"Kami punya sepuluh ons garam."

Translation:We have ten ounces of salt.

August 16, 2018

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/RobertStitson

Quick note on the words ons and ounce. Satu ons in indonesia is actually 100g whereas an ounce is 28ish gram so while the word may derive from the Dutch word ons meaning ounce the weight has changed in modern Indo.

Also garam is salt ;)

August 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Rick392366

Yes, I agree.
This needs to be fixed.

"Kami punya sepuluh ons garam."
Translation:We have ten ounces of sugar.

'garam' = 'salt'

'ons' = seratus gram = 100 grams.
https://kbbi.web.id/ons

'ounce' = 28.3 grams.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ounce

'garam is currently translated as 'sugar'.
'ons' is currently translated as 'ounce'.

September 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Hafidh.Ihromi

'garam' is salt not sugar.

September 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/gongpur

iya garam is salt fam

October 2, 2018
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