"Sunday is the 12th."

Translation:星期日是十二号。

December 8, 2017

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/ChrisJones270722

Come on. You have to have consistency. If previous ways of specifying the date didn't need to include 是, then neither should this.

December 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Lomochibi

I'm pretty sure this is DL's way to show us that both are acceptable in positive sentences. However, in the negative you need 是, if the thing you're negating is a noun (like Sunday).

December 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/woa7dSD5

Not accepting 星期日十二个 is a strange way of showing that it's acceptable.

August 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Gabrielle145359

You can't use 个 there, it has to be 号, or the more formal 日.

August 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/laseryohanna

Would be helpful if Duo would confirm that. However, i had not thought to check for positive vs neg sentences and then to watch for both are acceptable for pos sentences. I can do that. :) Have a lingot

August 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/kdxo4o

Amen!

March 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DirkJacob1

This is outrageous

June 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Mayisoon

I don't understand why 星期天十二号 is accepted, but 星期日十二号 is not.

August 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JackMettrick

I just used 星期天十二号 and got it wrong

February 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/BobBowles1

I would like to know why 周日是十二号 is not accepted?

March 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Gabrielle145359

That's more formal, and Duolingo just hasn't taught it.

July 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Henry298057

I agree that it is showibg you the more formal way to say it

February 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Ayame733760

十二号是星期日 Is it incorrect?

August 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JesusMendozaCEC

So is "周日是十二号" incorrect?

November 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Vu6lITe8

It is not usually accepted to write 周日。Usually this character is only used to specify the weekend, like; 周末

March 14, 2019
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