Translation:If you want to help me, you have to give me the book.
In Norwegian statements, a verb must come in the second position of the sentence.
- "Hvis du vil hjelpe meg" is considered to be in the first position, so the helping verb,
- "må", must follow in the second position.
This is called V2 word order and used to be a central part of English grammar. It still appears in set phrases like,
- Here comes the bus!
- There goes my perfect vacation!
- "There is no hope for anyone out here," said one reporter.
Again, the ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ white 'snail' shape will not let me finish the answer. When I try to hit any of the norsk letters below the answer screen the question repeats interminably, and I cannot get the letter to show up on the screen. I am gone until this is fixed. Goddag mine venner!