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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sk8rMom

"Dann dürfte man mehr finden."

January 3, 2013

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

Apparently durfen means should sometimes and could or might at others. Very confusing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/klang426

Dürfen means may, or be permitted to. When it is substantive, it means might. You can tell it is substantive here because it says dürfte instead of darf. I think.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sk8rMom

"Then one mas permitted to find more" has a typo in it.


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

"mehr" sounds like "merr". "dürfte" = "should" or not?


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

To me, 'mehr' sounded like 'mir'.


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

"Dürften" isn't that a past tense?


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

Does "durfen" ever express possibility, as in "be able to"? Or is this about having permission?


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

Why is "Then one might have found more" not accepted? " The past tense (indicative with and subjunctive without Umlaut) is indicated. Logically, a present subjunctive would be a better choice. If so, would that be "Dann durf (mit Umlaut) man mehr finden?"

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