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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tim767392

Why is this wrong?

هذه طاولة فرنسية قديمة This is what I typed for ,”this is an old french table”. I can’t work out why?

February 21, 2020

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

There is nothing wrong with your answer, but I just took a look at the sentence, and the default translation seems to include the diacritics, and I especially noticed the dagger alif on top of the haa2 in (هذه). Is that perhaps the problem?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tim767392

Yes, I think you're right, thanks. I don't see any way around this though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tim767392

Arachnje is absolutely correct, it's the lack of the dagger alif that made it incorrect (despite the fact that it's never written - Duolingo needs to sort this) but I've discovered that I can enter the dagger alif on my phone.

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