"Mein Schmuck ist schwer."

Translation:My jewelry is heavy.

October 8, 2013



First world problems

February 21, 2015


Gangsta sentence

June 26, 2015


Hey, what is the difference between mein and meine?

April 8, 2014


If the thing being possessed is masculine or neuter in German, use mein. If it's feminine in German, use meine. Basically like ein and eine.

July 4, 2014


Man, I really wish duolingo wouldn't give me words I haven't heard/seen before in an audio "Type what you hear" format first.

November 5, 2014


It happens sometimes but, luckily, German is one of those languages which sound the way is written as well as Portuguese (I'm Brazilian). There were times I had to type new words and I got it correct :)

Anyway I agree with you. We have to read them first. Learning a language like English for example would be a struggle.

January 30, 2015


The mouse-over gives a few spellings for jewelery including the double l version, but it is not acceptable as an answer?

January 30, 2014

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It must be an error. They marked mine wrong, too (for using "jewellery"). The "correct" solutions include "jewelry" and "jewelery"... the second being incorrect no matter what country you're from! :)

I reported it, I hope you did too!

February 3, 2014


I looked for their difference and: " For the noun referring to articles, especially of gold, silver, or precious stones, used for personal adornment, jewelry is the preferred spelling in American English. Jewellery is preferred in varieties of English from outside North America." So I'll report this and hopefully we'll be able to use both soon.

February 2, 2014


My understanding is that Canada uses "jewellery" too, or at least I saw it at a Canadian jeweller.

August 1, 2019


Please accept jewellery : from dictionary - Jewellery or jewelry (/ˈdʒuːəl(ə)ri/) is small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets

February 3, 2014


seriously? 2 L's in jewellery is not an acceptable typo?? its' passed any other question...

February 8, 2014


But doesn't schmuck means idiot in english?

July 26, 2015


Yes. It comes from Yiddish

February 8, 2016

February 21, 2018


Schmuck is Yiddish slang for a man's private parts, used also as idiot. In this context a poorly chosen sentence.

December 8, 2018


Feel like I'm holding up a mountain

December 20, 2018


Weird flex but ok

August 12, 2019
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