"I did not understand the text he sent me."

Translation:Je n'ai pas compris le texto qu'il m'a envoyé.

April 8, 2018


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    le texte (French), not le texto (Spanish)

    April 8, 2018


    Texto is also a French word: it's an informal word for "SMS text message".
    It comes from the word texte + informal diminutive suffix -o rather than Spanish.

    April 8, 2018


    Why not accept the formal word 'texte', which is the word given in all the dictionaries I've checked so far?

    May 8, 2018


    I think it is because you would assume "texte" is referring to a body of text whereas "texto" is a text message, and because in the sentence it was sent, you would assume it is a text message, but I agree both should be accepted because it has no context so could be either.

    March 24, 2019


    I second Chrisfarrell1's question

    June 11, 2018


    There was no capital J to use.

    September 11, 2018
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