https://www.duolingo.com/profile/slightly-left

"Das ist ja wohl nicht dein Ernst,"

Can someone explain the stuff between 'ist' and 'nicht'?

I've read yourdailygerman about 'wohl' and one of it is 'jawohl'. Though I think that 'jawohl' and 'ja wohl' are different .

October 4, 2016

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

They are different, jawohl means mainly yes, ja wohl in your example shows absolut disapproval, surprise or unbelieving.

Das ist nicht dein Ernst. You are not serious about that. Das ist ja wohl nicht dein Ernst. Are you ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ kidding me. ;)

October 4, 2016

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

jawohl means simply yes, and the ja wohl you can literaly translate with a "of course" or "probably" So your Title translates to You are probably not serious!? or You are of couse not serious

October 6, 2016
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