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"Drengen er et barn."

Translation:The boy is a child.

August 27, 2014

5 Comments


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

Maybe an odd way for it to stick, but "barn" makes me think of the Scots word "bairn", which also means "child." They could possibly have the same roots/etymology, come to think of it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PALewis88

Many parts of the British Isles were under Danish control from the 9th to 11th centuries. Even English still uses some words left over from that time period.


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

Does "barn" have two syllables?


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

She sure makes it sound like it.


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

No, only one.

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