"Pigen har en kartoffel."

Translation:The girl has a potato.

August 31, 2014

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

Wao!!, kartoffel (dansk) and Kartoffel (Deutsch) are identical!!


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

And russian картофель (kartofel)


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

And Silesian kartofel.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sweater-strypes

In Bayerisch, Erdäpfel.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ghis333

In Dutch, aardappel


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

Also in der Gegend von Nürnberg sagt niemand erdäpfel....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/San_Marino_301

They are loanwords from the German word, which itself is a loanword from the Italian word "tartuficolo".


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

Similar to Romanian: "cartof"


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

Polish people say "kartofel" as well :D


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

How I would say "The potato" in danish? Kartoffelen?


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

Just one "f": kartoflen


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

This is one of the only words I knew in Danish for most of my life, because I went to Denmark to visit distant relatives when I was 11 and they made me potatoes and gravy and taught me how to say potato.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ra.mrn

What a sweet memory, thanks for sharing! :)


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

The girl has a potato


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1Dwk5

What's the difference between en and et?


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

Whenever i read this sentence i just laugh

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