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"Hva heter det engelske skipet?"

Translation:What is the English ship called?

December 9, 2015

16 Comments


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

I was expecting this one. Good job, England!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Laurena-

Could it also be "what is the name of that English ship"?


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

Yes, and it's now accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FMuLu1

But "what is the name of that English boat" is not anymore...


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

skip = ship
båt = boat


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/willr1ker

At full speed I can't hear the "det" at all. Is that normal or is it a problem with the text to speech?


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

There is a det there but its as it would be in normal speech its not quite a full t on the end. If it was dette you would hear the extra 'te' and 'de engelske skipene' or 'en engelsk skip' would sound totally different.


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

Even a hint of 'det' is definitely not audible at all. I listened several times. So perhaps check if there might be some sort of bug?

On the other hand, however, "Hva heter Engelske skipet" is as far as I know, not grammatically correct? So it must be "Hva heter DET Engelske skipet" , I guess even if the sentence is pronounced without DET. And I can imagine that in normal speech, the "det" might indeed become more or less inaudible.


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

may be used also "what is called that english ship?" ?


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

That's not a very natural-sounding word order.


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

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