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Request: displaying new vocabulary including article

Hi, I think it is a great feature, just learned/practised vocabulary being displayed after a finished session. However, I miss is the gender. It would be great if the new learned words would be displayed including their respective articles. E.g. instead of "You learned/strengthend pomme" say "la pomme". Thanks

March 25, 2013

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jeffers86

I agree. Or, even better, also indicate gender in brackets (parentheses to you in America). Some words wouldn't be clear with just the article (e.g. l'homme).


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

That's exactly what I need. Just like in normal dictionaries: Tür (f), Bett (n). And maybe even the plural form and forms for different cases hidden inside a pop-up balloon.


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

I agree too. In fact it is considered very poor style to learn Nouns without articles for all languages with genders.


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

Yes, vocabulary lists throughout the site should include gender. This has been requested many times - I'm really surprised they haven't changed it yet. Gender is such a fundamental part of languages like these.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CParry90

This feature would especially useful for German. Remembering the gender rules is the biggest problem for me at the moment!


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

An excellent idea. It would save having to track down the correct article via another dictionary. I currently do this by having something like Reverso open in another browser then writing it into a list which is effective but longwinded.

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