https://www.duolingo.com/benu

"Mais ?"

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12/28/2012, 9:30:23 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/benu
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With the relatively poor audio, such a brief bit of sound is tricky....

12/28/2012, 9:30:24 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/bobbyfasthands

the definition said may but i got marked as wrong

6/10/2013, 5:48:43 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/jsmalley12000

I wrote "mes" and was marked wrong. Shouldn't that technically be correct?

5/31/2013, 12:42:29 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/danisaidman
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Mais is "but?" or "So?"

7/1/2013, 5:24:46 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/benu
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I believe that "mais" and "mes" are phonetically identical. You could argue that lifting the pitch at the end suggests a question, thus suggests "mais" instead of "mes," but c'mon....

7/1/2013, 6:43:03 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/eva.lyus
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there should be a slight difference in the audio, but without a direct comparison it is more or less impossible for a not native speaker.... as always...in a real conversation there would be a context... ^^

8/7/2013, 8:26:29 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Fujitora

"But?" is grammatically (and dramatically) incorrect. Saying "May?" would make sense in a common discussion.

9/6/2013, 8:45:10 AM
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