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"Today is my uncle's birthday."

Translation:今天是我叔叔的生日。

November 19, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shaun86

In normal conversation 的 isn't used for relatives or family (我叔叔,我媽媽,我爸爸)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Charlotte775797

I agree. I'm a native speaker and this is driving me nuts!


[deactivated user]

    There is only one 的 character on the android ap and I used it as follows; 叔叔的生日.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/prkoat
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    I placed 的 incorrectly at: 今天 是 我的 叔叔 生日. In the above, could someone explain what it means or why it is incorrect.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/roman2095

    You can leave it out for family members where you have it, but it is apparently required for birthdays

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