"Det er den sjuende hesten hans."

Translation:That is his seventh horse.

3 years ago

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What did he do to all the other horses?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nolence
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Blinded them. See Peter Shaffer's Equus

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/langjd
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You, dear sir, seem to be quite knowledgeable in the field of literature and drama. I thank you for your most illuminating response.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kwonnnn
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Can we also say 'Det er hans sjuende hest'? If yes, which form is more commonly used?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/denfyrenderborte

Yes, both are equally used

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kwonnnn
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Takk!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Wintersmuse
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Why is there a "den" in this sentence?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
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They are almost always used before definite adjectives.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Wintersmuse
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Thank you!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Yakuul
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Could this not also be "there is his seventh horse"?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Regney
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«Der er den syvende hesten hans,» he said as he flung his finger in the direction of the dappled horse.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vvikernes

it's so irritating how "den" is glitched with the voice. does anyone else experience this?

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Regney
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It sounds fine to me. Sorry!

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vvikernes

try playing it in slow mode, from an Android device. you hear "..n"

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Regney
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That's how it actually sounds. The first two letters of "den" are almost swallowed.

1 month ago
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