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"Yáʼátʼééh shimasaní"

Translation:Hello, my maternal grandmother

October 6, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elisabeth3789

I can't imagine that people would address their grandmothers as "maternal grandmother"! Sheesh! Also, in the previous sentence, which was about a maternal aunt, just "aunt" was accepted as correct!


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

Yeah, we wouldn't say that in English, but it's good to know the difference. You'd say "shimasaní" to your mother's mother, but never to your father's mother.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MyLord99647

Is it possible to have audio support as well? I fear I am learning the wrong pronunciation


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

They're adding it! This exercise has audio now. :)

I just got it as a "type what you hear" question.


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

For me it said twice did it happen to anyone else


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

The female voice says everything twice. Once slowly, once up to speed.

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