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"Det er den sjuende hesten hans."

Translation:That is his seventh horse.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/langjd
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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/langjd
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Do the sentences have to be so picky about "this" and "that"? It might be that English is not my native language, but to me the difference is almost negligible.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hmada993
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This=dette,denne(S) or disse(P). That=det,den(S&P).

2 years ago

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

1 year ago