"Nittenhundretallet er et århundre."

Translation:The 1900s are a century.

December 6, 2015

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DFL1010

Surely the 1900s is a decade (1900 to 1909), as is the 1910s, 1920s, etc? The 20th century is a century.

December 6, 2015

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

In English it can be either: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1900s. Obviously it depends on the context. And if the sentence includes the word århundre then the context is century.

December 7, 2015

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

Danny Boodman T. D. Lemon "Novecento" thinks otherwise. =)

April 20, 2017

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

So you never say "tjuende århundre"? (20th century)

January 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/A.Igor

They use both as i can see in wikipedia but there is difference for one year:"Det 20. århundre dekker årene 1901–2000, mens nittenhundretallet dekker årene 1900–1999."

August 1, 2017
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