"Dehonddrinktwater."

Translation:The dog is drinking water.

4 years ago

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/jolynnedougherty
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Just in case anyone is interested (I like knowing this kind of stuff) - Duo will not accept hound as a translation. I don't think they are wrong, either. I am going to try canine next for fun having already lost a heart.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nadgerz
nadgerz
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Unrelated... have a lingot for a 594 streak! Gob-smacked! I'm happy to get into high single digits :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Oumaima634578

wow... a 1042 streak!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/izaakrach
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I'm interested and I think they are wrong. Many places in the US use hound and dog interchangeably. Hound is a specific type of dog yes but same species. This is a cognate and we should embrace similarities when they occur. Just a side note, when you put hond into Google translate it returns dog but if you put hound in, it returns hond. So I think the person/people who made this decision need to chill out and let people learn. Let's face it, most people don't know the difference between a dog and a hound and when my dog is in heat, your hound will still jump my fence.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tyler261811

Can this be translated as "the dog drinks water" and also "the dog is drinking water"?

3 weeks ago
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