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"Mi papa come pasta."

5 years ago

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Darn! I put "My potato eats pasta."

5 years ago

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Technically your answer is correct.

papa (or patata)- potato

papá - dad

Without the accent mark, it means potato.

5 years ago

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they forgot the accent on papá

5 years ago

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So if I wanted to say "My dad is a potato", would it be "Mi papá es una papa"?

And with the only difference being the accented a, is papá pronounced with a soft pah followed by a strong pa! whereas papa would be two successive soft pah pah?

5 years ago

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The pronunciation rules in Spanish are a bit complicated but if I remember correctly, the accent defaults to the second to last syllable for words that end with a vowel. If the accent is on a different syllable, the word needs an accent mark, as with papá.

Papa is pronounced PA-pa. Papá is pronounced pa-PA.

5 years ago

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papá is diferent for papa

5 years ago

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I put "Mi pata"

5 years ago

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I wrote 'mi papá come pasta'... is this not correct?

5 years ago