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"Hva slags bil kjører han?"

Translation:What kind of car does he drive?

November 12, 2015

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

It's awesome how often Norwegian words sound like really old-timey German ones. A possible translation would be "Welchen Schlags ist sein Auto?", and saying that would make you sound like a 19th century Prussian officer.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Greenee4

Given he would already know what an "Auto" was ;-)


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

In English we might also say "What type car....."


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

Can "ride" be used instead of drive or is there a typical "ride a car" in norsk?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Amin663889

As much as I know, one does not 'ride a car' in English. One just 'drives a car.' You can ride a horse or a bicycle.


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

Ride is generally used when you sit atop that vehicle, like motorbike, bicycles or horse. As of closed vehicles, we usually drive.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/akamillan0

If I want to say 'What kind of car does he want to drive', would it be 'Hva slags bil vil kjøre han' or 'Hva slags bil vil han kjøre'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Amin663889

'Hva slags bil vil han kjøre?' is your choice.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JordanGreen236

The tooltip at the bottom is wrong, it just says: "What kind of car does he"

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