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"多儿是一只很聪明的猫头鹰。"

Translation:Duo is a smart owl.

February 5, 2018

22 Comments


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

I bet he is, knowing all those languages :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KX3.

At five too!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crystallai0305

Finally多謝多兒啦


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rainbloom02

it should be very smart coz "很聪明“ :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MR5w4

You are absolutely right. The team needs to pull up their socks


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

Why is "Duo" transliterated as Duo er?


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

When writing out English expressions, the Chinese are more concerned with how the word sounds than with how it looks spelled out. Ex: Amelia Earhart = ā méi lì yà · āi ěr hā tè (阿米莉亚·埃尔哈特) which spelt out looks nothing like Amelia Earhart but sounds like it when you say it out loud. If they just said "duo," it would miss out on the "oh" sound at the end of the word. "er" is the closest they can get.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rainbloom02

yup. but a better translation of duo would be 度喔 (dù ō)


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

That just sounds unnatural and artificial.


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

Because it is 兒化. You read it as "Duor". Stupid, yes I know.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/anye.cheng1021

Yes we know you are, Duo! ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/__BTS-

do you have gacha life?


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

Duo is a smart owl. That is how he can infiltrate your home when you forget to do your lessons.


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

"Infiltrate"? More like "break in".

~Vir pius sacrificat~


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    Where did the “儿" go, and couldn't "clever" be accepted?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jerry969

    “多儿” is the name translation of Duo, clever is accepted


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

    This is a really dumb translation....


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nobody_here123

    Of course he is. He knows so many laguages.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/__BTS-

    thank you dou for teaching this!

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