammar is surprisingly similar. The weirdest thing is that "to" in Czech is "tamto" in Polish and "to" in Polish is more like "ono". I don't think "ono" gets used as much in Polish.. I'm by no means anywhere near fluent though, so I might be wrong.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thomas.Heiss

      If someone might have missed my posting in the DuoLingo sub-forum and HelpfulDuo Czech announcement thread, I am trying to re-link it in those new sticky / up-voted / more replies threads from the Czech sub-forum:

      HOWTO enable TTS audio for EN-CZ questions on L2 target language right hand side answers/solutions with the installation of Camilo's user script "DuoLingo tree enhancer": https://www.duolingo.com/comment/24321450$comment_id=24324257

      This works for me on Windows and Firefox web browser.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CzechMaster25346

      Korean isn't out on my computer. :(


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

      Korean isn't out on anyone's computer.

      Like Japanese, it's available on the mobile apps first. Nobody knows when it'll be available on the website as well.


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

      Mine either (cries)


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CzechMaster25346

      I feel your pain Woof. Prominte.

      Learn Czech in just 5 minutes a day. For free.