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"How are you, Eilidh?"

Translation:Ciamar a tha thu, Eilidh?

January 3, 2020

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmandaFlee1

Isn't "Ciamar a tha sibh Eilidh?" also correct if Eilidh is older/more senior?


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

Hi yes, did that get rejected?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmandaFlee1

There were were 2 right options, because that was an option, as well as the thu version. I didn't click on the sibh version, so I don't know if it would have been marked wrong, or if both/either answer was counted as correct. I just wondered if it was meant to have 2 correct answers (or if that might confuse people).


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

I just entered Ciamar a tha sibh and it was marked wrong.


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

Ah, hard to say without seeing the exact options as wrong answers are automatically generated. There is normally at least one thing wrong with all options.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmandaFlee1

I have a screenshot, but don't see a way to put it up...


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

I also didn't select the "sibh" option, so I don't know if it would have been counted wrong. Is the assumption here that if the polite form (sibh) were required, then one wouldn't be using a first name (Eilidh)?


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

I just selected the formal option (sibh), and this was counted wrong. Im not sure if the first name implying informal t9nw is


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

I juat answered with the formal option (sibh), and it was counted wrong. Not sure if the informal tone is supposed to be conveyed by the use of Eilidh's name, but that makes sense. Hopefully this can be corrected in the future.

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