"Eplet er en frukt."

Translation:The apple is a fruit.

December 22, 2015

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Akudo-Kyos

Why does Eplet not have an et or en before it? Does words not need an article in some cases?

December 22, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Luke_5.1991
  • eplet = the apple
  • et eple = an apple
December 22, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/RussJenkins

I guess "the apple" here refers to apples in general, a common construction in many languages, if a bit un-natural in English. This is not talking about one specific apple is it?

March 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jean729272

An apple is a fruit would be better

March 22, 2019
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