Translation:She is not happy.
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So both are spoken as 'Ta', but in the written form you can distinguish between male and female?
Yes, you are right. At least I agree with you. I reported it. There are too many options of the words pronunciation in this cours. But, perhaps, this is an acceptable versions/accents of the correct Chinese pronunciation. At least I would like to hope for this. Although this fact grieves me as well as you. It certainly complicates understanding and learning.
This is the speech recognition exercise "Write what you hear". The announcer says: "ta bu gaoxing" - I write: "他 不高兴" and I think it's right! Este es el ejercicio de reconocimiento de voz "Escribe lo que oyes". El locutor dice: "ta bu gaoxing" - Escribo: "他 不高兴" y creo que es correcto! Это упражнение распознавания речи «Пишите, что вы слышите». Диктор говорит: «ta bu gaoxing» - пишу: «他 不高兴», и я думаю, что это правильно!
Unlike English (and other languages), Chinese doesn't require an "is" verb before an adjective (I'm sure you noticed that already). 他很漂亮。她好高。它真好笑。etc.
Instead it requires a word describing the "degree" of the adjective, 很，好，真，etc. 不 can simply be used as one such word describing the "degree", in this case a negative descriptor, "not".
At least, that's how I understand the "rule" here.
It might help to shift your perspective. Your fellow students here are not punishing you for anything. We are just doing the course with you. IF you want to contact Duo you need to either hit REPORT button or go to your profile in upper right and open pull-down menu and hit HELP. Your fellow students can not fix anything as, just like you, we have no access to the computer and its data base.
First, please check my post about 很: https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/25234888?comment_id=39033201
他不很高兴 would mean "He/she isn't very happy."
If you are going to offer a "hard mode", the platform needs to be sophisticated enough to know that you now don't have a word bank to use in order to differentiate between 他 and 她. I like being able to type the characters instead of selecting them because it's faster, but I can't do it if I'm getting every other question wrong due to a 50/50 probability. Love the site though.
I don't know about Chinese, but it has a different meaning in English. You can be feeling quite a few different feelings if you are not feeling happy: sad, upset, angry, scared, etc. But upset is in either the sad/grief or the irritation/anger groups for me. Or you can just be depressed (not happy) and not feeling much at all. You don't need to be upset.