"Han har søsken."

Translation:He has siblings.

August 31, 2015

4 Comments


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

Why is this plural?


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

Along with many neuter nouns, "søsken" can be singular or plural. Here, it only makes sense to have it be plural.


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

I thought that was only monosyllabic neuter words? Is there a guideline or rule for words like this?


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

It's a rule of thumb, but like all rules of thumb, there are exceptions, like "søsken." You should memorize the rule word-by-word.

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