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"Spiser du kjøttkaker selv om du er vegetarianer?"

Translation:Do you eat meat patties even though you are vegetarian?

November 17, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/amaratea
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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Saa_Fred

"fleksitarianer"


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

does kjøttkaker = burger?


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

Similar, but smaller and thicker


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/m.g.doyle

They're meatballs. Not sure how they landed on patty as a translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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'meatball' is 'kjøttbolle'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/m.g.doyle

Right, but kjøttkaker are not patties. They are balls. I get that they're usually bigger and somewhat flatter than kjøttboller, but they are still balls and definitely not patties.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zoidy287

Being British I had never heard the term meat patty until this course. We just call them burgers. As well as learning Norwegian, this course has given me some interesting insights into the differences between British and American versions of English. But it is disappointing that burger is not an accepted translation.


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

Americans don't really use the term meat patty either. The mods are trying to describe something that's peculiarly Scandinavian. The best description above is a large, flattened meatball. But I agree with you: I've learnt a lot about English dialects through this course!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kortnie192681

We say burgers in America as well


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

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