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"وِلاية كاليفورْنْيا غالْية لٰكِنّ جَميلة."

Translation:The state of California is expensive but pretty.

June 28, 2019

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

Shouldn't "California state is expensive but pretty" be also correct?


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

That sounds unnatural in English. The only real way to say the above sentence is the way they put it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tinh1000000

Additionally, one can omit “the state of”—there is enough disambiguation that the proper name itself refers to the U.S. state.

Though, for consistency with the original sentence, the answer that Duolingo provides is the best translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/musicislife73

It is not possible to type the dagger alif in لٰكِنّ on a standard keyboard and the answer is not accepted without it. Please fix this.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PrakashRao54140

Why the translation "State of California is expensive but pretty" is not accepted.

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