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Russian for "children's home"

Why is the anglicized "detskiy dom" incorrect and unacceptable to Duolingo?

November 9, 2018

5 Comments


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

Maybe because what you wrote is "Orphanage" and "Children's home" is "Dom detey".

November 10, 2018

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

For the same reason that you can't write 我有猫 in English, I guess

November 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Giovanna-Louise

As I just wrote in my other comment, Duo perfectly allows English lettering based Russian answer..So that answer in question should've been accepted..I type this type of answers on regular basis..and they are usually accepted as "correct" ,unless Duo simply does not have that particular translation "in stock"

November 10, 2018

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

you have to write it by russian keyboard i think

November 10, 2018

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

I finally found what worked: "det-skii dom". Thank you all for your guidance and suggestions.

November 11, 2018
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