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"Anden spiser kartoflen."

Translation:The duck eats the potato.

August 30, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/erichiggins95

Why does "kartoffel" become "kartofflen"? What happens to the second "e"?


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

It's common for nouns ending in -el, -er and -en to drop the original e. For example:

himmel -> himlen
tallerken -> tallerknen

Although sometimes you may see both himmelen and tallerkenen, this doesn't happen with kartoflen

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