"Jeg slår roboten."

Translation:I am turning on the robot.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Sup3ra
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The way the DuoLingo lady says it, it is "I hit the robot". She emphasized "slår". To say "turn on", you need to emphasize the word "på" when you speak.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ravnin

I agree it sounds wrong. Sounds more like she says "i am HITTING on the robot", so she's hitting it somewhere.

Don't know how you can make the voice say it better though.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Julius_Nebula

Hire a real person to record the audio.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/r2p2d2
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I think its a real persons voice. When i was learning portuguese, someone posted a interview with the lady who's voice was used in dl pt. I recon its the sysnthesis algorithm that needs tweaking for specific cases like this.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Julius_Nebula

Fair enough, but I still think it would be simpler to just record a person saying each sentence and word individually instead of trying to fake it. I realize that probably takes up way more storage space but I stand by my point.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sennoma
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The Esperanto course does this, and the quality difference is incredible. Even without such recordings though, as long as one remains vigilant in learning around the shortcomings of the TTS, one should hopefully be okay.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MatthewGunia

I'm so sexy, I even turn the robot on.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Erik3481
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Ohhhhh myyyyyy.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EricGjovaag
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What is up with all of the robots in Duolingo? They keep popping up in French as well.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ch7ck3N
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The robots are turning on us!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Joshzeph
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Or we are "turning on" them ha ha ha ha...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ferenc185239

Are Android and robots equal?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kas334864
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Before the law?

7 months ago
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