"Han drikker vandet og spiser brødet."

Translation:He drinks the water and eats the bread.

August 25, 2014



Is there an audible difference between "brødet" and "brød"? I just had this sentence in a "type what you hear exercise".

August 25, 2014


She has a very terrible pronunciation of brødet. It becomes brødt instead of brø-det. The only thing I can say is too listen for the hard ending, which is not present in brød.

August 25, 2014


Is it possible to hear the different forms of the word in one place? If I hear and type "brød" when "brødet" was spoken, can part of the "x" message offer to play the two words so I can practice differentiating between the two?

August 28, 2014


Tak Bjarke! I'll probably have to look up a good source for pronunciation eventually so that I don't have to keep wondering about the TTS in the future.

August 26, 2014


I check pronunciation here http://forvo.com/search-da/brodet/

October 16, 2014


So is the point that the pronunciation of the -et in "brødet" as more of a /t/ than a /l/, as opposed to in "vandet" where it's more of a /l/, is a mistake? Should they both have more of a /l/ sound?

February 18, 2016


brød = brollth and brødet = brolltht (llth means the Danish soft D)

May 28, 2016


Why not "he drinks water and eats bread"

April 12, 2015


Because water means vand and the water means vandet and so as brod and brodet

April 13, 2015


Thanks...just realized swedish and danish seem to incorporate it at the end of the word

April 13, 2015


Thank you, I was wondering about the difference between 'water' and 'the water'. I had a similar issue with another sentence about bread. It seems insignificant, but language/communication is everything, so kudos for clarification.

January 26, 2017


how do you know when to use brodet and when to use brod (when to use the article and when not)? Cause in english the articles have rules but here I don't get it :D

April 13, 2019


I'm trying to see where I missed the difference between "He drinks" and "he is drinking" Where When spiser comes into play I can say "eating" and "eats"

February 27, 2017


When she says "vandet" I hear [venl] with an "L-like" sound. Is that possible?

July 28, 2015

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    Danish pronunciation is the WORST. Can't you hear the -et and the -en at the end of the words, too???

    May 24, 2016


    ...And that's all he's going to get to eat until he finishes his Danish lesson!

    December 5, 2018


    I hear something like "jeg breiker bædr" as she says "jeg drikker vandet". I am here because I know Swedish (I learnt that at home) and also Norwegian but I do not understanding almost anything if I try to listen to Danish news or interviews. Reading of Danish is no problem if you know one of the other Scandinavian languages, but spoken Danish is almost like another language.

    December 21, 2018


    To me "brødet" sounds like "breult" here. But I know that danes make an L out of D. For ex. David often sounds like Davil on a dane's tongue.

    September 10, 2014



    June 7, 2017


    Did anyone else type it right and it was still counted wrong

    June 21, 2017


    there is WAY too many words there, WAY many

    July 10, 2017


    am i the only one that when I press the microphone to speak it doesn't allow me to and goes instantly to the incorrect answer... saying I'm wrong before I've even given it a try... :-(

    July 22, 2017


    Its difficult to hear that it is the water or a water .

    April 15, 2018


    Difference between og and øg?

    April 22, 2018


    How do i know if its "is drinking" or "drinks"

    April 29, 2018



    May 15, 2018


    I had to listen to the sentence slowly, and "brødet" still sounded like "porridge." These listening exercises are tricky.

    March 1, 2019


    The word "vandet" in this sounds to me roughly like "ven'n" or "ventn" -- causing me to type "vanden" because I forgot that it should be a -t and it doesn't sound remotely like a "t".

    September 5, 2019


    I have the same inquiry. What I'd thought I heard was "brød".

    August 25, 2014


    Me too. I can't hear the ending, either in vand-et or in this 'bröd' here.

    August 26, 2014
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