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"The beginner says "Hello!""

Translation:La komencanto diras "Saluton!"

May 29, 2015

22 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chuggy370

La komencanto diras "Hello" should be accepted, it feels like a trick question...


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

I disagree. The task is to translate, not to mention that "saluton"/"hello" is one of the key vocab that was covered in the previous lesson.


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

Hello! From this beginner :) Esperanto is an interesting hybrid language. Seems like a simplified Latin based vocabulary mixed with English grammar and pronounced in a Finnish way. Just my first impressions of this lovely language.


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

Hello!


Saluton!


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

"la komencanto diras 'saluton'" (which is the correct answer) is not accepted.


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

Then report it. The moderators will find it much more quickly if you report it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gameboy86

Yes, remember this is still in Beta. Mods need reports like this to make it better.


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

it's no longer in beta and still isn't accepted


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

Actually, they did accept "la komencanto diras 'saluton'" for me.


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

I forgot the punctuation and got it wrong. Uhhh ...


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

Does Esperanto use commas to separate direct quotations from the rest of the sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rewm
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I honestly have no idea, but it would make sense that there are many options, depending on your native language ;) Or maybe not


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

Shouldn't "la komencantino diras 'saluton'" be accepted?


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

Why is it wrong ?????? la komencanto diras Saluton!


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

Someone got picky about capitalization and got it wrong.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/-Christian7-

La komencanto diras Saluton was not accepted for me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deact1vated_User

Yes he does.

"Hello!"


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

What about "Komencanto diras 'Saluton!'"? Is it right?


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

I did the same thing, but we forgot to start the sentence with "La". Otherwise it would translate back to "A beginner says, 'hello'".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/applemacremy03

No matter what i do, its wrong


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

Why not ........diras bonan tagon ????


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

And here it's demanding proper punctuation but across the rest of the app, either you can't enter it (word picking) or it just doesn't care.

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