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"Amerikaneren er min far."

Translation:The American is my father.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Dmitry_embers

maamaa the anarchy, paapaa the glass of port wine ⓒ

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/agora_melphys
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Why 'min' goes before 'far'?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
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You can choose between "faren min" or "min far". The latter emphasizes the ownership slightly, so "faren min" is usually used.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bmatt007

....I can explain.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Neves.Gabriel
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So i can choose any? Faren min or min far? Does it make any difference?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/griffindd

as fveldig says faren min is the more commonly used form. Also more information at https://www.duolingo.com/skill/nb/Possessives

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jalpal46

they mean the same thing literally, but "min far" emphasizes ownership. "det er hunden min" = "that is my dog" / "det er min hund" = "that is /my/ dog".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gitaarfreak
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Luke, is that you?

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ghayth90

How unlucky

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/weerwater
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More likely an OLDEfar by now...

1 month ago