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A missing alternative translation for "the menu"

The translation exercise Write “the menu” in German is missing the translation "das Menü".

The shown correct solutions are: die Karte, die Speisekarte

There is no possibility to report a missing alternative at the exercise so I post it here.

February 14, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jussel11

Menü:

  1. menu in computer programs or things like this

  2. order of meals written down in a menu (=(Speise-)Karte). Usually containing starter (Vorspeise), main course (Hauptspeise) and dessert (Nachtisch)

Those exercises with pictures (usually) are not reportable (does this word exist?); you just have to learn it as silly vocabulary.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Max.Em

Menu=Menü works only if you talk about computer programs.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/slamRN
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Max.Em - I checked this out and you are right.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/slamRN
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Obviously they wanted you to learn the more native German word for menu.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marie973350

It has two different (non interchangeable) meaning though.

das Menü = the order of courses

die Karte = the written/printed version

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