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"An elephant is an animal."

Translation:Слон - це тварина.

May 31, 2015

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bryan.EDU

Why is there a hyphen (-) in this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ali.kinsella

The dash is a stand in for the missing copula (to be verb). Strictly speaking, it is necessary punctuation, but Duolingo doesn't count it and it isn't spoken.


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

The program accepts for "Слон - це тваріна" and "Слон - це тварина". Are both correct? Is it dialect-dependent?


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

There are no тваріна in Ukrainian, exist only the word тварина


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

Thanks. Why does Duolingo accept it then? Is it a result of accepting romanized translations? If so, this has got to end... lots of incorrect answers are certainly being accepted.


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

Just a mistake, I think so.


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

Що різниця між 'слон тварина' і 'слон це тварина' ??


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

Немає різниці між виразами "Слон - це тварина." і "Слон - тварина."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ali.kinsella

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