"elbow"

Translation:achʼoozhlaaʼ

October 15, 2018

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dan597269

Hi, ak'oozhlaa' is shown as the correct answer, however, ach'oozhlaa' is shown in tiny cards...which is the correct one?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ollie-Benson

I think "ach'oozhlaa'" is correct. ak'oozhlaa' doesn't give back any results on google.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Owen698617

duolingo is stupidly picky about using the correct apostrophe here; you may need to copy paste from some navajo sample text online


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

Yáʼátʼééh! The same problem appears in the word yá'át'ééh (when using the vertical apostrophe), so the exercise is marked as wrong. Instead, when it is not possible to use the curly (right closing single quotation) apostrophe, a space (or nothing) can be used. So, achoozhlaa / ach oozhlaa would be accepted, marking a typo. Anyways, I think it would be nice to accept the use of different apostrophes here. :)

Edit: I am only using the Multiling Keyboard on Android. I think the apostrophe can be typed as Alt+0146 on Windows, but I am not really sure of this. Sadly, the variations I have written above were rejected. Reported. ;)


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

I'm afraid that neither of the alternatives you mentioned worked for me either, after initially being marked wrong when using the apostrophe marks on my Engligh keyboard. On a previous lesson I had to go to Wiktionary to copy a letter 'i' that had both an acute accent and the nasalization mark below it before being able to complete the lesson.


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

On android devices u can easily switch to a preinstalled navajo keyboard.


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

I am confused. I saw elbow written as: ach'oozhlaa'. Then the same word was spelled:. ak'oozhlaa. May I have the explaination between the two.

Ahéhee. I hope I spelled thank you correctly.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ccksling7

Stay consistent in your spelling, or you may end up not being believed.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ryan919481

This is spelled wrong according to what is taught earlier. Earlier we are taught it's spelled as ach'oozhlaa'.


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

This needs to be fixed as it should be ach'oozhlaa'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jtaylor162

DL clearly says "ak'oozhlaa'" is "another correct solution", so it is apparently a synonym of "ach'oozhlaa'," but DL's Navajo dictionary (https://www.duolingo.com/dictionary/) only recognizes the latter, so far (3/16/2021). Note also the final apostrophe of ak'oozhlaa' is absent on the multiple choice, here, so not sure which way (or both) might be correct. Reported under "Something else went wrong."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deannie16

Texting the correct word. Your little owl is accepting the correct word.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Law674428

Same here, it does not accept the punctuations I have on my keyboard.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MalachiSpa4

yá'át'ééh, it's weird that, that i like ach'oozlaa amd suddenly ot id a right way.. nizoh


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

I think this is a typo.

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