"Seribu sembilan ratus empat puluh lima."

Translation:One thousand nine hundred and forty five.

August 18, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chuman205

The English should be one thousand... not a thousand


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ID-007
  • 2565

Is August 17th a huge/popular holiday in Indonesia?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rick392366

Is August 17th a huge/popular holiday in Indonesia?

Yes.
17 Agustus is Hari Kemerdekaan (Independence day).
It's a national holiday.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ID-007
  • 2565

Not all national holidays (Indepence days included) are popular in some countries... Indonesia seems to have 'a lot of' national holidays. What do people do on August 17th in Indonesia?


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

The obvious thing is Flag Ceremony at formal institutions, then at villages, schools, etc. we also hold some competitions such as panjat pinang, balap karung, lomba makan kerupuk, and many more! :-D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ID-007
  • 2565

Thanks. It sounds like a lot of fun. I just watched a panjat pinang competition from 2016!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rick392366

Talking about "Flag Ceremony", have you seen this video :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd1VgHHQZxM

The ceremony didn't go quite as planned....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ID-007
  • 2565

No I have not seen anything like it before... That was ONE very LONG minute for the kid and the audience!-) Thanks for the reference.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SimonBaldw3

I’d normally say one thousand nine hundred and forty five


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BennyCrack1

I put 2945 and got it right


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

can't I say nineteen forty five or "1945"?


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

You can, we usually say that as well; sembilan belas empat puluh lima.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ayton.Geof

Should be one thousand nine hundred forty five. The word "and" signifies a decimal (1900.45)


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

I don't know where you're from, but that's not the case in British or Australian English. We normally say "and" after the hundreds.


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

hari kemerdekaan Indonesia


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

They mark me wrong for spelling fourty wrong.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bij42379

There is no "dan" in this sentence. Where does "and" come from?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sarah209565

Math teacher here! In USA it is wrong to use "and" in numbers except for a decimal! Like finger nails on a chalk board.


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

Kamu menulis nomor ini, terima kasih.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Steve83777

I didn't dare try but wonder if it would allow typing just 1945


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

Fourty is not a spelling mistake!! :-), dashed Yankees!


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

I think 1945 ought to be allowed.

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