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"A moose"

Translation:En elg

3 years ago

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/wardog13

As an English speaker I always want to put "mus" for moose and I always think that "Elg" is "Elk"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/griffindd

Elk is North American English for moose, it's accepted too

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/derek99171

Elk (wapiti) and moose are different things. North American elk don't exist in Europe. If you want to refer to elk in Norwegian you would use wapiti.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Walterwilweten

Well you're right, but to make matters more confusing, a Moose in Europe is also called an Elk.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/grydolva

Mouse = mus.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DerekGiera

Learned this word thanks to No. 4's "Jeg har aldri sett elg" !

1 year ago