"You have a typo"

When I do exercises on the Greek tree, I often get my answers marked with "You have a typo"

Below is a picture. Am I doing something wrong possibly?

Thanks in advance.

March 28, 2019


I don't see anything wrong (native speaker). It may be a programming error, I would suggest you post it to the Troubleshooting topic or send an email to Duolingo support,

March 28, 2019

Ah. I was afraid of your answer to be honest. This type of error has been against me since the Greek tree came out. It's actually kept me from participating in the tree as often as I would like, simply because it's a tad annoying. But I will change the topic area first before sending a Duolingo support email.

Appreciate it.

March 29, 2019

Thanks. I sent them a message just a moment ago.

March 30, 2019

It obviously wanted green font...

March 28, 2019

I don't know about 'You have a typo' in Greek, but I have noticed that in languages that use case endings (Spanish o=male, a=female, e=plural, (...ish!), and don't mention High Valyrian...), if you have the case wrong, ie I write 'vestido roja' not 'vestido rojo', I get the normal 'You have a typo' with the corrected version. What I don't get is why Duo doesn't come back with something helpful: 'You used the wrong gender' &c; which would be more useful.

April 12, 2019
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