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"Kami menyapa Tini selamat pagi."

Translation:We greet Tini good morning.

August 18, 2018

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

Not correct English. "We say good morning to Tini." or We greet Tini by saying "Good morning".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/phil727975

With this course my Indonesian is improving but my English is going down the drain.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Violet138039

Hahaha... :'( (mine too)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mal205614

The English translation offered here is not how English people use the language. We'd say , typically, "We said good morning to Tini".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gerrit765672

Is this English????


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mal205614

No it's not. See other responses


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stewart737090

Why not: kami menyambut Tini selamat pagi?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

"menyambut" often uses like the following sentence:

Kami menyambut tamu = We welcome the guests


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Melissa258312

How often is 'menyapa' used as 'bid' as in 'to wish' rather than 'say' (the translation I see most commonly?)


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

I think it's best to use "bid" or "wish" in this particular sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

"menyapa" is mostly translated as "greet".

Dia menyapaku = he greets me.

You're in the class, then your classmate say hi or good morning to you when he/she enters the class, that's "menyapa".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Flanders1

Incorrect translation needs to be fixed

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