"We are writing."

Translation:Vi skriver.

December 25, 2015

6 Comments


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

Why leave out the "er" here? I guess it is the same as "we write"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae
Mod
  • 128

Yes, there is only one present tense in Norwegian, so it covers both the simple present and the present continuous in English.


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

How does one differentiate between continuous action and present action in Norwegian?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae
Mod
  • 128

Most of the time you will either know by context, or have no need to differentiate.

There are ways to express continuous action in Norwegian as well, which you'll learn in the 'Continuous' skill, but it's done much more sparingly than in English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ae-dschorsaanjo

there's only one kind of present like a lot of other languages


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

Is 'skriver' also 'to write' ?

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