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"Täällä ei ole tulostinta."

Translation:There is no printer here.

June 25, 2020

16 Comments


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

I wrote ''there isn't a printer here''. It should be ok, right?


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

Duolingo appears to be anit-contractions (or maybe just the Finnish one), so you have to rephrase all of your translations to remove any contractions even if they end up sounding rather unnatural. (To be fair, contractions are difficult for foreiners learning English, and there are several dialects of English outside of America that don't even use them.)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/principess232396

What are contractions in linguistics?


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

"isn't" is a contraction of "is" and "not", "don't" is a contraction of "do" and "not", etc.


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

Plus all combinations must be keyed in, so perhaps "isn't" isn't for this sentence.


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

There is no printer over here should be correct too


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anita15266

"There is not a printer here" means the same as the solution posted.


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

but doesn't sound natural


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

Duolingo should be consistent in its translations. If "täällä" was introduced as "over here", it shouldn't suddenly pop up as "here" as the main translation. I thought the proper way of saying "here" was "siinä". Even though they're almost identical, distinguishing them first only to mix them later on is not a good teaching method.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Patti794411

There is not a printer here. Should be accepted.


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

It sounds very unnatural to me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mykola52937

There is no printer! Must be acceptable


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

"Here" is missing!

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