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"Väinö, where is Denmark?"

Translation:Väinö, missä Tanska on?

June 25, 2020

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

"Väinö, missä on Tanska?" should be an acceptable answer


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/novamaster0

I always think that since Väinö is a wizard that he must have made the country of Denmark disappear. Someone is obviously asking him where Denmark is since it is now missing. Lol!


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

This makes sence qhy the previous lesson was obsessed with wizards


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

Does it make any difference whether you put "on" before or after the noun or is it purely by preference?


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

Well, in this case, not really. There is a slight difference, and "Missä Tanska on?" is "better" structurally, but that doesn't really matter. I use both ways, although the alternatives (in spoken language anyway) would here rather be "missä Tanska on?" and "misson Tanska?". :)


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

Between Germany and Sweden


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

Don't tell Väinö! He has to learn it the hard way.

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