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Definite/indefinite possesives - difference?

Hei alle sammen,

Is there any difference in meaning between these two sentences?

min hund || hunden min

OR

mi skilpadde || skilpadda mi

I know one is more formal and the oter is not but on the level of meaning whould these two be the same and it is just a matter of preference which I choose?

Thank for replies.

Cheers, Witek

December 10, 2015

1 Comment


https://www.duolingo.com/Luke_5.1991

"Hunden min" is more natural in everyday speech, and it's the variant we recommend. You may be more likely to see "min hund" in newspapers and print media. "Min hund" emphasizes that it's your dog and not someone else's.

December 11, 2015
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