https://www.duolingo.com/vlankton

How to say I speak little Norwegian

I think it might be Jeg snakker sma norsk or Jeg snakker Darlig norsk, but I'm not sure and I don't trust google translate

September 22, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/Sol469385
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"Jeg snakker litt norsk" or "jeg snakker bare litt norsk"

September 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BelgianStr
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Jeg er professor i norsk litteratur. Men jeg falt på hodet mitt og glemte nesten alt.

September 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
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Not wrong, but it's common to omit the possessive after a part of your own body -> "jeg falt på hodet".

It's also more natural to phrase it "jeg slo hodet i bakken" :)

September 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Hgelbourg
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Unnskyld meg?

September 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MissTeaDrinker

Jeg snakker litt norsk.

September 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/m.g.doyle

It wouldn't be små or dårlig. I believe it would be Jeg snakker litt norsk. Someone with more experience than me should confirm or correct that, though.

September 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/OlavMykleb
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Jeg snakker lite norsk. eller Jeg snakker bare litt norsk

September 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/OlavMykleb
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Jeg snakker ikke så bra norsk ennå.

September 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
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The latter. "Jeg snakker lite norsk" could mean "I speak seldom Norwegian", so it doesn't have your intended meaning.

September 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jack294986

what sol469385 said he's right

September 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/.black.widow.

I think it's "Jeg snakker veldig litt Norsk" or "Jeg snakker bare litt Norsk" Excuse any bad spelling, please. I'm not sure if there are any Norwegian letters in these phrases.

September 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
Mod
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It's either "Jeg snakker veldig lite norsk" or "Jeg snakker (bare) litt norsk". Country adjectives aren't capitalized in Norwegian :)

September 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/OlavMykleb
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"Jeg snakker veldig lite norsk" could mean "I very seldom speak Norwegian", so it doesn't have your intended meaning.

September 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
Mod
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Haha, indeed. "Jeg kan (veldig) lite norsk" would probably be better :)

September 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Deyan161
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Jeg snakker et litt gran norsk. eller Jeg snakker bare et litt gran norsk. Don't know if this is good Norwegian, but it worked for me when I was working in Norway.

September 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
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It should be "Jeg snakker (bare) lite grann norsk." :)

September 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Deyan161
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Takk.

September 23, 2017
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