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How do I use VED!!?

I just cant seem to grasp when an where to use it

1 month ago

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As in the preprostion? The primary use is to translate English "by", either to describe physical proximity (I live by the station = jeg bor ved stationen) or metaphorically, to indicate means (they live by fishing = de lever ved fiskeri).

There are a few idosyncratic constructions beyong this, notably "ved det at", meaning "because", more or less, but these are rare and often colloquial.

The homophones are the present tense verb (jeg ved = I know) and the noun (wood). I do not imagine those causing any trouble, though? They are used exactly like their English translations.

1 month ago

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I think you mean using Ved with a verb. I saw in another discussion that Ved should be used with intransitive verbs. Here is the link to the discussion: https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/4452104/R%C3%B8re-vs-r%C3%B8re-ved

2 weeks ago
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