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Der er åbent

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Why do Danes use "der" instead of "det" when stating opening hours, as in "Der er åbent fra kl. xx.xx-xx.xx."?

1 year ago

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Sorry, but I'm not sure. It makes more sense if you translate 'det' as 'it -the thing' and 'der' as 'there - the place', because that makes it 'the thing is open from...' vs. 'the place is open from'. The second seems to make more sense in context. I hope this helped a little.

1 year ago
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