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"Hvor er jeres fremragende brune sæber?"

Translation:Where are your excellent brown soaps?

September 2, 2014

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndyKnott009

Elefanterne spiser dem.


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

Nej, fordi ELEFANTERNE SPISER JER


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

A great ice breaker at the dinner table


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/js.dani

The soaps made from pure fat are brown, and they really are excellent at cleaning. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/maarten.va1

When I had a boyfriend there, I found it interesting to find that in Denmark 'brun sæbe' seems to be the same as 'green soap' in the Netherlands. So i guess it comes in different colours :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/-Wemal-

"Svarende til, at man på f.eks. norsk og nederlandsk taler om grøn sæbe, var det også grøn sæbe i Danmark; det blev senere til brun sæbe med samme funktion." - den danske Wikipedia side for "brun sæbe" :)


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

I a question I often have


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

Errr... That's not soap...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nico62012

also: where are your brilliant brown soaps


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vilhelm210017

This is the type of thing the blandest human being alive would say in earnest.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rich524475

Excellent seems to be a newer use of "fremragende" in Danish as my 1947 and 1964 ordbøger list just prominent and eminent as meanings for the word; but Google translates it as excellent ad well.

What is the difference between "frenragende" and "fortræffelig" which seems to be a feeling and "udmærket" which seems to be excellent or first rate for goods or things?

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