"De leier sykler."

Translation:They are renting bicycles.

December 1, 2015

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/KyssKyllingen

Difference between leier and låner?

December 1, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Stigjohan

If you're renting (leier), you're paying for it. Borrowing (å låne) is free.

December 1, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/chiarabab

Can leier be used for any kind of rent? Like, if I am renting an apartment would I use "leier"?

December 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/AndreasWitnstein

Yes. In fact, the Norwegian word for “apartment” is ‘leilighet’.

July 10, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/chiarabab

takk!

July 10, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/maehovland

does this mean that they are the ones who own the bicycles and are renting them out to other people, or that they are the ones who are paying to use them?

March 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Deliciae
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It matches up with the English usage:

å leie = to rent
å leie ut = to rent out

March 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Am7b5

How I remember this one:

eier = own leier (liar!) = pretending to own (i.e. renting)

October 3, 2018
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