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"Majo, junio, julio, aŭgusto"

Translation:May, June, July, August

June 17, 2015

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

As much as these types of prompts help me remember which months are which, I think it would be more helpful to have questions like these in random month order? Like instead of "January February March April", do "June December January April" to make sure I'm actually paying attention


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

Majo, keĉupo, mustardo, bearnezo

Ĉu mi faris bone?


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

Missed opportunity to distinguish more clearly between June and July! English does that well, but German, Spanish and Dutch don't. Juno and julio would have been better.


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

Perhaps, but then a different word would have been needed for "young" ("juna")


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

Good point. Well, junio and julo then. Or junio and juleo. Or juino (< French juin) and julio.


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

Or go back to July's original name, Quintilis, so Esperanto kvintilio


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

I think the goal of Zamenhof was to make the months as close to Latin as possible. In Latin, they're iunius and iulius.


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

In Spanish they are: Mayo, junio, julio, agosto (always lowercase).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n0ot

Mia vortaro diras, ke Aŭgusto estas "Augustus" en la Angla, kaj Aŭgosto "August."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nat.bedell

Odd, i typed in august correctly, but its acting like i mispelled it, even though my answer and the 'correct' one are the same...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/phle70

... including the English-uses-initial-uppercase-for-Months-and-Weekdays?
(i.e. the difference between English "August" and "august")


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

Duolingo does this to me all the time.


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

Ĉi-frazo disdonas na multe da varm', malkiel la monatoj ĉi-jare.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tuna4242

Why is Majo "Mah-yo" and not "Mai-yo", doesn't that make the "aj" inconsistent as a phoneme?


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

How so? In the second variant it seems like it would stand for two sounds?

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