"We have seven kinds."

Translation:Vi har sju sorter.

November 5, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/Erik3481

I know that this course is in Bokmål, but why aren't syv and tyv accepted as 7 and 20, respectively?

November 5, 2015

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'tyve' is accepted in Riksmål, a more conservative form of Bokmål.

It seems 'tyve' and 'tredve' was accepted in Bokmål 2003-2005, and 'syv' still remains. You could probably used them without trouble in Norway, but as there is a strive to use the correct forms as often as possible in this course, they shouldn't be accepted.

November 5, 2015

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"Syv" is accepted, for anything but listening exercises.

"Tyve" is not, as it's not listed as an acceptable alternative to "tjue" in the dictionary anymore.

November 5, 2015
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