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"Apakah sekarang musim semi?"

Translation:Is it spring now?

August 23, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Noel446373

"Is it Spring now?" or "Is it now Spring?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ID-007
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First suggestion already submitted...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lockers001

Now can be used at the beginning, middle, or end of a sentence. All sre correct but may sound strange in different contexts. E.g. Now, is it spring? PS ... seasons are not capitalised ... although I have no idea why; some conventions are just random.


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

I agree that "now" can be used in a lot of different places, but "Is now spring?" just does not work for me. I think the problem might be that it somehow makes it sound like "NOW" is the ONLY time when it's spring.


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

I would accept "is now spring", "is spring now" as well as either using it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sundoro1

This confirms my suspicion that the authors of these lessons are taking English expressions (and American English) and converting them into expressions that do not exist in normal Indonesian. What Indonesian would have occassion to ask about a season that doesn't exist where they live? There are only two seasons in Indonesia: the wet season and the dry season.


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

There is an Indonesian speaking diaspora around the world though, in places that do have spring.


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

Maybe they talk about other things as well :))

We talk about dry seasons but we don't have them.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lisa-Lisa-Lisa

is now spring i thinks should pass


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

"is it currently spring" is much more correct.


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

How about 'is it spring'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tuanle163158

what is wrong with "is now spring"

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