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"Er det skoen din?"

Translation:Is that your shoe?

October 23, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew165319

why is it “det” and not “den”?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Regney
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This flowchart might help:


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

Very useful! Takk!


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    Neat! Regney. Takk!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/armason94

    Is 'Is this shoe yours?' not a suitable answer here? Perhaps that's a grammatically corrupt phrase in English (UK).


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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    • 243

    'denne' = 'this' != 'that' = 'den'


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

    Should that not imply that "Is that shoe yours" would be correct, even if it is marked as wrong?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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    • 243

    There's a subtle difference, but "Is that shoe yours" = "Er den skoen din".

    Edit: It's been added as a translation, the difference is too small not to allow it :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/18ehrdj

    Just wondering, is this talking about a pair of shoes, or literally one shoe? I am sort of confused


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

    A single shoe.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dseason0011

    "Er det din sko" is also correct, right?


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

    Yes, but it slightly emphasizes the possessor. "Is that your shoe?"


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

    So, normally "sk" make a "sh" sound, but in this case it's actually "sk"?


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

    I'm wondering the same thing. Is it just an irregularity?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aka_millan0

    If I wanted to say Is that shoe yours, would it be Er den skoen din?.


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

    How to pronounce skoen

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