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"Perguruan tinggi ini didirikan tahun seribu delapan ratus tiga puluh sembilan."

Translation:This university was founded in the year eighteen thirty nine.

August 23, 2018

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/8enP1jip

Should be "This university was founded in the year eighteen thirty nine"


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

exactly, or "in eighteen thirty nine"; you need a definite article with the word "year", but not without it


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tsuj1g1r1

And the wordbank should really have the “one thousand eighty” version. It took me so long to make sure the wordbank didn't have the words I needed, make sure I did indeed read the sentence correctly, before finally deciding to just type it in myself.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/donny309620

"Established" should be accepted as synonym for "founded". Wouldn't "higher education" be a translation of "perguruan tinggi"? The word "year" is I think redundant in the English translatiion.


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

I'm curious, do we really not use any contractions in Bahasa Indonesia when quoting a year?

I cannot imagine ever saying "the year one thousand eight hundred thirty nine".

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