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"Drikker de vårt vann?"

Translation:Are they drinking our water?

August 24, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cdnmark

audio mistake: played as a sentence vort sounds fine, but if you just get the word to play it mistakenly says "varsht"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CvStipp

Is it normal that the "r" in "vårt" sounds like an "s" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KattHarvey

From what I understand, no. The same thing happened to me and it really threw me off.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/t.gothorp

Would "Drikker de vann vårt" be acceptable?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gokhanturkeli

I think it should be "Drikker de vannet vårt"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oonsay

"Vårt" placed before "vannet" emphasizes the confusion in this context, right?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaiirapetjan

I had this as a "type what you hear" task, but there was no audio. Did you have that problem? I reported it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luke_5.1991

It's a new sentence. It takes a while for the audio to arrive.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaiirapetjan

Takk. Next time I won't report it then. I bet you guys have enough to do! Thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Solink33

Hi, aren't there any listening or speaking exercises for Norwegian? I have activated such option but I haven't encountered one so far


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae

They should both be available in the PC/browser version, but they may not be on all mobile platforms yet.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kgirl92

When i downloaded the app a year ago i had the vocal exercises. I didnt use the app for many months and have since received a replacement of the same kind of phone. I turned on the option for vocal exercises and made sure i gave it permissions to use the microphone, but i still havent found any vocal exercises in the app. Is there something else i should do to make it work?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae

Not to my knowledge. You could try the Troubleshooting forum.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaoloCosmo

Are there any audio experts in Norsk? What is the pronunciation of vårt? something like [va] or something like [varch] ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MushroomOdyssey

If i understand correctly.. try saying "vart" while pretending a marble is in your mouth. So the 'a' sounds a little more like an 'o' and the 'rt' is changed by the tip of your tongue being farther back against the roof of your mouth and the middle/lower part of your tongue being a little lower agaist the bottom of your mouth than it would be with an english accent. I hope that is descriptive enough to be useful :/


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/r3xr3x

How are 'de' and 'di' pronounced differently? i keep on hearing the same thing..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lancet

Why is this not "Drikker de vårt vannet?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/akamillan0

When the pronoun is placed before the noun, the noun must be in its indefinite form.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Caroline-G.

Sounds like Holes.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertXun

Why "They are drinking our water?" translation not accepted?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ariienaa

Because it is a question, so you just have to swap the words "they" and "are"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SaturdayplaceTom

...Said somebody in the Arrakis.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/uncle_mike894

I've seen not only vår/vårt, but mi/mitt, di/ditt, etc. used both before and after the noun it's describing. Is there a rule for using the poss. adjective before or after the noun?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ThisNameIsTaken_

Is vart pronounced correctly in the slow version of the audio? Sounds weird

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