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"Befolkningen er meget speciel."

Translation:The population is very special.

October 7, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rich524475

A better translation is the people are very special. One would never say the population is special.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Virginia71473

In danish does 'very special' have the connection with disability services that it does in English?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rich524475

Please correct as the answer for befolkning should permit not only "population" but "people" and "inhabitents". No native English speaker would ever say "a special population;" populations in English are just numbers, a count of the people. People and inhabitents are alive and special not numbers


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martin379229

All the 5 million Danes are very special:)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rich524475

Note that befolkning and befolkningen are pronounced the same. The en at the end is virtually silent.

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