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

"A média"

Is the word they mean to have here "a meia", the word for sock? Seeing as this is, you know, the section about clothing.

December 19, 2012

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

I may be wrong but it seems that meia may also mean '6' when enumerating phone numbers. This word comes from 'Half of a dozen'. 2222 6266 (dois, dois, dois, dois, meia, dois, meia, meia


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

Yeah, I'm pretty sure they are shooting for "socks"/"stockings". Like media in Spanish.


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

No no!!! There's no média meaning sock in Portuguese. Sock is "meia". "Média" is "mid size (adjective for female nouns, male would be médio)", or "math mean value between numbers", or a slang meaning "mid size cup of coffe with milk".


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

Meia means Sock. (Meias is plural). But it can also mean "half" when used as adjective.

Meia hora = half an hour
Meio quilo = half a quilogram


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JasonPTY507

Yeah I think it´s "sock", not average xD


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

yes, it seems an auto-correction mistake.


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

Why hasn't this been fixed yet?


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

Had the same issue today!

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