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"Thank you for the invitation."

Translation:Grazie dell'invito.

May 23, 2013

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

Why is 'invitazione' wrong here???


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That's a term that fell out of usage, modern dictionaries usually don't even list it; the Crusca already in 1923 ( http://www.lessicografia.it/pagina.jsp?ediz=5&vol=8&pag=1201&tipo=3 ) wrote "non è voce di uso comune" (it's not a word commonly used).


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

Oh thanks. It wasn't clear because I translated it by myself based on my Italian experiences. I found that English words of Latin origin, ending with 'tion', like 'invitation', can be translated to 'zione', hence 'invitazione'. But as it appears, it doesn't work always. :(

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