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"Butterfly and spider."

Translation:Kupu-kupu dan laba-laba.

October 27, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Adam117151

Why is it repeated Kupu kupu instead of just kupu for one butterfly?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Femmy813541

This is a pseudo-reduplication. "Kupu-kupu" and "laba-laba" are whole words and can't be reduced to just "kupu" or "laba".

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