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"De spiser de røde æbler."

Translation:They are eating the red apples.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/deguo
deguo
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Why is it de and not det?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/degeberg
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Den/det becomes de when plural :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/deguo
deguo
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Tak!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/quis_lib_duo
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Why isn't it ...de røde æblene?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Brendan_nadnerB
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Because æbler is the plural of æble. You wouldn't say de røde æblerne because you'd be saying "the" twice:

de røde æbler - The red apples

de røde æblerne - The red the apples

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/quis_lib_duo
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Thank you, I just confused the Danish construction of adjective article + adjective + plural with the way it is done in Norwegian, but now I know. :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/l-christ
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Can someone explain when/why we use 'rode'(red) or 'rodt'(red) (with the line across the 'o' - not handy on my keyboard). Does it have something to do with gender? What should I be looking for?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LiviaFitz

Why isn't it then just "De spiser røde æblerne"?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hedebygade

That's "they eat red the apples"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alanispani

I'm a bit confused, when do you use "de" instead of the suffix "en" or "ne"? Is it just when you have an adjective before the noun?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GILS98
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Why is the translation "They eat the read apples" wrong, what misktake did I made?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/l-christ
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You used 'read' (as in what you do with a book) rather than the colour 'red'.

1 year ago