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"La besto trinkas akvon."

Translation:The animal is drinking water.

June 21, 2015

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

You can remember "besto" by thinking "beast."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jahasia1

That's interesting, I haven't thought of it that way. How I remember it is, besto=best friend, an animal can be a person's best friend. Similar to, "a dog is a man's best friend." It may sound complicated, but it works for me haha.


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

Besto actually comes from the word Beast in different languages


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

is it me or is the esperanto course less forgiving for typos? i'm very bad at typing so i wrote "the animal drinks watwe" which is a very simple typo, but i was marked incorrect


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

It could be just you, but maybe not. My sense, though, is that typo forgiveness is not something that the individual courses have control over. It's part of the behind-the-scenes workings of the Duolingo system, so I would expect it to be equally forgiving in all courses. I also know that the course authors occasionally add common typos as correct answers to reduce frustration.


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

why isn't "beast" accepted for "besto"?


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

The question came up about the difference between "beast" and "besto." See my longer comment in this thread.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/4oh4

Besto, like "bestiality" refers to all animals, not just beasts.


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

The question came up about the difference between "beast" and "besto." See my longer comment in this thread.


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

I know you wrote The best drink is water.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MicahLiuba1

Who else answered 'The best drink is water'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/4oh4

Wouldn't this be trinkanta


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

The sentence given is the best translation.

  • "La besto trinkas akvon."
  • Translation:The animal is drinking water.
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