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"I like that pair of brown leather shoes."

Translation:我喜欢那双咖啡色的皮鞋。

March 4, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/timothy.bacon

咖啡色 (kāfēisè) = coffee-colo(u)red 棕色 (zōngsè) = brown


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anon341685

This is exactly the sort of thing, slipped in without explanation, that can throw folk off. Makes one think that these translations aren't being checked.


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

Sound for 咖啡色 is missing.


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

第一次我听过咖啡色 :D


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

我也是,我至今只听过中国人说棕色。


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/john27rg

The English here shouldn't be "brown", it should be "coffee coloured", which is one of many shades of brown. Aren't brown shoes 棕色鞋子?


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

Are you sure? I know that in Colombian Spanish, "café" is any kind of brown. I also know that coffee can be any color on the spectrum from nearly black to milky white, depending upon how you brew it and how much milk/cream you put it in.


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

為什麼 "我喜歡那雙咖啡色的皮鞋子" 不對?

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